Roads Rivers and Trails

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Kayak and Canoe Demos

Fee: Starts at $50 for a Private Demo or FREE at scheduled public events.

Are you buying a canoe or kayak off a showroom floor without having tried it? If you are new to watersports, we strongly advocate that you take the time to experience different kayak models and get a true understanding of the differences between each. Or if you’re a seasoned kayaker and are looking to take your experience to the next level, boat demos are a great way to test them out before committing to the big purchase. That is why Roads Rivers and Trails has always offered kayak and canoe demos!

Brands: Dagger, Liquid Logic, Perception, Wilderness Systems, and Swift

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Public Boat Demos

Our monthly summer demo events are free and only require an email or call RSVP to Check our event calendar for the next event dates. These are low pressure and high attention events where the RRT staff can both help in explaining the basics of kayaking, the features and uses of different models. Then it is your turn to get in the water and try them out!

Check back next year or contact us for a private demo anytime!

Call for details (513)248-7787

Private Demos

Can’t make a scheduled event? Schedule a private demo with us any day. A private demo is $50 and includes a one-on-one experience with any two boats (Swift excluded) that you’d like to try. We schedule a time that works best for you and head to a local lake or river for up to an hour. If you choose to buy a kayak that day, we will apply your $50 service fee to the price of your new boat!

Swift Kayak, Canoe, and Pack Boat Demos

Love paddling but sick of lugging around heavy canoes or kayaks? Try a kevlar or carbon Swift model and you’ll fall in love with the performance and the ease of use. These boats are handmade in Northern Canada and we have multiple opportunities a year to test out several of their models. These Ultralight boats are hand delivered often by the owner himself. This is the perfect time to try the boats on the water. Keep an eye on our event schedule or email us your interest in Swift events and find your next opportunity to paddle one of these beautiful boats!

For more information about Swift boats visit their website.

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