We have been instructing classes for over 25 years. Our instructors are experienced kayakers skilled in multiple paddling techniques and safety rescues. Our friendly environment is great for newcomers of all ages to be introduced into the world of kayaking and stand up paddleboarding.

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SUP1: Stand Up Paddleboard Intro

May-Sept  Saturdays 10AM-1PM in Poulsbo
If you aren't hooked on Paddleboarding already, you will be after this class! Standup paddleboarding is the latest rage in paddlesports.

SK1: Sea Kayak Intro & Tour

May-Sept. Sundays 10AM-1PM in Poulsbo.
This class will help you get comfortable in a kayak and learn the basics of paddling properly.

SK-2: Sea Kayak Rescue & Safety

June-August. 2nd & 4th Thursdays 6:00 - 8:30 pm in Poulsbo
This class may save your or another's life! You'll also have more fun paddling once you learn what it takes to tip over and get back into a kayak.

SK3: Sea Kayak Touring Essentials

Available as a private or group class

This class will help you gain necessary skills and knowledge before heading out on the waters of Puget Sound and beyond.


SUP Yoga

July and August
Hop on board with this incredibly fun trend in fitness!

Private Lessons

Any Time, 2 Hour Minimum
Almost any paddling topic can be covered in a private lesson. Let us put together the perfect lesson package for you.

Youth Classes

Kayak and Outdoor Adventure Camps have had thousands of participants in the last 17 years, so we know how to have fun with kids on the water!

Participation Forms

These forms are for any class, tour, or rental. Please fill out all forms and bring them to the first day.

What To Bring PDF - Kayak
What To Bring PDF - SUP
Participant Form PDF

Upcoming Classes & Tours

Wed Apr 01 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Storm Bound: Preparing for the Unexpected - FREE
Thu Apr 02 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Current and Tides Navigation
Thu Apr 16 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Boating the Kitsap Peninsula Water Trail - FREE
Sat Apr 18 @ 8:30AM - 02:00PM
Women on Water Tour 2
Thu May 14 @ 7:00PM - 09:00PM
Current and Tides Navigation


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