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Created by Paddlers, for Paddlers

Frontenac Outfitters “On-Water” Canoe & Kayak Centre was created way back in 1984. Our vision is to reward consumers with a superior level of customer service, paddling expertise, and an exhilarating experience.

Today, we are One of Canada’s Largest, most respected, full-service Paddlesports shops. Our sincere objective is to introduce you to a fun and environmentally responsible way to explore our waterways!

ontario_kayaks1Our Lake Front Location

Perfectly situated ½ hour north of Kingston beside Frontenac Provincial Park – Ontario’s Most Southern Wilderness Park (explore 15,000 acres, 22 Lakes & 160 kms of hiking trails).

Frontenac Outfitters Canoe & Kayak Centre is centrally located half way between Toronto & Montreal (3 hrs), is 2 hrs from Ottawa, and is only 1 hr. from the 1000 Islands Bridge crossing to N.Y. State.

Kayak & Canoe Sales

We stock over 400 of the world’s finest kayaks, canoes & Stand Up Paddleboards (SUP) from leading edge manufacturers and offer test paddling everyday on our own pristine lake.

As enthusiastic matchmakers, we are constantly searching the globe for the best models to suit our customers’ needs. We carefully select each model from every manufacturer after extensive paddling and research. Buying a canoe or kayak should be fun and educational; let our expert staff help choose the right kayak, canoe or SUP Board for your family’s needs!

Kayak, Canoe, and SUP Rentals & Courses

Paddling, a life skill for mind, body & soul, is the perfect activity to be enjoyed by all ages and physical abilities. To compliment on-water sales and further expand your skills, we offer a complete range of canoe, kayak, and SUP rentals, kayak & SUP courses, kayak clinics, and kayak tours. We hope everyone who passes through our paddlesports centre leaves with a greater understanding and appreciation towards the wonderful sport we share.

Paddling Gear Sales

How do you choose the right kayak & canoeing gear? Well, at Frontenac Outfitters you paddle with it. We stock a large selection of the latest and greatest gear including roof racks and carry systems, and we let you try it before you buy it!


FREE night’s stay on our own waterfront & wooded campsites is available to those who purchase kayaks, canoes, or stand up paddleboards. So slow down & enjoy your time with us!

About Us

Paddling is Our Obsession. We don’t just sell canoes, kayaks, and SUP boards, we paddle them! Our love for the sport has led us to expeditions to Australia’s Gold Coast, New Zealand fjords, Belize’s outer islands, Caribbean’s uninhabited Cays, Florida’s Everglades and Keys, to British Columbia’s rugged coast, to Ontario lakes and river systems. We are Paddlers!

Frontenac Outfitters Canoe & Kayak Centre

Proudly introducing people to the world of paddling for 34 Years. We invite you to Paddle with Ontario’s Kayak & Canoe Experts!”

“Experience our unique Lakefront Paddling Centre, where you’re greeted by nature’s beauty. We look forward to sharing our passion for paddling with you!”


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