Eastern Sierra Adventure

September 10-12, 2024

Do you enjoy the outdoors? Do you want to experience a different area of the Sierras? Do you want to get to know your fellow OLLI members? Have you always wondered what it would be like to participate in an OLLI Outdoor event? If so, then click the picture above for more information or click here.


Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Kayak – Demonstration Day

May 18, 2023 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Event: Demo Day at Sparks Marina

When: Thursday, May 18, 2023 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Event Leader(s); Instructor(s):
     Bennett, Harvey (Harv) @ 775-742-7394; harvfly@gmail.com
     Reisinger, Cherie @ 510-815-4277; cherie.english@charter.net
     Myers, Michael (Mike) @ 775-530-6449; micdmyers@gmail.com

Starting Location: Sparks Marina Boat Ramp BL. Directions: From the McCarran Blvd.-Nichols Blvd. intersection in Sparks (0.2 mile north of the I-80/McCarran off-ramp) go east on Nichols to the roundabout. From the roundabout, go north on Howard Drive and the parking lot will be immediately on the right.
Facilities: Flush Toilet

Description: Considering upgrading or buying a kayak but you don’t know what to get? This day will give you an opportunity to try out various types of kayaks (sit on top, sit in, inflatables, etc.) Bring your kayak if you don’t mind others trying it out.
We will also try out different paddles and discuss life jackets and various ways to transport your kayak.
If you have something you want to sell bring it along to see if anyone is interested.

Route Type: Out-and-Back     Difficulty: 1 (1=Easy thru 10=Very Difficult)

Event Specific Information: We are starting at 10 so it will be a little warmer.

What to Bring: Purchase the required AIS decal from the Department of Wildlife (NDOW.ORG) located at 1100 Valley Rd; Reno, NV. Check the website or call 775-688-1500. Dress for the weather. Have your life vest (PFD), hat, sunscreen, drinking water, bug spray and snacks.

Click any link to see a Google Map; Please arrive at least 15 minutes before stated times

Details

Date:
May 18, 2023
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Organizers

Harvey Bennett
Cherie Reisinger
Mike Myers

Venue

Sparks Marina Boat Ramp BL
39.53427, -119.7315 + Google Map

After you have selected one or more activities, you can see other members who have registered for the same activities by clicking the highlighted activity at the top of the page BEFORE you provide your name and contact information.

If events are changed or cancelled, you will be sent an email ONLY if you have opted in to receive them. Check your status above if you’re not sure.