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

Get the Full Kayaking Experience

Come to Our Free River Weekends

Do you enjoy camping, potlucks, hanging out with friends, and a full weekend of boating? View river weekends >

60th Annual Training Camp - May 20-22

We all know Training Camp is a blast! Sign up for a class, as a volunteer, or come as a "Fun Hog". Learn more >

2016 River Cruise Schedule Now Available

For those interested in meeting up with other paddlers, CW offers free river cruises (class II to IV). View river cruises >

Meet Our Instructors

Our classes are taught by volunteer instructors, who are certified by the American Canoe Association. Meet our instructors >

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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