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ASI offers many ways for Sac State students and the public to cool off this summer. With temperatures skyrocketing above 100 degrees, grab your friends and family and spend your summer out on the water with some of the great programs of Associated Students, Inc. at Sacramento State.

Peak Adventures

ASI’s Peak Adventures provides adventure education and leadership development opportunities for all ages. Peak Adventures is one of the most unique, diverse, and affordable outdoor recreation providers within the Sacramento Valley.

11161359_10152940928343422_3560221793824231274_nRiver rafting trips

Rafting is the perfect summer activity to beat the heat! Peak Adventures offers affordable white water rafting trips for groups or individuals. See why the South Fork of the American River is one of the country’s best rivers for recreation.

Upper South Fork American River Rafting  07/04/2016
Starting at the Chili Bar Dam and ending in Coloma, this trip jump starts with the infamous ¼ mile long Meat Grinder rapid. Before you have a chance to dry you’ll continue to hit Class II and Class III rapids aptly named Triple Threat, and Troublemaker. A typical day on the upper section is approximately 3 to 4 hours on the water.

Lower South Fork American River Rafting 07/23/2016
This classic section of the South Fork offers scenic views of the canyon walls with some wet and wild fun. Start on the milder class II section then paddle through class III rapids such as Fowler’s Rock, Satan’s Cesspool and Hospital Bar. A typical day on the gorge is approximately 3 to 4 hours on the water.

Cost ranges from $70 – $85 for a great day out on the water!

More rafting trips can be found on the Peak Adventures website

sac state aquatic center

Oct2012-Catalogshots (29) copyASI’s Aquatic Center is located on beautiful Lake Natoma in Gold River, CA. The Aquatic Center is a nationally recognized rowing facility holding many collegiate, open, high school, and masters rowing competition. The Center is a regional boating instruction safety center as part of a program funded by the California Department of Boating and Waterways.

spend a day on the water

The Aquatic Center offers rentals for you and your friends to spend a day out on the water. With prices as low as $7-$15 an hour, heading out to the Aquatic Center is a great way to cool off with your friends and family this summer. You can rent a Single Sit-on-top Kayak, Canoe, Tandem Kayak, Cabo Kayak, Hydro Bike, Peddle Boat, or BIC Stand Up Paddle. Learn more about the rental options at the Aquatic Center by visiting their website.

classes on the water

The Aquatic Center also offers classes for those wishing to learn sailing, windsurfing, stand-up paddling, rowing, and even water skiing and wakeboarding. Treat yourself to a class which is sure to cool you off this summer!

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