What Should You Bring?

Intermediate Whitewater Club Info

This packet contains information for Intermediate Kayak Club Events! Click the proper Link for each meeting location:
Little Falls
Muddy Creek
Tohickon Creek
Cheat Narrows
Lower Youghioheny

Thanks in advance for your patience and receptivity as a student! Please message or chat with us if you have any questions. We look forward to paddling with you!


This packet contains the following:

  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • List of Things to Bring

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to the most frequently asked questions.

    1. Please allow extra time for traffic so you can arrive and be prepared fifteen minutes prior to start time. (Late arrivals will not be admitted to skill clinics under any circumstance.)
    2. You have up until 72 hours before start time to reschedule (please do so online). 
    3. For your safety and enjoyment, we request that you keep your personal information up-to-date on your schedule page using the link at the top right that says “Personal info”



List of Things to Bring

The following list of things to bring are mandatory for your comfort, safety, and enjoyment of your on-water (and in-water) experience with us. 

  • Kayaker’s nose plugs (we’re giving you a free pair at your 101 lesson, don’t leave them on your loaner helmet or lose them)
  • Performance base layer or rash guard that dries fast (for wicking)
  • Surf trunks (can be worn over neoprene pants or shorts and without)
  • Simple and low profile wet shoes or booties without laces or straps
  • One liter of water
  • Waterproof snack (Clif Bar, etc.)
  • Allergy medication (We require medications for all severe reactions such as bee stings, peanuts, asthma, etc.) and small dry bag to store it
  • Sunglasses with strap
  • Hide A Key and or small dry bag – Please stash your own key and belongings on your car or person during events.
  • Sunscreen
  • Towel and change of clothes
  • Tip for instructors (Suggested)
  • Q-tips (optional)
  • Ear wash (optional)
  • Kayak
  • PFD (Rescue PFD recommended after Swiftwater Rescue training)
  • Helmet (Less than 5 years old)
  • Spray skirt
  • Paddle 
  • Float bags (2-3 minimum https://tinyurl.com/ejjjc3bt)
  • Knife /whistle (with your pfd)
  • Throwbag (50ft minimum)
  • Dry top- all 3 gaskets
  • Drysuit
  • Warm layers for underneath drygear
  • Dry bag or 2 for extra warm gear lunch ect. Minumum 1 preferable 2 (check out the Watershed Ocoee bag- solid for lunch and personal supplies)

Glasses or Contact Wearers:

  • Eyeglass strap (So you don’t lose your expensive prescription lenses)