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* Full Immersion Whitewater IFull Immersion Whitewater I

Time: 7:00 pm

An intensive course for those wanting to build a basic knowledge of paddling whitewater! Full Immersion whitewater I includes fast-paced modules covering basic safety, equipment and hydrology, accompanied by both pool and moving-water segments.

* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* Storm Gathering USAStorm Gathering USA


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* First Saturday Paddle TourFirst Saturday Paddle Tour

Join us every first Saturday of the month in Ridgefirld for a special wildlife tour. Theres something different each month. Click to learn more!

* Storm Gathering USAStorm Gathering USA


* Full Immersion Whitewater IFull Immersion Whitewater I

Time: 9:00 am

An intensive course for those wanting to build a basic knowledge of paddling whitewater! Full Immersion whitewater I includes fast-paced modules covering basic safety, equipment and hydrology, accompanied by both pool and moving-water segments.

* Rescues ClassRescues Class

Time: 2:00 pm

This half-day class, held on sheltered water, introduces deep-water rescue techniques for solo and group paddlers. The class covers techniques for solo re-entry of a kayak following a wet exit as well as assisted drain and re-enter rescues involving two or more paddlers. It also covers basic safety concerns and safety-related features of sea kayaks and paddling equipment.

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* Storm Gathering USAStorm Gathering USA


* Full Immersion Whitewater IFull Immersion Whitewater I

Time: 9:00 am

An intensive course for those wanting to build a basic knowledge of paddling whitewater! Full Immersion whitewater I includes fast-paced modules covering basic safety, equipment and hydrology, accompanied by both pool and moving-water segments.

* Basic Skills Kayak ClassBasic Skills Kayak Class

Time: 11:00 am

In the classroom we discuss paddling safely, local destinations and equipment. On the water, we introduce the basic paddle strokes needed to efficiently move a kayak through the water. We encourage students to practice a deep water wet exit and an assisted re-entry which is a safety skill every paddler should own! A person completing this class is qualified to rent sea kayaks from Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe. Basic Skills Kayak Classes are offered every weekend year round and daily in the late spring, summer and early fall.

* Bachelor Island TourBachelor Island Tour

Time: 11:00 am

This full day tour is one of our most popular foundation journeys. It is for anyone looking to improve their skills at paddling with a group in light current and mild conditions. This trip can be taken as a refresher or just for fun! The area we explore is part of the Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge and the bird watching is spectacular. Students must be able to paddle fair distances and have taken our Basic Skills class or equivalent experience. CLICK this link for more...

* Portland Kayak PoloPortland Kayak Polo

Time: 7:30 pm

Portland Kayak Polo is an inviting team sport for paddlers and athletes of all skill levels! Click on the link for more details

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* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* Full Immersion Whitewater IIFull Immersion Whitewater II

Time: 7:00 pm

Full Immersion Kayak 2 picks up where Full Immersion Kayak 1 leaves off. We focus classroom time on river reading and hazards, pool time allows further exploration into edge control and roll techniques. Spend Saturday and Sunday on two local river runs polishing the principles of boat control. This is an excellent course for any paddler, looking to take beginning skills to the next level or dust off some skills that haven't been used in a while. Full Immersion Kayak 2 is scheduled monthly year round. CLICK this link for more...

* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* Full Immersion Whitewater IIFull Immersion Whitewater II

Time: 9:00 am

Full Immersion Kayak 2 picks up where Full Immersion Kayak 1 leaves off. We focus classroom time on river reading and hazards, pool time allows further exploration into edge control and roll techniques. Spend Saturday and Sunday on two local river runs polishing the principles of boat control. This is an excellent course for any paddler, looking to take beginning skills to the next level or dust off some skills that haven't been used in a while. Full Immersion Kayak 2 is scheduled monthly year round. CLICK this link for more...

* Basic Skills Kayak ClassBasic Skills Kayak Class

Time: 10:00 am

In the classroom we discuss paddling safely, local destinations and equipment. On the water, we introduce the basic paddle strokes needed to efficiently move a kayak through the water. We encourage students to practice a deep water wet exit and an assisted re-entry which is a safety skill every paddler should own! A person completing this class is qualified to rent sea kayaks from Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe. Basic Skills Kayak Classes are offered every weekend year round and daily in the late spring, summer and early fall.

* Strokes & ManeuversStrokes & Maneuvers

Time: 11:00 am

Cause and effect relationships involved in boat control are introduced and students learn to perform maneuvers safely and efficiently. The class covers efficient forward and reverse paddling, a wide variety of strokes for turning, the use of edging to assist turning, rudder strokes for maintaining a course and draw strokes for moving sideways. We also refine and practice low and high brace strokes for preventing capsize. CLICK this link for more...

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* Full Immersion Whitewater IIFull Immersion Whitewater II

Time: 9:00 am

Full Immersion Kayak 2 picks up where Full Immersion Kayak 1 leaves off. We focus classroom time on river reading and hazards, pool time allows further exploration into edge control and roll techniques. Spend Saturday and Sunday on two local river runs polishing the principles of boat control. This is an excellent course for any paddler, looking to take beginning skills to the next level or dust off some skills that haven't been used in a while. Full Immersion Kayak 2 is scheduled monthly year round. CLICK this link for more...

* Sunday School - FREE!Sunday School - FREE!

Time: 1:00 pm

Join Alder Creek for a full afternoon of free clinics, snacks and beer! This month we'll cover field repair, signaling and communication and stretching for recovery

* Portland Kayak PoloPortland Kayak Polo

Time: 7:30 pm

Portland Kayak Polo is an inviting team sport for paddlers and athletes of all skill levels! Click on the link for more details

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* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* OKCC Demo NightOKCC Demo Night

Time: 8:00 pm

Join OKCC for their Demo Pool night at Columbia Pool! As always Alder Creek will have a large selection of our demo Whitewater boats available to try.

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* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* Full Immersion Sea IFull Immersion Sea I

Time: 9:00 am

An intensive course for those wanting to build a basic knowledge of sea paddling. This class takes you beyond the realm of the beginner. Full Immersion Kayak 1 includes fast-paced modules covering basic safety, equipment and navigation, accompanied by both pool and river segments. CLICK on this link for more...

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* Advanced Creeking ClinicAdvanced Creeking Clinic

Time: 9:00 am

An Advanced whitewater class: We will establish a team dynamic and asses the students while laying some ground work and foundation skills in the beginning. As the day progresses, we will explore a range of topics based on the needs of the students. We will be working on a Grade IV river (East Fork Lewis sunset falls run, Opal Creek, and Canyon Creek are all possibilities). We will be on one of these gems within a couple hours of Portland, Oregon. Click the link for more info...

* Full Immersion Sea IFull Immersion Sea I

Time: 9:00 am

An intensive course for those wanting to build a basic knowledge of sea paddling. This class takes you beyond the realm of the beginner. Full Immersion Kayak 1 includes fast-paced modules covering basic safety, equipment and navigation, accompanied by both pool and river segments. CLICK on this link for more...

* Basic Skills Kayak ClassBasic Skills Kayak Class

Time: 11:00 am

In the classroom we discuss paddling safely, local destinations and equipment. On the water, we introduce the basic paddle strokes needed to efficiently move a kayak through the water. We encourage students to practice a deep water wet exit and an assisted re-entry which is a safety skill every paddler should own! A person completing this class is qualified to rent sea kayaks from Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe. Basic Skills Kayak Classes are offered every weekend year round and daily in the late spring, summer and early fall.

* Basic Skills CanoeBasic Skills Canoe

Time: 1:00 pm

Whether by yourself or with the whole family, canoeing is a wonderful way to explore and enjoy the water! On land, we discuss equipment needs and safety. In the water, we teach proper techniques for launching, landing, paddle strokes, and boat maneuvers. Open the door to explore the Northwest's lakes and rivers today! Click on this link for more...

* Portland Kayak PoloPortland Kayak Polo

Time: 7:30 pm

Portland Kayak Polo is an inviting team sport for paddlers and athletes of all skill levels! Click on the link for more details

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* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* Santa Cruz PaddlefestSanta Cruz Paddlefest


* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* Santa Cruz PaddlefestSanta Cruz Paddlefest


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* Creek Boating Basics (Day 1)Creek Boating Basics (Day 1)

For the aspiring creek boater, take advantage of the whitewater mecca we live in! Let our excellent coaches help step your game up.

* Santa Cruz PaddlefestSanta Cruz Paddlefest


* Basic Skills Kayak ClassBasic Skills Kayak Class

Time: 10:00 am

In the classroom we discuss paddling safely, local destinations and equipment. On the water, we introduce the basic paddle strokes needed to efficiently move a kayak through the water. We encourage students to practice a deep water wet exit and an assisted re-entry which is a safety skill every paddler should own! A person completing this class is qualified to rent sea kayaks from Alder Creek Kayak & Canoe. Basic Skills Kayak Classes are offered every weekend year round and daily in the late spring, summer and early fall.

* Forward Stroke ClinicForward Stroke Clinic

Time: 3:00 pm

The vast majority of your time on the water, is spent moving forward. This clinic focuses on the finer points of a proper forward stroke. Learn the correct techniques for torso rotation, catch, pull, lift, push and glide. Never underestimate the value of a good forward stroke. Go farther and faster with less energy!

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* Santa Cruz PaddlefestSanta Cruz Paddlefest


* Portland Kayak PoloPortland Kayak Polo

Time: 7:30 pm

Portland Kayak Polo is an inviting team sport for paddlers and athletes of all skill levels! Click on the link for more details

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* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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* Full Immersion Whitewater IFull Immersion Whitewater I

Time: 7:00 pm

An intensive course for those wanting to build a basic knowledge of paddling whitewater! Full Immersion whitewater I includes fast-paced modules covering basic safety, equipment and hydrology, accompanied by both pool and moving-water segments.

* Private Pool ClassPrivate Pool Class

Time: 8:15 pm

Tell us what you want to learn. We can help you accomplish your goals. Most people need multiple sessions to master a solid roll. Sign up for a progression today! Call us with questions. 503-285-0464

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Category Key
 Canoe Classes
 General
 Kayak Symposiums
 Pool Sessions
 Sea Kayak Tours & Classes
 Stand Up Paddling
 Whitewater Classes

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Calender – Kayak  Canoe and SUP events, Along with pool sessions, kayak movies and other paddle sports related events.

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