Want to learn to paddle from an Olympian?   You came to the right place!

Ben Kvanli, Olympian, world cup, and world championship competitor in canoe and kayak is now offering small group lessons!  Whether you are an experienced boater looking to refine your skills or a beginner seeking the basics, he can help you out!

Click the link below to reserve your spot!


What do I need to bring?

Your kayak or canoe, paddle, life jacket, sunscreen, and water.  River shoes are always helpful!

What if I don’t have a boat?

No problem!  You can rent one from us for $10 /hour.

More questions?  Text us at 512-203-0093

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