We offer American Canoe Association (ACA) paddle sport education program that range from a couple of hours to multi day kayak instructor certification workshops and Adaptive Padding Workshops.  

Learn to Stand Up Paddleboard 

Experience the fun of paddleboarding as we explore one of our beautiful inland lakes.  Typical excursions range from 2-4 hours with an additional options available.  

2021 dates

  • Private Instruction

Adaptive Paddling Workshops

Adaptive Paddling Workshops train instructors and program providers in the best practices of inclusive paddlesports.

  • 2021 dates

    • September 10-11 The University of Akron​

    • October 28-31 Fort AP Hill Virginia 

Kayak Instructor Certification Workshops (ICW)

Kayak ICW's provide the information and context to develop necessary skills to become a certified ACA Kayak Instructor.  Workshops are 2-3 days depending on course level 1 or level 2, Essentials of River Kayaking.


2021 dates:

  • May 15-16 Level 1 Gahanna Parks & Recreation -COURSE IS FULL

  • May 22-23 Level 1 Akron, Ohio - COURSE IS FULL

  • June 18-20 Level 1-2 River Kayak, CANCELLED

  • June 25-26 Level 1 - Sault St Marie, Michigan COURSE IS FULL

  • July 31-Aug. 1 Level 1 - ASC Powell, OH - ASC Staff ONLY

 Learn to Kayak 

​If you've never kayaked or want to take your kayaking skills to the next level this is for you.  These courses are  tailored to meet your time frame  

​2021 Dates:

  • Private Instruction

 River Kayak Skills Workshop

​These four hour programs are designed for kayakers with previous paddling experience and their own equipment.  We will spend time on land discussing river features and hazards then move on water to practice working the river


  • Private Instruction

  Taking your paddleboarding or kayaking to the next level