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Kayaking with Mote

Participants can choose from our early morning Sunrise Paddles, Morning Paddle or Full Moon Paddles.

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 Pre-registration is required.  See calendar below for selected dates.

      

2014

Sunrise Paddle 7:30-9:00am

Morning Paddle 10:00-11:30am

Full Moon Paddle 6:30-8:00pm

January

Saturday, January 11

Saturday, January 25

Thursday, January 16- Canceled

February

Saturday, February 1

Saturday, February 8

Friday, February 14

March

Saturday, March 1

Saturday, March 8

Sunday, March 16

April

Saturday, April 5

Saturday, April 19

Tuesday, April 15

May

Saturday, May 10

Saturday, May 17

N/A

Program Title: Sunrise Paddle
Program Description: Early risers welcome! Join us as we kayak Sarasota Bay and discover the animals that rise at the crack of dawn!  All kayaking equipment is provided and class begins with basic kayaking instruction.
Age: 11 years old through adult. Kids under 14 must attend class with an adult.  Kids ages 14-18 may attend on their own, but must bring a notarized Medical Treatment Authorization form
Find out what to wear and bring. 
Member Price: $24 per person
Non-member Price: $28 per person

Program Title: Morning Paddle
Program Description: Join us as we kayak through Sarasota Bay and discover the marine animals and plants that thrive in Florida's coastal waters.  You’ll learn how Mote’s scientists study this unique environment during our hour and a half leisurely paddle.  All kayaking equipment is provided and class begins with basic kayaking instruction.  Find out what to wear and bring.

Age: 11 years old through adult. Kids under 14 must attend class with an adult. Kids ages 14-18 may attend on their own, but must bring a notarized Medical Treatment Authorization form.
Member Price: $24 per person
Non-member Price: $28 per person

Program Title: Full Moon Paddle
Program Description:  Kayaking doesn’t get much cooler than this.  Take a break from the sun and join us for an evening paddle as we explore Florida’s coastal waters at dusk.  Discover the animals that bring Sarasota Bay to life at night while taking a relaxing paddle on the moonlit water.  All kayaking equipment is provided and class begins with basic kayaking instruction. 
Age: 11 years old through adult. Kids under 14 must attend class with an adult.  Kids ages 14-18 may attend on their own, but must bring a notarized Medical Treatment Authorization form
Find out what to wear and bring.
Member Price: $24 per person
Non-member Price: $28 per person

Registration Information:

Registration Guidelines

  1. Participants must be pre-registered 24 hours before the program. 
  2. Programs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis, and are subject to change or be canceled based on weather conditions. We do not provide refunds unless Mote cancels the program.
  3. A 3% processing fee will be added to each individual registration.  This charge applies to all registration methods (online or paper).

Kids ages 14-18 may attend on their own, but must bring a Medical Treatment Authorization form.

Cancellation Policy:To ensure the safety of our participants, kayaking programs will be canceled in cases of inclement weather.  Participants will be notified of cancellations by phone or email.  It is recommended that participants check phone messages for cancellation notice before arriving at Mote.  If Mote Education cancels a program, you may choose to have your payment refunded or credited to a future program.

There are no refunds for Mote Education programs unless Mote cancels the program. If you provide notice of cancellation more than 24 hours before the program begins, we will credit your payment to a future Kayaking with Mote program. If you cancel within 24 hours of the program or fail to show up without giving notice, you will be charged in full for the program.

Contact Information:

For any questions, please contact Becky Wilson at 941.388.4441, ext. 348 or email bwilson@mote.org.  For contact information after business hours, please check the confirmation email received after registration.