You can paddle with canoes or kayaks in Ylläs. Also traditional rowing boats can be rented. You should always have the life saving vests, paddles, water-proof bag and a hand bailer with you.
Lakes Äkäslompolo, Kesänkijärvi and Ylläsjärvi are very close to Ylläs. River Kesänkijoki is easy. Rivers Äkäsjoki and Aakenusjoki offers more difficulty for those looking for it.
See selected paddling routes in Ylläs Trailfinder.