Exceptional Guidance, Expertise, & Customer Service - since 1984 Frontenac Outfitters Canoe and Kayak Centre Ontario's On-Water Paddlesports Centre Free test paddling 6 days a week

A Destination Like No Other!

Exceptional service. Waterfront access for free test paddling. Paddle Canada Certified Instructors. And Canada’s best selection of quality canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddleboards! Contact us today to learn more!

Our Lakefront Paddlesports Centre

We do it all. Kayak, Canoe and Stand-Up Paddle Board Sales, Rentals, Courses, Clinics & Tours, since 1984! Our natural, waterfront environment is the perfect place to try before you buy, and the “Land o’ Lakes” region offers pristine paddling at every turn! 
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Exceptional Choice

One of Canada’s finest Selections awaits! Each season, we stock 300 to 400 new canoes, kayaks and SUP from leading manufacturers. For over 30 years, we’ve pocked, prodded, and paddled hundreds of boats and boards in order to offer our customers the best inventory. We’re here for people who want to do it right!

We're Matchmakers

Matching Boats & Paddlers together for over 30 years, our expert staff will listen to your needs to ensure your time with us is both fun and educational! We take the time to listen to your needs and wants and recommend the best product based on your individual requirements!

Free Test Paddling 7- Days a Week

Come test paddle on our own pristine lake everyday, or set an appointment for more personalized and interruption-free service! To learn more, Contact Us today!
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Satisfaction Guarantee

Our on-water paddlesports centre allows you to try before you buy, and our staff have been expertly matching boats to paddlers for over 30 years! If you’re not 100% satisfied with your purchase, we will exchange it within 30 days.

Paddling & Safety Gear

Our goal is to provide paddlers with the best boats & boards available, and our gear items are no exception!

Comfort, safety, and performance are all key considerations when selecting your gear. Determine those factors the right way, try out our gear before buying!

Kayak Courses, Tours & Clinics

Our courses are suitable for all paddlers whether you’re just getting started or refining your sea kayak skills. We can help with most courses and clinics done on-site and taught by Paddle Canada Certified Instructors!
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Free Campsites

Want to make your time with us more memorable? We offer a free night’s stay at one of our on-site campsites for those buying boats or taking a course! Our wilderness setting, groomed camping pads, and waterfront access provide the perfect beginning of your paddling adventures!
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Location

30min north of Kingston beside Frontenac Provincial Park – Ontario’s most Southern Wilderness Park, offering 15,000 acres, 22 lakes, 160 km’s of hiking, & 48 interior campsites. Our region was recently voted a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve “one of the most significant landscapes on earth.”
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Customer Testimonials

We love to share our passion for paddling by offering you exceptional guidance and expertise. Hear what our customers are saying about their visit to Frontenac Outfitters Canoe & Kayak Centre!
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The Purchasing Power of the U.S. Dollar

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Why buy in Canada is a question we are faced with more and more from our U.S. neighbours. The simple answer is that with the Canadian dollar at its lowest level in years, our U.S. customers have more reasons than ever to Shop and Save on Paddlesports with Us! To  learn more about how this benefits you as a U.S. citizen buying out of country, Click Here to read the full article!

Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP – What’s right for me?

What's-Right-PhotoThis may be the first fundamental decision you will have to make when entering the wonderful world of paddlesports. No matter what the choice, and in some cases it may be a combination of the three, the right decision will lead you to an enjoyable experience that will benefit you physically, mentally, and contribute to the well being of the whole family. Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP. This is not a matter of which is best, but rather which best suits your needs. Take a few moments and ask yourself a few basic questions:

What do I intend to do with the craft?

I.e. Day paddle, expedition paddling, cottage boat, fishing, recreation, or fitness.

How will I use it?

I.e. Cottage use, multiple destinations.

What are my needs?

I.e. Accommodate family, lots of gear, speed, stability.

What types of water do I want to use the boat in?

I.e. Small flat-water lakes, large open lakes, small rivers.

How much do I want/need to carry (capacity)?

I.e. Large family, weekend tripping, extended tripping. Let’s examine this issue further by exploring some other pertinent questions: Click Here to read more

Information on Frontenac Park

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Worth the Drive!

Only 25 Minutes From Kingston, 3 Hours From Toronto, 2 Hours From Ottawa and 3 Hours From Montreal Click Here For Directions hey-coop

Time for a Change?

Want something that’s better on gas, good for the environment, and promotes healthy, active living?  Give us a call about custom fitting you into YOUR IDEAL Canoe, Kayak, or Stand Up Paddleboard!
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