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Faver-Dykes State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Kayak Tour Program

In order to participate in this program, one:

·       Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion for 3 hours.

·       Must not exceed the manufacturer’s weight limit specifications: a single kayak - up to 300 lbs. including gear. Double kayaks - up to 450 lbs. including gear.

·       Must have the ability to wear a properly fitted personal flotation device. 

·       Must have the ability to enter and exit the kayak independently or with the assistance of a companion and/or with the use of adaptive equipment, including along a bank at the halfway point.

·       Must have the ability to remain seated, maneuver, and balance independently or with the assistance of a companion and/or with the use of adaptive equipment for 3 hours.

·       Must have at least one person in the canoe/kayak who is able to move it through the water in a stable manner and return it back to the launching area.

 

In the event of a capsize:

·       Must have the ability to get out from under the watercraft independently.

·       Must have the ability to right oneself and remain face up in the water with the aid of a personal flotation device.