Below is a calendar of National White Water Centre competitions and events for 2017.  

The centre will be open for recreational paddling and rafting throughout these dates, but please check at reception for up to date river information as some sections of river may be unavailable while races are running.

Month Date(s) Event/Competition River Section
June 3rd & 4th Div 1 Slalom - Chapel Falls Upper
June 24th & 25th Division 2/3 Slalom - Bala Mill Falls Lower
June 24th Wild Water Race - Sprint Upper - Graveyard to Ski Slope
June 25th Wild Water Race - Classic Lower - NRA Bridge to Bala Mill
July 1st & 2nd Younguns Freestyle Sat - NRA Bridge, Sun - Topsite
July 4th & 5th  NRW Festival Upper
July 22nd & 23rd Div 2, 3, 4 Slalom - Bala Mill Lower River
July 21st - 23rd  Tryweryn Paddling Festival  Upper 
September 23rd & 24th Div 2, 3, 4 Slalom - Bala Mill Lower River
Sept/Oct 30th Sep & 1st Oct Prem Slalom - Graveyard Upper

*Scheduled releases are dam releases that have been pre-arranged with Natural Resources Wales.  These are as definite as possible but are not guaranteed and in the event of extreme circumstances i.e. drought, flood etc it may be cancelled.

Please note:  Events may change at short notice.

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