AO Boatwerks Paddling School

Whether your brand new to paddling or a seasoned veteran, you can learn and improve your skills with Canada’s Best Paddling School! The AO Boatwerks Paddling School provides instruction for Kayaking, Canoeing, C1 and more in both whitewater and flatwater, disciplines, for beginner, intermediate, and advanced kayakers. We run on-request programs and clinics all season long, call to book yours now! With a variety of courses and Clinics, the AO Boatwerks Paddling School can get you on the water, kayaking and having fun!

Before booking any lesson with us please note:  No prior experience is needed but you must be capable of swimming in moving water, and a minimum of 16 years of age (with parental or garden permission).  Most of our kayaks are designed for paddlers over 100lbs if you weigh less than 100lbs please inquire.

There are no course dates, simply call us and book a date of your convenience! Toll Free: 1-866-KAYAKS-0

Rental Equipment Rates:

  • Whitewater Kayak $35.00
  • Whitewater Kayak package (Kayak, PFD, Skirt, Paddle, Safety Kit) $50.00
  • Solo Canoe $42.50
  • Rigged Tandem Canoe $47.50
  • Whitewater PFD $6.00
  • Kayak / Canoe Paddle $3.50
  • Throw Rope, Helmet or Safety Kit $3.00 each
  • Kayak Skirt $2.50
Sport Yak

Whitewater River Adventure

This program is designed for the non paddler to get a sense of the thrill of whitewater, no experience required!  …

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Introduction to whitewater kayaking

Intro to Whitewater

This course is designed for the novice paddler to learn the fundamentals of whitewater kayaking in a safe river …

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Whitewater Skill Development

Whitewater Skills Development

This course is designed for the experienced paddler who is looking to refresh some old skills or to develop new …

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Our private lessons include a wide range of paddling instruction.  These lessons are booked depending on instruction availability so please …

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