Learn to Kayak in Pittsburgh

Learn to Kayak in Pittsburgh   Everyone learns in different environments and we start out with varying levels of comfortability with kayaking. That’s okay! We’ve crafted classes to fit any level beginner kayaker. Find the one that best suites you.  Intro to Kayaking  Not ready to get on the water yet? Start on land with a workshop...
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Hiking With Kids

Hiking With Kids 10 steps to getting your children outdoors.   By Mara Addison At Venture Outdoors, we know a thing or two about getting kids outside. We develop and implement dozens of successful youth and family outings every year, as well as focusing a large part of our resources partnering with schools and other...
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Pittsburgh Native Paddles Across Europe

Picture from Marc's Pittsburgh to New Orleans Trip, Courtesy of Marc Oddo Marc Oddo is heading to Europe this Summer for an incredible kayak adventure By Elena Shahen, 2019 Summer Intern Marc Oddo, a Pittsburgh Native, will be embarking overseas on June 5th  to the Danube River. This is where he and a friend plan...
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Here’s Why Kayak Pittsburgh might be close on a Sunny Day

Here's Why Kayak Pittsburgh Might be Closed on a Sunny Day By Stephanie Capilongo, Paddle Sports Coordinator  It’s a beautiful day in the burgh. The sky is blue, and the sun is shining, a rare occasion for the steel city. You and a friend decide “lets go yakin' under the yellow bridges”. You stroll down the stairs...
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Meet the Summer Interns

Meet the Summer Communications Interns Elena, Miles, and Lauren make up this summer's rock star team of communications interns. You'll see their efforts showing up through social media, videos, photos and blog posts. Get to know these talented individuals! Lauren Bruckstein What are you currently up to outside of Venture Outdoors? I am a rising...
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