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Sioux Empire Paddlers Members Paddle and Potluck

Sioux Empire Paddlers Members Paddle and Potluck

It’s time to get together Sioux Empire Paddlers members! Two of our board members, William and Braxton, have put together an event for SEP Members and new members. We have reserved the picnic shelter area in Split Rock Park in Garretson South Dakota to host a potluck and paddling for our members. Sioux Empire Paddlers will be supplying the pork loin, buns, BBQ sauce, plates, and silver wear. Members, you just need to bring your beverage of choice and some…

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Kids and Kayaking

Kids and Kayaking

Kids are the future. They’re our offspring. We would do anything to protect them but also want them to be adventurous and find their own way. Sioux Empire Paddlers understand these facts. This is why we make our main focus on children. We want our youth to head outdoors and get off electronics. We want them to explore new places and be adventurous. WE also want to make sure they are safe about going on these adventures even if they…

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Kayak Fishing Guided Tours

Kayak Fishing Guided Tours

Have you ever wanted try your luck at fishing from a kayak? You’re in luck, Sioux Empire Paddlers are now offering kayak fishing classes. In our classes we will provide you with a fishing kayak, paddle, and life jackets (Fishing equipment needs to be negotiated with your guide)! Our fishing guide is familiar with our waterways on the east side of South Dakota and has a kayak equipped to help you find fish. Information about the classes Classes can be…

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Sioux Falls Kayak Classes ACA Quick Start your Kayak

Sioux Falls Kayak Classes ACA Quick Start your Kayak

Sioux Empire Paddlers have been working with the Sioux Falls School District to make it possible for kid and adult kayak classes in Sioux Falls. We have some adult classes and a ton of kids classes. If you want to learn some skills from a certified kayak instructor this is where you want to be. Classes are hosted at Covell Lake at Terrace Park in Sioux Falls SD. If you select the link below and enter “kayak” in the search…

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ACA Kayaking for Kids Classes Lake Alvin SD

ACA Kayaking for Kids Classes Lake Alvin SD

Sioux Empire Paddlers will be hosting their first ever Kayaking for Kids Classes at Lake Alvin South Dakota. Your child will learn about water safety, life jacket safety, strokes, sweeps, draws, and anatomy of the kayak and paddle. We will have fun games to play while learning paddling skills and safety at the same time. Our class instructors are ACA (American Canoe Association) Level II Certified River Kayak Instructors with an up to date First Aid and CPR certification. What:…

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Fitness Kayak Classes

Fitness Kayak Classes

Fitness Class: Are you looking for a way to stay active outside the gym during the warmer months? Do you have fitness goals you want to achieve and want to spend time on the water? Are you interested in building endurance to paddle longer distances, paddle faster, participate in a race or finish a race that you have been unable to finish? Sioux Empire Paddle Fitness classes are here to help meet your fitness goals AND have fun kayaking! Kayaking…

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Sioux Empire Paddlers Tours/Guides

Sioux Empire Paddlers Tours/Guides

One of our ACA Certified Kayak Instructors is now offering tours and guide services. Would you like a guided tour down a local river or even a lake? Our instructor will build a personalized trip for you from anywhere between 3 hours and 4 day trips. Trips can be on the Big Sioux river or even the Missouri River. We plan trips to fit your needs and wants. Do you want to learn how to kayak camp? These services will…

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ACA Kids Kayak Class Garretson South Dakota

ACA Kids Kayak Class Garretson South Dakota

Sioux Empire Paddlers will be hosting their first ever Kayaking for Kids Classes in Garretson South Dakota. Your child will learn about water safety, life jacket safety, strokes, sweeps, draws, and anatomy of the kayak and paddle. We will have fun games to play while learning paddling skills and safety at the same time. Our class instructors are ACA (American Canoe Association) Level II Certified River Kayak Instructors with an up to date First Aid and CPR certification.   What:…

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Sioux Falls Whitewater Park Survey

Sioux Falls Whitewater Park Survey

We would appreciate if you took a few minutes to take our survey in regards to the proposed Sioux Falls Whitewater Park. Our goal from the survey is to see how much interest there is for a whitewater park in our community and beyond our local community. We also need data to support the parks non-kayaking interest to demonstrate how it is a multipurpose development and its economic potential for the community as a whole. By taking a couple of…

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