Outdoor Classes


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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.

 

One Day Classes
$10 UHM Student & WRC Members
$27 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Diamond Head.

 

Jan 17 Sat (8:00-11:00am)
Jan 19 Mon (8:00-11:00am)
Jan 30 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Feb 1 Sun (8:00-11:00pm)
Feb 13 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Feb 20 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Mar 3 Tues (3:00-6:00pm)
Mar 14 Sat (8:00-11:00am)
Mar 24 Tues (8:00-11:00am)
Mar 26 Thurs (8:00-11:00am)
April 5 Sun (8:00-11:00am)
April 17 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
April 28 Tues (3:00-6:00pm)

 

Two Day Classes
$20 UHM Student & WRC Members
$52 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Diamond Head.

 

Jan 28 & Feb 4 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)
Feb 27 & Mar 6 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
April 1 & April 8 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)

 


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.

$10 UHM Student & WRC Members
$32 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)
Classes are held at Sand Island and Kahana Bay, depending on conditions.

 

Jan 14 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)
Feb 6 Fri (3:00-6:00pm)
Feb 11 Wed (3:00-6:00pm)
Mar 2 Mon (3:00-6:00pm)
Mar 12 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)
April 3 Fri (9:00am-12:00pm)
April 19 Sun (9:00am-12:00pm)
April 30 Thurs (3:00-6:00pm)

 


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

$10 UHM Student & WRC Members
$27 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 

Jan 10 Sat (1:00-4:00pm)
Feb 16 Mon (9:00am-12:00pm)
Mar 26 Thurs (2:00-6:00pm)
April 4 Sat (1:30-4:30pm)
May 3 Sun (10:00am-1:00pm)

 


Hiking

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

Transportation provided.

$5 UHM Student & WRC Members
$12 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 

Jan 10 Sat (9:00am) – Manoa Falls
Jan 17 Sat (12:30pm) – Kaena Point
Feb 1 Sun (1:00pm) – Makapu’u Tide Pools
Feb 7 Sat (1:30-5:30pm) – Lanikai Bunkers
Mar 7 Sat (8:30am) - Maunawili
Mar 25 Wed (9:00am) – Olomana
April 12 Sun (8:30am) - Aiea Loop Trail
April 26 Sun (8:30am) – Maunawili

 


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.

$10 UHM Student & WRC Members
$32 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 

Jan 11 Sun (9:00am-1:00pm) – Chinaman’s Hat
Jan 18 Sun (8:30am-1:30pm) – Malekahana (Goat Isle)
Jan 25 Sun (8:30am-1:30pm) – Kahana Bay
Feb 8 Sun (8:30am-12:30pm) – Flat Island
Feb 21 Sat (8:30am-12:30pm) – Chinaman’s Hat
Feb 28 Sat (8:30am-1:30pm) – Mokulua Islands
Mar 23 Mon (8:30am-1:30pm) – Kahana Bay
Mar 27 Fri (8:30am-1:30pm) – Mokulua Islands
Mar 29 Sun (8:30am-1:30pm) – Kahana Bay
April 18 Sat (2:00-6:00pm) – Hawaii Kai
April 25 Sat (9:00am-1:30pm) – Chinaman’s Hat
May 8 Fri (1:00-6:00pm) – Makaha to Kahe Pt.

 


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.

$48 UHM student, faculty and staff
$132 PVS
$152 community/guest
Classes are held at Ke'ehi Lagoon.

 

Jan 24 – Feb 14 Saturdays (8:30am-12:30pm)
Feb 5 – Feb 26 Thursday (12:00-4:00pm)
Feb 15 – Mar 8 Sundays (8:30am-12:30pm)
Mar 21 – April 11 Saturdays (8:30am-12:30pm)
April 2 – April 23 Thursdays (12:00-4:00pm)

 


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.

$48 UHM Student & WRC Members
$132 PVS
$152 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 

April 12 – May 3 Sundays (2:30-6:30pm)

 


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 NASE Open Water Certification upon completion of the course. Classes are online with 3 pool sessions on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday and 2 boat sessions during the weekend. Weekday classes are held from 6:00pm-9:00pm. Weekend classes are held from 7:00am-12:00pm. Participants MUST be able to swim and provide their own mask, fins, snorkel and transportation to the weekend dive sites.

$210 UHM Student & WRC Members
$225 Faculty, Staff, & Guest (must be a guest of UH participant)

 

Jan 26, 27, 29, 31, Feb 1

Feb 9, 10, 12, 14, 15

Mar 9, 10, 12, 14, 15

April 20, 21, 23, 25, 26

 


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)

 

No classes scheduled at this time