Winter Whitewater Challenge - Edmonton

Winter Whitewater Challenge - Edmonton

AWA, ACPA, ASCK, APL and EWP are joining forces to bring an amazing youth opportunity to Edmonton January 21st & 22nd!

Saturday - Kinsmen Sport Centre - We will have clinics in the sports of Canoe Polo, Canoe Slalom & Freestyle. Following a late lunch we will have some mini scrimmages and fun relays.

  • 2pm - Boat delivery (see access below)
  • 3-5pm - Clinics
  • 5-5:30 - Break (sandwich style food provided)
  • 5:30 - 9pm - Clinics and Games

Sunday - West Edmonton Mall - We have three hours of wavepool fun!

  • 8-11am - Surfing (3 groups - never surfed, surfed a little, learn some tricks)

Ages 10-18

Equipment provided as requested (in registration) 

  • If you can bring a boat/pdf/helmet from your club, that would be helpful.
  • Slalom head-to-head will start on the ramp so half-slice/creek/river running boat is best
  • Slalom skills can be done in any boat
  • Polo boats provided
  • Freestyle or river boat for wave pool

Warm clothes for in water and dry for on-land are recommended as the air can be chilly.

Personal Water bottles will help avoid plastic use

Coaches confirmed: Rhodri Howley (Polo guru), Chris Goss (Alberta Summer Games veteran coach), Mike Holroyd (former slalom Head Coach), Brandon Willms (Freestyle), & more!


Detailed Schedule


Kinsmen Access - Door 16 - If you are bringing a boat, please aim for 2pm so we can get everything inside and get organized
WEM Access - Fire Exit C - (do not try to access through the main entrance)

Event Type
  • Government of Alberta
  • Coach Canada
  • La Farge
  • AQ Outdoors Logo
  • JayLife13 Logo
  • Jumpstart Badge Logo
  • DeLauretis Wealth Management
  • InMotion Logo
  • Canoe Kayak Canada