Great American Triathlon 2024 – Kayak Training and Rental

If you are interested in getting a feel for the kayak portion of the race, we can offer you private training by some of the most knowledgable kayakers/racers around. Start preparing now and be ahead of the crowd! (<:

Secure your 2024 Kayak Training sessions and gear rental  NOW- before it’s too late!

The Great American Triathlon is July 20th, 2024

(Scroll down to see dates/options and more info on our money-saving packages)

CALL 530-626-3363 to register for training sessions and rentals or click here to email your interest, questions and contact info 

(Kayaks are assigned by order of sign up and amount of kayak training you have had or are taking.)

We offer service like no other, with delivery/pick up the day of the GAT race

& Training for the GAT race with VETERAN Eppie’s/GAT Great Race WINNERS !!!

Eppies Training with Dan and JohnCall 530-626-3363 or email to sign up

Current Adventure Kayak School offers kayak training sessions for the paddling portion of The Great American Triathlon Race. Are you new to paddling? Are you a veteran competitor? No matter your skill set or experience level our expert instructors have valuable information for you.  Get the latest tips and tricks for boat control and stroke technique as well as race strategy and preparation. Discover the fastest and safest routes on the water. Our instructors (most of whom have won many past Eppie’s Great Race titles themselves) will give you the tools to have more fun and shave minutes off your on-water time.

2024 Great American Triathlon Race Kayak Training Dates

River-based training sessions:

First half of course:  June 24, July 2, July 9

Increased emphasis on stroke technique, conditioning and moving water skills (bracing, turning, etc.) Includes focused time at San Juan Rapids!

Full river course:  July 11, July 15

Race techniques and strategy.

 Race is Saturday July 20th, 2024

You can register for these courses by calling us at 530-626-3363
Classes fill up fast so please respond early to ensure that you can schedule the dates you prefer from our list of options. (<:










Kayak Training Options

Option 1: Four kayak training sessions, plus equipment use for training sessions and Great American Triathlon, and training session shuttles. $309.00 (Tandem price $435)


NOTE: When booking one of these packages, you will need to select June 24 on the booking calendar even if you are NOT coming that day.

Option 2: Purchase individual training sessions $40/session  (Does not include boat and or equipment rentals.)
Individual Training Session RENTALS
$40/session. ($60 for Tandem)



 Private Kayak Instruction

We also offer Private Kayak Training Instruction. Scheduling is based on instructor availability, please contact our office with dates and times that work for you. A four-hour session on the Great American Triathlon course for one person is $250. If you have a friend join you, the cost is $150/ea and for three it’s just $110/ea.  Please email us at or call us at 530-333-9115 to schedule a private session.


Book Single Kayak Book Tandem Kayak 

Includes boat, paddle, PFD, helmet and delivery/pick up for Race Day ($160 for Tandem)

Other Kayak Options from Current Adventures Kayak School

Current Adventures Kayak School offers kayak training for whitewater , lake touring and sea kayaking as well as specialized kayak trips and outings.

***IF YOU ARE RENTING A BOAT (INCLUDES BOATS INCLUDED IN TRAINING PACKAGES)***     A refundable $750 deposit ($900 for tandem kayaks) is required before June 1, 2024. We request the deposit be made in the form of a separate check and sent to: Current Adventures, PO Box 828, Lotus, CA 95651

Following the race and return of all the equipment in the condition you rented it in, your deposit check will be returned to you. Deposit checks will only be cashed in the event of damage to or loss of equipment you rented. Any funds remaining after replacement of gear will be refunded.


The Great American Triathlon is July 20th, 2024

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