I Can Paddle!

I Can Paddle! has ended for the season.
Check back in the spring for the 2015 schedule!

Get the family out on the water this summer! Learn paddling skills from experienced guides while exploring some of Minnesota's most stunning lakes and rivers. I Can Paddle! programs are designed especially for first-time paddlers; no experience is necessary. Afterwards, you and your family will be ready to launch your own paddling adventure.

  • Use of a canoe/kayak/paddleboard, plus paddles and life jackets.
  • Small group sizes—you'll get the attention you need to develop your skills.
  • No experience necessary; all equipment provided.
  • Great for families!
Slide show of photos from previous I Can Paddle! workshops. This slideshow requires the latest version of Adobe Flash Player. All photos copyright Rolf Hagberg.


Please contact the DNR Information Center toll-free at (888) 646-6367 between 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also get more information by emailing ican.dnr@state.mn.us.


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This program is made possible by funds from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy Amendment.