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June 5, 2020 Update We continue to monitor the spread of COVID-19 and are encouraging visitors and staff to take all necessary precautions. While all Phase 2 precautions remain in effect, we're working on ways to restart activities like SUP and kayak classes following CDC and American Canoe Association guidance. We have now restarted Sunday SUP Yoga classes and will be launching Intro to SUP and Intro to Kayaking classes soon. For more from our friends at ACA click here. For details about venues like water playgrounds from the CDC click here. And thanks again for your support!  May 26,...

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Coronavirus, PFDs, Rentals -

US Coast Guard Boating Safety Division posted the following guidance from the Life Jacket Association: If you think your product has been exposed to a virus, clean as recommended by the manufacturer and then let dry in a warm, low humidity environment for at least 72 hours before reuse. Manufacturer’s recommendations for cleaning your Personal Floatation Device (PFD): CLEANING AND STORING YOUR PFD: To clean your inflatable PFD, hand wash or sponge down in warm, soapy water, taking care not to submerge the inflator. Rinse your PFD with clean water and hang to dry on a plastic coat hanger. Do not...

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Coronavirus, Idaho, Recreation -

Updated April 21, 2020 Currently Idaho's state and federal lands and many other recreational areas are largely open for day use, even under the statewide stay at home order, but people are strongly encouraged to recreate responsibly by observing social distancing, limiting how far they travel, and reducing their impacts on any place they visit. “People should get outside and get some fresh air,” Governor Little said. “It’s healthy and reduces the stress we’re all feeling these days. But it has to be done responsibly with people protecting their health and the health of the larger community.”  Recreate Responsibly Idaho...

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Kokatat, limited edition, Special purchase -

For a very limited time we have the special limited edition Kokatat Maximus Centurion Rescue Vest in stock and available for purchase for $285.00. Please call the store at (208) 336-4844 to order or for more information.  The unisex Maximus Centurion Rescue Vest LE is the latest addition to the popular and award-winning Maximus PFD platform. The vest comes standard with the accessory Belly Pocket. Inspired by the varied backgrounds of the paddlers on their elite pro whitewater team, Kokatat is teaming with artist Marcus Cline on a limited edition life vest that reflects the heritage and spirit of paddling....

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Around the Shop, community, News -

UPDATED April 21, 2020We will update as CDC and local guidelines change. We are temporarily closed to the public Access can be arranged by appointment if needed. We are working daily to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Please call 208-336-4844 or 208-869-2692 for more information. Our temporary hours are:Monday through Friday10 AM - 5 PM by appointmentWe are happy to take orders by telephone, email and online. We can deliver within a 20 mile radius or ship and we can also make arrangements for no-contact curbside pick up. Let us know how we can help you manage through this crisis....

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