Endorsed by Curators:
The Southern California Chapter of Heroes On The Water welcomes you to the 2017 season! We look forward to getting to know you and sharing some memorable times out on the water. Please read the rules as they contain pertinent information and will assist us in helping you. Thank you!
HOW events areALCOHOL FREE.
BE ON TIME.There is a mandatory safety briefing at7:45.The sooner you arrive, the more time you get to spend on the water!
Vets/guests are to remain with their mentor for the duration of their time on the water.
YouMUSTwear your PFD the entire time you are out in a kayak. This is non negotiable for guests and volunteers alike.
You areONLYguaranteed a seat by selecting an available ticket.
IMPORTANT:If an unforseen circumstance arises and you will not be present, pleaseUNREGISTERyour seat by contacting Becky at 760-877-5221 or Shane at 617-256-4728 or HOWsocalphotos@gmail.com There are other waitlisted "Heroes" who can benefit from that seat and volunteers who have given their time to support our Heroes
As a courtesy to other guests when registering, please select no more than2 TICKETSper individual. If you would like more seats, please contact Becky or Shane.
Tandem kayaks are for individuals that require assistance while paddling, those with small children, or those with service animals. Please call before selecting a tandem kayak and we will work together to decide the best option for your individual situation.
An event will not be cancelled due to rain in the forecast alone. If an event is going to be cancelled due to rain,YOU WILL BE NOTIFIED IN ADVANCE. We closely monitor the weather withYOUR SAFETYin mind.
Food will be provided ,but you are welcome to bring your own snacks/food/drinks if you have special needs/preferences.
Those who have signed up for previous events and "no showed", are kindly asked to refrain from the next consecutive event.
Please bring your families! Our volunteer staff at HOW SoCal loves to see the family having a great time with one another. Please remember that this event is meant to reach out and touch the lives of those who truly need the therapy that being on the water provides them.
If you have any further questions, contact our "Heroes" coordinatorBecky at 760-877-5221 or volunteer coordinator Shane at 617-256-4728 or HOWsocalphotos@gmail.com
Here is a few things that might make you a little more comfortable while hanging out with us.