Rafting

Enjoy white water rafting in downtown South Bend on Niles Avenue. All equipment is provided. Rubber soled shoes with heel strap are required. Flip-flops, and sharp jewelry or objects, cannot be worn. Prepare to get wet! Required height for rafting is 54”. Children the age of 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult in the raft.

Note*: All day Kayakers must supply own equipment*

More Information on the East Race Waterway and activities.

Rafting/Kayaking F.A.Q.s:.

Are there changing rooms at the East Race?  No, but a handicap accessible portable restroom facility is available along with an outdoor rinse shower.

Will I get wet?
Yes.  It is recommended that you bring an extra set of clothes (e.g. socks, shorts, t-shirt, shoes) and towels.  An old pair of shoes is recommended.  FLIP FLOPS ARE NOT ALLOWED. SHOES MUST TIE OR HAVE A HEEL STRAP.

Is there a place to rent kayaks?
Not on the premises.  You will need to bring your own.

Is there a kayak club? 
Please contact Greg Rex