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On-Water Classes
From beginners to intermediate paddlers, the Door County Sea Kayak Symposium offers high-quality on-water instructional opportunities. Use this information to select the classes best suited to your skill level and your paddling goals. Many classes are offered several times, so create the symposium that works for you.

Intro to Sea Kayaking
Rescues and Towing
Rescues and Towing for Women
Kayak Essentials
Kayak Essentials for Women
Kayak Tune-Up
Boat Control
Boat Control for Women
Forward Stroke
Combining Strokes
Combining Strokes for Women
Video Stroke Analysis
Greenland Paddling Intro
Greenland Paddling 2
Paddler's Choice
Kayak Play
Intro to Kayak Rolling
Kayak Rolling 2
Open Water Adventure
Wind, Waves and Surf

On-Land Workshops
Take a break from the water and join one of our On-Land Workshops. You'll explore selected topics in-depth during these hands-on, participatory workshops. These workshops require pre-registration, the same as on-water classes and paddling tours.

Yoga for Paddlers
Outfitting Your Boat - On Land
Navigation Tools & Charts - On Land

Paddling Tours
A variety of wonderful touring opportunities for all skill levels! Note that tours may be modified or rerouted due to weather or water conditions.

Mink River Tour
Naturalist Mink River Tour
Kangaroo Lake Relaxed Tour
Europe & Newport Bays Relaxed Tour
Rowleys Bay to Sand Bay Relaxed Tour
Rowleys Bay to Spider Island Tour
Garrett Bay Relaxed Tour
Baileys Harbor Relaxed Tour
Garrett Bay to Ellison Bay Tour
Moonlight Bay to Cana Lighthouse Tour
Sister Islands Tour
Strawberry Islands Tour
Tennison to Chambers Island Tour
Porte des Morts Open Water Passage
Sister Islands Skill Builder Tour
Horseshoe Island Skill Builder Tour
Tip of the Door Skill Builder Tour

Youth Classes/Tours
Introduce your young one(s) to the excitement and wonder of kayaking. We offer our Youth Kayaking series for youth ages 8-15.

Youth Go Kayaking 1/Refresher
Youth Go Kayaking 2/Refresher
Youth Garrett Bay Tour
Youth Challenge