River Town Racers

PSCC leads the initiative for a more walkable, bikeable, boatable river.


RTRphotoKaunzingerRiver Town Racers is an all-ages kayak and surfski racing team based in Petaluma, competing locally and nationally.  Our members range from novice to championship levels, from “bantam” class to golden masters.  Contact us for answers to your questions about activities and the racing team. And like us for frequent updates of club activities.

2017 Activities:

Roostertail Drag Races December 9, 2017

Intrepid kayak sprinters aged 11 to kahuna dust off their Olympic-style sprint boats to race on the mild waters of the Petaluma River.  More info and register here!

2018 Activities:

Relay Race TBA, 2018

Mix it up with teams of kayakers, canoeists, SUPpers, and rowers.  Coming in spring 2018!

Introduction to Kayak Racing for girls and boys 11-17

Try this Olympic sport on the Petaluma River next summer!  Membership in River Town Racers and access to year-round training is available to all graduates.  No prior kayaking experience is necessary but paddlers must be able to swim.  All equipment provided. Session runs Monday through Saturday.  Contact us for more information .

Pruebe el kayak de estilo Olímpico en el Río Petaluma.  Ninguna experiencia previa de kayak es necesaria, pero los kayakistas deben saber nadar.  Todo el equipo proporcionado.  La membresía en el club y el acceso a entrenar y competir durante todo el año disponible para los graduados.  El espacio está limitado — usted debe preregistrarse aquí.

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Who benefits from river access?

Wanderers, voters, birders, swimmers (sometimes unintentionally!) Cyclists, community leaders, water contemplators, kids! Picnickers, collegiate competitors, friends, mud-lovers, tide observers. Rowers, ecologists & biologists, canoeists, businesspeople. Hikers, fishermen and women, homeowners, kayakers, environmental advocates, fitness enthusiasts. Naturalists, coaches, photographers… and what about you?