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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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Intermediate Clinic

Feb 2018
 May 2018
  Wanna Step it Up?!

Review, refine, and add a few new strokes.  Work on bracing, intro to boofing, boat control...

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 Beginner Whitewater Course

April 2018
2017 whitewater class 

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 from certified kayak instructors.
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Swiftwater Rescue Course

Spring 2018
  Swiftwater Rescue

Don't have an issue on the river and not know what to do!  Take a rescue course  
 River Safety & Rescue - 3/31/2018  
     River Safety & Rescue - 5/19/2018      
Downriver Play Clinic
(class III-IV)
Spring 2018
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!
Skills Refresher
(class II+)

Spring 2018
Skills Refresher 
(class II+)
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!
River Rolling
(class II+)

Summer 2018
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!

Fun Whitewater Photo's from WKC Members

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