Lessons & Tours

Our professional staff can help make you a better paddler or simply take you someplace special!

Lessons

Let our expert instructors guide you on a most excellent adventure towards paddling enlightenment.  Well OK we may have overstated that, but we do promise we can make you a better paddler.  Our small class sizes allow for a lot of personal interaction and attention with our students, and our waterfront park and paddle location allows for simple access to the protect waters of the Ausable River, allowing you to focus on what you want to get better at, not the next big boat wake, or some other distraction to the task at hand – your improvement as a paddler.

Intro to Kayaking

A 2 hour class that introduces you to the sport of paddling.
Our coaches will teach you basic paddle strokes, controlling your boat, bracing, wet exit,
and self-rescue (how to fall out of your boats and learn how to get back in).
We will journey down the AuSable River to Lake Champlain.
We provide the kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, life vest, and paddles.
What to bring: snacks, water, sun block and bug spray. Do NOT bring electronics and
any items that need to be kept dry.
Cost: $55

Youth Intro to Kayaking

We will progress through the basics of kayaking. While we explore, our coaches will
teach you basic paddle strokes, controlling your boat, bracing, wet exit, and self-rescue
(how to fall out of your boats and learn how to get back in). Once the basic strokes
are developed we will focus on improving paddling skills while we journey down the
AuSable River to Lake Champlain. Our main focus is for every student to have a fun time
learning to paddle on our beautiful waters on the Adirondack Coast!

We provide the necessary kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, life vest, paddles, dry bags and
safety gear.
Students should bring snacks, water, sun block and bug spray.
Students should NOT bring electronics and any items that need to be kept dry.

Minimum age 7

Youth Intro to Paddleboard

We will progress through the basics of Stand Up Paddleboarding.
While we explore, our coaches will teach you basic paddle strokes, controlling your
board, bracing, tracking straight, turning, going fast and some light wave surfing. Once
the basic strokes are developed we will focus on improving paddling skills while we
journey down the AuSable River to Lake Champlain. Our main focus is for every student
to have a fun time learning to paddle on our beautiful waters on the Adirondack Coast!

We provide the necessary kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, life vest, paddles, dry bags and
safety gear.
Students should bring snacks, water, sunblock and bug spray.
Students should NOT bring electronics and any items that need to be kept dry.

Minimum age 7

Family Paddling Lessons

Designed with a family of 4 who wants to try the fun sport of paddling. Not sure if the
kids will like it? Then try our one hour lesson with one of our talented coaches and then
enjoy another hour on your own to explore on your own. Call for price if family is larger
than 4.

Cost: $105.00 includes 4 people, all gear, 1 hour lesson plus 1 hour rental

SUP Yoga

Enjoy a new challenge of yoga on a SUP! Join Nancy Rendinaro, licensed yoga instructor for an unforgettable evening.  Challenge yourself to find a new balance on the Ausable River.  SUP yoga gives you the opportunity to enhance your mind-body connection and refine your technique on the river.  Calm your mind and flow forward with your grace surrounded by nature. Sessions start June 16th!

Thursdays 5:30pm-7pm

$25/person including SUP or $20 and bring your own SUP.  Yoga passes available for 5 sessions for $100.

Happy Hour Paddle

Come join us for a scenic paddle along the Ausable River from 5pm-7pm and receive a free beer coupon to a local brewery! A different brewery will be showcased each Wednesday from our local area. The paddle will be just $10 usually priced at $30! Our summer Happy Hour Paddle is the perfect way to enjoy an evening outdoors with friends and family!
Call to make reservations at 518-566-0505
See you there! Cheers!

Every Wednesday 5pm-7pm $10/person

 

 

 

Sunset Tours

Join us for our Sunset Tour on the beautiful waters of the Adirondack Coast. Watch the
sunset, relax and enjoy a scenic paddle on the Au sable River and/or on Lake Champlain.
This tour is designed for any skill level, is self guided and the Au Sable River is a great river to see wildlife and nature at it’s finest. We will send you on your way with a map and a smile. Bring a friend or two…it’s a great way to end the day!

Cost: $25.00 includes Kayak rental and gear

Full Moon Tours

It’s a delight to paddle under the stars and watch the full moon rise over the green
mountains of Vermont. This 2 hour self tour will take you down the Au Sable River towards Lake Champlain with the help of the moon to light up the night. Bring a deck light, flashlight or head lamp. We will send you on your way along with a Map and a smile and await your return.

$35.00 includes kayak and gear

Father’s Day Family Paddle

Enjoy 2 hours of kayaking with Dad and celebrate Father’s Day. $65.00 includes watercraft
to accommodate a family of 4 in a combination kayaks, tandems, canoes or paddle boards
to suit your needs.

Date: June 19th

Time: Available All Day, First come first serve.

Cost: $59.00

Family Fun Night

Designed with a family of 4 who wants to try the fun sport of paddling without spending a
fortune. Not sure if the kids will like it? Then enjoy 2 hours to explore on your own. We will set you up with the right combination of kayaks for your group. We have single, doubles and yes, a 1.5 (one and a half designed for an adult and small child or pet), canoes or SUP. Call for price for families larger than 4.

Cost: $79.00 includes 4 people, all gear, 2 hour rental