Harbourfront Alert

CLOSED FOR THE SEASON. Already looking forward to opening day for rentals June 1st 2023. Guided tours might be earlier. Thanks for another great summer everyone, we wish you all a healthy & happy winter.

Quickest reply for ANY inquiry is via ask@paddletoronto.com

Season closing Sat Oct 1st

Our season runs up to and includes Saturday Oct 1st and there is lots of great paddling and weather that still await in September. Social Paddles continue at a relaxed pace Friday nights only departing at 6:00pm (plan to arrive by 5:30pm). We will continue to update our homepage and voicemail everyday on weather conditions … Continued

Off-Season Boat Storage, Paddling & Lakefront News

If you store a boat for the winter we have a few tips for you. Plastic kayaks love a good coating of Synthetic 303 (available at most boat shops) which protects against UV damage and takes the dryness out of rubber hatches. Kayaks and Canoes should be stored upside down with hatches removed to let … Continued

Healthy Living Everyone…Keep Stretching

You have over 96,000 Km of blood vessels, enough to circle the globe twice. A hummingbird flaps its wings up to 90 times per second. Your heart will beat about 2.6 Billion times over the course of your lifetime, about 100,000 times per day when lightning strikes it can reach up to 30,000 degrees celsius … Continued

Paddling Gifts that share the Love

Would you like to purchase a gift voucher for a loved one to use towards one of our courses or tours? Our online gift voucher can provide the gift of developing paddling skills, health, community & friendship. You can choose a gift of $25, $50, $75, or $100. Once purchased, you can personalize the voucher, print … Continued

Photos from this past summer

What a great summer of paddling photos we captured this year. Thanks to all who took photos to spread the paddling joy, and sent them in. If you have more photos then email them to us at ask@paddletoronto.com. Thanks so much!

David Johnston

Watch Free Weather & L. Huron Classes

If you’re itching to get out on the water as bad as we are then watch the free online zoom clinics today that were previously put on by one of our sea kayak instructors, David Johnston. Introduction to Weather for Sea Kayakers Join us for this previously recorded hour and a half online zoom clinic … Continued

Celebrate Paddling Visually

CELEBRATE PADDLING VISUALLY!  Check out some 1985 location photos in our photo gallery , most recent photos on Facebook, and the 30 min. film THE CANOE by Film-maker and Harbourfront Alumni, Goh Iromoto. You’ll be sure to see see some familiar footage, and check out other Toronto waterfront footage there too. Be sure to like us on Facebook for updated photos as our docks get … Continued