Colorado Kayaking and Fly Fishing

Kayaking, SUP & Services

New Boat Deal|Kayak Demos|Services|Discounts
Welcome to Golden River Sports! Water sports all comes down to one thing – comfort and confidence in your gear. Whether you are just starting out or a seasoned expert, we can answer all your questions as every member of our staff are avid water folks. We carry Pyranha, Wave Sport and Wilderness System kayaks.  We also carry Hala Gear, Badfish and NRS stand-up-paddle boards and accessories.  Our manufacturers work very closely with Golden River Sports to insure we have the finest quality gear on the market today for whitewater and fly fishing.

Denver Kayak Shop

New Boat/Board Purchase Deal: With every new boat or board purchase over $900, you receive a $100.00 GRS store credit! Keep this credit on your account and use your $100.00 towards any accessory in our inventory (under $900 is a $50.00 credit)! The list includes paddles, PFD’s (personal floatation devices), helmets, rash guards, thermal wear, gloves, footwear, skull caps, gear bags, shorts, t-shirts, hoodies, nose plugs, ear plugs, paddle wax, books, videos, throw ropes, knives, first aid kits, rescue hardware, float bags, paco pads and everything “dry” - dry tops, dry pants, dry suits, dry bags, dry boxes – YOU NAME IT! If GRS does not have what you want in stock, please ask to see if we can special order for you. We have innovative products arriving weekly year round. Pyranha KayaksWaveSport Kayaks







Demos / Rentals: Golden River Sports also offers demos and rentals with all our kayaks, SUP, duckies (IK's) and rip boards so you can experiment and find what is right for you. Plus, join us for our FREE demo nights every Thursday evening at the Clear Creek Whitewater Playpark located at 1300 Tenth St in Golden - Memorial Day to Labor Day yearly (water levels permitting). 

Inner tubes (tubing on Clear Creek) are also available for purchase May through September. Prices are $20.00 for small tube and $30.00 for large.

Demo / Rental Policies: 1) Photo ID 2) Contract / Liability Release 3) Basic Skills Required 4) Reservations accepted with $25 deposit 5) Late Return Charges

Kayaking, SUP, Rip-Board Rental/Demo Rates Pool Rate Half-Day or
Additonal Day
Full Day Wknd Rate
(Fri-Mon)
Weekly Rate
Boat/SUP Board $10.00 $15.00 $25.00 $50.00 $100.00
Individual Piece of Equipment
(Paddle, Skirt, PFD, Booties, Splash Jacket or Helmet)
$5.00 $5.00 $8.00 $16.00 $45.00
Wetsuit $10.00 $10.00 $15.00 $30.00 $75.00
Gear Package
(Boat, Paddle, Skirt, Helmet and PFD)
$20.00 $25.00 $50.00 $100.00 $500.00
Rip Board and Fins N/A $20.00 $35.00 $70.00 $200.00
Rip Board Package
(Helmet, PFD, Wetsuit, Booties and Fins)
N/A $30.00 $60.00 $120.00 $300.00

Outfitting Services: If you already have a kayak that doesn’t quite fit right, bring it into GRS. We specialize in boat upgrades and maintenance including back bands, bulkheads, seat pads, hip pads and modifications to help keep your boat in top shape. It’s all about comfort and confidence when you are on the water!

Repairs: Golden River Sports also specializes in dry top gasket repair, UV and waterproofing treatments.

Labor Charges: $25.00 per hour (plus parts)

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you are not satisfied with the work Golden River Sports performs, please let us know. We will either improve our work to your satisfaction or offer you a labor charge refund or store credit.

Discounts: If you are a member of American Whitewater, Colorado Whitewater Association, Pikes Peak Whitewater Club or have taken a lesson from Renaissance Adventure Guides (www.RAGuides.com) - please enjoy a 10 to 15% discount (some exclusions apply – see store for details). If you would like your club or nonprofit organization to be eligible for discount, please contact the store for an application.


Gift Cards always Available!

Stop by, Call (303) 215 9386 or Email Today!