Harbourfront Alert

SUNDAY - rentals fully booked. No walk-ins. Existing rentals due back 3pm latest re higher winds and potential storm risk late afternoon. Refund or reschedule OK. MONDAY - likely closed due to weather. Updates here.

Welcome to summer 2022!

Our season is well under way and courses are filling up quickly! If you are interested in learning to kayak but short on time, consider booking a Kayak Evening Course. Looking for a leisurely guided kayak tour with a partner? Check out our Tandem Kayak Tours. We’re so happy to be your source to connect … Continued

Erik’s New Courses & News

Erik Ogaard is back for another season to his favorite paddling community. He has designed some new multi-way programs like Wellness Paddling, Performance Paddling, & a combined Kayak/Canoe Instructor Course. Learn from one of the most fun and most successful instructors in Canada. The Harbourfront is changing! Harbourfront Canoe & Kayak Centre will continue to … 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