Squall Sea Change

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After 35 years, Kathy and I are closing down the Squall Paddling Centre. We’ll still keep the Squall Town Shop going – and another provider is planning to take over part of what we do in their own Parry Sound business next springtime. We look forward to supporting them in their new adventure. 

So what exactly does this mean?

The Cole Lake Paddling Centre will not be open but the Town Shop will sally forth in it’s merry way.

Special programming will continue eg. – Squall Nights, Snowshoe Hikes, Paddling Film Fest, Wilderness First Aid, Franklin Challenge, PC Courses, Youth trips etc.

Occasional boat sales will carry on in town and current inventory will be sold off in the next 6 months (see below for details).

Some boats and gear will be kept back for fun projectsAll boat warranty and customer service issues will be honoured through the Squall Town Shop.

The “Hoot” and “Wassup’ carry on til we get the Pulitzer Prize – then we might give up. 

Thanks to all of you who have come by the Paddling Centre, whether it was to take a boat for a spin, start a trip or have a chat – we’ve really loved your visits and we’ll see you at the Town Shop.  

We are sad, happy, excited and apprehensive all at the same time 🙂 It’s been an amazing trip – that’s for dang sure and we wouldn’t have changed a thing. So there ya go – some different news for a rainy November day. 

Love, Kathy and Tim and Charly

ps-all boats and gear are on clear-out pricing. see: kayak, canoe, SUP inventory here and gear here.