Free Cascade Canoe & Kayak Race Team Open Houses: Fitness & Racing for All ages!
Do you like being on the water, being part of a team competing in individual and multi-person events. The 4th largest Olympic sport, Canoe/Kayak racing combines skill, teamwork, endurance and strength in single, double and four-person boats. With this life-long sport, we strive to help you develop your physical capacities, as well as learn important life skills such as love of sport and exercise, goal setting, discipline, and passion for life. Lifelong friendships are formed, experiences are shared, and character is built.
Is your child looking for a great aquatic sport that offers individual achievement as well as the benefits of participating on a team? The Cascade Canoe & Kayak Racing Team is currently accepting new paddlers and will hold a 3 free Open Houses as par of USA Canoe/Kayak's Paddle Now! program.. While the ability to swim 50 yards and comfort in the water are prerequisites, no paddling experience is required, so come join in on the fun!
The City of Renton boathouse is located in the Cedar River Trail Park at the south end of Lake Washington. Join us for a free 3 hour basic skills lesson , and something to eat with our team while we get to know each other and answer any questions you might have about our program. Last but not least don’t forget to bring a change of clothes in case your kids get wet!
While the event is free, preregistration is required.
Paddle Now! events and Open House at the Renton Boathouse
Dates:April 6 at 1:00, Jun 1 at 1:00,August 24 at 1:00
Ages: 9 - 12
Prereq:Swim 50 yards
Do you enjoy kayaking or canoeing and would like to develop your skills, improve your fitness, exercise a competitive spirit in citizen-level regattas and join a great group of adults for social activities, then the Cascade Adult Racing Team is for you. 3 -4 targeted races each year, Biweekly training sessions and frequent social activities are the focus of this program.
Adult Team Open House on April 6, June 1 and August 24 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm at the Renton Boathouse
4th of July Fireworks Paddle
Join us to view the wonderful 4th of July fireworks in Renton. We’ll meet at the Renton Boathouse and launch at our dock. Then our guides will lead your paddle excursion to Coulon Park for a front row seat (but not too close) to watch the fireworks. Afterwords, we’ll paddle back to the boathouse. USCG PFDs and navigation light (available for purchase at the boathouse) required.
Date July 4
Ages 12 and older
Prereq Ability to swim 50 yards
At Renton Boathouse
Cost Free with your own canoe or kayak, $35
End of Season Sale Begins
Our biggest sale of the year on new and used canoes, kayaks and paddling equipment. Find great values on the best paddling equipment in the world – including Current Designs, Wenonah, P&H and Epic.
Date September 2 starting at 11:00
At Redmond Shop
You can register in person, over the phone or by sending in a Registration Form