CKS PADDLEFEST IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY CKS MAIN STREET RETAIL STORE, BUENA VISTA, CO.

Informal Group Ride with Boneshaker Cycles

Friday, May 24th @ 6:15p & Saturday, May 25th @ 8:00a

Come enjoy BV's awesome Midland trail system! Meet up with other riders at Boneshaker Cycles on Main Street in Buena Vista and decide where you will ride and how much fun you want to have! Rentals and demos available.

 

Informal Group Paddle

Friday May 24th, Saturday May 25th, & Sunday May 26th @ 11am

If you are looking for more time to paddle with a group during Paddlefest, this is for you! Meet outside CKS to collaborate with other paddlers and decide on a section of the river to run. Carpooling is encouraged. No Shuttle provided.
Cost: Free

 

Random Doubles Prep Lap for Yucca Classic

Friday, May 24th @ 10:00am

Join us for a very informal round of disc golf on the Buena Vista Disc Golf Course to meet up with other disc golfers and practice before showing off your skills in the 9th Annual Yucca Classic, held Saturday morning of Paddlefest. Please bring your own equipment.
Cost: Free

 

Women's Freestyle Clinic
with Team Jackson

Friday, May 24th @ 12pm

A women’s only play-session?   Lets make it happen! So many skilled women here for the Paddlefest lets have one session ‘just for the ladies’’.
Outfitting / gear choice / finishing your spins or locking down the tricky-wu … these ladies can showcase any move and answer any questions while showing you how THEY get the job done in the hole.    Focus: Outfitting tips / spins / Loops (not rolling).
Cost: Free

 

Freestyle Fundamentals
with Stephen Wright

Friday, May 24th @ 2pm

Super-charge your freestyling with dynamic games and concepts you can play with ANYWHERE to take your wave and hole-surfing skills to the next level.
Cost: Free

 

SUP Yoga with Angie Hildebrand

Friday, May 24th, Saturday, May 25th, Sunday, 26th

Find balance with your external and internal worlds through SUP Yoga. Suitable for all levels, SUP Yoga will connect you to Mother Nature and her elements, invite presence and invigorate you, all while allowing you to feel into your strength.
This year's SUP Yoga is being lead by Angie Hildebrand of Breckenridge, CO at the BV Town Pond!
*Important Schedule Change: SUP Yoga on Sunday morning is now land based Yoga in the Park @ McPhelemy Park

 

Breaking Down the Numbers 
with Team Jackson

Saturday, May 25th @ 10am

Want to race the Numbers like a Pro?  Let a seasoned speedster teach you the line-choice strategies and bow-dry techniques that will cut down your race-times without having to paddle any harder.
Cost: Free

 

Fly Casting Clinic with BV Fly

Sunday, May 26th @ 10am

Learn to cast a fly rod or improve upon your technique.  All supplies provided, but feel free to bring your own. Maximum of 10 participants. All levels welcome.

Clinic will take place at McPhelemy Pond.

Cost: Free

 

Downriver Play in your 
Slicey Boat with Team Jackson

Sunday, May 26th @ 11:30pm

Yearning for some #Recklessverticality in your paddling?   Let us take you ‘beyond the stern squirt’ with drills and techniques to get those ends skywards and slice a smile into every feature on the river.
Cost: Free

 

Women's Group Paddle

Sunday, May 26th @ 12pm

Come out and paddle with other women that love the water. Most advanced women paddlers are encouraged to participate in the Numbers Kayak Race, and then meet up with the ladies afterwards for this fun group paddle. Meet at Wilderness Aware Rafting- the beginners can get out at RMOC following the Milk Run (Class 2+). All others will continue through Browns Canyon (Class 3+) to take out at Hecla Junction.
Any money collected and gear donations will go to ElevateHER (a non-profit organization based in Chaffee County, Colorado that empowers girls through outdoor adventure).
Cost: $5 suggested donation to ElevateHER

 

Strokes and Concepts
with Team Jackson

Sunday, May 26th @ 12pm

Scouting, eddy catching, boat scouting, and line choice… let's combine these with some boof strokes to get you a class better!
Cost: Free

 

Intro to Creeking Clinic Down the Fractions with Team Jackson

Sunday, May 26th @ 12pm

Practice the fundamentals and concepts of creeking down the Fractions section of the Arkansas river.

 

RMOC Clinics

Friday, May 24th through Sunday, May 26th

Friday, May 24

Saturday, May 25

Sunday, May 26