|Kayak & SUP Instruction:
With multiple certified Kayak and SUP instructors on staff, we can meet the needs of beginner and more advanced paddlers. Just come see us, we'll take care of the rest. New this season we have 5 different types of Stand Up Paddleboards for you to try, rent, or buy, along with many classes to help you with yoru paddle skills. With the largest selection of boats and boards and the most experienced staff on Geneva Lake, you can't go wrong!
Cross Country Ski & Snowshoe Instruction:
In the winter, we offer basic instruction for snowshoes and cross-country skis to help get you started on the trail. Whatever your needs, we'll help you get there - just call the store or use the Contact Us form and we'll be happy to help. Getting you into the outdoors is part of our mantra:
Mission Statement: "To encourage and enhance ones life outdoors, at any age, in any season."
Browse our SUPER SWEET selection of kayaks, stand up paddleboards, and canoes
All right here in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin
Meet CWO's CRAZY-Kayak & SUP Instructors
Qualifications: ACA Certified for Kayak and SUP
Favorite Craft: Boats & SUPs are like shoes - you choose the right ones for the right occasion.
Best Memory on the Water: Kayaking to the outer-most of the Apostle Islands on an absolutely picture-perfect day.
Qualifications: ACA Level 1 and 2 Certified - Essentials of Kayaking & Touring
Favorite Craft: Kayak (no hesitation)
Best Memory on the Water: Kayaking trip to Pictured Rocks State Park on Lake Superior. Late August with Dave and another CWOer. We took off from the shore with a strong wind at our back and rode the 6 foot waves along the shoreline to 12 Mile Beach. The views were gorgeous and it made my first trip on Lake Superior a great experience!
Qualifications: PaddleFit Pro Level 1 Instructor (soon to be Level 2!); BA in Excercise Science and a year of being a Personal Trainer.
Favorite Craft: SUP (Love SUP Yoga and SUP Fitness!).
Best Memory on the Water: One of my favorite moments on the water would have to be sitting on my SUP watching the sun set over Geneva Lake after a great Water & Body class...Gorgeous.
Qualifications: PaddleFit Pro Level 1 Instructor (soon to be Level 2!)
Favorite Craft: SUP - All day, every day!
Best Memory on the Water: Paddling at night for the CWO Full Moon Paddles (with proper lighting, of course!). It's so peaceful and all your senses are engaged in the experience.
Qualifications: SUP Core Fitness Level 1 & 2 Instructor.
Favorite Craft: SUP!
Best Memory on the Water: Being scared-to-death, and yet enjoying the beauty while participating in a 7-mile open water race on the Pacific near San Francisco. I was falling in and getting back up (before the sharks got me!) over and over again, and came in dead last - right after my brother. :) What a trip - I'd do it again!