New Rental Location

We're excited to announce that in May 2019, Fox River Paddle Sports is opening a second rental location behind Sportsman's Resort in Wind Lake (25313 W. Loomis Road). Our original rental location on the Fox River in Waterford will also…

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Visit Canoecopia!

It may be a few months until we can safely start kayaking around here, but if you are getting anxious for spring and the paddling season, might I suggest a trip to Madison in March. Canoecopia is the largest paddlesports…

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Paddling Conversations for 2018

This evening, June 6, 2018, weather-permitting, we will be hosting the first of our "Paddling Conversations" at Fox River Paddle Sports in Waterford.  This is an informal gathering beginning at 5:30pm at which time Sherri Mertz will discuss useful information…

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Opening Day is May 18!

Winter is over.  The snow is gone for good (we hope)!  Warm weather has arrived, and Fox River Paddle Sports will be opening for rentals on Friday, May 18, at 10am. We'll be open on Fridays through Sundays until May…

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Boat Carts are Great!!

If you want to make a paddler very happy, get him/her a nice cart for moving kayaks, canoes, or SUPs around on land.  Paddling is always the easy part.  The reason most people don't bother going out paddling is because…

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What you need is a good paddle!

I know there are a lot of inexpensive recreational kayaks  and cheap stand-up paddleboards being sold that include a paddle.  That's such a shame because the people receiving these kayaks and SUPs are really being short-changed.  You want to have…

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Keep It Dry

On the 4th day of December, my true love gave to me, a waterproof cell phone case. With everyone carrying cell phones everywhere and using them as cameras, it is especially important to find ways to protect your cell phone…

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Don’t forget the whistle.

If you're looking for a little stocking-stuffer for a paddler, get a whistle.  Canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards are all considered to be vessels, and as such, they are required to have some sort of "sound signal" device on board. …

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