Paddling Schools – Northeast
RIVERSPORT SCHOOL OF PADDLING
For over 21 years, Riversport has been providing quality instruction and exciting fun to our growing family of friends. Located beside the beautiful Youghiogheny River, our small classes (5:1) combined with our motivated ACA instructors focus on a safe learning experience from your first time paddling to your first play boating loop. Our programs feature the popular “Kid’s Kamps” weeks to play boating clinics with the pros. Please contact us to receive our 2003 brochure…and let the good times flow.
ZOAR OUTDOOR PADDLING SCHOOL
Charlemont, MA 01339
Learn to paddle from the finest ACA-certified instructors! Our low 4:1 ratio ensures personal attention while our 50-boat fleet allows you to choose from the most up-to-date models. The year-round whitewater of the Deerfield River is the ideal place to learn to kayak or canoe and only a few hours from Boston and New York. Our comfortable riverside base features on-site camping and hot showers. Our excellent lunches are prepared fresh in our own kitchen. 2, 3, and 5-day clinics.
MADAWASKA KANU CENTRE
613-594-5268, after May 1: 613-756-3620
OUTSIDE Magazine rates MKC as a top whitewater resort and calls it a “HOT SPOT” for a paddling vacation.
Highly personal instruction from Beginner-Expert levels in both Whitewater Kayaking and Open Canoeing – leading to diplomas recognized worldwide. Located on the Madawaska River near Algonquin Park, MKC offers all the comforts of a vacation resort including delicious meals served up with European hospitality – as well as excursions to nearby and fast moving waters of the fabulous Petawawa and Ottawa Rivers.
Our classes are small (a 1:5 ratio), and our currents are clean, warm, and uncrowded with guaranteed water releases ALL summer long.
Great Canadian $ Value: 5-Day Courses $360 – $600 (US)