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Moosefest

more info to follow…………. Note dates are approximate, as confirmed dates have not been released yet.

KWP Float in the 47th Annual Peterborough Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade

All members and their kids welcome! Join KWP for this year’s Peterborough Santa Claus parade. Expect a fun filled day: building our float, riding it through the parade, and afterwards getting together for dinner.   If interested in helping build our float, or joining  the parade,

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Movember Race

Annual fundraising event on the Ottawa River.  More info to come  ……………….. Sanctioned, non-KWP event.  Date listed is approximate and official date has not been set yet.

Joint Club Paddle with GKC down the Elora Gorge

If you have not paddled the Elora Gorge, this Fall paddle is for you.  It is a scenic river trip with some fun play spots and rapids.  Guelph Kayak Club (GKC) paddles this river weekly.  They are a fun bunch to paddle with and welcoming

2020 Annual General Meeting

We will again hold our AGM at the Parsons Centre, Minden Whitewater Preserve. Prior to the meeting an agenda, Annual Report, call for nominations, and proposed motions will be circulated in an information package, to be emailed to members. Our AGM is open to club

Gauley Fest

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 in the 80’s.  It takes place in Summersville, West

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KWP End of Summer BBQ

KWP Summer-End Get Together! This event caps off the summer by having a paddle and meal at Burleigh Falls.  Water and weather are still usually warm enough for new paddlers, family and swimming to occur.  Afternoon is filled with paddling, followed by food,  etc. Ability:

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Paddle with the Pros

more information to come ……………………….. Clinics and fun race  for beginner, intermediate and really, really good paddlers.  Join our national freestyle athletes for a choice of clinics on freestyle, river running, and basic paddling skills.  BBQ to follow.  

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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 that register.  Check out the Gatineau River Festival

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3rd KWP Ottawa River Trip and King of the Clubs

King of the Clubs is held on the Sunday of the long weekend on the Ottawa River. Paddling Clubs compete in a series of fun events against each other to claim the King of the Clubs title.  The event is designed to be fun and

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KWP Gull River Weekend

Gull River / WO Whitewater Preserve Although many KWP members will paddling the Gull River throughout the summer, this weekend is  planned as the KWP Gull River Trip.  The Gull River is a great spot for those wanting to improve skills a short, walkable section

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Week of Rivers

Have paddle and will travel. From the Ottawa our group will move first to the Gatineau at the Bonnet Rouge Campground (be aware-they have a no dogs policy). We will then post on the KWP facebook page where we are going each day. If you

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1st KWP Ottawa River Trip (Middle Channel)

Join the club for a weekend on the Ottawa River.  Great trip for those wanting to experience Ottawa for the first time.  Camping location yet to be determined and trip details yet to be determined.  Please inform Trip Organizers if you plan on attending. Ability:

May Long Weekend PALMERFEST Palmer Rapids

Spend Victoria Long Weekend camping at Palmer Rapids this year for PALMERFEST!  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 to other

HOHW – Hell or High Water

This is non-KWP event.    We do not have a club organizer attached to it. Several KWP’ers will be going.  See information link at bottom of this page  for registration. It is put on by the Petawawa River Rats Paddling Club and town of Petawawa. 

Minden Whitewater Preserve Spring Volunteer Weekend

Join KWP and other WO members for preseason clean-up at the Gull, to help prepare MWP for its 2020 season. Paddlers usually come with family, on their own, and teens can get their community hours.  Come for the day or camp for the weekend.  Volunteers

M.A.C.K. fest

M.A.C.K. fest – (Marmora Area Canoe & Kayak Festival) Date: Tentatively April 17th to the 19th.  DATES could change due to ice. Rivers – Black, Beaver, Salmon, Crowe, Moria, Skootamatta, etc. This is a KWP organized festival that takes place in Marmora Ontario.  This area

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. To support Port Hope we encourage paddlers to give us some

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

Burleigh Falls Saturday paddle

This is a Fun Run on a Saturday. We will be doing as many  games as we can think of going down the river and finishing the day at a restaurant for dinner.  It will include safety practice exercises for both kayaks and canoes. 

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

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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, etc all take place. We

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

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 and paddle for a couple

Training: Lake & Kayak Instructors Course

This course is for club trip leaders and instructors kayaking on flatwater (lakes, rivers, canals) and pool sessions. It is an appropriate course for students pursuing summer camp or recreational program employment. See our online store for details and book: Training: Lake & Kayak Instructors

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 take place.  There are a

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 and paddle for a couple

Moving Water Safety Practice

We continue our yearly practice at Burleigh falls. Although we will all bring our boats to paddle today, we will also so some safety drills with rope. Expect to go through several different things that we have learned in the whitewater rescue courses. Throw-rope practices,

Gull River Meet-up

Ability: Beginner, Novice, Intermediate and Advanced The Gull has something for everyone. Camping is easy and you can set yourself up for as much or little challenge as you feel comfortable. We will have a campfire and potluck. If you want to just do your

Magnetawan Trip

UPDATE: changed to may 25th due to flooding, new date dependent on water levels. KWP will be traveling to one of the real big water runs of the spring. The Magnetawan is a sometimes intimidating Class 3-4 river that will really get you into shape.

HWY #7 Run

Ability Intermediate/Advanced UPDATE: DUE TO FLOODING, WE ARE NOT POSTING FOR THIS WEEKEND.  WE RECOMMEND PADDLERS ASSIST WHERE THEY CAN, WITH ACTIVITIES LIKE SAND-BAGGING.   KWP Trip leaders will be watching the highway 7 rivers and make a decision for which river to run this

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