Kayaking

Kayaking is a versatile outdoor recreational activity that encourages physical fitness, nature exploration, and adventure.  Kayaking provides opportunities for a wide range of personal interests from the serenity of gliding across a smooth lake, or exploring a meandering stream, to the thrill of paddling a whitewater... read more
In 2014, Adaptive Adventures - Chicago is making kayaking our primary focus for summer program growth. We will look to continue a productive partnership with Kayak Chicago and expand on events in collaboration with local adaptive sports groups, veterans organizations, and rehabilitation hospitals. Additionally, we have... read more
In 2013, Adaptive Adventures Colorado is again expanding programs for all levels of skill and ability. Increasingly, people with disabilities are discovering kayaking as a recreational activity. Using standard and/or adapted equipment, many people with disabilities can kayak on a "level paddling field" with their non-... read more
In 2013, Adaptive Adventures is expanding programs for all levels of skill and ability in the sport of kaykaing. We are increasing the intermediate and advanced paddling opportunities and trips in the Midwest and Rocky Mountains. These multi-day adventure trips incorporate improved paddling skills, fitness, team building,... read more
Imagine waking up on the shores of Lake Powell with several ski boats, a quiver of water skis, fishing gear, a canoe and a stack of kayaks at your disposal. Imagine shoreline feasts and music-filled nights by a campfire under desert stars. And imagine 10-15 like-minded individuals with which to share the good times.... read more

Kayaking is a versatile outdoor recreational activity that encourages physical fitness, nature exploration, and adventure.  Kayaking provides opportunities for a wide range of personal interests from the serenity of gliding across a smooth lake, or exploring a meandering stream, to the thrill of paddling a whitewater river.  Kayaking is a great way to spend an afternoon, a day, or longer with family and friends. 

Increasingly, people with disabilities are discovering kayaking as a recreational activity. Using standard and/or adapted equipment, many people with disabilities can kayak on a "level paddling field" with their non-disabled peers.  For many participants minimal adaptations are necessary to enjoy kayaking.  For others, the increasing varieties of adaptations available are making kayaking accessible for even more participants.  

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