New to whitewater or a seasoned veteran? We have a course for you! Try out a new whitewater discipline or brush up on skill in beautiful Ontario with our experienced and professional instructors.
Whitewater Kayak, Canoe, & Camping Programs at Palmer Rapids, Ontario
Ontario’s celebrated whitewater playground
Take your boating to the next level in Ontario’s world-class whitewater. Our guides are STOKED to host your teens on this amazing overnight camp that hones their whitewater canoeing skills in different rivers.
Join us for an exciting overnight adventure program as we develop your teens’ whitewater canoe skills in the vast Ontario wilderness. Our seven-day trips are fun, safe, and educational for everyone!
This program is perfect for brand new, beginner or intermediate youth who are excited about whitewater activities. They can learn all the skills they need to become a paddling pro in no time!
Our rescue courses are an essential part of a well-rounded paddler’s skillset, are hands-on and engaging, and provide paddlers with the skills they need to perform whitewater rescue in recreation or international industry employment. We are proudly partnering with Boreal River Rescue to provide a Whitewater Rescue course that will challenge you and b
New to whitewater or a seasoned veteran? We have a course for you! For those without formal whitewater training we have beginner whitewater kayak courses. For those with formal instruction and experience under their belt, we have intermediate/advanced whitewater kayak courses! Try out a new whitewater discipline or brush up on skill in beautiful Ontario. Our guides are the best of the best when it comes to teaching first-time paddlers or experienced veterans.
Take our river running whitewater course to get in some quality paddling practice before your big whitewater trip. This course helps you brush up on all your essential whitewater skills on the Madawaska River.
Join us for our official season opener! River Fest is an exciting weekend fundraising event to support Paddler Co-op’s youth and kids programs. Kick off your summer of adventure with a weekend of whitewater!
The recent changes have affected many of us and we are doing our best to keep Paddler Co-op thriving. We are asking for support from our community!
If you are able to purchase your yearly membership, buy some of our merchandise or donate to helps us pay bills like utilities and rent, we would appreciate the support! Every donation goes a long way.
A Paddler Co-op annual membership is one of the best ways you can invest in your paddling skills
Choose Your Adventure!
Connect. Adventure. Nature.
Paddler Co-op is a nonprofit, member-owned organization in business to build a better paddling community for everyone.
We offer high-quality whitewater instruction training, certifications, youth camps, group programs, trips, equipment rentals and river guiding at an affordable cost tailored your specific needs and schedule.
We value inclusivity, accessibility, sustainability, responsibility, integrity and quality, and believe in a “people first” culture. In this spirit, we offer some of the most affordable youth whitewater programs in Ontario, and have family and group discounts available.
Our campground is open to the public, bookings can be made online or over the phone!
Not a member? NO PROBLEM! Membership is only $15 and helps offset insurance costs and our community projects.
Join a pre-built group course – browse our offered dates by clicking the calendar tab at the top of this page – or request a custom course by email [email protected] or by calling 613-758-2772!