2024 Colorado Whitewater Kids Paddling Team

This series of classes is intended for youth, ages 8-17, and will provide a progression of skills designed to develop safe, strong and confident white water paddlers. This class is suitable for the brand new, intermediate and advanced youth kayakers. Kids will learn about boats, essential gear, paddle strokes, river safety, rolling and bracing, play boating and more. The focus will be on SAFE, FUN boating. Participants will need parental approval.  CW has a limited amount of equipment that can be made available for student use.

Prerequisites: None

Where: Carmody Recreation Center

When: 2:30-6:00 pm (There will be two 1 ½ hour sessions back-to-back 2:30-4:00 pm and 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm. We will notify you about which session your kayaker is in once we have the class groupings finalized.)

(6 pool sessions): January 21, February 4, February 25, March 10, April 7, April 21 

Moving Water: May 4-5

Insurance:  CWA is using ACA insurance  coverage this year.  Every in- water participant will be required to have ACA membership to participate. ACA will charge $40/person to join for a year. If you will be volunteering in the pool you will also need ACA coverage. Make sure to register for ACA before registering for the Kids team.

Join ACA here: Link to ACA membership page

Youth must also be members of Colorado White Water

Join CW: Link to CW membership page


$200 - sign up before January 7

$250 - after January 7

Registration Code:

In order to register for this series, parents must obtain a registration code from CWKidsKayak@gmail.com. You may also need to fill out this Bailment and Use Agreement as instructed.

NOTE: This event registration is non-refundable.

Click here to register after acquiring the code.

 Colorado Whitewater is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  1312 17th St #76767, Denver, CO 80202

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