PADDLERsmart! USA Knowledge Base

Module 01 - Paddling Basics:



It’s the quiet dip of your paddle into a misty lake. It’s the head-to-toe feeling of balance when you’re handling your canoe with confidence. It’s the exhilarating momentum of heading downstream on a kayak adventure. It’s about being on the water.

We believe the paddle sport lifestyle is about pursuing moments like these. On your own or with your family—it’s your time. Take this course and discover that paddling is a welcome source of health, relaxation, adventure  and enjoyment!

PADDLERsmart! is designed for beginner paddlers who will be hitting the water during ideal weather and water conditions. Remember, if you attach a motor to your paddle craft you must have obtained a Boater Education Card to legally operate the boat. But no worries, you can get yours at®!


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