Muskoka Paddle Shack Instruction for 2015

Do you want to get out, have fun and learn a new skill this summer? Take a canoe or kayaking lesson with one of our qualified instructors. Learn skills ranging from how to get in and out of the craft, paddle strokes and safety to tips and pointers to help you build your confidence. You have the choice of taking a lesson in a recreational or a tripping canoe or kayak and we can help you make that decision. If you have your own boat you are welcome to use it during the lesson. We can do the lesson locally or we can come to your cottage in Muskoka.


  1. Introduction to Recreational Canoeing, Kayaking
  2. Introduction to Stand Up Paddling
  3. Advanced Techniques Canoeing or Kayaking
  4. Safety and Rescue Skills
  5. The Art of Solo Canoeing

Date and Times: catered to your schedule when possible

Duration: 2.5 hrs on the water.


  • One person : $125.00 each
  • Two people : $95.00 each
  • Three people : $75.00 each
  • Four to Six people : $65.00 each

(Prices include boat and all necessary gear)

For Certification Courses:

Happy Paddling, and have a great day!
Mike Valin

If you have the desire, I am an instructor for hire. 🙂

AdventureSmart Instructor/Trainer
Paddle Canada & ORCKA Certified Sea Kayak Instructor
Paddle Canada Certified Flat-Water Stand Up Paddle-board Instructor



  • Paddle Canada Certified course
  • Level 1-2-3 Kayaking
  • Pool clinics
  • Custom trips
  • Yoga / Sea kayak trips

For more information please call 888-448-4423