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Washington Kayak Club
Fun and safe kayaking through trips, education, skill development, and conservation

                        Whitewater Classes, Clinics & Skill Builders

7 Rivers Challenge

 7 river challenge Looking for a Challenge? 

Sign up for one of the challenge rivers on the trip schedule, which will be posted in late January and collect your sticker. 
Seven rivers include:
Sol Duc
White Salmon

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 Beginner Whitewater Course
March 2020

2017 whitewater class 

2020 Beginner Whitewater Course

If you have been wanting to learn how to Whitewater Kayak, this course is for you!

the course is designed for the person with no prior boating experience.  You will learn basic paddle and bracing strokes, how to roll a kayak, river hydrology, and safety, all in a relaxed and friendly environment.

        Registration opens JAN 1. This class fills up every year, don't wait till the last minute to register!

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Swiftwater Rescue Course

Spring 2020
  Swiftwater Rescue

Don't have an issue on the river and not know what to do!  Take a rescue course.  Dates have not been chosen for 2020, but you can read about the 2019 course here.

River Safety & Rescue - 4/13 & 4/14

Downriver Play Clinic
(class III-IV)
Spring 2020
Diane boofing Blackwater Falls Green River, NC 
Downriver Play Clinic!
(class III-IV)
Play the river as we go... Practicing lining up and timing moves on known features, working on using eddies to break rapids up into boat-scoutable chunks of fun!

2020 Dates to be Determined


Skills Refresher
(class II, II+)

Spring 2019
Skills Refreshers 

Let's do some class II+ skills practice of peel outs, eddy turns, ferries
on class II whitewater.  Nothing better than making hard moves on easier whitewater!
       Post WKC Class Skills Refresher (II) - 4/10/2019    
River Rolling
(class II+)

Spring 2019
Tune your River Roll

You must have a flat water roll to sign-up for this clinic.  
If you have a pool or eddy roll, it's time to step up your game and work on rolling in the current!

Whitewater Slalom Clinic

November 2, 2019
DSCN1702_591206461.JPG  Ever wanted to try whitewater slalom kayaking?
Now's your chance
Free clinic with Dawn

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Fun Whitewater Photo's from WKC Members

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