Welcome to Colorado Whitewater

Are you just getting started with whitewater kayaking and looking for a great way to start running rivers? Or perhaps you're an experienced paddler who'd like to meet local boaters and give something back to the Colorado whitewater community?

Then come see what we're all about!


Upcoming events

Colorado Whitewater Happenings

Get your 2018 CW Calendar!

Calendars are hot off the press, so get yours and start planning your paddle trips with a good dose of inspiration. 

Buy yours today

CW Board Elections at Fall Dinner

The annual board elections were held during Fall Dinner.  Check out the new volunteers and send us your feedback.


Winter Classes will be starting again

Check back soon for a complete list of classes and pool sessions to hone your skills before paddle season starts up again! Learn more

Meet Our Kayak Instructors

Our kayak classes are taught by volunteer instructors, who are ACA-certified (American Canoe Association).
Meet our instructors

Our Mission  
Colorado Whitewater (CW) is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization that promotes the sport of whitewater kayaking in the Rocky Mountain region. We introduce new kayakers to whitewater, teach paddling techniques, promote and teach whitewater safety, and support racing and freestyle kayak competitions.

In addition, our mission is to inform the public about river access, conservation, and other general issues concerning rivers and wilderness, while working to resolve problems related to those issues.

Colorado Whitewater is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  455 Sherman Street, Suite 300 Denver, CO 80203

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