Manitoba Paddling Association


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In a Nutshell

Armed with tips from experienced instructors, students or young campers learn to traverse waterways in kayaks or Chinese dragon boats

The Fine Print

Expiration varies. Amount paid never expires. Limit 2 per person for kids camp. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts for kayaking option. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must be 14 or older for the paddling sessions. Small or extra small children must provide own life jacket. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. 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 Four Options

  • $99 for a five-day dragon-boat camp for one child (a $200 value)
  • $189 for the above camp for two children (a $400 value)

Kids aged 10–16 explore the outdoors and learn the basics of on-the-water paddling in a five-day camp, lasting from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Kids should bring a lunch, hat, and sunscreen. Camps run August 12–16 or August 19–23. Contact Manitoba Paddling Association no later than August 8 to sign up for a camp session.

  • $15 for a two-hour introductory kayaking course for one (a $30 value)
  • $30 for the above course for two (a $60 value)

Classes of 10–20 students steer vessels through the Red River of the North, led by instructors imparting the basics of manning a kayak. Call for class days and times.

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

Excellent introduction to kayaking .my daughter and I really enjoyed it .wished for a bit better weather
Dixie T. · June 14, 2017
I didn't know about this organization prior buying the groupon. We were pleasantly surprised with the program and quality of instruction. Our son loved it and is on the top of his list to do again next summer!
Elana G. · October 10, 2016
Great intro to kayaking. Obvious that they love their sport! Patient and helpful to newbies
Sheila M. · September 26, 2016

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