Go adventuring with Get Out Adventures! If you love being outside and being active, this organization will not only offer so much fun for you, but it’s all in support of such a good cause.
Get Out Adventures is a social enterprise with 100% of net revenue going to support Adaptive Sports Connection, a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing for veterans, children, and adults with disabilities.
Located in the Powell/Shawnee Hills area, they offer kayaking, paddle boarding, and more in the Powell/Shawnee Hills area on the Twin Lakes and Scioto River.
Adventure is coming up with Get Out Adventures! There are so many fun outings planned on the water this summer!
Renting Kayaks and Paddle boards In-season
Offers recreational kayaks (sit-in, sit-on-top, and tandem kayaks) and paddle boards for rental, or $15 drop-in fee with your own watercraft. Rental is $30 per person for 2 hours, and $20 for kids under 12 if paddling. Paddles and life jackets are provided.
Also offering group outings and adventures, such as Yoga/Mindfulness Paddles, Twilight and Full Moon Paddles, and even Birthday Parties! The paddling season starts in June! You can sign up now!
See the website for full list of events and rental information, as well as upcoming events below once they are scheduled.
Veterans paddle FREE!
Kayak rentals are free for veterans in an effort to improve the health and well-being of our nation’s heroes. This is just one example of how the organization supports veterans.
Upcoming special events
Friday Twilight Paddles
End the week watching the sunset on the water with friends from 7-9 pm. Guests will be provided glow sticks before setting sail.
Twilight Paddles Package: $45.00 / person
Included: 2 hours of kayaking, Kayak, life vest and paddles, Glow sticks, S’mores and campfire (8:30 – 9:00 pm), Popcorn machine.
Saturday Kayak under the Stars
2023 Dates: June 10, June 17, June 24, July 8, and July 15
The stars will be your light and the night critters will be the soundtrack of your nighttime paddle from 9 pm – 11 pm.
Kayak Under the Stars Package: $45.00 / person, includes:
2 hours of kayaking, Kayak, life vest and paddles, Lights and glow sticks
Full Moon Paddles
Dates: June 3 and July 1, 2023 from 9 pm – 11 pm
See the full moon reflecting on the water as you paddle at night under the stars.
Full Moon Paddles Package: $45.00 / person. Included: 2 hours of kayaking, Kayak, life vest and paddles, Lights and glow sticks
Morning Mindfulness Paddle and Yoga
Date: Sunday, July 30th from 10 am – 1:30 pm
Grab a coffee and your yoga mat, and enjoy a relaxing hour of yoga with a professional instructor, followed by 2 hours of kayaking!
Morning Mindfulness Paddle Package: $50.00 / person. Included: 1 hour of yoga with a professional instructor (10:00 – 11:00 am), 2 hours of kayaking (11:30 am – 1:30 pm), Kayak / Paddleboard, life vest and paddles
Explore new bodies of water around Columbus!
Offsite Kayaking Package: $45.00 / person. Included: 2 hours of kayaking, Kayak, life vest and paddles
JUNE 11 @ SCIOTO MILE
JULY 23 @ GRIGGS RESERVOIR
AUG. 20 @ HOOVER RESERVOIR
AUG. 27 @ ALUM CREEK
Time slots: 10 am- noon or 1 pm – 3 pm
Doggie Paddle with Get Out Adventures
June 4th, July 2nd and August 6th at 9 am or 2 pm (first Sundays of June, July and August!)
Cost: $30.00 / person + dog
Bring your furry friends and get ready for a dog-gone good time. Enjoy the company of other dog-loving families while you learn lots of tips and tricks for kayaking with your pup. Dog PFDs are highly recommended, but not required.
There will be special treats, swag, and a food truck so plan to spend the afternoon there.
Have a kayaking birthday party!
This is such a FUN idea for an active birthday party for an adventurer! Paddling and the party spot is provided, and there are a lot of optional add-ons! Find more details on the website.
About Adaptive Sports Connection
Founded in 1992, Adaptive Sports Connection (formerly The Adaptive Adventure Sports Coalition – TAASC) empowers children, adults, and veterans with physical and cognitive challenges through sports and therapeutic outdoor recreation by focusing on individual’s abilities. Read more here.
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Paddle under the Harvest Moon
tba 2023 from 9 – 11 pm
Cost: $40.00 / person
Join us for a beautiful evening paddle during the Harvest Moon of 2022 on Saturday, September 10th, from 9-11 PM.
Unlike other full moons, this Harvest Moon rises at nearly the same time—around sunset—for several evenings in a row, giving farmers several extra evenings of moonlight and allowing them to finish their harvests before the frosts of fall arrive.
For this unique glow party on the water, you will have the opportunity to decorate your kayak with glow sticks and enjoy yummy s’mores by the campfire afterward.
Included: 2 hours kayaking, Kayak, life vest, and paddles, Lights and glow sticks. Register here.
The Haunted Woods at Shawnee Hills
Walk through the haunted trail and get SCARED FOR GOOD.
This is no ordinary walk in the woods! Try to survive the horrors that lurk in the woods of Shawnee Hills on our nearly 1 mile-long spooky, scary, trail, if you dare….
The Haunted Woods of Shawnee Hills opens every Friday and Saturday from October 14-October 29. Details and registration here.
Everyone is welcome! The Haunted Woods offers a “no scare sensory-friendly hour” on Saturdays from 6-7 pm. The Haunted Woods takes place on grassy trails through the woods and is open to guests of all abilities.
Every Friday and Saturday from October 14-October 29
Friday nights- 7pm-10pm
Saturday nights- 7pm-10pm
No scare sensory friendly hour: Saturdays, 6pm- 7pm
General admission: $15/person
VIP front of the line access: $20/person
The event takes place on grassy trails through woods, and requires walking on uphill and downhill grassy terrain. Accessibility accommodations may be available on a golf cart. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 614-389-3921 for arrangements.
100% of the proceeds benefit the work of Adaptive Sports Connection, whose mission is to break through limitations with adaptive innovation, ensuring people of all abilities, the health benefits, freedom, and sense of belonging from recreation and outdoor experiences.
All proceeds benefit the work of Adaptive Sports Connection and their work providing therapeutic recreation to veterans, adults and children with disabilities.
6000 Harriott Drive Powell, OH 43065
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