Kayak Lessons, beginner to expert at three locations in DFW
Lake Grapevine, Lake Ray Roberts and Lake Lavon
Custom tours for groups of 4 or more
The 2024 schedule is up and classes and student trips are available for booking starting March 2nd. Book today for free and pay at the event
Celebrating our 13th Year with a perfect safety record
Discover Kayak is the Southwest source for kayak education. With classes for the beginner through expert at three locations: Murrell Park Lake Grapevine, Jordan Park Lake Ray Roberts and Mallard Park Lake Lavon.
This comprehensive intro class covers the 6 basic strokes along with safety, weather and equipment, how to dress and more.
Two and a half hours of the class are on water, 30 minutes on shore. The class focuses on boat control and efficient strokes. Non swimmers' welcome!
Fridays, Saturday at Murrell Park, Lake Grapevine
Sundays alternate between Lake Ray Roberts and Lake Lavon.
$90 including all equipment.
Sign up today, pay at the event.
Continuing Kayak Fun
Once you have taken a Kayak Basics Class then you can join us on our weekly kayak tours held on Saturday and Sunday. Trips will be conducted at Lake Grapevine, Ray Roberts and Lake Texoma.
This is a great way to get back on the water for a day trip to practice the skills you learned in class with a instructor along for questions and advice.
(Experienced kayakers are welcome to sign-up without the lesson) 2.5-3 hour trips- $50
"What an AWESOME time we had. The instructor was amazing and made me feel confident in the water. I don't know how to swim so water is always so scary for me! I can't wait to go back."
Special Events and Guided Private Tours
Discover can provide a kayaking experience for birthdays, corporate events or any group. We also can arrange a private guided trip for 4-12 at $50 a person for 2-3 hours.
Call or Text to arrange your event
Classes for the
INTERMEDIATE SKILLS i
Take your skills to the next level with Intermediate Skills One.
In this class we learn a number of new skills
Bracing, which is the skill that can keep you upright in bad situations.
Leaning and edging a kayak, which helps in directional control of a kayak.
Assisted Rescue or How to get in back in your kayak in the event of a capsize.
Trip preparation and gear
Approx. 3 hours Cost : $90
INTERMEDIATE KAYAK II
After completing Intermediate I, you may want to fine tune your skills further. In this class you will learn six new strokes that give you precise control of your kayak.
Also add to your paddling independence with self-rescue skills. (Getting back into your boat by yourself in deep water in the event of a capsize)
Cost : $90
Private sessions allow a fine tuned lesson for your exact paddling needs.
Two hour, $125 by appt.
Learn to Roll with our exclusive three step system, guaranteed!! cost: $150 (includes two sessions)
No one else guarantees a roll!
Windy Day Paddling
The most fun you can have in a kayak
For the advanced students have been pre-approved by the instructor. Cost $75
We would love to talk to you about our lessons, tours or just kayaking in general. Use the contact info below to call or email us.
Be aware that all staff is on the water at times during the weekends. We can not always answer the phone.
Our Location : Lakeview Park, Lake Grapevine
2100 Lakeview Dr. Grapevine, 76051
About the Staff
My name is Steve Walls and I began kayaking in Seattle in 1998. The Seattle area offers great paddling opportunities and world renowned instructors.
My past instructor certifications include Level 4 Open Water, Level 2 Whitewater and Instructor Trainer from the American Canoe Association in addition to a 4 star certification from the British Canoe Union.
I opened Discover Kayak in 2011 with the help of some of the areas top instructors.
We hope you join us and experience Texas kayak touring at it's best.
Discover Kayak is based in Lakeview Park on Lake Grapevine, convenient from either Dallas or Ft. Worth, although we are equipped to travel to any location in the area. Discover Kayak specializes in lessons and guided tours.
Here is how we make your kayaking experience the best it can be:
Our Instructor / Guides are certified pros and keep it fun and safe.
Our Gear- Fast, comfortable and stable touring kayaks with models to fit all, lightweight paddles and clean life jackets.
Our Grapevine location is convenient from anywhere in Dallas-Ft. Worth.
If you are looking for the highest quality experience on the water, you have found it at Discover Kayak.
About Our Kayaking Community
"Professional, patient instruction by people who love the sport. If you want to move past "paddling" into kayaking and get the most from the sport, Discover Kayak will make all the difference, Highly recommend"