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Peterborough Pool Sessions at Trent University: ONLY 2 SPOTS LEFT!

  UPDATE: Peterborough Pool Sessions at Trent University Sessions will runs for a period of 10 weeks, 8:30-10:30pm, commencing Friday January 12th , 2018, up to and including Friday March 16th, 2018. Please ensure your boats and gear are free of dirt… Continue Reading →

KWP Family Pool Party

3:00 to 4:00 p.m., at Trent University, on Saturday December 30th, 2017. Event is for current KWP club members and their families. There will be children’s games and prizes. Please contact Simon if you would like to lead the children’s activities…. Continue Reading →

Reminder: Whitewater Ontario AGM this Saturday!

KWPer’s! Please register in advance if you intend to vote at the Whitewater Ontario Annual General Meeting. All KWP members are members in WO. There are remote access options. See link for more details from WO’s website: WO AGM  

FILLED: Volunteer Opportunities: Succession Lead(s)

We are looking for one or two people who are long-standing KWP members to act as Succession Lead(s) to report to the board by February 15th on: recommendations to the board on recruitment process for director positions, to include director… Continue Reading →

Gauley Fest

Gauley Fest Weekend Event This is a non-KWP event.  This is the largest paddling festival in North America with approximately 5000 people attending one way or another. Hosted by American Whitewater, the festival is a celebration of AW acquiring releases back… Continue Reading →

KWP Year End BBQ

KWP Year End BBQ This event caps off the summer by having a paddle and BBQ at Burleigh Falls.  Water and weather are still usually warm enough for new paddlers, family and swimming to occur.  Afternoon is filled with paddling,… Continue Reading →

Beaver Festival N.Y.

Beaver Festival N.Y. This is a non-KWP event.  This is a festival / release put on in part by American Whitewater.  It is a great event due to the proximity of the river (about 3 hrs away) and the River(s)… Continue Reading →

Gatineau River Festival

Gatineau River Festival This is a non-KWP event.  The festival itself is a large event put on in Maniwaki where camping, food and party takes place.  Paddling takes place on the Gatineau River.  Shuttles, food, etc. are provided for those… Continue Reading →

KWP Gull River Trip

KWP Gull River Trip Gull River / WO Whitewater Preserve Although many KWP members will paddling the Gull River throughout the summer, this weekend is tentatively planned as the KWP Gull River Trip.  The Gull River is a great spot… Continue Reading →

KWP 2nd Ottawa River Trip and King of the Clubs

KWP 2nd Ottawa River Trip and King of the Clubs August 5th, 6th and 7th, (King of the Clubs Sunday August 6th) Location: Ottawa River / River Run Details:  King of the Clubs is a day event held o the… Continue Reading →

KWP Friends and Family Weekend Palmer Rapids

A weekend of fun at Palmer Rapids.  Great for beginner paddlers and kids, this weekend is an informal event that gives club members a chance to bring friends and family out for a weekend of paddling.  Camping, swimming, fishing, biking,… Continue Reading →

KWP Gatineau River Trip

KWP Gatineau River Trip July 1st and 2nd (maybe 3rd day due to long weekend) 2nd Annual KWP Gatineau River Trip.  Join the club for a weekend on the Gatineau River.  Camping at Le Bonnet Rouge and paddling this classic… Continue Reading →

KWP Ottawa River Trip

July 1st and 2nd (maybe 3rd day due to long weekend) Annual KWP Ottawa River Trip (for those not wanting to head to Gatineau).  Join the club for a weekend on the Ottawa River.  Great trip for those wanting to… Continue Reading →

Kipawa Festival

Location: Kipawa River, North Western QC. (approx. 5 hrs from Peterborough area) This is non-KWP event / Festival. It is an informal festival that takes place on Kipawa River and in Laniel QC.  Some events, such as Hollywood Rapid Race… Continue Reading →

KWP Fun Run Weeknight Paddle

KWP Fun Run Weeknight Paddles are organized club paddles that take place at Burleigh Falls.  Burleigh Falls usually has water running all summer and KWP takes advantage of the warm water and long days.  Paddling is informal – meet up… Continue Reading →

May 24 Palmer Rapids Weekend

Spend May 24 camping at Palmer Rapids this year!  A great place for beginner and novice paddlers.  Palmer Rapids has a little bit of everything for everyone.  KWP members usually make this the home-base during the weekend with day trips… Continue Reading →

HOHW – Hell or High Water

This is non-KWP event.  It is put on by the Petawawa River Rats Paddling Club and town of Petawawa.  The event is a fun Down River Race through the town section of the Petawawa River (2 rapids, Class 3~4).  Usually… Continue Reading →

Float Your Fanny Down The Ganny

This is non-KWP event.  It is put on by the town of Port Hope.  Some KWP members are involved with it. It is a super fun event that the whole family can participate in.  There is specific canoe and kayak… Continue Reading →

M.A.C.K. fest

M.A.C.K. fest – (Marmora Area Canoe & Kayak Festival) Date: Tentatively April 8th and 9th Rivers – Black, Beaver, Salmon, Crowe, Moria, Skootamatta, etc. This is a KWP organized festival that takes place in Marmora Ontario.  This area is home… Continue Reading →

KWP Trip Leader Refresher Day

March 25th or 26th and/or April 1st or 2nd Time: Trip Dependant Location: River Trip (river yet to be determined) KWP wants to improve the on water paddling experience for everyone in the club.  This event is designed to refresh… Continue Reading →

Spring Weeknight Paddling

Thursday(s) Starting in March ending in May (water dependant) Time: 5:30pm to dark Location: Various Locations in Area.  Crowe Bridge, Callaghan Wave, Fish Hatchery, Burleigh Falls, Eels Creek, etc. KWP members try to schedule an evening paddle weekly during the… Continue Reading →

KWP X-Country Skiing Day

A day of Cross Country Skiing in the Kawarthas.  Rentals and lessons available through Kawartha Nordic. Ski trails solo or with group. Return to Cale and Stephanie’s house (Burleigh Falls) for dinner and drinks. More info to come  

Courtice Pool Sessions

Saturday Nights – January 7 to March 10 Winter pool sessions.  No formal instruction, just KWPers paddling and assisting new paddlers.  Paid event. Pool Sessions for 2017 are fully booked.  Keep an eye on the KWP Website or Facebook page… Continue Reading →

Reel Paddling Film Festival

A night of independent paddling films. The Reel Paddling Film Festival travels the continent showing paddling related videos to paddling enthusiasts. This Event is host by the Float Your Fanny Down The Ganny organization. Note: This is NOT a “KWP… Continue Reading →

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