Learn From the Best Instructors in Ohio
41° North offers a full line of ACA-approved paddling courses, taught by certified ACA instructors. In fact, we offer the most comprehensive kayak instructional program in the lower Great Lakes, with classes for beginners through training and certification for instructors and guides.
Our classes are sequenced to help you develop core skills and have fun doing it!
Courses are regularly scheduled throughout the paddling season. We can also create custom programs to accommodate your group. Private lessons are also available at a rate of $45/hr (3 hour minimum). Price breaks are available for each additional paddler added to a private group.
Equipment (sea kayak, spray skirt, paddle, PFD, paddle float, and bilge pump) is included in all classes (except instructor training/certification programs) at no additional cost. Kayak Rolling classes include use of a whitewater kayak, paddle, sprayskirt, helmet, and PFD.