New! – Team Building and Group Activities
People who work together benefit from playing together!

These activities will challenge their skills, improve communication and understanding of differences, plus naturally build trust. All while they are enjoying a positive experience away from the office.

Workshops are taught with high quality single sea kayaks, with all boats and gear provided. Instructor is an American Canoe Association-Certified Open Water Instructor, with Wilderness First Responder qualifications. Safety is a high priority and classes are designed for the skill level of participants, with gear appropriate to activities. Events are held in Richland.
Two Team Building Options:
Team Building–1
Four-hour group interactive kayak lesson designed to increase a groups’ ability to work together, communicate and solve problems. Basic kayak instruction followed by group skill and game activities. Four to Six people.

Team Building–2
A full-day program for 8 to 12 people. This option combines on-land discussion and activities to improve organization and team efforts, with on-water kayak lessons and interactive games. A local management consultant brings expertise in organizational development and personal interaction to this group.
Team Building Games and Initiatives
Synchronize A team challenge. Benefits: Cooperative and problem-solving skills.
Piano Keys A fun game that teaches trust, communication and cooperation.
Musical Boats A variant on musical chairs. Benefits: partner trust, communication,cooperation.
Soccer A traditional favorite on water! Teaches communication, team cooperation and boat skills.
Group Rescue Rescue scenario building quick thinking, problem solving and trust.
Many other options - Lost Kayaker, Rescue Races, Towing, Tandem Boats
Activity choices are designed to meet group goals.

Registration information below

1 – 4 to 6 people, Richland Area Riverside Park
2 – 8 to 12 people, Richland Area Riverside Park

A good example of team effort!

Group Picnics, Gatherings, and Tours
Enhance your time together with fun on the water!

Group Gatherings
Columia Kayak Adventures can provide up to six single and two tandem sea kayaks (10 seats), with all gear for group activites. Meet at a riverside park and the boats can be available for lessons, games such as water soccer, or for tours to and from the park.

Group Tours
Groups up to 10 people (more if they have their own boats), can take a tour down the Yakima River, through the Yakima Delta, or arrange a special Full Moon Tour. A popular tour is to put in at Leslie Groves in North Richland and paddle downriver to Columbia Point Marina for dinner at Anthony's Restaurant. Tours can be from 2 hours to all day, or even multi-day with camping.
Picnics/Group Gatherings – 6 singles and 2 tandems available for lessons, tours and/or games; Tri-City Area Riverside Park
Full Day
Special Tours – Groups up to 10 on local rivers.
Call for multi-day or trips out of area.
4 or more
$45 per person
$60 per person

To schedule a Team Building Workshop, Group Gathering, or Custom Tour, call Columbia Kayak Adventures at 509-947-5901, or send an email to CKA can provide suggestions for types of activities, locations to hold your events, or places and types of tours to fit the interest and goals of your group.

After your event is scheduled, and registration completed, an informational sheet will be sent to you confirming event time and location, plus information on things to bring, appropriate clothing or other helpful tips.

Cancellation Policy
Team Building Workshops and Full Day Custom Events require a 50% deposit at time of registration, and full payment on day of event, unless invoicing has been arranged. A full refund is available, less a 10% fee, if cancellations are made 10 days prior to the event. No refunds are made if cancellation is made with less than 10 days notice. It may be possible to reschedule.

Full payment is due at time of registration for Custom Tours and Events less than full day in length. Full refunds (less a $25 office fee) are given if cancellations are made within 5 days of tour or event. No refunds are made if cancellation is made with less than 5 days notice.

CKA reserves the right to re-schedule or cancel an event or tour due to unsafe conditions. We do not cancel due to rain.