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

Final Fling of the Year

As the paddle season winds down, bring your whole family to see and hear from a local favorite while we enjoy the fall dinner and introduce our next year's board.  

Join us or even volunteer!

Get on the river this summer!

Looking for groups to go out with to learn new rivers? Join these cruises for relaxed social paddling.  

Come cruising!


AW Wants Our Opinions!

American Whitewater is seeking Colorado boaters' feedback on river user experience. If you'd like a chance at a $100 Visa gift card, head on over to the Upper Colorado River Wild and Scenic Survey and take part in the future of the Upper Colorado River! 

Last River Weekend!

Come join us for our last River Weekend on the mighty Colorado River. Join for a potluck and a last hurrah for the summer. 

Join us on the Colorado!

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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