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Silver Springs State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Canoe and Kayak Rental

 In order to participate in this activity, one:

·        The ability to lift and transport canoe 50 feet to and from the launch independently or with the assistance of a companion.

·        The ability to enter and exit the canoe independently or with the assistance of a companion.

·        The ability to remain seated and balanced, using adaptive support if needed.

·        The ability to paddle canoe through the water in a stable and controlled manner independently or with the assistance of a companion.

 

In the event of a capsize:

·        One must have the ability to get out from under the watercraft, independently.

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