Kiteboarding Lessons

     Great Lakes Kiteboarding School is the longest running school in Michigan and is regarded as one of the best Kiteboarding schools in the U.S. We have designed the ultimate teaching program to make you a safe, confident and self-sufficient kiteboarder. GLK has over 20 years of combined teaching experience from our two professional instructors.

     We teach on the latest Slingshot kites and the Slingshot boards for the ultimate learning experience. When you sign up for any camp, lesson or advance lesson with GLK and there is no wind, we simply re-schedule. If your private lesson is cut short due to the lack of wind, then we reschedule and make-up the rest of the training when there is wind. If you only get one day in on a 2 day camp then we totally make up the other day at either of our 2 locations (Lake St. Clair or Tawas).

     Our camps are limited to 8 students with 4 professional PASA certified instructors (2 students per instructor). GLK camps are given at our Tawas location. One of the best Kiteboarding spots in the U.S., Tawas can be ridden on any wind direction, making this is an ultimate teaching location. The water is shallow and protected from waves and chop so you are learning in waist-deep water with a sandy bottom.

     If you decide to take a camp or private lesson from GLK we recommend purchasing or renting a trainer kite from us. Having the experience of a trainer kite handling a camp or lesson will speed up the progression of your training. Without this trainer kite experience, in a typical lesson, we will spend up to 2-2.5 hours learning on a trainer kite before going to the next step. We offer the Slingshot B-2 Trainer Kite for $119. The kite comes complete with bar, lines and an instructional DVD. GLK is looking forward to getting you started in this amazing sport so book your camp or private lesson today!


Summer 2018 Schedule Every Weekend (Sat-Sun) June through October.

Call for classes during the week.


     GLK now offers advanced lessons to those looking to graduate to the next level. Whatever you're looking to accomplish, GLK has the knowledge, experience and determination to get you there. Whether it's throwing your first jump to back rolls, front rolls, S-bends, grabs, board offs, kite loops, surface handle passes and others.







     Private one-on-one lessons are also available locally at various locations:

     (Metro Beach, Harsens Island, Port Huron, Lexington, Tawas).



$299 (half day lesson)


$249 per person (half day lesson)


New Kite lessons out to Strawberry Island

For the 2018 Kite season we are now offering

Kite lessons out to Strawberry Island, which is 

hands down the best spot to learn and ride on 

Lake St. Clair. Flat shallow water and steady winds

and clean watermakes this spot ideal to learn the

sport of Kiteboarding. And no crowds!!

All lessons include equipment except wetsuit.




New Boat Taxi Excursions To Strawberry Island

Want to kite at the best spot on Lake St. Clair?

We are now offering taxi rides to Strawberry Island.

Flat, protected, steady clean winds and water! Can be

ridden on almostany wind direction. One of the most

beautiful spots on Lake St. Clair. 

$45 ( includes healthy clean protein lunch and cold drinks )


Schedule your lesson or camp at 586-359-6951


For more details about lodging and kite spots, check out the

kite school's website at GREAT LAKES KITEBOARDING.


St. Clair Shores Shop


23517 Nine Mack Drive

Suite B

St. Clair Shores, MI 48080


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