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Happy Paddling

81 Lakeshore Drive | Ontario, Barrie, Ontario L4N 9R2, Canada
+1 705-881-5533
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Paddle board rental...fun at Centennial Beach

Great company to rent Paddleboard from. Instructions and guidance were excellent. Felt safe knowing... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Kathryn R
Excellent service and value for the money

It was easy to book, and when we got there the help was very prompt and friendly and thorough. They... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Life A
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We offer Stand Up Paddle Board, Kayak, and Canoe Adventures, Lessons, and Rentals at Centennial Beach in Barrie, Ontario beside the fountain, and at Little Lake Park in Midland, Ontario beside the restaurant. We provide all the equipment you need to have lots of fun on the water! Wear something you can get wet, and don’t forget your towel! Happy Paddling!
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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81 Lakeshore Drive | Ontario, Barrie, Ontario L4N 9R2, Canada
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Great company to rent Paddleboard from. Instructions and guidance were excellent. Felt safe knowing they were watching. Life jackets were provided. Try it ...lots of fun

Thank Kathryn R
Reviewed 18 October 2017

It was easy to book, and when we got there the help was very prompt and friendly and thorough. They looked after our safety and comfort. It was a very pleasant experience.

Thank Life A
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Learning to kayak has been on my bucket list for a few years and I decided to take the beginners course with Mike and Ann in Barrie on Sept 16th of this year. I definitely achieved my objectives of 1/ learning about kayaks & equipment,...More

Thank Kelly D
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Went for a paddle finally on Sept 2/17. Been meaning to do it all summer. The experience was great worth the $40/hour. Just do it when the wind isn't so high and the waves aren't tossing water up in the boat. Soaked from waist down...More

Thank Cindy S
Ann_Valin, Owner at Happy Paddling, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks Cindy S for the review. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. You guys had a bumpy ride that day and we look forward to you returning to play under the fountain on a hot summers day! Happy Paddling Mike &...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

I just wanted to leave this summer on a good note with my grown up kids. Thanks to Mike at Happy Paddling in Barrie. He helped us achieve that goal. His attention to safety & careful instructions gave us all a very pleasant canoe experience....More

Thank BethDaco
Ann_Valin, Owner at Happy Paddling, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you BethDaco for your review. We are so pleased that you were able to get out and have some family time and make even more memories! We look forward to seeing you all again soon with bright skies and calm seas. :-) Happy Paddling...More

Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had lots of fun learning to stand up paddle board. Ann was a great instructor!! The location was great and the Happy Paddling staff were very friendly and helpful.More

Thank Ski_Bike_Bee
Ann_Valin, Owner at Happy Paddling, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you Ski_Bike_Bee for the review. We are so happy you had fun stand up paddle boarding and hope you continue to do so! We love our beachfront location on Centennial Beach in Barrie! Clean, Safe, and Beautiful under the Sun. I love paddling under...More

Reviewed 29 August 2017

SUP morning with ski friends was a great experience. Friendly staff, put us all at ease with a new activity, wonderful teaching and so much fun!

Thank Mersey23
Ann_Valin, Owner at Happy Paddling, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you Mersey23 for the review. We are so happy you brought your ski buddies to the beach to spend some time on the water! We look forward to seeing everyone again soon and maybe even on the slopes. Happy Paddling Mike & Ann

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Whether kayaking, standup paddle boarding or canoeing, Mike and Ann make you feel comfortable and safe while having so much fun! Great experience to get out on the water ! Paddle lesson, lifejacket fitted, help getting into and out of the boats or on and...More

Thank shelly s
Ann_Valin, Owner at Happy Paddling, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thank you Shelly S for the review. We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us. Fun and Safe is our mantra with the photos as a take away memory for everyone to look back on their summer experience. :-) We look forward to...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Had an amazing day at the beach with a friend;). Happy paddling was a bonus of the day. Mark was kind, patient and very knowledgeable. Taylor thank you for your help. So much fun looking forward to my next visit😄 Day of visit Aug 20...More

Thank owd782
Ann_Valin, Owner at Happy Paddling, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you for your review Shelly K. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you to Mark and Taylor for making Shelly's experience with us even more memorable. We are so fortunate to have staff that strive to make each paddlers...More

Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful time paddling on a tandem kayak with 2 and 5 yr old on board!. Rental gear is like new. Highly recommend!More

Thank Alex B
Ann_Valin, Owner at Happy Paddling, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thank you Alex B for your review. We are so pleased you had a wonderful time with us and we hope to see all of you again on the water soon. We do our very best to maintain all our equipment in good order and...More

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bugmeist
25 August 2017|
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Response from Ann_Valin | Property representative |
Give us a call when you are free 705-881-5533
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