Have you taken our kayak instructional classes and want more? Whitewater Wednesdays is for clients who have participated in our kids pool or our kayak river classes who want the opportunity to practice locally. The prerequisite for registration is having taken an river instructional class from Colorado River School. You need to have a basic understanding of river hydrology, wet exits, bow rescues, swimming gear to shore, and more. Our instructors will be on hand to supervise and assist. The event is geared towards kayak community development and fun, so we'll be there with you to coach you through learning to surf and play in the controlled environment of a Colorado whitewater play park.
Registration guarantees a spot as well as lets us know what equipment to bring, so please make sure to register by noon on the day of the event. Information on location of the event will be listed in the confirmation email. The location changes depending on water flows, so please know that we may call you the day of if flows change. Locations alternate between RRP and Golden.
Participants must sign a waiver prior to participation. (Those under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian sign a waiver). Please sign the waiver from your confirmation email in order to link it to your reservation. Helmets, PFDs, and footwear (which will be provided) must be worn during the activities.
Activities begin at 5:00 pm and run until dark (~8:00pm).
Use the booking link below to preregister for a spot. Registration is $10 and includes equipment rental.
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New this year! Kayak pool sessions will take place on Sundays this year, beginning Sunday, Jan. 22nd at the Golden Rec Center. Open kayak pool and private lessons will take place from 2:30 - 4:30 pm; Kids paddling club will take place from 1- 3pm. Online registration and waivers required as we have a max number of paddlers allowed in the pool.