Accepting 2020 Registrations

Welcome to Kirkwood Canoe

Canoe Instruction in the Muskoka area for 38 years. View our pages for upcoming Canoeing Courses including Basic instruction for the novice paddler to  Instructor levels. 

2020 –   Kirkwood Canoe will continue to follow the guidance from Simcoe Muskoka Health Unit, and the Ontario Government:  https://news.ontario.ca/en/search?keywords=covid-19

Our canoeing season will begin August 8th.   We are practicing COVID19 Protocol.

Should the need arise, we will not hesitate to cancel courses on their advice.  

We offer courses in:

Basic Instruction

Camp Canoe Instructors  //  CCI Bridging to Basic Instructors

Basic Canoe Instructor

Canadian Style Paddling

Canoe Tripping  //  Canoe Day Trip Leader

and River Running

NEW for 2020

Camping Boot Camp in “NEW” Additional Courses 

Clients asked for a workshop to improve on their campsite skills…. and we are delivering!


We provide canoe instruction courses for all age groups. If the course dates don’t fit your schedule, contact us and we will quote you a private or semi-private course.  If you have any questions complete the “General Enquiry” form found on the Contact Us Page.