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Address: 454 Lake St, Fontana, WI 53125-1246
Phone Number: +1 888-576-4844
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Fontana Paddle Company (FPC) located in Fontana WI on the shore of Lake...

Fontana Paddle Company (FPC) located in Fontana WI on the shore of Lake Geneva is a premier full service paddle sport retailer and outfitter. FPC offers rentals and lessons in sailing, rowing, kayaking, and stand up paddle boarding. The retail store features over 100 boards and all gear related accessories. We carry paddling apparel, dry bags, locks, transportation equipment. Come to Learn, Stay to Play!

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Great family adventure

We have a 9 year old and he did fantastic. We all went paddle boarding for the first time. The service and instruction was top notch. I would highly recommend this for a fun no... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Amanda B
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Memphis, Tennessee
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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have a 9 year old and he did fantastic. We all went paddle boarding for the first time. The service and instruction was top notch. I would highly recommend this for a fun no tech family adventure. Also, Fontana was far less crowded than Lake Geneva. Go there for paddle boarding and then drive over to Lake Geneva to... More 

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Lino Lakes, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We rented a couple of kayaks here to go out on the lake with our two young children over the 4th of July weekend. The rental equipment was in great shape and the staff was super helpful and friendly. I would strongly recommend this place

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Thank Pete_and_Tara
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

An amazing trip! We never did this before and it was such a fun experience. The staff were great and professional sticking around until we had the paddle boarding down. It can be difficult to start, but oh what fun it is. You can spend a whole day doing, but you'll need some stamina and warm water-- the water was... More 

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Elkhorn, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

As locals, we had heard about Fontana Paddle Company and had seen hundreds of people on the lake at various times throughout the summer. My 6 year old and I tandem kayaked while husband and 11 year old SUP. Everyone had an amazing time. Two hours was almost not enough time to enough this fantastic treat. Next time, I think... More 

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Deerfield, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We've rented kayaks and SUPs here. Well-trained staff who closely monitor the weather so they never send you out when it's not safe. We loved our most recent SUP rental that we ended up buying two boards from their end-of-season sale. Cannot wait to get back out again.

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Kingston, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My adult daughter and I did SUP while my husband rented a one person kayak. The weather was just ok but that has been par for this summer so far. However, the staff paid close attention to the radar before sending us out on the lake. They told us the wind conditions and just where to go to have the... More 

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Boston, MA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We wanted to do some kayaking before leaving the area and we were very happy that we went to Fontana. The staff and service were excellent and we thought it was a great value for a 2-hour rental. We enjoyed our time on the lake and would highly recommend them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We rented three paddle boards. Two of our friends were first time paddlers. The staff was friendly and helpful and gave a quick lesson so that we felt comfortable. If staying at the Abbey, walk down and save yourself the hassle of the pay to park situation. They have lockers free of charge and a small changing room.

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Palos Heights, IL
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Fontana Paddle is so convenient as it is right on the west end (quiet side) of Lake Geneva. Parking is close and they offer a wide range of kayaks, SUPS and staff is really friendly. There is nothing like being on the lake, hearing the water and getting a little sun.

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Thank Opinion011
Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

What's better than getting your swim suit on, getting set up with a life jacket, paddle board and payment (special 2 for 1 on Tuesday nights!!) in less than 10 minutes? Um, not much! We were a group of 7 (best to make reservations or at lease call on Tuesday nights), that had a blast out on Geneva Lake...set up... More 

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