How to try it:
Alberta Flyboards offers lessons to anyone 16 years or older, at:
Wabamun Lake, about 70 kilometres west of Edmonton;
Cold Lake, about 300 kilometres northeast of Edmonton;
Jackfish Lake, about 60 kilometres southwest of Edmonton; and
Sylvan Lake, about 160 kilometres south of Edmonton.
Lessons start at $89 for 20 minutes, plus a $29 fee for any first-time flyer, and can be booked online at www.albertaflyboard.com.
The company also offers group rates and is the Alberta distributor for the boards, which start at $6,900.
People buying a board must first complete a Flyboard operators’ certification.