Kayak Lessons in Dallas

Kayak Lessons in Dallas
With plenty of rivers and lakes surrounding the Dallas-Fort Worth area, it's no wonder kayaking and canoeing are such popular pastimes. The American Canoe Association certifies kayak instructors for kayak lessons in Dallas and the surrounding area. Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned kayaker, a child or an adult, there's always something to learn from professional kayak instruction.

Kayak Lessons for All Ages

Kayak Power has several different kayak lessons to choose from. These range from lessons for the beginner who needs to get comfortable in the water to tips and help for seasoned kayakers who wish to improve their skills. Kayak Power offers specific classes for children, as well as team-building exercises, camps and basic introductory workshops suitable for classroom demonstration or even for scouting groups. In addition to providing kayaking instruction, Kayak Power also schedules regular kayaking trips. Courses are held at the Lewisville Lake Environmental Learning Area and also at White Rock Lake.

KayakPower
2331 Gus Thomasson Road, Suite # 112
Dallas, Texas 75228
(214) 669-1663‎
kayakpower.com

Professional Kayak Instruction in Dallas

Trinity River Expeditions, a canoe and kayak tour service in the Dallas area, recommends that students seek instruction from Dave Holl, of Kayak Instruction, Inc. Dave is an ACA whitewater kayak Instructor, an ARC lifeguard, a Wilderness First Responder, a participant in the Boy Scouts of America's Circle Ten Venture program (kayak consultant) and Merit Badge Counselor with over 30 years of kayak Instruction experience. Mr. Holl has completed the ACA Essentials of River Safety course and is a certified rescue instructor, plus he's a World Kayak Certified Pool/Lake and Basic Whitewater instructor.

Kayak Instruction, Inc.
ATT: Dave Holl
8410 Seafield Lane
Rowlett, Texas 75089
(214) 629-4794
kayakinstruct.com

Trinity River Expeditions
304 Lyman Circle
Dallas, Texas 75211
(214) 941-1757
canoedallas.com

Paddle Bound River Outfitters

Just outside of Dallas, Paddle Bound River Outfitters has been serving Dallas-Fort Worth since 2004. Formerly known as Double M Canoes, this company offers kayaking classes year-round. In the warmer months, classes take place on the waterways surrounding Dallas, and in the cooler months, they're in the swimming pool at the Northeast Campus of Tarrant County College. Paddle Bound provides lifejackets, kayaks and paddles. Private and small group classes can be scheduled and use of your own equipment is permitted. All instructors are certified through ACA, the American Canoe Association.

Paddle Bound River Outfitters
505 Leta Lane
Colleyville, Texas 76034-3123
(817) 282-3135‎
paddlebound.com

Article Written By Lisa Russell

Lisa Russell has been a freelance writer since 1998. She's been published in "Rethinking Everything Magazine," "Playdate" and "Home Educator's Family Times." She has a professional background in education, cosmetology and the restaurant industry. Russell studied early childhood education at Antelope Valley College, and is pursuing a degree in law.

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