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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

M.A.C.K. fest

M.A.C.K. fest – (Marmora Area Canoe & Kayak Festival) Date: Tentatively April 12th to the 14th.  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

KWP Float in the 45th 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.   This year’s  parade will have a Superhero theme.  If interested in helping

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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 in the 80’s.  It takes

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KWP Year End BBQ

KWP Year 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.

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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) themselves.  The River has 3

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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 that register.  Check out the

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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 for those wanting to improve

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KWP 2nd Ottawa River Trip and King of the Clubs

King of the Clubs and KWP 2nd Ottawa Trip August 4th,  5th and 6th, (King of the Clubs Sunday August 5th) Location: Ottawa River / River Run Details:  King of the Clubs is a day event held o the Ottawa River that has Paddling Clubs compete in

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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 Lovesick Restaurant. Just like the best Fun Run’s Run. It will include safety practice exercises for

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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. Ability:

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KWP Ottawa River Trip

June 30th, 2018 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 experience Ottawa for the first time.  Camping location yet to be determined and

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Week of Rivers Mystery Tour!!!! Stay Tuned……..

Ottawa, Gatineau and ? ……..  Have kayak, will paddle, and paddle and paddle…… The week of rivers last year ended up being Ottawa, Gatineau, and the Upper Pet. This year will be a mystery until we get there, but we will post our location every

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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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May 24 PALMERFEST Palmer Rapids Weekend

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.  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 some KWP members head to

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General Membership Meeting

  KWP succession lead Isaac Verhoeven, working with KWP board members Eric and Simon, have created a strategy to renew our club’s leadership, provide a clear direction to our club, and guide our club’s development of a stabilizing and self-maintaining structure. To achieve this, we

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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 and leaves. Helmets are recommended.

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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. Cost is free to current

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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 recruitment strategies, identify nominees prior

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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 Quebec River.  Please inform Trip

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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

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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 and inform all past, present

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 spring at any number of

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 for paddlers not able to

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 Event”. It is hosted by

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