Folks who join us on 2-hour guided sea kayaking adventures experience the thrills and tranquility of a paddling getaway without the class structure of a skills course. We paddle out of Gillson Park in Wilmette, IL, (our primary location) or Skokie Lagoons.
- Duration2 hours
- Duration2 hours, Time: 10:00am to 12:00pm
Whether you want to learn to surf, get a great core workout, or just have a blast on the water, our SUP program is just the ticket. Come join us for an exhilarating paddling experience while standing on top of the water!
- Duration10am - 4pm
If you already have a solid paddling foundation, this is the course to take you to the next level. Learn advanced paddle strokes and rescue techniques from our certified kayak guides. This is a sure fire way to increase your competence and confidence on the water.
- Duration10am - 4pm
Our nationally certified kayak guides will have you well on your way to a fulfilling career of paddling safely and effectively, and you’ll have a blast while you’re at it! No prior experience necessary for this full day kayak course that introduces paddlers to basic and intermediate strokes, rescues and water awareness.
Slip into the water and take in a unique sunset perspective from the seat of your kayak off the waters of Gillson Beach, WIlmette. As the sun sets our paddle on Lake Michigan is rewarded with the brilliance of the moon rise.
- Duration3 hours, 10am - 1pm
You’ve got the day off. You might as well make an adventure of it! Join us on the next summer holiday for a guided kayak adventure right here in Chicagoland. These kayaking tours are informal and compound the fun of a day off work!
- DurationOne Day course and Weekend Getaway
Package it together! A Fundamentals 1 Class and one local Weekend Trip to Door County or the Lower Wisconsin River at a low price.
- Durationminimum 2 hours
One-on-one private instruction from the Chicago area's finest ACA and BCU-certified instructors! Whether you want to refine your strokes with personalized attention or learn a new skill, a private lesson offers the perfect environment.
- Duration3 hours, 1pm - 4pm
Go big! This advanced course opens the door high level paddling. Geared towards intermediate paddlers, this course covers surf zone technique, open water navigation and advanced rescue skills.