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A whitewater weekend celebrating the local classics, with the 9th annual elite Jordan River Race, skills clinics, intermediate and beginner competitions, a delicious BBQ, and film festival.

Festival Schedule

Friday
5:30pm

WHITE MILE BOATER CROSS

Expert race on the White Mile of the Illecillewaet River (located at the water tower)

7pm

HUGE BALLS, TINY RAPID

Beginner team race on the town section of the Illecillewaet River (finish is under the Fourth Street bridge!)

9pm

RIVER REELS

Whitewater Film Festival at the Big Eddy Pub

Saturday
9:30am

Meet up at big HWY 1 rest area parking lot to convoy to the Perry River

1pm

UPPER PERRY GIANT SLALOM RACE

Intermediate Race Upper Perry River Info

3pm

LOWER PERRY TIME TRIAL

Expert Race Lower Perry Canyon Info

Sunday
1pm

ALEXANDRIA RACE

Intermediate Time Trial Race on the Upper Raft Run, Illecillewaet River

4pm

JORDAN RACE

Expert Partner Race on Rapids Number 4 to 6 – Great Spectator Opportunities

8pm

BBQ + PARTY

Delicious locally sourced BBQ buffet
4000 Watt Soundsystem, 2 Confirmed DJs

Monday
11am

ILLECILLEWAET STOKE FLOAT

JORDAN STOKE FLOAT

Whitewater Kayak Clinics

Learn to Whitewater Kayak! Starting on flatwater progressing to the local town section of the Illecillewaet River.

Saturday 9 – 4pm (lunch not included)

$200 (6hrs of instruction and gear)

No experience necessary
Gear provided

Refine your paddling skills and add new techniques to put to use over the weekend. There are multiple races catered to you (Ball Race, Upper Perry Team Race, and Alexandria Time Trial) and this clinic is to help you feel ready and psyched!

Friday 1 – 4pm OR Sunday 9 -12pm

$150 (3hrs of high level instruction)

Gear rental not included
Novice / Intermediate experience

Registration Open