Paddle School Scheduled

The next Paddle School will be June 2-4, 2017


TVCC Paddle School is a two-day course for whitewater and flatwater paddling. Our courses are designed for everyone, from first timers who have never been in a boat to intermediate/advanced paddlers looking to improve their skills. All our classrooms are on the water so you will get plenty of experience under the supervision of our instructors and support boaters who are excited to share their knowledge and passion for the sport we love with our students.  Location is TBD.


Schedule of Events


Friday Night

Students renting or borrowing gear for the weekend are strongly encouraged to arrive Friday evening to receive assistance outfitting their boats.

  • Welcome Dinner
  • Boat Outfitting Tent
  • Live Entertainment (band starts around dusk)

Saturday & Sunday

After a safety talk, you are off for two days of fun on the water learning to paddle.

Mike Shillinger performs his annual safety (and comedy) demonstration.


Saturday evening’s highlights include:

  • Joust Tournament
  • Gear Auction (find good deals on paddling gear)


Thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers, instructors and support boaters for making Paddle School possible.


Course Options

Kid’s Club • Whitewater Kayak • Whitewater Canoe • Tandem Whitewater Canoe • Whitewater Alternate Boat (raft, inflatable, etc) • Flatwater Boat • SUP


The deadline for student registration is Wednesday, May 18th. Please check out the TVCC website for the most current and complete information.