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MEC Toronto Paddlefest 2017

  • Sunnyside Beach 1755 Lake Shore Boulevard West Toronto, ON, M6S 5A3 Canada (map)

SATURDAY, JUNE 10: 9:30AM - 5:30PM

SUNDAY, JUNE 11: 9:30AM - 3:30PM

MEC is throwing a party to welcome the 2017 paddling season! Dive into the world of kayaking, canoeing, and stand up paddleboarding. You can go for a test paddle, learn skills from the experts, and browse exhibitor booths. There's lots on deck, and everyone’s welcome!


Update: 2017 Clinic Schedule will be posted on Friday, May 5. Registration will open on Friday, May 12 at noon. Stay tuned paddlers!

Clinics will be taught by some of Ontario's best paddle sports instructors to introduce first-timers to canoeing, kayaking, and stand-up paddleboarding, as well as intermediate and advanced clinics to fine tune your strokes and skills.

All land clinics are free and offer opportunities to learn about minimizing your impact on the natural environment, yoga sessions for paddlers, and what to do if you get into a challenging situation.

On Water Clinic Costs:

  • 1.5 hour clinics: $15+HST
  • Half-day Clinics (3.5 hours): $40+HST
  • Full-day Clinics (8 hours): $80+HST

Lake Ontario Waterkeeper is the official charity partner for this MEC Paddlefest in Toronto.

Find more information on this event here. 


Earlier Event: June 5
Cottage Rodeo
Later Event: June 23
Wolfe Island Festival of the Arts