Palmer River Festival

6535 Palmer Road 6535 Palmer Road, Palmer Rapids, ON

Palmer River Festival is an exciting weekend fundraising event that brings our paddling community together to reconnect, refresh our skills and to support Paddler Co-op’s youth and kids programs. Join us for whitewater canoe, kayak & sport yak instruction, on site camping, live music and variety show, food and merchandise vendors and some extra special […]

3 Rivers Rendezvous

Castle River Rodeo Ground Campground, 5 km north of Beaver Mines and 8 km south of Hwy 3 just off Hwy 507

Join us this May Long Weekend for the  3 Rivers Rendezvous in Southwest Alberta.  After 2 years of Covid restrictions, we are excited to be able to host you again. We really missed everyone the last 2 years, so it would be wonderful to see all of you again. The Pinch-o-Crow Creekers has camping, meals […]

$10 – $230

Women’s Paddle Fest

Nantahala Outdoor Center Bryson City, NC

Join us for the 4th Annual Women’s Paddlefest hosted by the NOC!   Mark your calendars for June 3-5, 2022! This festival is all about creating community by connecting, sharing, paddling and supporting each other on the river. It’s based at the Nantahala Outdoor Center offering trips on different rivers for all skill levels and […]


GoPro Mountain Games

Vail, CO

The 2022 GoPro Mountain Games event registration is now LIVE. Sign up today to not only compete in the most picturesque outdoor event ever in Vail, CO., but you’ll also be joining us to celebrate 20 amazing years of the Mountain Games!

Class II-III Week of Rivers and Yoga

Western North Carolina

Ladies: Join the Class II-III Week of Rivers and Yoga with pro Kayaker Anna Levesque. It’s time for you to find the confident paddler within you, and build your skills in a supportive group setting. Stop following and start leading. You’ll no longer feel like you have to sit in the eddy while others have […]


Slave River Paddlefest

Fort Smith NT Canada Fort Smith, NT

Paddlefest is a celebration of the Slave River, one of the world’s best lesser-known whitewater paddling destinations. In Fort Smith, we are blessed to have access to this beautiful and mighty river, where pelicans and paddlers of all skill levels come to play in the world-class whitewater for the August long weekend. Paddlefest includes all […]

Clearwater Kayak Fest

Wells Gray Provincial Park, Clearwater Ski Hill Lodge 566 Dunn Lake Road, Clearwater, BC

The fest was started in 2007 by Ben Earle. It's an event that helps showcase the mighty Clearwater River. Paddlers come from all over BC, Canada, and internationally to enjoy the river and the infamous after-party! There is the Adrian Kiernan Boatercross in the Lower Canyon (class 3-4) and A free style competition on one […]

Paddle the Canals: ON the Erie

Mercer Memorial Park 1 North Street, Baldwinsville, NY

Paddle the scenic Erie Canal/Seneca River through Lock 24 to Willow Bay on Onondaga Lake for 5.5 miles on this half-day trip. Travel through a lock, see wildlife and enjoy the scenery along this historic waterway in Central New York. Start: 9am at Mercer Memorial Park, 1 North Street, Baldwinsville, NY Finish and Lunch: 12pm […]



Kanfest is a gathering of whitewater kayaking enthusiasts for a weekend of total FUN. Enjoy the events, clinics and friendly competition. Then it's time to party! Join us for camping at Canoe Meadows right on the beautiful Kananaskis River so river runs are only minutes away.

Upper Gatineau Whitewater Festival

Upper Gatineau Whitewater Festival 211 Rue Henri Bourassa, Maniwaki, QC

The festival (25th edition this year) is the paddling of the Upper Gatineau river, with our headquarters in the Maniwaki High School, where participants have meals, access to washrooms & showers, as well as the camping site. This is where the shuttles depart to and arrive from the river. On the High School headquarters, different […]

Red River Paddle Challenge

190 River Road, Winnipeg, MB R2M5C4 Canada 190 River Road, Winnipeg, MB

The Red River Paddle Challenge (RRPC) is a 44 kilometer (~27 miles) long distance paddling marathon on the Red River beginning in Winnipeg, Manitoba and ending down river in Lockport, Manitoba. We welcome all types of paddling craft, including kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, dragon boats, surfskis, outrigger canoes, or other craft. Basically our motto is if you can paddle it you can race it!

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