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2023 MKC History Tours with Milwaukee County Historical Society

We’re excited to partner with our friends at the Milwaukee County Historical Society (MCHS) again this summer as we paddle through our city on our rivers together. Our History Tours are fundraisers for MCHS and half of your registration fee will be donated back to the Society. We believe in supporting organizations doing great...

5 good spots to launch your watercraft

Here’s a few good spots to launch your own kayak, paddleboard or canoe Downtown Milwaukee. For a complete list, please visit the Milwaukee Urban Water Trail Map located on the Milwaukee Riverkeeper website. MKC Main Location @ Jerry’s Docks: Our main location in Jerry’s Docks/Harbor Yards, where we’ve been since we opened, is located...

MKE River Roundup 2024

MKE River Roundup 2024 with FunkClub

Joy Engine presents the MKE River Roundup this summer! We’ll be launching kayaks from our Twisted Fisherman location at 5pm every Wednesday evening and paddling 5pm-8pm beginning Wednesday, June 12th. We’ll be paddling alongside the Funktoon, with different bands on the boat each week. After party at Twisted Fisherman 8pm-10pm. MKE River Roundup is...

Outdoorsy Triathlon MKE – September 9, 2023

Hike – Bike – Paddle! Come join us for our first-ever, non-competitive outdoorsy triathlon brought to you by GetOutside, Yellow Wood, Wheel & Sprocket and Milwaukee Kayak Company! Explore Milwaukee by hiking, biking, and kayaking along some of the best routes our city has to offer. This event is a benefit for the Milwaukee...

2023 Kayak Crawl

Hey everyone! We’re having a Kayak Crawl and everyone is invited! It’s a pre-Packer game party and we’ll be paddling with the Funktoon who will be playing a classic Nashville “In the round” singer/songwriter showcase featuring:Rich TravisShell BellsJon BlairDan Buddah The goal is to bring paddlers together in a nice, fun and safe environment....

Places to Stop Along Our Rivers | Summer 2023

Our rivers are very accessible and we get asked about places to stop along our rivers pretty much everyday. So, we’ve compiled a list of places and included a timeline for each from each of our locations. Take a look and let us know if you have any questions or comments. Thanks for kayaking...

Sunset Paddle Series with Yellow Wood

Join us this summer for our sunset paddle series with Yellow Wood! We’ll meet at 5:30pm for check-in, introduction and instruction and then paddle as a group through our city! Dates & rivers we will be paddling:Thursday, June 22nd | Downtown Milwaukee RiverTuesday, July 13th | Menomonee RiverThursday, August 17th | KK River Sign...

Milwaukee River – Remediation Project Spring ’23

Hello Paddlers, The Milwaukee River directly across from us and upriver at the Confluence near Screaming Tuna Sushi & Asian Bistro will be under construction this Spring and Summer for a large dredging project. This is going to make an impact on navigation on the river and we want to continue to stress the...

Thank you!

We are blessed to have celebrated 10 years in business this season and we thank you for making MKC the special place that it has become over the years. This light is dedicated to you – all of our paddlers who have spent time with us at MKC and on our rivers these past...