Start with the very basics! Our three-hour lesson on Lake Witten or our four-hour lesson on the New River is designed for folks who have never been in a kayak before and would like a short lesson on the basics, as well as families with younger kids.

The lesson will cover:

  • Introduction to kayaks and basic equipment
  • Entering, exiting, and maneuvering the boat
  • Basic paddle strokes
  • Self Recovery

Our instructors are ACA Level 2 Certified Instructors

We will furnish Kayak, PFD (Life Jacket), and paddles.

Cost of this class: $55/person at Lake Witten

                                 $65/person at the New River

Maximum 5 People per course

Length: about 3 hours at Lake Witten

about 4 hours at the New River

Minimum age: 14 years old with an adult accompanying them

Location: Lake Witten or New River



If you have any questions or want to make a reservation contact us at 276-385-7474

Our instructors are certified by the American Canoe Association, which is the oldest paddling organization in America.