Novice Paddling Camps

Monday–Friday • Whitewater Center in the Boathouse District
8a to 12p
May 27-31  • June 24-28 • July 8-12 • July 24-28
Ages 8-16 

Campers learn competitive kayaking skills plus water safety during this week-long day camp which includes stand up paddle boarding, recreational kayaking, and Olympic canoe/kayak sprint and slalom- plus whitewater rafting and tubing.  Parents are invited to join campers for a fun Friday paddling session.

No previous experience is necessary.  Experience participants will have the opportunity to develop their skills. Camp participants are invited to join RIVERSPORT’s canoe/kayak team.

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Junior & U23 Olympic Hopeful Canoe Slalom Camp

Monday–Saturday • Whitewater Center in the Boathouse District
June 10-15 and July 27-4
Ages 8 and up 

RIVERSPORT invites slalom  and kayak cross athletes to the Oklahoma City High Performance Center for Competitive Summer Camp. The whitewater training and competition channels will be open for your use. This camp provides opportunities for advanced athletes to develop their skills. Participants will train on the course in small groups. At the end of the week, campers will compete. 

Clubs outside of Oklahoma City are invited to travel as a team and bring your coach. Individual paddlers are also encouraged to register. Transportation and lodging is not provided. RIVERSPORT partner hotels can be found here.

Practices include

  • Coaching and Training in Small Skill-Based Groups
  • Up to Two Sessions Daily on Whitewater Competition Channel
  • Video Analysis
  • Flatwater Sessions for Skill Development
  • Access to Kayak Cross Ramp for Advanced Paddlers
  • Surfing, Rafting and Tubing Activities
  • Slalom Gate and Kayak Cross Course will be Set Up
  • Access to Oklahoma City High Performance Center Workout Area
  • Free Whitewater Equipment Rental- First Come, First Served
  • Entry in Camp Competition
  • Camp Completion Certificate
  • Lunches Monday-Saturday