About Hood River Waterplay

Hood River WaterPlay offers world-class instruction in windsurfing & kiteboarding. Instructor Trainer JaK Wilberscheid, provides the leadership and dedication which has committed Hood River WaterPlay to the highest level of quality in windsurfing and kiteboarding lessons in the gorge. Our love and passion for these sports offer unparalleled service and satisfaction. we strive to be the best by offering premier watersports destination in the world today.

Why Hood River Waterplay?

Lessons held every day from May through Sept.
Each instructor has been through a national certification program – ensuring only the highest quality instruction and experience
Adaptable lesson format to accommodate all ages and learning styles.
Every member of Hood River Waterplay’s staff has the safety and enjoyment of windsurfing as their first priority
The only windsurfing school in The Gorge to provide wave-runner aided instruction and rescue service – free of charge!
The latest Sailworks sails and HiFly boards
Complete rental packages

Hood River WaterPlay is the only in the Gorge whose instructors have the following certifications:

  • Certified U.S. Sailing Windsurfing Instructor
  • Certified U.S. Sailing Small Boat Instructor
  • Certified P.A.S.A. Kiteboarding Instructor
  • Certified A.R.C. Emergency 1st Aid
  • Certified A.R.C. CPR
  • Certified A.R.C. Defibrillator
  • Certified Oregon Rescue Boat Operator
  • Certified A.R.C. Lifeguard


Call — 541-386-WIND (9463)