Beginner Kayak Lessons Portland, OR

Northwest River Guides teaches beginner kayak lesson in Portland, OR.  Most whitewater kayak classes start out in the pool where we work on the basic maneuvers(strokes) of whitewater kayaking – sweeps, corrections and braces.   We also work on some skills that...

Cedar River Slalom Race

The season’s first Head-to-head sprint race and the NW Downriver Cup Race will be April 4 on the Cedar River, near Maple Valley, Washington. The season’s third  NW SLALOM Cup Race will be April 5th.  Sunny skies are in the forecast. A sprint race for all types of...

Portland Kayak Lessons

Northwest River Guides teaches whitewater kayak lessons and classes in Portland, OR.   Our beginner classes and rolling classes are taught in indoor pools to ease students into the sport of kayaking.  The warm, clear water makes the learning process much easier and...