8am-4pm. Texas Hill Country Paddling Festival. Rio Vista Water Park, 555 Cheatham.
There will be kayak & SUP demos from 9:00 to noon. In fact we are introducing the incredible new Jackson white water SUP at this festival. Bring your old gear, used gear and never used gear for the Gear SWAP. Join us for one of the ACA certified kayaking classes and get your paddle on. We'll be teaching Stroke Efficiency, Rolling and Bracing, plus kayak Surfing!
Or, try your hand at some SUP Yoga, paddle in our Kayak Diva class or introduce your kids to kayaking in our Kids and Kayak sclass. If you want to stay dry or just hang out on shore check out one of free clinics. We will be presenting: Where to Kayak in Texas, The Gear Necessities of Life & Kayak Trips & Travel. Bring your lawn chair or plan on competing in one of our after noon competitions. Starting with Boater X, then SUP surfing and finally Freestyle, you'll be cheering every one on!
We will finish the day with awards and prize give aways.
The river is 72 degrees so it is always nice – warm in the winter and cool in the summer! Don't miss kicking off your 2013 river time on the finest river in the state – our own San Marcos River.
See you there!
Friday-join us for camping at the Olympic Outdoor Center and dinner
Saturday - Registration: 8:00 to 8:45am. Classes&Demos: 9:00 - noon. Gear SWAP: 9:00 to noon (bring your gear to sell or cash to buy!). Competitions: 12:30 to 3:30. Awards: 4:00
After Party @ Olympic Outdoor Center: 6 to 8:30. Think craft brews, food truck, slip and slide sand SUP jousting and. maybe a little fun thrownin!
What to bring: Camping gear if you are camping Friday night. Any kayaking or SUP gear you want to sell or trade. That's about it – come have some fun!