Paddling Programs 2022


We're excited to offer a great variety of canoeing and kayaking events this spring and summer! There's something for everyone, from beginners to advanced paddlers of all ages. Explore Milwaukee's wonderful waterways by boat with us! Check out our programs and register below.

Please note: For insurance reasons, personal boats are currently not allowed in any of our paddling programs. Registration in advance is required for all the programs.

View by location: Riverside Park  |  Washington Park

Launching in the Rowing Club (1900 N. Commerce St.)

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Explore the Milwaukee River from a canoe with a guide from the Urban Ecology Center. Beginners to experienced paddlers are invited to join us for a relaxing paddle followed by cheers to a great paddle at Lakefront Brewery! The price includes one beverage. BONUS: Mondays at Lakefront Brewery are “Halfy-Hour”: buy one beer, get one 1/2 off!

For adults

Pick Your Price: Program Cost: $35 | Price Break: $25

Monday, September 12 | 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. | Register


Sunset Paddle for Intermediate Paddlers

Join us on a beautiful paddle on the Milwaukee River, intermediate canoe addition. Bring your best friend, learn a few new strokes, paddle a little further, and master those beginner paddling techniques. Plus those lovely sunset colors will surely be the cherry on top of this fun evening!

For adults and teens

Pick Your Price: Program Cost: $35 | Price Break: $25

Friday, October 7 | 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. | Register


Washington Park Lagoon

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Full Moon Paddle for Beginnersfor Beginners

With the full moon above, paddle with your pals at Washington Park. Learn the basics of paddling safely and a bit about the Hunter's Moon of October on our final paddling program of the season.

For adults and teens

Pick Your Price: Program Cost: $12 | Price Break: $10

Thursday, October 6 | 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. | Register


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