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learn to kayak near Great Falls

LAKS River Locations

 

 

Old Anglers Inn, MD:

Youth, Beginner and Intermediate classes, as well as the weekday meeting for Cheat Training is held here.

  • On MacArthur Blvd in Potomac, Maryland, 1 mile south of the intersection with Falls Road and across the street from Old Anglers Inn Restaurant at 10801 MacArthur Blvd. Potomac, MD 20854
  • There are 3 parking lots at this location. Please look for our trailer in the uppermost lot or meet your instructor in the lower lot.

Riley’s Lock:

Beginner and Youth classes on Sundays are held here.

  • Please meet at 13015 Rileys’s Lock rd, Poolesville, Md. 20837
  • Your class will begin at Calleva’s HQ

Lock 6 (Feeder Canal), MD:

Open Practice and Slalom.

  • 6100 Clara Barton Parkway, Bethesda, MD 20816 38.944867, -77.123729
  • Clara Barton Parkway is only open to westbound (out of the city) traffic from 2:45 – 7:15 Monday through Friday.
  • You may also chose to park in the Brookmont Neighborhood and walk across the parkway. You may park in front of the Brookmont Church located at 4000 Virginia Pl, Bethesda, MD 20816. Walk down Broad Street for one block and make a left on Valley Rd. At the end of Valley is a footpath to Clara Barton. Please cross carefully!

Carderock, MD:

Used during high water or for some youth programs.

  • Carderock and Naval Basin exit off of the Clara Barton parkway, 1.8 miles from Anglers. When entering the park, turn left at the T-intersection.

Great Falls National Park, VA:

Intermediate River Runs.

  • $10 entrance fee.
  • A yearly Great Falls National Park card can be purchased for $30 (good for both MD and VA)

Great Falls National Park, MD:

Intermediate and Youth Classes.

  • Park entrance is at the intersection of MacArthur Blvd and Falls Rd. $10 entrance fee.
  • A yearly Great Falls National Park card can be purchased for $30 (good for both MD and VA)

Sycamore Island, MD:

Parking Cheat Training and Cheat Youth take out for Saturday downriver runs. Located off Clara Barton

Sycamore Store, MD:

Cheat Training and Cheat Youth take out for Saturday downriver runs.

  • Located off MacArthur Blvd, this is overflow parking. A footbridge is available to the river.

Winter Pool Rolling:

  •  The Hurd Pool Madeira School- 8328 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22102