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Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Guided Kayak Program

 

In order to participate in this program, one:

·       Must not exceed the manufacturer’s weight limit for the kayak: Single 240 lbs. or tandem 550 lbs

·       Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instruction independently or with the assistance of a companion.

·       Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors for the period of the rental.

·       Must have the ability to enter and exit the kayak independently or with the assistance of a companion or with the use of adaptive equipment.

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

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

 

In the event of capsize;

·       One must have the ability to get out from under the water craft independently.

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