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Boating/canoeingKids 5-8

Finding Afterschool Boating/Canoeing Activities for Siblings

With the summer months upon us, the warm weather brings about the perfect opportunity to get out on the water and enjoy a leisurely paddle. Boating and canoeing can be a great way for siblings to spend some quality time together and enjoy the outdoors. Whether it’s a day trip or an afterschool activity, there are plenty of options for families to explore.

For those who live near a river or lake, boating or canoeing is a great way to spend an afternoon. Many state and local parks offer public access to the water, so families can easily rent canoes or kayaks for a few hours. To make the outing extra special, why not pack a picnic lunch and take a break along the banks?

If water activities aren’t accessible, some communities may offer local canoeing or kayaking classes. These are great options for kids to learn the basics of boating, safety, and the opportunity to connect with their peers. Many classes provide all the necessary equipment and safety gear, so families don’t have to worry about purchasing their own boats.
For those who already own a boat, they may consider joining a local paddling club. These clubs often organize day trips for members and provide a fun, safe environment for boating. Many clubs also offer the necessary equipment, so families can even borrow a canoe or kayak if they don’t have their own.

Boating and canoeing can be a great way for siblings to spend time together, experience the outdoors, and make lasting memories. By doing a bit of research, families can easily find activities and events that allow them to get out on the water and enjoy the summer months.

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