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Water Activities

The NSCD offers a wide range of water activites that are held year round either indoor, outdoor on lakes or rivers.

Indoor Paddling Programs
Outdoor Paddling Programs
Custom Paddling Lessons
River Rafting
Lake Day Fun
Sailing


NSCD Paddle Programs

The NSCD paddle sports program is dedicated to providing an educational, therapeutic and fun experience for everyone. We have customized canoe, kayak and stand up paddle board (SUP) progressions for all ability levels. Our instructors review key participant information prior to the start of class and conduct an on-site assessment to place the participant in one of our three learning tracks. Friends and family are welcome. All equipment and adaptations are provided.Make new friends, hone your paddling chops and get instruction from our staff all year round. Canoe, kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP). Get your feet wet! Try out one of our kayaks or Stand up Paddle boards (SUPs). Seasoned kayaker? Hone your freestyle skills and learn from our experienced instructors. Join our club-style atmosphere to meet new friends. Open to all abilities.

NSCD Indoor Paddling sponsored by Team River RunnerTRR

Team River Runner Denver is partnered with the National Sports Center for the Disabled for instruction and adaptive equipment, if needed. We invite all Veterans to come out to the pool and improve their kayaking skills.

 

indoorkayakCarmody Indoor Pool Sessions

Dates: Year-Round, Mondays
Times: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: Carmody Recreation Center, 2200 S Kipling St. Lakewood, CO 80227
Price: $15 | Free for Veterans | 1 Adventure Punch Pass

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NSCD Paddling Club sponsored by Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation

Outdoor Whitewater Sessionskayak

Dates: May – September, Thursdays
Times: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Denver’s Confluence Park and Golden Play Park*
Price: $15 | Free for Veterans | 1 Adventure Pass Punch

*location may change based on water conditions and level

 

Custom Paddle Sport Lessons

Activity # of Participants Time Price per Person*
Introduction to Kayaking/SUP
Lesson 1
1-3
4-10
9am-3pm $159.00
$129.00
Introduction to Moving Water
Lesson 2
1-3
4-10
9am-3pm $159.00
$129.00
Whitewater Experience
Lesson 3
1-3
4-10
9am-3pm $159.00
$129.00
Whitewater Skill Building
Lesson 4
1-3
4-10
9am-3pm $159.00
$129.00
Whitewater Adventure
Lesson 5
1-3
4-10
9am-3pm $159.00
$129.00
Kayak/SUP Ultimate Adventure Package
5 lesson progression package
 9am-3pm  $625.00
Flatwater Kayak/SUP Experience
1-3 sessions
4-6 sessions
 5-20  10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
$25.00/session
$20.00/session
Paddlesports Experience
1-3 sessions
4-6 sessions
 5-20 10am-12pm
1pm-3pm
$25.00/session
$20.00/session

*Free to military Veterans with a disability
TRR

Team River Runner Denver is partnered with the National Sports Center for the Disabled for instruction and adaptive equipment, if needed. We invite all Veterans to come out to the pool and improve their kayaking skills.

 

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River Rafting

Experience the thrill of rafting on the beautiful Upper Colorado River with your family, friends or group. Learn the basics of raft and water safety and enjoy your trip down the river in rafts or duckies.
All or part of this operation is conducted on Public Lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Licensed River Outfitter – Issued by Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Dates: June 10 – September
Location:
Upper Colorado River, Grand County
Price: Half Day: $60
            Full Day: $80
    
        Overnight Experience: $250 (Day and a half on the river)
Ages: 7 and older
Reservations: (970) 726.1518
*Optional Lunch $12 per person (entire group must opt-in for lunch)


Lake Day Fun

Kayak, canoe or stand-up paddle board on mountain lakes with the NSCD. Learn basic skills and graduate to different level of water. Find serenity or excitement, but always lots of fun. All or part of this operation is conducted on public lands under special permit from the U.S. Bureau of Land Management 5
Dates: Call to schedule
Location
: Various Grand County lakes
Pricing: Two Hour $30 | Full Day $55
Reservations: (970) 726.1518
*Optional Lunch $12 per person (entire group must opt-in for lunch)

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Sailing

Enjoy the stunning mountain scenery around Grand Lake and learn basic sailing techniques from junior members of the Grand Lake Yacht Club. Bring a sack lunch and plenty of water.

Dates: July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28
Location:
Grand Lake Yacht Club, Grand Lake
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Price: No charge, thanks to a grant from Grand Lake Yacht Club.
Reservations: (970) 726.1518

Space is limited.