The Power of Water is a paddling school and retail store located at 420 East Saginaw, Lansing, Michigan
The paddling school at The Power of Water is focused on learning through fun. Our coaches are certified by British Canoeing (BC), the American Canoe Association (ACA) or both. Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced paddler, we have coaches and courses to give you exactly what you need to become the best paddler you can be.
The paddling school at The Power of Water has courses in stand up paddleboarding (SUP), sea kayaking, whitewater kayaking, river kayaking and flatwater kayaking. It is one of the few paddling schools in the midwest where you can learn to kayak in lakes, rivers and whitewater as well as stand up paddleboard in lakes, rivers and surf.
The Power of Water retail store has demo kayaks and paddleboards for all the boats and boards we sell. If you are looking to demo a kayak or paddleboard in Michigan, The Power of Water is the place to do it. We also offer the ability to test paddle kayaks and boards in real world conditions on any of our trips and courses.
The retail store for The Power of Water stocks a full range of kayaks from P&H Sea Kayaks, Pyranha and Current Designs We stock stand up paddleboards by NRS, Matulli. and C4 Watermen. The staff at The Power of Water are some of the most experienced and knowledgable folks you’ll talk to about paddling. We are active paddlers. We paddle sea kayaks, whitewater kayaks, crossover kayaks and paddleboards (and yeah, we are actually in the shop too).
The Power of Water means different things to different people. For some it’s the sheer force of moving water in waves or river currents. For others, it’s the power that water has to effect people’s lives through our interactions with it. Check out some stories about The Power of Water for a glimpse of how The Power of Water has impacted others.