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!
Choose Your Guided Outdoor Adventure
Based on the James River, we offer whitewater kayak instruction for all levels of paddlers. Whether it is your first time in a boat or you want to paddle a multi-day trip overseas, we offer programs at every step of the way. We also offer whitewater rafting trips on the James in the heart of Richmond, Virginia.
Featured Rafting & Kayaking Outdoor Adventures
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.
If you are looking for a more mellow ride, the upper offers beginner friendly Class I-II rapids while also providing the experience of being immersed in the James River’s natural scenery.
Come join us for one or more days of adventure school in the James River Park System. These afternoon adventures include flatwater paddling, climbing, and whitewater rafting!
Private Kayak Tours can range from flatwater to whitewater kayaking. All skill levels are welcome and we are able to adapt each session to your particular understanding of the sport.
Take your paddling to the next level with RVA Paddlesports before work/school training. We will have gear on hand for participants or bring your own. We have an array of whitewater boats available, but only 2 long boats specialized for race events.
Dawn Patrol Sessions:
Tuesdays and Thursday 6:00 AM – 7:30 AM
Wednesdays 5:00 PM
October 19th – November 11th
Tredegar Boat Ramp
Paddlers should have experience on class II/III whitewater and be working on or have a combat roll. If you need to learn how to roll, we would recommend signing up for our roll clinic before attending one of these trainings
Instruction will be divided into Novice & Advanced to cater towards all abilities attending.
Cost: $50 per single session, $250 for 6 sessions, and $320 for all 8 sessions. A portion of proceeds from these trainings will go directly to JROC!!!!
Paddlers are encouraged to register in advance. Don’t hesitate to reach out and let us know your goals.
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