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Kiawah Island Lessons & Classes

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Our experienced staff of instructors are here to teach you in a fun and safe way. All ages are welcome.  We can't wait to be a part of your learning experience!
Call (843) 768-6001 for more information and reservations.

Archery Lesson

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
Whether you want to be like Robin Hood, Katniss Everdeen, or Legolas, you will learn your skills here. Join our expert staff as you try your luck with stationary and moving targets! Our Laporte archery target launcher will be sure to challenge all of Kiawah's new archers. $40/45 minutes per person for ages 9 & up. Private lessons available upon request, (843) 768-6001.

Bicycle Riding Lesson

Enjoy the comfort of Night Heron Park to learn the skills needed to enjoy the 30 miles of bike trails on Kiawah. Bicycle, helmet & pads are included. Please notify at the time of reservation if you are providing your own bicycle. $27/30 minutes per person. Ages 5 and up recommended. Private lessons available upon request, (843) 768-6001.

Disc Golf Lesson

Private lessons available upon request.
Want to learn how to play our newest form of Golf here on the island? Head on over to our 9 hole Disc Golf Course at Night Heron Park and learn the skills needed to master our course. Our experienced staff will teach you numerous throws and strategies to enable you to enjoy all the fun disc golf has to offer. Disc and baskets are provided. Ages 6 & up recommended. $20/30 minutes per person. Private lessons available upon request, (843) 768-6001.

Fly Fishing Lessons

Join our fishing specialist for a workshop on the fundamental principals and techniques of fly rod use. Your guide will discuss the balancing of equipment, selection of lures, and the mechanics of catching fish on a fly rod. All equipment is provided; however, you are welcome to bring your own. $75 per person. Call (843) 768-6001.

NEW! Frit Painting

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
In this brand new class, you will use tiny pieces of glass, called frit, to create a colorful and unique design! Choose from two beautiful pictures to create your project. This class includes a 6" circle or square to design with frit on. Your project, which is sure to be an exciting talking piece, can be left flat for display or a wire can be added to make it a sun catcher! Class is $45 and for ages 12 and up. Reservations required. Call 843.768.6001.

Gel Candle Making

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
Create a one of a kind gel candle to showcase your findings on Kiawah Island. Bring in a few small shells and sand you have found on the beach to add to your jar, or use some of ours. This unique class is sure to ignite a smile! Jar sizes start at $12, ages 8 and up. Reservations required. Call 843.768.6001.

Glass Fusing 101

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
Glass is an amazing medium in that it can be used over and over again and it never weakents. Come learn how to make a colorful and unique craft that will last a lifetime! This class includes one 3x3" tile or pendant. Class is for ages 12 and up! Kiln crafts take approximately 4-7 days to complete. Reservations required. Call 843.768.6001.

Glass Fusing for Kids

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
This is a kid friendly version of our glass class. No glass cutting! Kids can make colorful projects from a selection of pre-cut glass shapes and colors. Project is 3x3 inch tile. The class is for children ages 5-11. This is a drop-off program. Kids only! Reservations required. Call 843.768.6001.

Oil Painting Lesson (Private)

Available upon request.
Whether you’re completely new to oil painting or a pro, spend half a day with Charleston artist Tina Mayland and paint the marshes of Kiawah Island. The session content is customized based on your goals. All professional-grade art equipment is supplied, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm. Private lessons are great for individuals, families, business associated or any other group. $300 for the first person, $150 for each additional participant up to 12. Reservations are required. Call 843.768.6001 to arrange a time that fits your schedule.

PaddleZen

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
Our Paddleboard Yoga instructor is offering an exciting new class at the Night Heron Park Pool. The calm water of our family pool early in the morning allow for a unique experience of yoga on a paddleboard. All equipment is provided. Recommended for ages 14 and up. Classes are one hour, $40/60 minutes per person. Reservations required. Call 843.768.6001.

Stand-up Paddleboard Lesson

Private lessons available upon request.
Paddleboarding is a unique adventure to add to your vacation experience, and Kiawah's mellow surf provides the ideal location.With a little balance and training from our guides, you're sure to be on your own in no time. Available in the ocean at the Sanctuary Beach Access. Moderate physical ability required. Participants should feel comfortable in the water and must be able to swim. $60/60 minutes. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Maximum 2 guests/lesson. Reservations required. Rental boards are also available. Call 843.768.6001.

Surfing Lesson

Private lessons available upon request.
A private session with one of our surfing enthusiasts will teach you the basics and give you the skills to go out on your own. $60/ 60 minutes per person. Recommended for ages 6 and up. Maximum of 2 guests per lesson. Rental boards are also available. Call 843.768.6001.

Surf Kayak Rodeo

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
Join our surf kayak instructors as we head into the waves for the best "white-water" the Lowcountry has to offer. After a brief instruction from your guide, be prepared to get wet and let the waves take you for a ride as you tackle the surf head on. This tour gives you a good workout and leaves you wanting to come back for more. Classes are two hours and moderate physical ability is required.  Guests must be 14 years of age or older.  Guest under 17 must be accompanied by an adult. $55 per person.  Resort Guests and KICA members: $50 per person. Additional kayaking options are available. Available seasonally. 

Swimming Lesson

Private lessons available upon request.
There is no better time to learn to swim than on vacation! With the beaches and pools just a few steps away, make sure you and your family are ready for fun in the water. Allow one of our trained instructors to teach you the basics of swimming or if you are more advanced, we will help you perfect your stroke! $35/30 minutes per person. Ages 4 and up recommended. 6 months to 3 years lesson is based on senior staff ability, allow plenty of advanced notice. Please call (843) 768-6001 for reservations or more information.

Yoga On The Beach

Schedule of classes are listed in our event calendar.
Come join our instructor on the Front Beach of Kiawah for this relaxing one hour session. $15 per person. Must be 14 years or older. Reservations required, mats provided.