Adventure Retreats

Our most successful programs are our courses offered in the context of Adventure Learning.

Our most successful programs are our courses offered in the context of Adventure Learning. Rather than offering a formal curriculum, these multi-day programs offer paddlers are designed around the needs of individual padders, meeting them where they are and comfortably challenging them.  These programs are typically held in areas that offer paddlers a variety of conditions in which to learn.  We often have guest instructors and coaches on board to help us with these retreat-type offerings. Our Adventure Learning opportunities also include off-water learning and bonding with other paddlers –  we are most excited when we see people expand their paddling circles and form new groups to adventure and practice with.

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Stay & Play Weekend: Fisher’s Island Sound

May 4th–6th
Groton, CT

Our Fishers Island Stay and Play weekend is for paddlers with experience, who want to get out on the water in challenging pre season conditions with others of similar interests and capability. This trip will attract a more independent paddler who is capable of safely planning and paddling a day of rough water play in colder preseason waters Access to the tideraces at Fishers Island, as well rocks and coastal adventure in Rhode Island are a very short drive from the Groton House. Join Prime paddlesports for a weekend of exciting early season adventure! This is a non-instructional program, however it will be led led by trusted Prime Paddlesports Instructors, Coaches and Guides who have local area knowledge and will assist in helping to shape the weekend’s plans and will assist with logistics and aspects of on water safety. Learning happens; even when we are not teaching. About the Groton House: The Groton House is an old Victorian Era Home located on Avery Point in Groton Connecticut that Prime Paddlesports has exclusive use of for paddling events, the home has has eight bedrooms, sleeps twelve comfortably and has lots of modern conveniences including a full kitchen and plenty of space for paddlers to relax, unwind, minge and share their stoke for sea kayaking adventure. Arrive on Friday at 6:00pm & depart on Sunday at 4:00pm
  • Accommodations
  • Rental Equipment (Additional Cost): Prime Paddlesports can outfit a paddler in performance rental equipment for the weekend at $130 (at a rate of $65 per day, includes, performance kayak, paddle, PFD and spray skirt.
Full Sea Kayaking Kit:

  • Kayak ( with proper bow and stern floatation)
  • Paddle
  • Spare paddle
  • PFD
  • Spray- skirt
  • Proper Immersion Wear (Drysuit) based upon forecasted Temperatures
  • Helmets
  • Tow Belts
  • First Aid Kit & Repair Kit
  • All Personal items (to include food and water / hot beverage, sun protection, glasses, sunblock

Our varied offerings including private instruction, adventure learning, formal courses, symposiums, and other educational opportunities that we deliver, arrange, and host.  Paddlers of all levels have come to enjoy the quality programs that Prime paddlesports is known for.

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