Oregon Whitewater Association

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Mission Statement

The Oregon Whitewater Association brings private boaters together for the enjoyment of whitewater boating.

Our vision is to promote whitewater safety and training for all of our membership in an effort to provide safety awareness and confidence when executing river rescue skills. OWA is the community of choice where fun and river adventures thrive and where people and rivers connect.

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Submitted by Marla Craft As new members of OWA, my husband Scott (his birthday) and I signed up for boating 101.  He was hopi…
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River Safety Training Submitted by Johnny Besancon Anyone from Oregon will agree that April is the perfect time of year for a…
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The perfect maiden voyage with OWA… Pre-Trip: The spring break trip started out a day early. I emailed asking if anyone wan…
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2017 Wilson River

Mar 12, 2017
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Those that boat with me often know that I try to do a yearly Wilson river float ever since my first run on the 2013 OWA trip. In…
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Upcoming Events

Feb
19
Graves Creek Put In
Feb 19th - Feb 19th - All Day
Feb 19th - Feb 19th - All Day
2018 Rogue River President's Day Trip, Class III/IV, Feb 16th-19th, 2018 Graves Creek, Rogue River PutIn - BLM Rd 34-8-1, Oregon
Mar
14
Mar 14th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Kai Allen will present an overview of the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act, including the upcoming 50th Anniversary of the Act and the designation and management of the Rogue Wild and Scenic River.
Mar
25
Buck Hollow Boat Launch
Mar 25th - Mar 26th - All Day
2018 Spring Break Trip - Lower Deschutes River Buck Hollow BLM Boat Launch - Buck Hollow Boat Launch, Grass Valley, OR March 24-26, 2018 Three Days, Saturday - Monday of the first weekend Portland schools spring break. Put in at Buck Hollow and run to Heritage Landing, 42 river miles. See Soggy Sneakers or other guide for run details.
Apr
11
Apr 11th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flying Pie Pizza 7804 SE Stark Street Portland, OR 97215 Website: http://www.flying-pie.com/locations/portland Schedule: 6:00 – 6:30 Social Time Pizza/Salad Delivered @ 6:15 6:30 – 6:45 Upcoming Trips Pizza Delivered @ 6:30 6:45 – 7:15 Club Business Pizza Delivered @ 6:45 7:15 – 8:15 Presentation 8:15 – 8:30 Clean-up Topic: Speaker: Description: Speaker Bio:
Apr
14
Apr 14th - Apr 15th - All Day
This year River Safety Training (RST) will be offered again at Dodge Park. As most of you know, this is our signature safety event for the year and we want to make sure the class is full. We will again have three primary instructors who will be coordinated by Sam Drevo and eNRG Kayaking.