Paddling classes begin May 9

We offer a variety of paddling classes and tours through the summer. Classes are held at Lake Ahquabi State Park and Raccoon River Park. More information can be found here. 


Boat Rentals open May 15

We are very excited to have 2 locations to rent canoes, kayaks, and paddle boards! Raccoon River Park Boat House will open May 15 and Lake Ahquabi Boat Rental will open May 21! We look forward to seeing you out on the water this summer!


Store Hours - open Thursday 10-8

Beginning on June 1st CanoeSport Outfitters’ retail store in Indianola will be open on Thursday’s ONLY from 10 am to 8 pm until further notice. The retail store will be closed Friday through Wednesday, although we will happily make every effort to meet customers at the store by appointment. Please feel free to contact the store by phone, email, or on Facebook. We will be checking all our messages daily and will respond to you as quickly as possible.


SUP Yoga

Get your summer zen on the water! Join us for a session of Stand Up Paddleboard Yoga! Dress to get wet and move through some flows while out of a SUP. 


Thursday Skill and Grill

Join us every Thursday in June at Lake Ahquabi and July at Raccoon River Park for an evening of fun and food! We'll meet briefly at 6pm to talk about a skill to work on for the evening, paddle the lake with friends, then top it off with dinner by the shore. Dinner is picnic style.