Five Ways to Get Wet this Holiday Weekend

jetpack 1. Learn to Fly – Jetpack Midwest

Times Vary – Lindstrom, MN

Channel your inner George Jetson and hover over the water at Minnesota’s latest adventure. Here’s what’s included in our flight packages:

  • 15 – 60 minutes of flight time based on your selected flight package • Real time communication with flight instructor via walkie talkie helmet • Remote throttle control by certified instructor • Life vest and walkie talkie helmets are included in all of our flight packages • Wetsuits are available to rent for $10 or you can bring our own • Guest and first time pilots are encouraged to come watch prior flights

2. Stand Up Paddle Clinic

Studio One Yoga and Browndog Paddle -Times Vary

On beautiful Square Lake with a special Stand Up Paddleboard skills clinic and SUP Yoga practice. All levels welcome! We will cover basic paddle technique that will enhance the skills of beginners and seasoned paddlers alike. We will warm up with paddle practice and drills then anchor down for a flowing yoga practice that is both challenging and relaxing enjoying quality weekend time on the water. All equipment and instruction is provided by Brown Dog Paddleboard Co.

3. Wind Sports – Kite Sailing

Times Vary – White Bear Lake, MN

Embrace a windy day with a smooth Kiteboard excursion across White Bear Lake, how cool is that?

4. Paddletap – yep, water, paddling & beer.

Times Vary – Lake Minnetonka, MN

Enjoy the 1.5-2 hour tour with 13 of your best friends and family. The pickup and drop off for this tour is at Lord Fletchers in Spring Park, MN. The tour will consist of “paddling around” Lake Minnetonka on the West Arm, Seaton Channel, Forest Lake and Crystal Bay area. You will have a variety of stunning views of the lake and various boats that pass you by.  This tour will take you down Lake Minnetonka’s “main highway”.   The PaddleTap will come equipped with a large canopy, navigation lights, adjustable seats for paddling, a large comfortable bench, bluetooth stereo speakers that connects to your phone, and coolers fully stocked with ice. You are more than welcome to bring your favorite beverage (no hard liquor) that is purchased at Lord Fletchers only.  (They have off sale liquor for sale at the bar)

5. Date Day – Rent a Double Kayak

Times Vary – Lake Calhoun, MN

Lake Calhoun is the largest lake in Minneapolis.  It joins the Lake of the Isles through a long channel and is the biggest lake of five that make up the Minneapolis Chain of Lakes. Surrounded by city park land and circled by bike and walking trails, it is popular for many outdoor activities like canoeing, fishing, wind surging, swimming, sailing, and of course, biking. Wheel Fun Rentals provides the perfect water ride – take a captivating journey around Minneapolis Chain of Lakes. This ride is one of the best kept secrets in the Twin Cities. Enjoy arched bridges, canopies of trees, and the Twin Cities skyline.

Have a safe and fabulous holiday! The Wellness Project


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