Run the Slocan River

Endless Adventure in Crescent Valley is once again presenting the Kootenay Whitewater Festival this weekend.

Like previous years

Endless Adventure in Crescent Valley is once again presenting the Kootenay Whitewater Festival this weekend.

The weekend starts off Saturday with some meet and greet at the Endless Adventure campground and leads up to some exciting paddling. This is an intermediate paddle fest with a variety of clinics for all skill levels, including beginners.

On Saturday there will be a river run and clinics, followed by lunch, land games and more paddling in the afternoon. Dinner on your own then back in action for the evening entertainment — opening act Roy Has Fire, featuring Almanak and wrapping up the evening with DJ ELF.

Pilates Sunday morning with Live It Up Fitness, then a river run, team ball race and boater cross for the rest of the afternoon, finishing the weekend off with prizes and giveaways.

Guided river runs on the some of the West Kootenay’s classics are also available.

The Kootenay Whitewater Festival is for intermediate paddlers and the clinics are available for those who want to brush up on their skills.

Endless Adventure will be hosting a playboating clinic on Saturday, a creaking clinic on Sunday, and the basic skills and rolling clinic both days. The clinics are an additional $30 each.

Register at Endless Adventure on Saturday. The cost is $60 for the weekend which includes lunch both days, t-shirt, prize, party, camping. Registration and sign up goes from 8:15 to 9 a.m.

For more info about the festival or other events, feel free to call Endless Adventure at 1-877-FUN-8181 or email


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