WAV Paddling Courses

Central Canada's Paddling School

We provide highly personalized, small group, and instructional adventures to paddlers of all abilities and skill levels

From beginners looking for their first guided experience to advanced paddlers looking to develop their on lake or river skills, all of our programs are customized to match the goals, skills, and experience of the participants. Our instructional team is made up of the most experienced and active instructors in the province, and many of our courses and clinics offer Paddle Canada certification.

Programs Include:

  • Kayaking - Flatwater and Whitewater
  • Canoeing - Flatwater and Whitewater
  • Stand Up Paddleboarding
  • Wilderness First Aid
  • Whitewater Rescue
  • Wilderness Navigation
  • Guided Trips
  • Private, Group, and Customized Courses/Trips
  • Instructor Training

Custom Programs:

We are also happy to provide a custom program for an individual or a whole group! Contact Us today and we will put together exactly the program you're looking for.


WAVpaddling is committed to developing and supporting the paddling community in Manitoba and our team has over 30 years of collective experience teaching and guiding on our local waters. Our team members are nationally certified and have gone through a rigorous training and testing programs. Want to know more about WAVpaddling? Read more


"Instructor was excellent. Very effective at breaking down skills into progressions, communicating, organization, and catering to different skill levels. They made me feel very comfortable with trying new skills and challenging myself. This course also helped me overcome fears, build confidence in my abilities, and challenge myself"

"The course was valuable and very enjoyable. I loved it! The instructor was excellent and very accommodating to student's needs and different levels of abilities. He was very encouraging and understanding."

"Excellent instruction. Caring individual, knowledgeable, and safe. Articulates well and with humor."

Check-out more testimonials about how people feel about the course they took with us or what they have to say about WAVPaddling instructors. Read more


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Cancellation and Refund Policy:

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