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 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!

Stay safe on the water

Want to feel more confident on the water? Join one of our approved partners for a weekend of learning swiftwater rescue skills.  

Sign up now

River Weekends

Meet fellow members to camp and paddle on classic Colorado rivers:  Roaring Fork, Arkansas and Colorado. Potlucks and good times all summer long. 

Join for our last weekend of 2019!

Do some good, Volunteer!

Interested in joining fellow community members work to keep Clear Creek Canyon clean and safe? Check out the info and come join us at the end of the month.

Register up now 

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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