Clubs, Schools, and Shops

Region Clubs:

Loma Prieta PaddlersA whitewater paddling club based in the San Jose, California area.  For over 25 years LPP has been supporting the paddling community by hosting weekly pool roll sessions, a full schedule of river trips and an annual whitewater slalom race.  

We welcome all kinds of whitewater boaters from those new to the sport to those with years of paddling experience.  Club membership is easy, there are no club dues nor secret handshake to learn.  To become a member all you need to do is participate; come to a club meeting, practice in the pool or join a trip.  So if you’re new to the area, are looking to improve your paddling skills or you just want to paddle with an enjoyable group of fellow kayakers,

Contact Information :  Willis

Gold Country Paddler – Since its inception in November 1992, our club has been oriented toward whitewater kayaking, canoeing and rafting. Our main purpose within the club is to facilitate the networking of paddlers in Northern California for access to and enjoyment of safe and responsible boating. Currently, 318 paddlers are members of Gold Country Paddlers.

Contact Information:

Region Shops:

The River Store – has been serving paddlers in the Lotus, CA area for over 25 years.   We are owned and staffed by paddlers, and we’re here to make every trip to the river the best it could be.  From the best boats to the best clothing, we stock gear we’d be stoked to use ourselves, and we do!

The River Store

1032 Lotus Road
PO Box 472
Lotus, CA 95651

phone: (530) 626-3435

fax: (530) 626-3363

Sierra Outdoor Center – A complete shopping center with kayak and accessories for sale, also raft and IK rentals.  Also the elusive Corey Tucker featured in HuckinHuge Kayak Kribes:

SOC – Auburn

440 Lincoln Way  Auburn CA 9563

530 885 1844 – fax 530 885 0451

SOC – Lotus

7221 Hgwy 49 Lotus CA 95651

530 621 4830

Region Schools:

Current Adventures – specializes in the highest quality instruction and trip leading in whitewater kayaking, sea kayaking and lake touring in the Sacramento, San Francisco, Monterey and Sierra Nevada Mountain areas as well as trip leading in the Western United States and abroad. Our focus also includes instructor training and classes for kids.

PHONE: 530-333-9115 or Toll-Free: 888-452-9254
FAX: 530-333-1291

USPS:Current Adventures, P.O. Box 828, Lotus, CA 95651 or

DeRiemer Adventure Kayaking (DAK) – We are dedicated to providing excellent instruction in a playful atmosphere. No matter how you learn, we have the experience to individualize your instruction.

Even if you’ve been paddling for years, a quick lesson can clean up your technique. Within a very short time you’ll notice the improvement in your paddling and gain confidence on the water. We often use video to decrease the time it takes to incorporate changes into your style.

You can reach Phil and Mary at 530.295.0830 and 866.529.2566.

DeRiemer Adventure Kayaking (DAK) PO Box 559
Lotus, CA 95651

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