Outdoor Classes


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Spring Schedule-Dates and Times TBA

Beginning Surfing

Learn the water sport of Hawai'i!! This class is for beginners and transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.


Surfing Class Registration Policy: Students signing up for Outdoor Education surfing classes must be full/part time UH Manoa activity fee paying students. This policy will ensure that the students in the surfing class have met the University of Hawaii minimal standard of English language necessary to safely participate in this Outdoor Education Activity. Temporary students with visiting student IDs are not able to sign up and participate in SRS surfing classes. Student #s on UH IDs for temporary students begin with 1111 and/ or have an expiration date. Students with temporary UH IDs may sign up for all other SRS classes and activities. Exceptions can be made with supervisor approval.

 

One Day Classes
$30 UHM Student & WRC Members
$35 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
**The maximum amount of spots per surfing class is 6.** Classes are held at Diamond Head.

 


Stand-Up Paddling

Learn the basics of Stand-Up Paddling, one of the newest, fastest growing water sports. Participants must be able to swim. Transportation and equipment provided.

$30 UHM Student & WRC Members
$37 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Sand Island.

 


Body Boarding

Body Boarding is enjoyed at most beaches in the State of Hawai'i. Come learn the basics of body boarding and water safety at a beach with shore break. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim. Body boarding is limited to UH students, faculty, staff and their guests. All excursions take place at Waimanalo

$22 UHM Student & WRC Members
$27 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Waimanalo.

 


Hiking

Explore the island of Oahu. Join organized hikes to scenic locations.

Transportation provided.

$7 UHM Student & WRC Members
$12 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 


Kayaking Excursions

Excursions are lead to different parts of Oahu and are intended for the beginner kayaker. Learn kayak and water safety skills while experiencing different scenic areas around the island. Participating in a kayak excursion or class will allow you to take the kayak safety test and receive UH kayaker certification card enabling you to rent our kayaks. Excursions are limited to UH students, faculty, staff and their guests. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$27 UHM Student & WRC Members
$32 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 


Introduction to Sailing

This one day class introduces participants to the basics of sailing while enjoying and taking part in a cruise around Keehi Lagoon aboard a 20' keel boat. Equipment and transportation provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$22 UHM Student & WRC Members
$27 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 

No classes scheduled at this time.

 


Beginner Sailing

This is a great opportunity to learn a great lifetime sport. Classes are taught in 20' keelboats and include both classroom and on-the-water sessions. Instruction will include basic sailing theory and concentrate on boat handling techniques at Keehi Lagoon. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$97 UHM Student & WRC Members
$132 PVS
$152 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Ke'ehi Lagoon.

 


Intermediate Sailing

Continue where you left off with the beginner class and learn more advanced sailing theory and boat handling techniques. This class gives you time to practice and gives you a taste of racing. Classes are taught in 20' keel boats and include both classroom and on the water sessions. Transportation and equipment are provided. Participants must be able to swim.

$97 UHM Student & WRC Members
$132 PVS
$152 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 


Sailing Adventure

Sail off the beautiful Waikiki shoreline. Makani Catamaran's eco-friendly spirit of the ocean provides breathtaking views suitable for students, families and guests!

 

No classes scheduled at this time

 


SCUBA

Discover the underwater beauty of the Pacific. Receive a NAUI/SSI Open Water Certification upon completion of the course. Classes are taught at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatics Complex on campus. Participants MUST be able to swim and provide their own mask, fins, snorkel and transportation to the weekend dive sites. SCUBA Class sign up only at the lower Campus Office Athletics Building Rm 200

$220 UHM Student & WRC Members
$235 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 


Snorkeling

Explore the wonderful marine life that Hawai'i has to offer at Shark's Cove (North Shore, Oahu). Equipment and transportation provided for the first ten people. Participants MUST be able to swim!

$22 UHM Student & WRC Members
$27 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 


Swim Test Policy

All SRS water based program participants must take a basic swimming test before signing up for classes and activities. This will include but not be limited to the following:
Body Boarding
Stand Up Paddling
Kayaking
Surfing
Sailing
Snorkeling
SCUBA (has its own test given on the 1st day of the class)

The swim test will be given by the UH SRS Life Guard staff at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex during the SRS Rec Swim time. The test will include:
- 50 meter/Yard swim any stroke
- 3 minutes treading water or survival float
- 1 surface dive under a lane line