Diversify Whitewater Paddling Weekend - Seattle

2000 NW Sammamish Rd, Issaquah, WA 98027, USA


Join Diversify Whitewater, a national nonprofit that works to share the beauty of paddling with Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), and Allies, for a Paddling Weekend in the Seattle Area!

Day 1, September 10: Paddling Skills Day at Tibbett's Beach in Issaquah, WA. Participants will take free lessons in kayaking, canoeing, stand-up paddling (SUP), and rafting on calm water. Two sessions will be offered, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. 


8:30am - Morning session begins

12:00pm - Lunch and prize raffle for morning & afternoon participants

1:00pm - Afternoon session begins

Day 2, September 11: Community downriver paddle on the Skykomish River near Gold Bar, WA. Participants will meet at Big Eddy to review skills from Day 1, and everyone will then set off down a section of class I-II rapids with experienced instructors. Participating in the lessons during Day 1 is encouraged but not required!

Please contact Jim at JimGoodwater@outlook.com with any questions. We can't wait to paddle with you!