Let Next Adventure help you learn to kayak and stand up paddleboard! We offer instruction and trips fit for everyone from the absolute beginner to the most experienced water warrior. We have everything to get your feet wet, from the best paddling gear in the area to the most comprehensive and fun instructional classes. You can register for kayak instruction and tours in person or over the phone at the Portland Paddle Sports Center, at the Scappoose Bay Paddling Center, or follow the links below to sign up online!
Our experienced, ACA Certified paddling intructors have a knack for making you feel comfortable regardless of your ability level. We offer instruction and trips fit for everyone from the absolute beginner to the most experienced paddler. Check out our paddling instructor bio page!
CURRENT TRIP INFORMATION
Experience the water from a new perspective
Guided Kayak Trips and tourS
Join us as we explore some of Oregon’s great waterways.
Learn the proper ways to get out of a hairy situation.
You love the open water, scenic lake and ocean vistas. Nothing beats the expereience from a boat.
Coastal Kayak Classes
Challenge yourself and your skills. Experience the ultimate paddling destination.
Sunset Skills Refinement
Polish your skills in your own boat.
Go where the big boats can't get to
BEGINNER WHITEWATER CLASSES
We’re not dropping waterfalls, but we’ll teach you the ways of the river.
INTER. & ADV. WHITEWATER CLASSES
You’ve learned the basics. Now take those skills to the next level.
Test your knowledge and teach others.
Learn from the best without distractions and at your own pace.
For all types of paddling, private instruction is the fastest and most fun way to learn new kayaking skills. We utilize a myriad of resources in and around Portland to give you the best possible learning environment, while deeply focusing on the particular goals of our students. We are experts at creating individualized lessons that cater to your needs and desires. Contact us to learn more or to schedule your own super-fun private lesson: firstname.lastname@example.org