Riverhouse Rendezvous Slalom Whitewater Kayaking Race
The Riverhouse Rendezvous has become a Spring tradition in Bend. This Slalom Whitewater Kayaking Race takes place behind The Riverhouse Hotel on a popular section of the Deschutes River. This sport is known world-wide to test not only the physical skill of paddlers, but their knowledge of the river and their ability to use currents and river features to their advantage which makes it a thrill to watch. As a season opener for the Northwest Cup Slalom Paddle Series and a Junior Olympic qualifier, the Rendezvous is also an opportunity for local whitewater enthusiasts to celebrate navigable flow levels before canal diversions are made in April.