Experience this one of a kind, classic run of urban whitewater consisting of class II-IV rapids! Take a trip down the historic fall line today!
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Featured Rafting & Kayaking Outdoor Adventures
Join our 2023 Fall Raft Guide Training Class and learn what it takes to become a professional guide! Learn valuable river navigation skills while obtaining Swift Water Rescue & CPR Certifications. Employment opportunities available for those with or without prior experience.
Join us as we offer a variety of paddling experiences appropriate for all ages and skill levels, to increase diversity in the sport, and to promote inclusivity in the paddlesports community here in Richmond.
Relax in the hot winter sunshine on giant beaches, swim in warm clean water, traipese through the tropical jungle to spot toucans and jaguar tracks, shreik from the dinosaur-like gaspy roars of howler monkeys, visit two major Mayan arqueological sites, and paddle through a some exciting whitewater in the canyon.
Experiencing rivers here and around the world.
The River City is calling your name! Nestled in the heart of Richmond, Virginia, RVA Paddlesports is the #1 destination for outdoor adventures in the Richmond area, offering a wide variety of rafting, kayaking, climbing, and canoeing trips for adventurers of all skill levels.
On our trips, you will immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the James River, paddle among the skyscrapers, experience the thrill of the rapids, and make memories that will last a lifetime.
Whether you are rafting, kayaking, climbing, or canoeing, every adventure with us will be unforgettable.