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* Denotes an event organized by Rapids Riders Canoe & Kayak Club. All other events belong to the listed organization.
April 2020
4/5 – Open Pool* Cancelled until further notice
Pool Session 5:00-7:00pm
Cost $10. No Preregistration required.

Please don't enter the pool area before 4:55pm. The Community Center asks that we don't disturb the group using the pool before our time slot. You can leave your boat by the door and wait in the lobby if you like. Helmets required for kayak polo. BOATS MUST BE CLEAN.   Thank you!

Brooklyn Center Pool
4/16 - 4/20 – Pesh Fest! 2020
A weekend of whitewater fun and racing.  Rafting! Kayaking! Canoeing!  More information can be found here Pest Fest!
May 2020
5/3 – Canoe U Intro Night*
Introductory classroom and pool session for all Fundamentals students.
(Not for Refresher or Continuum students.)
5-9pm at the Brooklyn Center Pool
About Canoe U

5/16 - 5/17 – Canoe U Weekend*
Saturday & Sunday on the water classes.
Details about Canoe U!
5/30 - 5/31 – Canoe U - Graduation Weekend*
Saturday & Sunday on the water classes.
Details about Canoe U

June 2020
6/13 - 6/14 – Iron Bull Downriver Race and Rec Release
Saturday there will be a downriver race with more details to follow as theycome available.   Wausau Whitewater

Sunday is a recreational release as usual. 
6/27 – Charles City Challenge 2020
Join us for fun on the Cedar River at this year's event in Charles City! The Charles City Challenge will include competitive kayak and SUP events for whitewater paddlers as well as fun for everyone else! Registration fee includes competition entry, event t-shirt, and chance to win one of many prizes.
6/27 - 6/28 – Wausau Recreational Release
Wausau Recreational Release.  Free camping on site.  Cost per day to paddle is 15 or 25 for the weekend.  Season passes avaiable.  More information can be found here.
July 2020
7/11 - 7/12 – Wausau Recreational Release
Wausau Recreational Release.  Free camping on site.  Cost per day to paddle is 15 or 25 for the weekend.  Season passes avaiable.  More information can be found here.
7/18 - 7/19 – Team River Runner Veterans Event
For more information follow their Facebook page here.
7/25 - 7/26 – Paddlemania 2020
Paddlemania and Blast to the Bridge down river race. Swiftwater Adventures hosts the annual celebration on the St Louis River in Carlton MN. For more information click here.
August 2020
8/1 - 8/2 – Iron Bull Triathlon and Volunteer Paddle
More information to follow as it becomes available. 
8/13 - 8/14 – Jackson Freestyle Clinic
Jackson kayak instructors hold an indepth freestyle clinic each year before the Midwest Freestyle Championships.  Learn those moves to make yourself a top competitor and have fun!  This class sells out each year so make sure you sign up early to reserve a spot. 
8/15 - 8/16 – Midwest Freestyle Championships 2020
Midwest Freestyle Championships!  Competion from beginner to Pro. Look for more information at Wausau Whitewater Whitewater Park
8/29 - 8/30 – Wausau Recreational Release
Wausau Recreational Release.  Free camping on site.  Cost per day to paddle is 15 or 25 for the weekend.  Season passes avaiable.  More information can be found here.
September 2020
9/26 - 9/27 – Wausau Recreational Release
Wausau Recreational Release.  Free camping on site.  Cost per day to paddle is 15 or 25 for the weekend.  Season passes avaiable.  More information can be found here.