2015 Season Recap

August 27, 2015

According to about.com, here are the 10 Reasons to Paddle: for exercise, to be close to nature, for a sense of adventure, to relax, as a means of transportation to those hard to reach places, to be with friends, to race and compete, to stay cool in the intense summer heat, it’s a sport for all ages, and MOST of all…. Because it’s fun!! Sounds like good enough reasons to me.

August 25, 2015

Nelson’s wonderful downtown local market takes place every Wednesday from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm until September 23rd. If you haven’t been yet, it has an amazing mix of 50 local vendors that offer fresh produce, plants, prepared foods, body care and handmade arts and crafts. So head out and support our local economy as 80% of each vendor’s wares must be made locally to be sold in this market!

August 20, 2015

The last Market Fest for the season will bring Nelson’s historic Baker Street to life this Friday from 6:00 pm to 11:00 pm. This lively night market features 100 vendors with handmade goods, live music on two stages, dance performances throughout the evening, kids entertainment and more. You don’t want to miss it!

August 19, 2015

Don’t forget! Cottonwood Falls Park in Nelson hosts the Cottonwood Market every Saturday from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm until October 31st. This cozy little market offers an astonishing array of local food, crafts, health and body products and much much more! Live music plays every week from 10:00 am to 2:30 pm including some of our region’s best musicians.

August 10, 2015

Did you know? The Kootenay Kids Society hosts ‘Adventure Camp’ for children ages 5-10 years old. They offer weekly themes, swimming skills, art projects, nature exploration, and so much more. Located at 312 Silica Street, this program runs from July 3rd to October 3rd, all day long and provides a wonderful opportunity to explore, create, play, learn, and engage in our community!!

August 6, 2015

Salmo’s famous Shambhala Music Festival is happening this weekend. Shambhala has quickly become the staple event for electronic dance music and eclectic fans. It features over 500 acts, 6 unique stages, local organic food services, and exceeds 10,000 guests. Once the hot heat starts to get to you, take a break from the dancing and join us for a cool down on one of our white water tours!

August 1, 2015

Happy long weekend everyone! August is officially here and we can’t believe what a great season it’s been so far. Wishing everyone an enjoyable vacation, filled with loved ones and amazing memories.

July 29, 2015

The August long weekend is getting closer and the weather forecast calls for nothing but clear blue skies and glorious sunshine. If you’re looking for an unforgetable good time with your friends or family this weekend, look no further! Call now at 1-877-808-7238 to reserve your all day rental.

July 23, 2015

Summer is flying by and the amazing weather just keeps on coming. We’ve had so many wonderful people come try out our paddle boards and kayaks this season and we look forward to all the good times August has in store!

July 16, 2015

Looks like it’s going to be some really nice weather in Nelson this weekend; a great opportunity to come try out one of our Stand Up Paddleboards or very comfortable kayaks!

July 9, 2015

Huge shout out of appreciation to all the firefighters who have been working so hard to contain the Sitkum Creek fire! A retartand line has been placed to protect all the homes in the 6 mile area and no one will need to be evacuated.

July 4, 2015

Happy Fourth of July to our American neighbours and visitors. Cool off on the lake or river with us. Whitewater Rafting, Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP), Infltatable Kayaking – through rapids!, Kayak rentals on the lake.

July 1, 2015

Happy Canada Day!! It’s going to be beautiful weather here in Nelson. If you’re looking for a great way to celebrate our wonderful country, come rent a kayak or stand up paddleboard for an experience you wont forget!

June 26, 2015

Record high temperatures of 41 degrees are gonna be felt all across the Kootenay’s this weekend. Be safe in the heat and stay cool on the lake with a kayak or paddleboard adventure!

June 19, 2015

Did you know Stand Up Paddleboarding is the worlds fastest growing paddle activity? The reason why: it’s suitable for all ages, provides an amazing upper-body and core workout, and is extremely versatile. You can sit, kneel, stand or even do yoga! If you haven’t had the chance to try a SUP, now is definitely the time!

May 31, 2015

There is a sailing regatta this weekend, and we are enjoying watching the sail boats cruise past our marina office. The weather cleared and we had some people out enjoying our kayak rentals.

May 21, 2015

It’s been a beautiful and warm May here in Nelson. Lots of people have been out enjoying the lake and warm weather. Yesterday evening we did a video shoot with Nelson Kootenay Lake Tourism. Dianna the executive director is planning to paddle the entire lake!

April 22nd, 2015

The Nelson Whitewater Rafting crew are very excited to have taken over the management of the Prestige Marina, and for the start of our sister company Nelson Paddleboard and Kayak rentals. This is going to be a great summer.