Canoe, Kayak & Stand Up Paddleboard Instruction

Learn to Canoe, Kayak or Stand Up Paddle with Rutabaga Outdoor Programs!

Summer Fun for Kids! Woohoo! Check out our youth and family classes and learn how to have a fun and safe summer on the water! Get your kids outdoors with Rutabaga's Kids Paddling Camps.

•All of our Adult Classes are open for registration! We offer beginner classes, private lessons, group paddles, and ACA Instructor Certification courses.

Weather Information
If the weather looks questionable for the Madison area on the day of your class, please call our Rutabaga Weather Line for current information about cancellations. We update the recording as conditions change so please check in 2-3 hours before your class is scheduled to begin.
Rutabaga Weather Line: 608-310-3868

Door County Sea Kayak Symposium
Discover the beauty of Door County from a sea kayak and become part of the kayaking community! Learn more and register at

Thanks for your interest in learning with Rutabaga!
Nancy Saulsbury
Amelia Musser
Rutabaga Outdoor Programs