•  Richmond Virginia
  • James River Outdoor Coalition
  • James River Park
  • Team River Runner
  • Greater Richmond Aquatics Partnership


Adaptive kayaking provides health, healing, and new challenges for individuals with physical disabilities and visual impairments. Skills are taught through a step-by-step approach beginning in the pool and progressing to flat water on the James and eventually to whitewater for the more adventurous!

Sportable’s kayaking program allows participants to learn and practice basic paddling, kayak rolls, rescue skills, braces, wet exits and more in the pool with our ACA Certified Instructors and volunteers before getting out on the open waters of the James River.


Intro to Kayaking (Prerequisite to River Days)

Pool Sessions
Option 1: March 10 & March 17, 7pm-8:30pm

Option 2: March 24 & March 31, 7pm-8:30pm

*Registration now closed. Email Cat Anthony at cat@sportable.org for more information.

James River Days

Flatwater Kayaking: 5pm-7:30pm
May 12, June 9, June 23, July 21, Aug 4, Aug 18

Whitewater Kayaking: 5pm-7:30pm
May 19, June 16, July 14, July 28, Aug 11, Aug 25

Important: You must have a Sportable Athlete Membership before you can register for our sports programs. Please visit our Membership page to sign up to become a Sportable member.


Pool Sessions

Collegiate School Aquatics Center
5050 Ridgedale Parkway
Richmond, Virginia 23234

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