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Call Esprit toll-free at 1-800-596-7238 for more information on Esprit's Whitewater Kayaking Courses and Programs offered in Canada.



Check out The  Pointe!

Esprit's basecamp on the Ottawa River. more»

Staying at Esprit?

Include a meal and accommodation package to compliment your kayaking course! more»

Whitewater  Ontario

Esprit's whitewater kayak instructors are all certified through Whitewater Ontario (WO).

To find out more about this organization, check out their website at:

Protect Yourself!

Learn to look after yourself and others while kayaking. Join a swiftwater rescue course. more»


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Whitewater Kayaking Courses

Esprit's whitewater kayaking courses are perfect initiation into the exhilarating sport of whitewater kayaking. Essential to Esprit's kayaking courses is our emphasis on personal and group safety as well as our expert, professional instruction. Our dynamic, CKC certified, instructors specialize in personal attention and will encourage you to develop "beyond the basics".

Choose from our variety of courses which range in length from 2, 3 and 5 day programs, beginner to advanced skill levels, group or private instruction, specialty programs for women and youth or mix it up on one of our open enrollment courses.

LEARN TO PADDLE GUARANTEE! Our efforts to provide you with world class, quality instruction is not only our commitment to you, we guarantee it! At the end of your course, if you do not feel 100% confident that you have successfully achieved the skills set out by the course - you can repeat the program at no charge.

 Beginner Courses:

Classic Kayak Clinic - 2 Day

Kayaking ~ Classic Kayak Clinic - 2 Day

This 2-Day intro to whitewater kayaking is the perfect weekend getaway for anyone looking for a fun, active and challenging adventure! More »