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

Created by Paddlers

for Paddlers

Our unique On-water Centre offers YOU a superior purchasing experience. Are a few hours of your time worth a lifetime of paddling pleasure?

Our Lakefront Paddlesports Centre

We do it all… Kayak, Canoe and Stand-Up Paddle Board Sales, Rentals, Courses, Clinics & Tours, since 1984!

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Exceptional Choice

One of Canada’s finest Selections awaits – 300 to 400 new canoes, kayaks and SUP from 11 leading manufacturers. We’re here for people who want to do it right!

We're Matchmakers

Matching Boats & Paddlers together for 30 years, our expert staff will listen to your needs to ensure your time with us is both fun and educational.

Free Test Paddling 6- Days a Week

Come test paddle on our own pristine lake everyday except Tuesday, or set an appointment for more personalized and interruption-free service!

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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 30 years! Not 100% satisfied, we will exchange it within 30 days.

Paddling & Safety Gear

Comfort, safety, and performance are important. Who else lets you choose your gear the right way by paddling with it before buying?

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Kayak Courses, Tours & Clinics

Whether you’re just getting started, or refining your sea kayak skills. We can help with most courses and clinics done on-site!

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Free Campsites

To make your time with us more memorable we offer a ‘FREE’ night’s campsite stay for those buying boats or taking a course!


½ hour 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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Canoes, Kayaks, & SUP - What’s right for me?


This 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

Discover Frontenac Park

Worth the Drive!

Only 25 Minutes From Kingston, 3 Hours From Toronto,

2 Hours From Ottawa and 3 Hours From Montreal

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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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