|More students choose the Ottawa Kayak School because of our top quality instruction, freestyle focus, fabulous resort and a paddler perfect river.|
Our specialty is teen kayak instruction where we consistently turn out world's best junior paddlers. If we can do that with teens, just think what we can do with adult students!
Choose from a 5 day Kayak Week or a Weekend Clinic from beginner to advanced.
All programs include:
- Beginner Programs Include all equipment
Cabins available for rent a special discounts. As an OKS guest you pay for only 3 of 5 nights accommodations in our Cedar Cabins or Chalets.
|Ottawa Kayak School has been Canada's best source for paddling instruction since 1982. Our courses have been improving thousands of kayakers paddling skills from beginner to advanced. Let the Ottawa River be your next kayaking vacation. |
Our unique Thursday evening dinner cruise back to Rafters caps the world's best kayak week!
|Pictured here are a just a few of our instructors at the Canada Cup Kayak Championships on the Ottawa River. From left to right - OKS Director Devyn Scott, Ryan Whetung, Katie Kowalski, Clay Wright, Tino Specht, Stephen Wright, Keegan Grady, Eric Jackson and Joel Kowalski - a who's who of international kayaking. Missing from the photo and just downstream is Nick Troutman, Emily and Dane Jackson. OKS has the world's best instructors.|
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|Under the leadership of Eric Jackson, the Ottawa Kayak School will take your paddling to the next level|
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|Youth development through kayaking is our speciality. Give your favorite teen the gift of kayaking and it will last a lifetime|
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|Keeners get instruction from National Team Slalom Member, Pierre Levesque|
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|Famous for its big but friendly rapids and warm water all summer the Ottawa is probably the world’s single best instructional river!|
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|With instructors like Eric Jackson, Matt "Sharky" McGuire, Matt Hamilton, Tyler Fox, Dan Caldwell and up-and-comers like Nick Troutman and Joel Kowalski the OKS is loaded with talent who can take you to high performance paddling|
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|Meeting your instructional needs is our mission|
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