Mountain Equipment Co-op in Barrie is hosting Paddlefest on June 22nd at Centennial Park (Map). Take part in on-the-water Canoe, Kayak and SUP clinics for $10 each or attend a workshop on the shore for free. There will be a gear swap and many booths from paddling vendors.
Paddlefest is for all ages and skill levels, so if you are curious about heading out on the water, this is a great place to get started. Registration is now open, and you can download the schedule to see which clinics you would like to try.