Welcome to the DC Kayak Whitewater School. Located on the shores of the Potomac River just a few miles from the Nation's capitol. Whether your a seasoned paddler or just looking to try something new, we've got the right program for you. We've built a comprehensive curriculum of on and off water exercises to help strengthen and solidify your paddling skills.
Swift Water Rescue
Swiftwatear Rescue Class- A one day basic swiftwater rescue class. Learn all of the basics of swiftwater rescue. Self rescue, boat based rescues, rapid swimming, throw ropes, wading, foot entrapments, boat pins, other topics. Everything you need to know for basic river rescue situations on the river.
Spring Break Trip
For Spring Break we will be heading to Southern Appalachia. North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama offers some of the best whitewater in world and the Spring is the best time to be there. We will get on some of the classic class III/IV creeks in the Southeast.