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Open Paddling for AEE Attendees

Friday, Nov 3, 2023 (1:00 pm - 3:30 pm)

Payment Options:
Paddle Registration
Leaders: Outdoor UW Manager
Dan Dunne

Event Information


Sign up for a discounted hour and a half paddle at Outdoor UW specifically for out-of-town AEE conference attendees. Solo kayks and tandem kayaks will be available for this adventure. Please dress according to the brisk fall weather and enjoy the last few days of our paddling season. Craft are first come, first serve. Please note, Outdoor UW has the right to refuse service and paddling is recomended only for experienced paddlers this time of year.

  1. Complete your reservation before arriving 
    • Payment will be required
    • A waiver will be signed
    • Review our cancellation policy
  2. Arrive to the Outdoor UW Office
    • The office is located in the lower level overlooking the lake front on the west side of the building.  
    • Additional directions and information will be sent in a confirmation email. 
    • Arrive early if you plan to change, use the bathroom, or rent a locker.  Locker rentals are available for $1 through our front desk (or at the time of your rental reservation)
  3. Let's Paddle!
    • Our team will help you gear up and provide a safety orientation. 
  4. Return your boat
    • Reservations are for 90 minutes.  Should you want a longer time period, please sign-up for an additional timeslot.
    • Our staff will help you exit your boat and put away your equipment.  
    • Don't forget to visit the terrace for food and drinks after!

Participants under 18:
If you are signing your child up for this event, just select the quantity of crafts you will need to accommodate your party. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian and all participants under 16 must be in the same paddlecraft as their legal guardian.

Participants over 18:
Select the number of crafts you would like and then proceed with your payment. You will be prompted to enter your information and agree to our waiver. Follow the prompts until you are directed back to the event page and you are listed as a participant.  


*** This is event is specifically for AEE conference attendees, however Outdoor UW paddle/camping rentals will be availble through out the conference. Outdoor UW's hours are prone to change but should be open 2-5:30pm Thursday - Friday and 10amm - 5:30 pm Saturday and Sunday ***

Event Type
Cancellation, Reschedule, and Refund Information
Cancellations made 24 hours in advance will receive a full refund. No-show reservations will not receive a refund. You may reschedule for a different day/time by following the directions at the end of this paragraph, as long as you contact us before the start time of your reservation. In the event of inclement weather or wind, we will make every attempt to contact you before you arrive. At times we may have to substitute your paddle craft for one that is more suitable for windy conditions. All weather calls may be rescheduled or you will receive a full refund. Please call Outdoor UW at (608) 262-1630 or email to cancel.
Equipment/ Gear Required by Participant
Outdoor UW will provide life jackets, which must be worn during the entirety of a rental. We will also provide paddles for each renter to use. Each renter is responsible for keeping track of the time during their rental, and any personal safety equipment (sunscreen, PPE, etc.), or form of hydration. We do not allow alcohol on our crafts or consumption of alcohol/drugs prior to rental. We reserve the right to turn away any renters who we believe to have consumed alcohol in close proximity to their rental time, or who may be attempting to bring alcohol on our crafts. Lockers are available at the Outdoor UW front desk for $1.
Food and Equipment Information

Registration Count

Registration Type Registrations Remaining
All Participants 6 32