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Whitewater Rafting
Kayaking Instruction
International Trips
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Instruction for all skill levels
Strokes and boat control
Eskimo Roll
River Running
Surfing, ferries, & boofs
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Learn to work as a group on and off the river
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Experience the beauty of the James River
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Discover the Himalaya

Experiencing rivers here and around the world.

RVA Paddlesports, based in Richmond, Virginia offers whitewater rafting & kayak instruction for all levels of paddlers. Whether it is your first time in a boat or if you want to paddle a multi-day trip overseas, we offer programs at every step of the way.

Whitewater Rafting Kayaking Instruction Richmond Virginia

Featured Courses

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Trips Daily at 2:30 PM Daily & 6 PM Friday - Sunday
Tuesday evenings at 6:00 PM

Youth Kayaking Program

Packages from $220-$340 Individual sessions $50
Mondays & Wednesdays 5:00 - 7:15

Kayak India – The Ganga – Rishikesh

$1400 for 10-day tour, longer options available
Trips available January, February & March 2017

Half Day Intro to Kayaking

$98 or $360 for a 4-person package.
Available Daily

Kayak Roll Clinics

$60 per class / $150 for 3 / Private Instruction - $40 per hr / Open Pool - $20
November 20th: 6:30-8:30 December 5th & January 9th 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Featured Video

First Time Paddlers

Our customers share their experiences after paddling whitewater for the first time.