New canoers: this is the place to start! This comprehensive on-water introductory lesson will give you the hands-on training and skills required to canoe in protected waters.
Here you will take the new skills you learned in “Canoe FUNdamentals” and apply them to the river. Our skilled and enthusiastic instructor will guide you through safe river running skills, river reading, and the specific maneuvers you need to make your river travelling both safe and fun!
Mom & Dad, this is your course if you want to introduce the family as a whole to canoeing! The focus is on giving the adults the hands-on training and skills required to canoe in protected waters while making the kids feel included.
This course features canoeing safety information, essential equipment knowledge, launching & landing skills, basic strokes, and more. The skills and enthusiasm of our certified instructors, combined with the low participant:instructor ratio, will ensure a fun, comfortable, and safe experience for all of you!