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Year-Round Group Experiences

  • Want to do something active and outside but don't see exactly what you have in mind? The best part about working with us is that we love a good challenge. Let us know what you're looking for and we'll find a way to make it happen. We can combine aspects of the activities you see above, or we can create a program unique to your group.

    Call us at (608) 262-1630 or email ouwpaddling@union.wisc.edu to chat about options.

Winter Private Group Experiences

  • Venture out onto frozen Lake Mendota! Join us for a 2-3 hour guided snowshoe trek from Memorial Union to Picnic Point. Bonfires with treats for your group can be arranged upon advanced noticed. Bring your friends, family, or coworkers for a winter experience you’ll never forget!

    Group Size  Cost Per Adult/Hr (18+) Cost Per Youth/Hr(10-17)*
    1  $25.00  $23.00
    2  $22.00  $18.00
    3  $20.00  $15.00
    4  $18.00  $14.00
    5-24  $16.00  $13.00

     

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Summer Private Group Experiences

  • Looking to head out on the lake with a group? With a morning reservation, you can ensure that you have the equipment you need at the time you want it. We will send you out with an instructor and your group can explore Mendota's beauty or take a bagel break at Picnic Point.

    Group Size  Cost Per Adult/Hr (18+) Cost Per Youth/Hr(10-17)*
    1  $25.00  $23.00
    2  $22.00  $18.00
    3  $20.00  $15.00
    4  $18.00  $14.00
    5-24  $16.00  $13.00

     

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  • Rent the SUP Squatch, an 8-person standup paddleboard, and work as a team to propel and steer this behemoth. Whether it's a success or a navigational bust, taking this monster inflatable SUP out on Lake Mendota will be a memorable adventure.

    Cost: $40/hr
    Group Size: 5-8 people

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  • Fun and games feel fresh and exciting when you put them into action on the water. We'll work with you to determine what games will play best with your group. We can also include team building activities for those interested.

    Group Size  Cost Per Adult/Hr (18+) Cost Per Youth/Hr(10-17)*
    1  $25.00  $23.00
    2  $22.00  $18.00
    3  $20.00  $15.00
    4  $18.00  $14.00
    5-24  $16.00  $13.00

     

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  • Want to learn how to paddle? Head out with an instructor on a kayak, canoe or standup paddleboard. Tips and tricks for the novice or beginner paddler will make your time on the lake more enjoyable.

    Group Size  Cost Per Adult/Hr (18+) Cost Per Youth/Hr(10-17)*
    1  $25.00  $23.00
    2  $22.00  $18.00
    3  $20.00  $15.00
    4  $18.00  $14.00
    5-24  $16.00  $13.00

     

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