FAQ's

Who can take classes?

SAS offers classes to participants with experience levels ranging from none to Olympic athletes, and to students age 6+. We offer youth specific classes and adult classes to make sure we provide the best possible experience to all.

What is the best way to find more information about a class?

Call us! We are happy to answer any questions you may have and help you sign up.

I don’t think I am skilled enough for the class I want to take.

Call us! Our knowledgeable staff will happily help assess your skill level and point you towards the most appropriate class for you.

When should I sign up?

The sooner the better- we only offer classes we can staff, and if we don’t have the appropriately credentialed staff available to offer a course. Once a course is full, we will set up a waitlist, first come first served.

Who can take classes?

SAS offers classes to participants with experience levels ranging from none to Olympic athletes, and to students age 6+. We offer youth specific classes and adult classes to make sure we provide the best possible experience to all.

What is the best way to find more information about a class?

Call us! We are happy to answer any questions you may have and help you sign up.

I don’t think I am skilled enough for the class I want to take.

Call us! Our knowledgeable staff will happily help assess your skill level and point you towards the most appropriate class for you.

When should I sign up?

The sooner the better- we only offer classes we can staff, and if we don’t have the appropriately credentialed staff available to offer a course. Once a course is full, we will set up a waitlist, first come first served.

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How do I save a spot in a class?

A spot is only reserved once a 20% deposit has been successfully paid.

I don’t see a class that fits my needs- what can I do?

Seattle Adventure Sports offers bespoke private & group classes. Call us or send us an email to find out more info.

Booking Policies

A 20% deposit is due upon booking and the balance is due 4 weeks prior to the start of the class.

How do I save a spot in a class?

A spot is only reserved once a 20% deposit has been successfully paid.

I don’t see a class that fits my needs- what can I do?

Seattle Adventure Sports offers bespoke private & group classes. Call us or send us an email to find out more info.

Booking Policies

A 20% deposit is due upon booking and the balance is due 4 weeks prior to the start of the class.

CLIENT EXPERIENCES

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Cancellation
  • 8 weeks: Deposit refunded minus $25 administrative fee
  • 4 weeks: 20% deposit forfeited, the remainder returned. Seattle Adventure Sports will make every effort to fill the spot but cannot guarantee this. If the spot can be filled, all deposit will be refunded minus $25 administrative fee.
  • 2 weeks: 100% balance retained. Seattle Adventure Sports will make every effort to fill the spot but cannot guarantee this. If the spot can be filled, all deposit will be refunded minus $25 administrative fee.
  • In the event of a documented medical or family emergency, Seattle Adventure Sports may use their professional discretion in exceptional cases.
Cancellation by Seattle Adventure Sports

Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that advertised classes are run, Seattle Adventure Sports reserves the right to cancel any class that fails to reach a workable number (varies per class). In the event of this clients will be offered the following options: either a full refund or the same course on a different date.

Suitable clothing for an activity?

3 weeks prior to any activity we will be in email contact with you to make sure paperwork has been filled out, and an equipment list will be included. Each activity we do has different requirements, and those may change depending on the time of year and venue as well.

Safety

Seattle Adventure Sports’ risk assesses each activity, student demographic, and location thoroughly to maintain adequate risk levels throughout an activity. Seattle Adventure Sports and its staff reserves the right to change or cancel an activity if the coach deems the risks to be too high or unmanageable.

Ratios

SAS offers industry leading coach:student ratios, which vary depending on the activity and various risks involved. Introductory paddlesports, for instance, use a 4:1 ratio of student boats: instructors.

Qualifications

All SAS staff hold both international coaching certifications and internal certifications for different skill areas. All staff, from entry level up through lead coaches, are internally audited for quality control and to ensure that each staff member is providing the best possible outcomes for our students.

Cancellation
  • 8 weeks: Deposit refunded minus $25 administrative fee
  • 4 weeks: 20% deposit forfeited, the remainder returned. Seattle Adventure Sports will make every effort to fill the spot but cannot guarantee this. If the spot can be filled, all deposit will be refunded minus $25 administrative fee.
  • 2 weeks: 100% balance retained. Seattle Adventure Sports will make every effort to fill the spot but cannot guarantee this. If the spot can be filled, all deposit will be refunded minus $25 administrative fee.
  • In the event of a documented medical or family emergency, Seattle Adventure Sports may use their professional discretion in exceptional cases.
Cancellation by Seattle Adventure Sports
Whilst every attempt is made to ensure that advertised classes are run, Seattle Adventure Sports reserves the right to cancel any class that fails to reach a workable number (varies per class). In the event of this clients will be offered the following options: either a full refund or the same course on a different date.
Suitable clothing for an activity?

3 weeks prior to any activity we will be in email contact with you to make sure paperwork has been filled out, and an equipment list will be included. Each activity we do has different requirements, and those may change depending on the time of year and venue as well.

Safety

Seattle Adventure Sports’ risk assesses each activity, student demographic, and location thoroughly to maintain adequate risk levels throughout an activity. Seattle Adventure Sports and its staff reserves the right to change or cancel an activity if the coach deems the risks to be too high or unmanageable.

Ratios

SAS offers industry leading coach:student ratios, which vary depending on the activity and various risks involved. Introductory paddlesports, for instance, use a 4:1 ratio of student boats: instructors.

Qualifications

All SAS staff hold both international coaching certifications and internal certifications for different skill areas. All staff, from entry level up through lead coaches, are internally audited for quality control and to ensure that each staff member is providing the best possible outcomes for our students.

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