Geneva Kayak Center

About Us


This website is your online connection to the Geneva Kayak Center, and we think it’s the best paddling site on the web. Whether this is your first impression of us or you are a long time customer, this site has something for everyone. While you’re here, check out our Adventure Paddling trips in amazing paddling destinations such as Wales, Maine, Greece, Alaska, the Apostle Islands, Door County and Baja; Shop online; Surf though our galleries of beautiful kayaking photos; Look into our courses and more!

About the center

Geneva Kayak Center is Illinois’ paddlesport specialist. We proudly serve the entire Chicago area with the finest in boats and accessories, local kayak tours and instruction. We are the premiere center for both whitewater and sea kayak instruction in the Midwest and are recognized as an ACA Pro School and a Sea Kayaking UK Expedition Center. Our goal is to promote the sport of kayaking to the greater Chicago area and the Midwest through safety and education. In addition to our local offerings, we offer spectacular Adventure Paddling Trips for beginner to advanced paddlers, to amazing locations in the Midwest, Alaska, Greece, Mexico and the UK. Whether you want to enjoy an afternoon on the river or are preparing for a two-week expedition, we believe the sport of kayaking should be fun, and can be enjoyed by all.

Want to know more about us? Click here to meet the Geneva Kayak Center staff.