Oregon Whitewater Association

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See why joining the OWA can save you money, expand your social network and introduce you to new boating opportunities!!

Welcome Message from the President

Wilderness First Aid Kits and AED

Do you want to check out a club First Aid Kit and AED? Only OWA club members can check out the club owned Wilderness First Aid Kits and AEDs by sending an email to firstaid(at)oregonwhitewater.org

Facebook Group

It will be up to you the OWA member if you want to be part of the group.  You will need a Facebook account, and go to the Facebook group page and request to join.  Membership to OWA includes all the members in the household.  Any one of the members can request to join the Facebook group page
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OWA User Listing
OWA Members Discount Codes
OWA members are eligible for discounts at several retail establishments

Northwest's Premier Whitewater Club.

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.

OWA Newsletters

The 2022 Newsletters are now kept on the soon-to-be new OWA website.  You can find the 2021 newsletters and trip reports on that page, with more to be added soon.

Click Here to see the latest OWA Newsletters

Upcoming Events

Lucky Labrador - 1945 NW Quimby Street, Portland, OR 97209
Jan 01st 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Meeting at Dodge Park on Sunday morning at around 9 am, January 1st. Be ready to shuttle vehicles by 10 am!
Jan 11th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flying Pie Pizza - 7804 SE Stark St, Portland, OR
Feb 08th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flying Pie Pizza - 7804 SE Stark St, Portland, OR
Mar 08th 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
North Clackamas Aquatic Center - 7300 SE Harmony Rd, Milwaukie, OR 97222
Apr 12th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flying Pie Pizza - 7804 SE Stark St, Portland, OR
Dodge Park
Apr 15th - Apr 16th - 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.
May 10th 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Flying Pie Pizza - 7804 SE Stark St, Portland, OR
North Umpqua River - Horseshoe Bend - Deer Flat Group Camp
Jun 01st - Jun 04th - All Day
2023 Upper North Umpqua Trip, class III (IV) ~ Joint weekend sponsored by NWRA and OWA at Deerflat Group Camp within the Horseshoe Bend Campground on Thursday, June 1st thru Sunday, June 4th, 2023
McKenzie River - Horse Creek Campground - McKenzie Bridge
Aug 13th - Aug 20th - All Day
2023 McKenzie River Week, Class II - III+, August 13th through 20th, 2023