River Sports Events

Climbing Fundamentals

Price: $20.00

Date: October 27, 2014

Available Spaces: 6

Up to 6 novice climbers, no younger than 16 years old, will go over the fundamentals of climbing such as knots, belaying, hold types, body position, and bouldering. The new climbers will be instructed by an experienced Climbing Center staff member who will be available for the entire duration of the class to answer questions, instruct, and offer help when needed. Come get your climb on!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Climbing Technique I

Price: $25.00

Date: October 29, 2014

This course is designed for those of you who want to continue practicing and perfecting your climbing. Our instructors will cover hold types, grips, friction, and body tension; but you'll also be given plenty of time to climb and practice. You must be belay certified by The Climbing Center prior to taking this class. Introduction to Gym Climbing and Climbing Technique 1 are both recommended but not mandatory.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Kayak Roll

Price: $35.00

Date: October 29, 2014

Over 3 progressive sessions our expert instructors will teach you the techniques, tips, and tools you need to successfully complete this challenging yet vital white water skill. You must be able to swim and be comfortable underwater. The minimum age is 16. All Three classes are taught at Ski/Scuba on Sutherland Ave. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Greenway Ride from Sutherland - Thursdays, 6pm to 8pm

Price: Free Event

Date: October 30, 2014

Available Spaces: 200

We can't contain our excitement that it's warming up and the sun is shining longer. Celebrate the season with us on a greenway friendly group ride. We will meet at the store at 6PM and leave on the ride no later than 6:15. All 'of age' riders can enjoy a $2 pint after the ride at River Sports. FREE with your own bike or $10 to rent one from us. All riders must wear helmets. Please call the store to register and for bike rentals.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Halloween Paddle and Pub Social

Price: Free Event

Date: October 30, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Get dressed up and bring candy!   Include your boat as part of your costume......Put in will be at The Cove at Concord park. Breathe in fresh air, enjoy the view from the water and meet fellow paddlers on this easy flat water paddle. We will paddle up to Lakeside Tavern for a libation of your choice and return. Ideal participants are those who are comfortable paddling flat water. Be prepared for cold water/weather. Weather dependent. FREE with own gear or $15 to rent from us. Must call the store (865) 523-0066 for rentals.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Paddle and Pub Social at the Cove - Thursdays, 6pm to 8pm

Price: Free Event

Date: October 30, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Put in will be at The Cove at Concord park. Breathe in fresh air, enjoy the view from the water and meet fellow paddlers on this easy flat water paddle. We will paddle up to Lakeside Tavern for a libation of your choice and return. Ideal participants are those who are comfortable paddling flat water. Be prepared for cold water/weather. Weather dependent. FREE with own gear or $15 to rent from us. Must call the store (865)- 523-0066 for rentals.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Overnight Canoe - Tellico Lake

Price: $109.00

Date: November 1, 2014

Mandatory pre meeting scheduled October 27th at 6:00 pm at 600 Henley st.  Be ready for a great adventure hiking in and enjoying the coolness of the Fall.  Details will be discussed at the pre-meeting along with assistance for packing.  Riversports provides the food and fun, you just need to bring a sense of adventure.  Register at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Catalyst Climb - First Saturday or each month

Price: Free Event

Date: November 1, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

The first Saturday of every month we are climbing with Catalyst Sports! This event is for anyone with physical disabilities. All ages are welcome to come and climb our rock wall! FREE event

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Cold Water Paddling 101

Price: Free Event

Date: November 1, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

The waterways are getting colder and the chance of cold water shock are increasing.  Come let us educate you on how to be prepared and safe while on the water.  Our water experts are highly qualified and ready to assist you in surviving this winter while enjoying the outdoors.  Prior preparations, clothing choices, emergency management and questions will be answered during this brief session that could save your life.  Register online for this free seminar.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Ladies Only Climbing Night

Price: $12.00

Date: November 3, 2014

Available Spaces: 200

It's Ladies Night in The Climbing Center at River Sports Outfitters. This gals-only event costs $12.00 and includes access to the gym as well as your shoes and harness rental. Never climbed before? Don't worry, our expert climbing instructors will be there to give you tips and pointers on how to maximize your climbing fun for the evening. No sign ups required.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Pint Night 6-9 pm

Price: Free Event

Date: November 4, 2014

Come to River Sports Pint Night November 4th sponsored by Horny Toad benefiting Little River Watershed Association.  Be ready to celebrate the coming of Fall and socialize with the best residents of Knoxville. Let's get outside and PARTY!!!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Climbing Technique II

Price: $25.00

Date: November 5, 2014

 

This course is designed for those of you who want to continue practicing and perfecting your climbing. Our instructors will cover hold types, grips, friction, and body tension; but you'll also be given plenty of time to climb and practice. You must be belay certified by The Climbing Center prior to taking this class. Introduction to Gym Climbing and Climbing Technique 1 are both recommended but not mandatory. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Registration for this class is through UT Non Credit

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Greenway Ride from Sutherland - Thursdays, 6pm to 8pm

Price: Free Event

Date: November 6, 2014

Available Spaces: 200

We can't contain our excitement that it's warming up and the sun is shining longer. Celebrate the season with us on a greenway friendly group ride. We will meet at the store at 6PM and leave on the ride no later than 6:15. All 'of age' riders can enjoy a $2 pint after the ride at River Sports. FREE with your own bike or $10 to rent one from us. All riders must wear helmets. Please call the store to register and for bike rentals.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Family Climb Night

Price: $16.00

Date: November 7, 2014

Calling all dads, moms, sons, and daughters­attend this class and enjoy a night of fun, family, and rock climbing! Parents will learn the proper belay techniques needed to safely aid their child in climbing. Kids will learn gym guidelines, how to put on a harness, and how to tie a climbing knot, all within plenty of time to climb the walls. You must be 16 or older to practice belaying. The minimum age is 4.     Register at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Backpacking 101

Price: $49.00

Date: November 8, 2014

Through this course you will learn the skills you need to plan, pack for, and enjoy a weekend in the woods. We will cover what you need to know from planning your trip to packing to eating to being first-aid ready, all in a safe and efficient manner. Feel free to bring a notebook and paper. All materials used in the course will be provided.

 >Registration for this class is through UT Non Credit

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Ijams Campout

Price: $25.00

Date: November 8, 2014

Available Spaces: 200

Come camp out at IJAMS! We'll have a variety of activities: slacklines night hikes and star gazing. Each event will be different! We create fire and cook our dinner and finish it with S'mores!! Campsite is $25 and if you need a tent you may rent from us for $10. $10 per person for food which includes dinner and breakfast. IJAMS will be selling drinks. Please register online at www.riversportsoutfitters.com

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Sunday Greenway Ride from River Sports

Price: Free Event

Date: November 9, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Live your passion and see Knoxville from a handle bar view!  You are welcome to join us on an easy cycling morning on our Greenways where no one gets left behind.  We will leave promptly at 9:30 am and it is FREE with your own bike or you may rent one from us for $10 (includes helmet).  Please contact store for rental arrangement. 523-0066.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Climbing Fundamentals

Price: $20.00

Date: November 10, 2014

Available Spaces: 6

Up to 6 novice climbers, no younger than 16 years old, will go over the fundamentals of climbing such as knots, belaying, hold types, body position, and bouldering. The new climbers will be instructed by an experienced Climbing Center staff member who will be available for the entire duration of the class to answer questions, instruct, and offer help when needed. Come get your climb on!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Climbing Technique I

Price: $25.00

Date: November 12, 2014

Climbing Technique I is your next step in learning how to indoor rock climb. During this course you'll practice skills and techniques for improving your movement and balance. You must be belay certified through The Climbing Center prior to taking this class. Also, it's recommended that you take "Intro to Gym Climbing Class" first; however, it's not mandatory. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Kayak Roll Clinics

Price: $149.00

Date: November 12, 2014

Over 3 progressive sessions our expert instructors will teach you the techniques, tips, and tools you need to successfully complete this challenging yet vital white water skill. You must be able to swim and be comfortable underwater. The minimum age is 16. All Three classes are taught at Ski/Scuba on Sutherland Ave. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Greenway Ride from Sutherland - Thursdays, 6pm to 8pm

Price: Free Event

Date: November 13, 2014

Available Spaces: 200

We can't contain our excitement that it's warming up and the sun is shining longer. Celebrate the season with us on a greenway friendly group ride. We will meet at the store at 6PM and leave on the ride no later than 6:15. All 'of age' riders can enjoy a $2 pint after the ride at River Sports. FREE with your own bike or $10 to rent one from us. All riders must wear helmets. Please call the store to register and for bike rentals.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Climbing Technique II

Price: $25.00

Date: November 19, 2014

 

This course is designed for those of you who want to continue practicing and perfecting your climbing. Our instructors will cover hold types, grips, friction, and body tension; but you'll also be given plenty of time to climb and practice. You must be belay certified by The Climbing Center prior to taking this class. Introduction to Gym Climbing and Climbing Technique 1 are both recommended but not mandatory. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Registration for this class is through UT Non Credit

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Kayak Roll Clinics

Price: $149.00

Date: November 19, 2014

Over 3 progressive sessions our expert instructors will teach you the techniques, tips, and tools you need to successfully complete this challenging yet vital white water skill. You must be able to swim and be comfortable underwater. The minimum age is 16. All Three classes are taught at Ski/Scuba on Sutherland Ave. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Greenway Ride from Sutherland - Thursdays, 6pm to 8pm

Price: Free Event

Date: November 20, 2014

Available Spaces: 200

We can't contain our excitement that it's warming up and the sun is shining longer. Celebrate the season with us on a greenway friendly group ride. We will meet at the store at 6PM and leave on the ride no later than 6:15. All 'of age' riders can enjoy a $2 pint after the ride at River Sports. FREE with your own bike or $10 to rent one from us. All riders must wear helmets. Please call the store to register and for bike rentals.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Family Climb Night

Price: $16.00

Date: November 21, 2014

Calling all dads, moms, sons, and daughters­attend this class and enjoy a night of fun, family, and rock climbing! Parents will learn the proper belay techniques needed to safely aid their child in climbing. Kids will learn gym guidelines, how to put on a harness, and how to tie a climbing knot, all within plenty of time to climb the walls. You must be 16 or older to practice belaying. The minimum age is 4.     Register at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Canoe Adventure, Holston River Park to Ned McWherter - Saturdays 10am to 12pm

Price: $15.00

Date: November 22, 2014

Family friendly adventure that will meet at Ned McWherter boat ramp at 9:15am. We will carpool and shuttle boats and gear to Holston River Park put-in for this 4 mile paddle back to Ned McWherter boat ramp. Easy paddle, kid friendly and extremely scenic float with the current.  Must call the store at 865-523-0066 to reserve your spot or register online. Cost $15 per person over 7 years old.  Six and under in the same boat are free.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Sunday Greenway Ride from River Sports

Price: Free Event

Date: November 23, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Live your passion and see Knoxville from a handle bar view!  You are welcome to join us on an easy cycling morning on our Greenways where no one gets left behind.  We will leave promptly at 9:30 am and it is FREE with your own bike or you may rent one from us for $10 (includes helmet).  Please contact store for rental arrangement. 523-0066.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Climbing Fundamentals

Price: $20.00

Date: November 24, 2014

Available Spaces: 6

Up to 6 novice climbers, no younger than 16 years old, will go over the fundamentals of climbing such as knots, belaying, hold types, body position, and bouldering. The new climbers will be instructed by an experienced Climbing Center staff member who will be available for the entire duration of the class to answer questions, instruct, and offer help when needed. Come get your climb on!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Climbing Technique I

Price: $25.00

Date: November 26, 2014

Climbing Technique I is your next step in learning how to indoor rock climb. During this course you'll practice skills and techniques for improving your movement and balance. You must be belay certified through The Climbing Center prior to taking this class. Also, it's recommended that you take "Intro to Gym Climbing Class" first; however, it's not mandatory. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Kayak Roll Clinics

Price: $149.00

Date: November 26, 2014

Over 3 progressive sessions our expert instructors will teach you the techniques, tips, and tools you need to successfully complete this challenging yet vital white water skill. You must be able to swim and be comfortable underwater. The minimum age is 16. All Three classes are taught at Ski/Scuba on Sutherland Ave. Register now at www.utnoncredit.com.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Holiday Paddle

Price: Free Event

Date: November 28, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Recover from the hustle of Black Friday shopping by enjoying the outdoors with us!  Light up your boat, decorate   yourself and everything else and join us as we paddle the waterfront.  Meet at Ned McWherter at 6pm for a round trip with hot chocolate and prizes immediately following the event.  Free with your own boat or rent one from us for $15.  Bring the entire family!! Register at www.riversportsoutfitters.com/

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Canoe Adventure, Holston River Park to Ned McWherter - Saturdays 10am to 12pm

Price: $15.00

Date: November 29, 2014

Family friendly adventure that will meet at Ned McWherter boat ramp at 9:15am. We will carpool and shuttle boats and gear to Holston River Park put-in for this 4 mile paddle back to Ned McWherter boat ramp. Easy paddle, kid friendly and extremely scenic float with the current.  Must call the store at 865-523-0066 to reserve your spot or register online. Cost $15 per person over 7 years old.  Six and under in the same boat are free.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Catalyst Climb - First Saturday or each month

Price: Free Event

Date: December 6, 2014

Available Spaces: Unlimited

The first Saturday of every month we are climbing with Catalyst Sports! This event is for anyone with physical disabilities. All ages are welcome to come and climb our rock wall! FREE event

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Catalyst Climb - First Saturday or each month

Price: Free Event

Date: January 3, 2015

Available Spaces: Unlimited

The first Saturday of every month we are climbing with Catalyst Sports! This event is for anyone with physical disabilities. All ages are welcome to come and climb our rock wall! FREE event

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.