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March 2019
3/31 – Open Pool*
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. 

Brooklyn Center Pool
April 2019
4/7 – Safety Skills and Last Open Pool Session*
When was the last time you threw a rope?
When was the last time you practiced rescue and recovery?
This Safety Skills Clinic Session is recommended for all paddlers.
The Clinic will use one-half of the pool, the other half open to everyone else.
No polo (unless all the open session users agree)

Cost $10. No Preregistration required.

Brooklyn Center Pool
4/15 – Paddling Film Festival*
Rapids Riders is excited to bring The Paddling Film Festival World Tour to the Twin Cities. The festival has been showcasing the very best paddling films since 2006.

You'll be inspired to explore rivers, lakes, and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places.

Monday, April 15, 2019 at 7 PM.
At Surly Brewing (Upstairs in Scheid Hall)

520 Malcolm Ave SE, Minneapolis

Tickets $12 or $15 after April 7 and at the Door. Tickets are non refundable.

Made possible by these fine sponsors:  

4/26 - 4/28 – Midwest Mountaineering Expo, Minneapolis, MN
Midwest Mountaineering Spring Expo!  Rapids Riders will have a booth there with all the information and answers to your questions about whitewater paddling! 
  Special events include the Boat Auction (Spring only), Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Fall only), Paddlesports Demo (Spring only), and the The Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour (Spring only).  Get product information from manufacturers’ representatives, eat wonderful treats and meals from our food vendors.
May 2019
5/5 – 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

5/18 - 5/19 – Canoe U Weekend*
Saturday & Sunday on the water classes.
Details about Canoe U!
June 2019
6/1 - 6/2 – Canoe U - Graduation Weekend*
Saturday & Sunday on the water classes.
Details about Canoe U

6/22 – Charles City Challenge, Iowa
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.