Open Kayak

Open Kayak is an opportunity for individuals to learn about kayaking or practice their existing kayaking skills. Equipment and teaching from qualified instructors is provided.

Come on down and learn how to roll!

The sessions are offered twice a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m., at the Harvey Pool in the Baker Ferguson Fitness Center while the College is in session. Participation is free to Whitman students, faculty and staff. 

Community members may also participate for $10/night or $50/semester. Payment can be made at an individual session or in advance at the Rental Shop in Reid Campus Center.

Our equipment includes:

  • Two dozen whitewater kayaks
  • Paddles
  • Skirts
  • Personal flotation devices

More information about additional kayaking programs, including outdoor trips, offered by the Outdoor Program can be found on our Water Activities page.