2016 Season

August 24, 2016

This Friday is the last Marketfest of the summer! It is put on by the West Kootenay Eco Society and will run from 6-10:30pm on Baker Street. There will be lots of local vendors, artisans, performers and good food!

August 11, 2016

The sun is shining and it looks like it’s here to stay! Make the most of it by being out on the lake paddle boarding or kayaking.

August 3, 2016

Every Wednesday the West Kootenay EcoSociety holds a market on Baker St. It runs from 9am to 3pm and has a large variety of vendors from food to locally made pottery!

July 28, 2016

Starting August 4 the Outdoor Yogis will be offering an hour of yoga followed by an hour of paddleboarding or kayaking at the Prestige Marina every Thursday! For more information, or to reserve your spot, visit the Outdoor Yogis website.

July 21, 2016

The sunshine is finally back! What better way to enjoy it than by out on the lake kayaking or paddleboarding.

July 14, 2016

Did you know that you can reserve kayaks and paddle boards? It’s especially handy on long weekends and sunny days! Call us for more info, 1-877-808-7238.

July 6, 2016

Although the forecast has been very wet lately there is supposed to be some sunshine tomorrow! Make the best of it by enjoying Kootenay Lake by paddleboard or kayak.

June 30, 2016

Canada Day festivities will be happening tomorrow at Lakeside Park! Celebrations usually begin around 10am and go until 9pm with Fireworks around 10pm. The full schedule should be out today or early tomorrow morning on the Nelson Star website.

June 26, 2016

It’s a beautiful day finally and there are sail boat races happening down by the Prestige Marina. Best way to watch the races is out on the water in a paddleboard or kayak! Come visit us for rentals.

June 19, 2016

Happy Father’s Day to all the Dad’s out there! What better way to spend quality time with Dad than by going Paddleboarding or Kayaking with him.

May 27, 2016

The weather has been excellent and summer is off to a great start in Nelson. We are excited for another season on the water. Come and see us.

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.