Apr 22 & 23

Expert kayakers, get ready to experience a race like no other on a half mile stretch of rapids, with just over 60 feet of elevation drop, completely surrounded by an urban setting.

The public is welcome to view this exciting race for free. Concessions are available for purchase. Click for thrilling images and video from last year's event.

2017 Schedule

  • Date: Saturday, April 22 (April 23 is reserved for rain delay)
  • Race Begins: 1:00 p.m.


Sheraton Suites, 1989 Front Street


Sponsors contribute financial support or in-kind services for the race. Let us help you advertise and show our appreciation. Learn more here.


Due to the hazards of whitewater kayaking and the limitations of rescue operations on the course, this race is not for beginner or intermediate level kayakers.

Expert kayakers may register to participate here.


Questions may be directed to ‚Äčcfkayakrace@gmail.com. Click to learn more about the Cuyahoga Falls Kayak Race.