Two-Hour Dragon-Boat Lesson for One or Two, or Kayaking Lesson for One at Manitoba Paddling Association (Up to 60% Off)

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Armed with paddles & tips from experienced instructors, classes of 10–20 learn to traverse waterways in kayaks or Chinese dragon boats

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Promotional value expires Sep 1, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Not valid 8/6/12. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Must be 14 years or older. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Before man conquered his fear of water, he amused himself with dust sports such as pushing boulders off cliffs, wrestling tumbleweeds, and falling in the dust. Take a brave step forward with this Groupon.

Choose From Three Options

  • $15 for a two-hour introductory dragon-boat course for one, held on Mondays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (a $30 value)
  • $24 for a two-hour introductory dragon-boat course for two (a $60 value)
  • $15 for a two-hour introductory kayaking course for one, held on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. (a $30 value) <p>

Starting May 15, classes of 10–20 students steer vessels through the Red River of the North, led by instructors imparting the basics of either singlehandedly manning a kayak or working with a full crew to propel a dragon boat.<p>

Manitoba Paddling Association

The Manitoba Paddling Association functions as the provincial sport governing body for local competitive canoeing, kayaking, and dragon boating. The association encourages the community to stay physically fit while still having fun through a variety of events such as races, year-round programs, and annual Dragon Boat festivals. Events change according to the season, and include summer camps that school beginners in the kayaking basics, spring training that introduces tougher techniques for competitive teams, and winter programs that offer opportunities to stay fit on shore, such as cross-country skiing, indoor circuit and strength training in the snow.

Customer Reviews

I enjoyed the opportunity to learn the basics of kayaking and look forward to going back to learn more; as well as taking advantage of using their equipment on Thursday or Friday evenings.
Warren L. · August 15, 2012
Great way to be introduced to the sport
Jerry M. · July 27, 2017
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Thank you for coming out. Hopefully you are able to come again to enjoy our Manitoba Summers you can find more information about us by heading over to our website www.mpa.mb.ca, we are open all summer and run programs like summer camps, dropins, Dragon boat training, birthday parties etc. We can also be reached at mpa@sportmanitoba.ca - MPA
Merchant replied · July 27, 2017
Excellent introduction to kayaking .my daughter and I really enjoyed it .wished for a bit better weather
Dixie T. · June 14, 2017
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Thank you for coming out and bringing your daughter. We are glad you enjoyed yourself! Hopefully we will see you out this summer - MPA
Merchant replied · July 27, 2017

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