Peshtigo River Outdoor Learning Center

Whitewater Kayaking Lessons Throughout Wisconsin & the Midwest

What to Expect From PROLC

Custom Lessons in Whitewater Kayaking 

• Exceptional instruction and practical progressions to build

confidence and independence from Rick's team of ACA-certified instructors

• Effective support to help you move through fears and challenges that come up for you.

• Focus on fundamental river running skills including effective eddy turns, peel-outs, and ferries.

• Beginning surfing!

• Effective stroke techniques

• Wet exits

• Playing on the river

• ‘Come as you are’ atmosphere – no judgment or pressure!


Results you’ll get from taking our clinics:


• Confidence In and on the water

• Technical tools and skill drills that you can take with you

• Introduction to Class II or III whitewater

• Ability to move with the water

• Awareness of whitewater safety in Class II or III whitewater

• FUN!


Rick Klade and Peshtigo River Outdoor Learning Center are known for:


• Motivating people by playing on whitewater

• Bringing out your inner badass paddler

• Setting students up for success by using simple concepts that help you connect to the


• Calm and patient instructors