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Kayak Roll Sessions in Western Oregon pools updated March 2023*

When open, these are usually self-lead events where you bring your own gear. Some are drop in, other's require preregistration. Best to call ahead. Most have no formal lessons but other boaters are happy to give tips. It’s a great way to meet other boaters and plan trips. Rinse out your boat before putting in the pool and have fun!!

Call to confirm dates and times especially near holidays. Some pools require that you sign up ahead of time. If you hear updates, please let us know.

Albany Pool

Albany Community Pool. OPEN for kayak roll sessions, Monday (shallow end) & Thursdays (deep end), 8-9pm.  $5.  2150 36th Ave SE, Albany, 541-967-4521. Info updated March 2023.

Bend Pool

Juniper Swim & Fitness. Currently closed, undergoing renovations. Bend Parks & Rec. 800 NE 6th, Bend. juniper-swim-and-fitness-center

Corvallis Pools

1. OSU Dixon Recreation Center Pool, CLOSED TO KAYAKING FOR SUMMER 2021.  kayak roll sessions Wednesdays 8:00-9:30 pm, 541-737-3748  

2. Osborn Aquatic Center UPDATE 8/10/21: not planning on having roll sessions now or into the near future.  Kayak roll sessions, must sign up ahead of time, 2nd Monday from 8-10pm. $6. 1940 NW Highland Dr, Corvallis. 541-766-7946

Eugene/Springfield area Pools--Call before going

1. Eugene Echo Hollow Pool, Closed for kayaking until fall. Thur 8:30p-10p. Jan 4-May 30, 2024.1655 Echo Hollow Rd., Eugene, 541-682-5525.

2. UO Student Rec Center pool, OPEN a few Wednesdays each quarter for students. Must sign up with the UO Outdoor Program 541-346-4371. 7-8:30pm. $6/$10.

3. Willamalane Park Swim CenteOPEN  only on Wednesdays starting June 1 (just for the summer). evenings from 7:30-9:00. Drop in. $6 /$8. 1276 G. St, Springfield, OR. 541-736-4080. 

Portland Area Pools


 - Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center in Beaverton is open occasionally, contact them for details. 503-629-6310

 - Oregon Ocean Paddling Society rents a pool during the winter months. Contact them for details.

 - North Clackamas Aquatic Park Wednesdays & Thursdays. Organized by Oregon Kayak & Canoe Club. Must have current club waiver on file. Members $10, non-members $20. Signup on OKCC website calendar or their Facebook event page.  7300 SW Harmony Rd, Portland.
- Hood River Aquatic Center open Sunday 9-noon. Call to confirm. $5-6.

Salem Pool

Salem Kroc Aquatic Center pool kayak roll sessons Fridays 11-1pm from October 2022 to May 2023. Better call to confirm times and dates. The Salvation Army Ray & Joan KROC Corps Community Center. 1865 Bill Frey Dr. NE, Salem. 503-566-5762

Toledo & Newport pools

Newport pool: Update August 2022--Newport pool is open for kayak roll practice on Saturdays from 2-4pm in a time slot called “water sports”. Please call to confirm and to get on their email list. Toledo pool has not reestablished pool sessions for rolling

* These are the published times as of the last edit. Please alert the website folks from the Contact Us page if you learn of any updates. And let us know if you'd like to volunteer to maintain this page -- we'd greatly appreciate your help!

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