River Sports Events

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

Price: Free Event

Date: October 4, 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.

Ladies Only Climbing Night

Price: $12.00

Date: October 6, 2014

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: October 7, 2014

Come to River Sports Pint Night October 7th sponsored by The North Face benefiting Redwolf Coalition.  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: October 8, 2014

In this beginner friendly class our expert instructors will teach you everything you need to feel comfortable, confident, and safe in a climbing gym. You willl learn about climbing gear and equipment, how to belay, what knots to use, how to effectively communicate with your climbing partner, and a few basic climbing techniques. You must be age 16 or older to attend this course.

Registration for this class is through UT Non Credit

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

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

Price: Free Event

Date: October 9, 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 Backpacking 101

Price: $49.00

Date: October 11, 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.

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

Price: Free Event

Date: October 11, 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: October 12, 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.

Protect and Paddle the Little River

Price: Free Event

Date: October 12, 2014

Come paddle and enjoy a great time while benefiting The Little River Watershed Association!  Paddlers may park at River John's Island 4134 Cave Mill Rd, Maryville.  If you need to rent a boat please contact River Sports Outfitters at 523-0066 and we will deliver it Rental is $25.  Register at www.active.com

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

Climbing Fundamentals

Price: $20.00

Date: October 13, 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 15, 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 15, 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.

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

Price: Free Event

Date: October 16, 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 Backpacking Trip - Big South Fork - October 18

Price: $109.00

Date: October 18, 2014

Mandatory pre meeting scheduled October 13th at 6pm 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. Cost $109

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

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

Price: Free Event

Date: October 18, 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.

UT Climbing Technique II

Price: $25.00

Date: October 22, 2014

In this beginner friendly class our expert instructors will teach you everything you need to feel comfortable, confident, and safe in a climbing gym. You willl learn about climbing gear and equipment, how to belay, what knots to use, how to effectively communicate with your climbing partner, and a few basic climbing techniques. You must be age 16 or older to attend this course.

Registration for this class is through UT Non Credit

Have questions?Please, contact us and ask.

UT Kayak Roll

Price: $35.00

Date: October 22, 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.

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

Price: Free Event

Date: October 23, 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.

Ijams Campout

Price: $25.00

Date: October 25, 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.

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

Price: Free Event

Date: October 25, 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: October 26, 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: 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.

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.

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.

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.