River Sports Events

Rentals on Ijams River Front

Price: $

Date: July 1, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rentals at the River Front at Ijams are available now!
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 11am-6pm Guided Paddle from 6pm to 8pm
Tuesday/Thursday 11am-7pm
Sat. 10am-7pm
Sun 12pm-6pm

2 Hour-$25
Half Day= $40
$30 per boat for guided paddles

Rentals and guided paddles are first come first served.

Come see us on the waterfront. There will be days we don't do guided paddles. Also, we share the waters with the barges and on days they are using the water ways we will be closed for safety. Please check out social media for up to date info.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Happy Hour SUPing

Price: $10.00

Date: July 11, 2017

$10 SUP RENTALS: Need to cool down or continue your workout after mountain biking? Or do you just want to get on the water for a sunset paddle? Then join us for HAPPY HOUR SUPing every other Tuesday evening from 7:30-8:30 PM at Mead’s Quarry. Stand-up Paddleboard rentals are only $10.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Happy Hour SUPing

Price: $10.00

Date: July 25, 2017

$10 SUP RENTALS: Need to cool down or continue your workout after mountain biking? Or do you just want to get on the water for a sunset paddle? Then join us for HAPPY HOUR SUPing every other Tuesday evening from 7:30-8:30 PM at Mead’s Quarry. Stand-up Paddleboard rentals are only $10.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Back to School Paddle Special

Price: $12.00

Date: August 7, 2017

Looking for something fun to do before getting in the full swing of school season? Come out to our rental location at the Cove on Northshore Drive for $12 an hour rentals from 3pm to close Monday through Thursday. No need to register, all boards and boats are first come first serve so make sure you get there quick!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Happy Hour SUPing

Price: $10.00

Date: August 8, 2017

$10 SUP RENTALS: Need to cool down or continue your workout after mountain biking? Or do you just want to get on the water for a sunset paddle? Then join us for HAPPY HOUR SUPing every other Tuesday evening from 7:30-8:30 PM at Mead’s Quarry. Stand-up Paddleboard rentals are only $10.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Flat-water Kayaking 101 (Intro to Kayaking)

Price: $28.00

Date: August 17, 2017

Available Spaces: 14

When: Thurs August 17 6-8 PM
Where: The Cove at Concord Park 11808 S. Northshore Dr.
A great launching point for any kayaker, this Kayaking Class will prepare participants to confidently explore our region’s many waterways. So, come join us in our beautiful outdoor classroom on the Tennessee River as we introduce and practice the skills every new paddler needs. We’ll begin with a relaxing introduction to kayaking where participants learn about boat dynamics and appropriate gear. Then, we’ll dive into basic skills such as the forward stroke, sweep stroke, and ferrying. Participants will learn techniques while enjoying the company and encouragement of other paddlers and the River Sports guides. Basic Skills Kayaking Class is suggested as a beginning or refresher course for visitors and locals of all ages.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: August 17, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Backpacking 101

Price: Free Event

Date: August 17, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Is there anything you've ever wanted to know about backpacking but didn't know who to ask? Well come see us on Sutherland Avenue and we can help with all your backpacking needs! Learn about packs, tents, equipment and more from our knowledgeable staff between 6pm and 8pm every other Thursday.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Rentals at Seven Islands By Reservation Only

Price: Free Event

Date: August 19, 2017

River Sports Outfitters will be offering trips from Seven Islands State Birding Park to Cruz Landing. Weekends only. This is about a five mile paddle which will last from 2 to 4 hours depending on the current and sightseeing. The particulars are as follows:

Saturdays: Start at 9 AM to 9:30 AM from the boat launch area. This group must be off the water by 1 PM. .
Sundays: Start at 1-1:30 PM and be off the water by 5PM.

Costs: 9am to 1pm $30 per boat Saturday. 1pm-5pm Sunday $30 per boat
Preregistration and payment is REQUIRED please call the store at 865-523-0066 to make a reservation.
A security deposit and or drivers license will be required for rental purposes
A shuttle service is not available at this time but you are welcome to catch a ride during transport of boats if room is available.
A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Safety:

Life Jackets: All participants are required to wear the life jacket provided
Environment: Any containers carried in the boats should be tightly closed and securely attached to the boat. Please do not take any glass product and please haul out all trash
Water, sunscreen, and any personal items should be carefully stored in a waterproof container and secured to your boat. Eyeglass retainers are recommended.
Shuttle: when you shuttle your car be sure to take the keys and leave personnel possession locked up securely.
Dogs: Any dogs taken should be wearing a dog specific life jacket.
Late Take Out Arrivals: If you miss the take out and/or are late to the take out you will be assessed a late fee depending upon the time. There are no public take outs for miles downstream so watch carefully for the take out. Late is after the stated time for being off the water ie 1PM and 6PM. This will be reviewed at the time you put on the river. This charge can vary from $50 up depending on the amount of time.
Groups/Corporations: RSO is happy to accommodate groups. Please email events @ riversportsoutfitters.com for information.

Emergency: In case of an emergency call 911, for non emergency issues call the main store 523-0066

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Panther Creek Boat Rentals!

Price: Free Event

Date: August 19, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rentals at Panther Creek State Park Sat & Sun weather permitting!
2 Hour $20
4 Hour $30
6 Hour $50

Panther Creek State Park
423-587-7046
2010 Panther Creek Park Road
Morristown, Tennessee 37814

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: August 19, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Eclipse Paddle

Price: Free Event

Date: August 21, 2017

Please join us at our the Cove at Concord Park location OR the Ijams Riverfront location to be out on the water during the eclipse. Paddles are 1pm to 3pm

If you are bringing you own boat, then just show up by 1pm to join the fun.

If you need a boat, the cost is $25 dollars.

You MUST register at the link below so we know what gear to bring and for how many. .
Register Here

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Happy Hour SUPing

Price: $10.00

Date: August 22, 2017

$10 SUP RENTALS: Need to cool down or continue your workout after mountain biking? Or do you just want to get on the water for a sunset paddle? Then join us for HAPPY HOUR SUPing every other Tuesday evening from 7:30-8:30 PM at Mead’s Quarry. Stand-up Paddleboard rentals are only $10.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Climbing Fundamentals

Price: $20.00

Date: August 23, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Come learn the basics of Climbing every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8pm with our Climbing Center Staff. The class is open to anyone 16 years and older. Space is limited so call 865-673-4687 to reserve your spot now!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: August 24, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Rentals at Seven Islands By Reservation Only

Price: Free Event

Date: August 26, 2017

River Sports Outfitters will be offering trips from Seven Islands State Birding Park to Cruz Landing. Weekends only. This is about a five mile paddle which will last from 2 to 4 hours depending on the current and sightseeing. The particulars are as follows:

Saturdays: Start at 9 AM to 9:30 AM from the boat launch area. This group must be off the water by 1 PM. .
Sundays: Start at 1-1:30 PM and be off the water by 5PM.

Costs: 9am to 1pm $30 per boat Saturday. 1pm-5pm Sunday $30 per boat
Preregistration and payment is REQUIRED please call the store at 865-523-0066 to make a reservation.
A security deposit and or drivers license will be required for rental purposes
A shuttle service is not available at this time but you are welcome to catch a ride during transport of boats if room is available.
A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Safety:

Life Jackets: All participants are required to wear the life jacket provided
Environment: Any containers carried in the boats should be tightly closed and securely attached to the boat. Please do not take any glass product and please haul out all trash
Water, sunscreen, and any personal items should be carefully stored in a waterproof container and secured to your boat. Eyeglass retainers are recommended.
Shuttle: when you shuttle your car be sure to take the keys and leave personnel possession locked up securely.
Dogs: Any dogs taken should be wearing a dog specific life jacket.
Late Take Out Arrivals: If you miss the take out and/or are late to the take out you will be assessed a late fee depending upon the time. There are no public take outs for miles downstream so watch carefully for the take out. Late is after the stated time for being off the water ie 1PM and 6PM. This will be reviewed at the time you put on the river. This charge can vary from $50 up depending on the amount of time.
Groups/Corporations: RSO is happy to accommodate groups. Please email events @ riversportsoutfitters.com for information.

Emergency: In case of an emergency call 911, for non emergency issues call the main store 523-0066

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Panther Creek Boat Rentals!

Price: Free Event

Date: August 26, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rentals at Panther Creek State Park Sat & Sun weather permitting!
2 Hour $20
4 Hour $30
6 Hour $50

Panther Creek State Park
423-587-7046
2010 Panther Creek Park Road
Morristown, Tennessee 37814

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: August 26, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Bike Basics

Price: $12.00

Date: August 26, 2017

Want to learn more about bike fitting and up keep? We've got you covered. Join us the third Saturday of the month through October in our bike shop to learn what it takes to get riding.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Social Paddle

Price: Free Event

Date: August 29, 2017

Available Spaces: 10

Free and open to the public with your own equipment or $15 if you need boating equipment.

Join the River Sports staff as we explore the Tennessee River and delight in the beauty of Downtown Knoxville’s waterfront on our monthly evening paddling tours. On these trips, we’ll travel to Knoxville’s riverside adventure hot spots
Trip #3 VOL TOUR:Take a tour of U.T.’s campus from the Tennessee River. We will canoe past the U.T. gardens on the Ag campus, Thompson Boling Basketball Arena and Neyland Stadium. This casual 5 ½ miles round trip would be good for children through adults.
Meet at the last Suttree Landing beside the roundabout.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: August 31, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Backpacking 101

Price: Free Event

Date: August 31, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Is there anything you've ever wanted to know about backpacking but didn't know who to ask? Well come see us on Sutherland Avenue and we can help with all your backpacking needs! Learn about packs, tents, equipment and more from our knowledgeable staff between 6pm and 8pm every other Thursday.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Standup Paddleboard (SUP) 101

Price: $35.00

Date: September 1, 2017

Available Spaces: 20

Intro to Standup Paddleboarding: This course will provide you with basic equipment and knowledge of SUP and paddle techniques taught by certified SUP instructors, so you will feel confident and comfortable navigating the beautiful Tennessee Valley waters. This class will have you feeling relaxed as you get a workout on the water. Paddle or lay out under the beautiful sunshine as you enjoy fresh air and the beautiful nature around us.
Board, paddle and life preserver provided.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Catalyst Climb: 10-12 The Climbing Center

Price: Free Event

Date: September 2, 2017

Available Spaces: 9999

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!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Rentals at Seven Islands By Reservation Only

Price: Free Event

Date: September 2, 2017

River Sports Outfitters will be offering trips from Seven Islands State Birding Park to Cruz Landing. Weekends only. This is about a five mile paddle which will last from 2 to 4 hours depending on the current and sightseeing. The particulars are as follows:

Saturdays: Start at 9 AM to 9:30 AM from the boat launch area. This group must be off the water by 1 PM. .
Sundays: Start at 1-1:30 PM and be off the water by 5PM.

Costs: 9am to 1pm $30 per boat Saturday. 1pm-5pm Sunday $30 per boat
Preregistration and payment is REQUIRED please call the store at 865-523-0066 to make a reservation.
A security deposit and or drivers license will be required for rental purposes
A shuttle service is not available at this time but you are welcome to catch a ride during transport of boats if room is available.
A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Safety:

Life Jackets: All participants are required to wear the life jacket provided
Environment: Any containers carried in the boats should be tightly closed and securely attached to the boat. Please do not take any glass product and please haul out all trash
Water, sunscreen, and any personal items should be carefully stored in a waterproof container and secured to your boat. Eyeglass retainers are recommended.
Shuttle: when you shuttle your car be sure to take the keys and leave personnel possession locked up securely.
Dogs: Any dogs taken should be wearing a dog specific life jacket.
Late Take Out Arrivals: If you miss the take out and/or are late to the take out you will be assessed a late fee depending upon the time. There are no public take outs for miles downstream so watch carefully for the take out. Late is after the stated time for being off the water ie 1PM and 6PM. This will be reviewed at the time you put on the river. This charge can vary from $50 up depending on the amount of time.
Groups/Corporations: RSO is happy to accommodate groups. Please email events @ riversportsoutfitters.com for information.

Emergency: In case of an emergency call 911, for non emergency issues call the main store 523-0066

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Panther Creek Boat Rentals!

Price: Free Event

Date: September 2, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Rentals at Panther Creek State Park Sat & Sun weather permitting!
2 Hour $20
4 Hour $30
6 Hour $50

Panther Creek State Park
423-587-7046
2010 Panther Creek Park Road
Morristown, Tennessee 37814

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: September 2, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Ladies Night - The Climbing Center

Price: $12.00

Date: September 4, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

The First Monday of the month is Ladies Night! Come enjoy a fun night at the gym! It’s only $12 for a pass and gear rental!

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Pint Night Time @ RSO

Price: $

Date: September 5, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

It's time for your favorite first Tuesday night event! Pint night!! Join us at 6pm the first Tuesday of every month to help raise money for all of the great charities we're partnering with and support all of our wonderful sponsors, all while having a great time!

For the 2017 Pint Night season, the first 200 folks will get a custom pint glass for a $5 donation. Your $5 also includes the first fill-up of your custom glass PLUS a ticket for a refill. Extra refills and all first fills after the first 200 will be a $5 donation. We're excited about raising money for our charities with you! A food Truck will be on hand to keep your hunger at bay and live music will be provided! Come out this July to support Tennessee Clean Water Network.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Kayak Fishing Demo & Paddle

Price: Free Event

Date: September 6, 2017

Available Spaces: 15

Come join us as we take out on the water in search for fish! Starting the day off with a demo of some of the fishing kayaks we have at River Sports, we will show you how to best use your boat as a fishing boat, as well as send you off with tips and tricks from the professional staff himself as to how to get the best catch!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Full Moon Kayak & Stand-Up Paddling @ The Cove

Price: Free Event

Date: September 6, 2017

Available Spaces: 20

Join the River Sports crew for a paddling adventure by the light of the setting sun and experience the serenity and wildlife of the evening water. We will let the bright light of the full moon guide our way along the night shores of Ft. Loudoun Lake. Please bring your headlamps or kayak lights per TWRA regulations

Cost: Free if you have your own gear or $15 if you need to rent gear. You must register either way so we know how many to prepare for.
Meet at the Cove at Concord Park

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: September 7, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Backpacking 101

Price: Free Event

Date: September 7, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Is there anything you've ever wanted to know about backpacking but didn't know who to ask? Well come see us on Sutherland Avenue and we can help with all your backpacking needs! Learn about packs, tents, equipment and more from our knowledgeable staff between 6pm and 8pm every other Thursday.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Standup Paddleboard (SUP) 101

Price: $35.00

Date: September 8, 2017

Available Spaces: 20

Intro to Standup Paddleboarding: This course will provide you with basic equipment and knowledge of SUP and paddle techniques taught by certified SUP instructors, so you will feel confident and comfortable navigating the beautiful Tennessee Valley waters. This class will have you feeling relaxed as you get a workout on the water. Paddle or lay out under the beautiful sunshine as you enjoy fresh air and the beautiful nature around us.
Board, paddle and life preserver provided.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Climbing Scout Badge Clinic

Price: $30.00

Date: September 9, 2017

Available Spaces: 10

Goal: To create a time and space where scouts can complete the requirements for the Climbing Merit Badge.

 

Second Saturday of every month from 9am-12pm

 

3 Hr Course where scouts will learn the following;

-Verbal signals (climbers, rappellers, belayers, boulderers)

-Rope (understanding types of rope and how to care for them)

-Knots

-Harnesses (how to use and properly equip)

-Belaying

-Climbing

-Rappelling

 

Minimum 5, Maximum 10

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Rentals at Seven Islands By Reservation Only

Price: Free Event

Date: September 9, 2017

River Sports Outfitters will be offering trips from Seven Islands State Birding Park to Cruz Landing. Weekends only. This is about a five mile paddle which will last from 2 to 4 hours depending on the current and sightseeing. The particulars are as follows:

Saturdays: Start at 9 AM to 9:30 AM from the boat launch area. This group must be off the water by 1 PM. .
Sundays: Start at 1-1:30 PM and be off the water by 5PM.

Costs: 9am to 1pm $30 per boat Saturday. 1pm-5pm Sunday $30 per boat
Preregistration and payment is REQUIRED please call the store at 865-523-0066 to make a reservation.
A security deposit and or drivers license will be required for rental purposes
A shuttle service is not available at this time but you are welcome to catch a ride during transport of boats if room is available.
A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Safety:

Life Jackets: All participants are required to wear the life jacket provided
Environment: Any containers carried in the boats should be tightly closed and securely attached to the boat. Please do not take any glass product and please haul out all trash
Water, sunscreen, and any personal items should be carefully stored in a waterproof container and secured to your boat. Eyeglass retainers are recommended.
Shuttle: when you shuttle your car be sure to take the keys and leave personnel possession locked up securely.
Dogs: Any dogs taken should be wearing a dog specific life jacket.
Late Take Out Arrivals: If you miss the take out and/or are late to the take out you will be assessed a late fee depending upon the time. There are no public take outs for miles downstream so watch carefully for the take out. Late is after the stated time for being off the water ie 1PM and 6PM. This will be reviewed at the time you put on the river. This charge can vary from $50 up depending on the amount of time.
Groups/Corporations: RSO is happy to accommodate groups. Please email events @ riversportsoutfitters.com for information.

Emergency: In case of an emergency call 911, for non emergency issues call the main store 523-0066

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: September 9, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Climbing Fundamentals

Price: $20.00

Date: September 13, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Come learn the basics of Climbing every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8pm with our Climbing Center Staff. Space is limited so call 865-673-4687 to reserve your spot now!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: September 14, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Flat-water Kayaking 101 (Intro to Kayaking)

Price: $28.00

Date: September 14, 2017

Available Spaces: 15

When: Thurs August 17 6-8 PM
Where: The Cove at Concord Park 11808 S. Northshore Dr.
A great launching point for any kayaker, this Kayaking Class will prepare participants to confidently explore our region’s many waterways. So, come join us in our beautiful outdoor classroom on the Tennessee River as we introduce and practice the skills every new paddler needs. We’ll begin with a relaxing introduction to kayaking where participants learn about boat dynamics and appropriate gear. Then, we’ll dive into basic skills such as the forward stroke, sweep stroke, and ferrying. Participants will learn techniques while enjoying the company and encouragement of other paddlers and the River Sports guides. Basic Skills Kayaking Class is suggested as a beginning or refresher course for visitors and locals of all ages.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Rentals at Seven Islands By Reservation Only

Price: Free Event

Date: September 16, 2017

River Sports Outfitters will be offering trips from Seven Islands State Birding Park to Cruz Landing. Weekends only. This is about a five mile paddle which will last from 2 to 4 hours depending on the current and sightseeing. The particulars are as follows:

Saturdays: Start at 9 AM to 9:30 AM from the boat launch area. This group must be off the water by 1 PM. .
Sundays: Start at 1-1:30 PM and be off the water by 5PM.

Costs: 9am to 1pm $30 per boat Saturday. 1pm-5pm Sunday $30 per boat
Preregistration and payment is REQUIRED please call the store at 865-523-0066 to make a reservation.
A security deposit and or drivers license will be required for rental purposes
A shuttle service is not available at this time but you are welcome to catch a ride during transport of boats if room is available.
A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Safety:

Life Jackets: All participants are required to wear the life jacket provided
Environment: Any containers carried in the boats should be tightly closed and securely attached to the boat. Please do not take any glass product and please haul out all trash
Water, sunscreen, and any personal items should be carefully stored in a waterproof container and secured to your boat. Eyeglass retainers are recommended.
Shuttle: when you shuttle your car be sure to take the keys and leave personnel possession locked up securely.
Dogs: Any dogs taken should be wearing a dog specific life jacket.
Late Take Out Arrivals: If you miss the take out and/or are late to the take out you will be assessed a late fee depending upon the time. There are no public take outs for miles downstream so watch carefully for the take out. Late is after the stated time for being off the water ie 1PM and 6PM. This will be reviewed at the time you put on the river. This charge can vary from $50 up depending on the amount of time.
Groups/Corporations: RSO is happy to accommodate groups. Please email events @ riversportsoutfitters.com for information.

Emergency: In case of an emergency call 911, for non emergency issues call the main store 523-0066

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: September 16, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Bike Basics

Price: $12.00

Date: September 16, 2017

Want to learn more about bike fitting and up keep? We've got you covered. Join us the third Saturday of the month through October in our bike shop to learn what it takes to get riding.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Standup Paddleboard (SUP) 101

Price: $35.00

Date: September 19, 2017

Available Spaces: 20

Intro to Standup Paddleboarding: This course will provide you with basic equipment and knowledge of SUP and paddle techniques taught by certified SUP instructors, so you will feel confident and comfortable navigating the beautiful Tennessee Valley waters. This class will have you feeling relaxed as you get a workout on the water. Paddle or lay out under the beautiful sunshine as you enjoy fresh air and the beautiful nature around us.
Board, paddle and life preserver provided.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: September 21, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Backpacking 101

Price: Free Event

Date: September 21, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Is there anything you've ever wanted to know about backpacking but didn't know who to ask? Well come see us on Sutherland Avenue and we can help with all your backpacking needs! Learn about packs, tents, equipment and more from our knowledgeable staff between 6pm and 8pm every other Thursday.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Rentals at Seven Islands By Reservation Only

Price: Free Event

Date: September 23, 2017

River Sports Outfitters will be offering trips from Seven Islands State Birding Park to Cruz Landing. Weekends only. This is about a five mile paddle which will last from 2 to 4 hours depending on the current and sightseeing. The particulars are as follows:

Saturdays: Start at 9 AM to 9:30 AM from the boat launch area. This group must be off the water by 1 PM. .
Sundays: Start at 1-1:30 PM and be off the water by 5PM.

Costs: 9am to 1pm $30 per boat Saturday. 1pm-5pm Sunday $30 per boat
Preregistration and payment is REQUIRED please call the store at 865-523-0066 to make a reservation.
A security deposit and or drivers license will be required for rental purposes
A shuttle service is not available at this time but you are welcome to catch a ride during transport of boats if room is available.
A liability waiver must be completed by all participants or legal guardian prior to getting on the water.

Safety:

Life Jackets: All participants are required to wear the life jacket provided
Environment: Any containers carried in the boats should be tightly closed and securely attached to the boat. Please do not take any glass product and please haul out all trash
Water, sunscreen, and any personal items should be carefully stored in a waterproof container and secured to your boat. Eyeglass retainers are recommended.
Shuttle: when you shuttle your car be sure to take the keys and leave personnel possession locked up securely.
Dogs: Any dogs taken should be wearing a dog specific life jacket.
Late Take Out Arrivals: If you miss the take out and/or are late to the take out you will be assessed a late fee depending upon the time. There are no public take outs for miles downstream so watch carefully for the take out. Late is after the stated time for being off the water ie 1PM and 6PM. This will be reviewed at the time you put on the river. This charge can vary from $50 up depending on the amount of time.
Groups/Corporations: RSO is happy to accommodate groups. Please email events @ riversportsoutfitters.com for information.

Emergency: In case of an emergency call 911, for non emergency issues call the main store 523-0066

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

SUP Yoga

Price: $

Date: September 23, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Yoga & Standup Paddleboarding are the perfect complement to each other. Whether you are a first-time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by developing balance, flexibility and achieve overall whole-body fitness. All this in the peaceful serenity of the outdoors. Between breathing fresh air, soaking up vitamin D and enjoying the natural landscape, it is a refreshing union with nature, humanity and the universe.

Classes are led by a certified Yoga instructor Simon Bradbury
Occur every Thursday evening from 6:30-8 PM at Mead’s Quarry and Saturday mornings from 9:30-11 AM at The Cove at Concord.
$25 includes class and equipment. Please register online so we can bring the proper gear.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Social Paddle

Price: Free Event

Date: September 26, 2017

Available Spaces: 20

Free and open to the public with your own equipment or $15 if you need boating equipment.

Join the River Sports staff as we explore the Tennessee River and delight in the beauty of Downtown Knoxville’s waterfront on our monthly evening paddling tours. On these trips, we’ll travel to Knoxville’s riverside adventure hot spots
Trip #3 VOL TOUR:Take a tour of U.T.’s campus from the Tennessee River. We will canoe past the U.T. gardens on the Ag campus, Thompson Boling Basketball Arena and Neyland Stadium. This casual 5 ½ miles round trip would be good for children through adults.
Meet at the last Suttree Landing beside the roundabout.

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Climbing Fundamentals

Price: $20.00

Date: September 27, 2017

Available Spaces: Unlimited

Come learn the basics of Climbing every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month from 6 to 8pm with our Climbing Center Staff. Space is limited so call 865-673-4687 to reserve your spot now!

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.