On-water Kayak and SUP Classes

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Minimum age for classes is 15.

Quick Start Your Kayak  (Saratoga Springs)

1.5 - 2.0 hours, $30 with your kayak, $60 with kayak rental

Instructors: Mike Cavanaugh & Alan Mapes

Geared toward: Beginners

  • Are you new to kayaking or have you been paddling for a while, but never had the opportunity to learn proper technique?  This course is for you.  We will cover:  handling your kayak on shore, entering and exiting the kayak, forward stroke, basic turns, stopping, going backwards, sideway movement, stability, wet exits, and we will demonstrate some assisted rescues.
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Quick Start - Saturday, 4/28 - 10am, Saratoga

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Quick Start - Sunday, 4/29 - 11am, Saratoga

ADK Paddlefest: Where to Stay

Beyond the Basics: Kayaking (Saratoga Springs)

1.5 - 2.0 hours, $30 with your kayak, $60 with kayak rental

Instructors: Mike Cavanaugh & Alan Mapes

Geared toward: Advanced Beginners

Location: Saratoga Springs

Are you a “newish” paddler or one who had been paddling for a while but never had formal instruction? This course will provide you the opportunity to nail down the basics (e.g. forward stroke, sweeps, draws) and then go beyond them to learn new strokes that will let you maneuver with grace and precision.

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Beyond the Basics - Saturday, 4/28 - 2pm, Saratoga

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Beyond the Basics - Sunday, 4/29 - 2pm, Saratoga

Introduction to Paddleboarding (Old Forge)

Approx. 1.5 hours, $60 includes SUP and gear, $30 with your own

Instructor: Tina Fetten

Geared toward: Beginners

Join Tina and experience the amazing benefits of SUP for all ages and abilities.  This clinic is designed to introduce the beginner paddler to all the basics needed to have a positive SUP experience. (Pre-Requisite for SUP Yoga class, see below.)

NOTE: Saratoga class canceled

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Intro to SUP - Saturday, 5/19- 11am,  Old Forge

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Intro to SUP - Sunday, 5/20, 12pm, Old Forge

SUP Yoga ( Old Forge)

Approx. 1.5 hours,  $60 includes SUP and gear $30 with your own

Instructor: Tina Fetten

Geared toward: Intermediate

Location: Saratoga Springs and Old Forge

“Nature is not a place to visit, it is home.”  Join Tina for a wonderful morning of yoga to start your Sunday  and come home on your floating yoga mat at Paddlefest. Combine a gentle slow flow practice for all levels and mother nature to take your practice to a whole new level. (Pre-Requisite: Intro to Paddleboarding or speak with the instructor in advance. If supplying own gear, must bring SUP anchor.)

NOTE: Saratoga class canceled

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SUP Yoga - Sunday, 4/29 - 10am,  Saratoga

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SUP Yoga - Sunday, 5/20, 10am, Old Forge

Old Forge Locations
Paddlesports, Outdoor Gear and Rental Store
2855 Route 28, Old Forge, NY 13420

Paddlesports Shop: (315) 369-6672 ext. 1
Moose River Trips & Boat Rentals: (315) 369-6672 ext. 2
Outdoor Gear & Apparel Shop: (315) 369-6672 ext. 3

Saratoga Springs Locations

Saratoga Outdoor Gear & Apparel Shop
490 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 584-3500

Saratoga Paddlesports Shop
251 Staffords Bridge Road on Fish Creek, Saratoga Springs, NY
(518) 584-0600

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