Paddlesports Rendezvous

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Paddlesports Rendezvous

Presented by Idaho River Sports

Don't miss the premier paddlesports event in Idaho. Paddlesports Rendezvous includes great information booths, food and beverage options, drawings and factory representatives on hand!

We will be joined by great nonprofit partners like the Idaho Whitewater Association, Idaho Rivers United, Bold Betties, the Boise River Enhancement Network (BREN), and representatives from local and national paddlesports industry leaders like Kokatat, Pyranha, Badfish, AIRE, Glide and Salamander to name a few.

We will have games for the kids, SUP and kayak mini-clinics, prize drawings, food and more!  Support this great event by liking us on Facebook and click going! 

Instructors from the Treasure Valley YMCA will be offering on-water mini clinics during Paddlesports Rendezvous. To participate in an on-water mini-clinic please dress for the elements. Please come by or call the store at 208-336-4844 if you have any questions about what you may need to paddle in the elements!

Introducing Outdoor Idaho Magazine

Outdoor Idaho Magazine features local people, events and activities with the purpose of sharing a passion for exploration, pushing boundaries, protecting our wild and inciting an adventurous spirit.

Outdoor Idaho Magazine will come out quarterly in sync with the change of season and will feature contributions from freelance writers, photographers and experts in the Idaho outdoor community. Come by Paddlesports Rendezvous and snag a copy and meet the publishers of this new, local outdoor recreation publication!

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Check back for more about featured lines, and amazing prices on boats, boards, accessories and clothing! 

Mini Clinic Schedules (click here for a printable PDF)

Mini Clinic Schedule for Friday April 12th (subject to change)

1:00 pm     Kurt Renner of Wenonah Canoes - Intro to Canoeing. (on water)

1:30 pm     Dawn Kerby of S4 Skincare - Protecting Your Skin While Enjoying the Great Outdoors!

3:00 pm     Nick Wittman Eddyline Kayaks - Choosing the Right Kayak

3:30 pm     Nick Wittman - Picking the Perfect Paddle

4:00 pm     Nick Wittman - Storing Your Boats, Boards and Gear

5:00 pm     Ted Keyes of Kokatat - Dressing for Early Season Boating

5:30 pm     Ted Keyes - Gasket Care and Repair 

6:00 pm     Shane Preston of Salamander Paddle Gear - Using the Best Leash for Your Surfboard or Paddle Board.

Mini Clinic Schedule for Saturday April 13th (subject to change)

10:00 am   Ted Keyes of Kokatat - Clothing for Early Season Paddling

10:30 am   Ted Keyes - Gasket Care and Repair 

11:00 am   Ted Keyes - Properly Fitting PFD's

11:30 am   Shaun Allumbaugh of AIRE - Choosing the Right Inflatable Kayak

12:30 pm   Kurt Renner of Wenonah Canoes - Intro to Canoeing. (on water)

1:00 pm     Dawn Kerby of S4 Skincare - Protecting Your Skin While Enjoying the Great Outdoors!

1:30 pm     Nick Wittman of Eddyline Kayaks - Choosing the Right Kayak

2:00 pm     Nick Wittman - Picking the Perfect Paddle 

2:30 pm     Nick Wittman - Storing Your Boat Board and Gear!

3:30 pm     Shane Preston of Salamander Paddle Gear - Which Leash Is the Best for Your Board?

4:00 pm     Jimmy Smith of SUP Idaho - Intro to Stand Up Paddle Boarding. (on water)