Hello. We are a new community of paddlers, located in the heart of Roswell, who exist to inspire a new generation (or the old) to explore the river. We specialize in teaching beginners from scratch: Fitting a boat, water confidence, rolling your kayak, reading the river and safely exploring the rivers of North Georgia and the Carolinas.
Why Choose Kayak Revival?

Why Choose Kayak Revival?

The complexity of whitewater kayaking necessitates personal lessons.  There’s a lot to think about when you get in the water:  learning balance, paddling clean lines, and righting your boat  if you find yourself upside down and out of air, just to name a few. Gaining facility in all these skills...
Inspiring a new generation of paddlers

Inspiring a new generation of paddlers

We pride ourselves in providing Personal, Reliable, First-Class paddling instruction.
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Where Do We Train?

Where Do We Train?

Our classroom is the river. We usually teach on the Cartecay River in Ellijay and the Nantahala in North Carolina. We begin training by learning the fundamentals in a public or private pool in Roswell. The first session focuses on perfecting  your roll. We are averaging about 2 sessions for a newcomer to learn the...
What Gear Do I Need?

What Gear Do I Need?

Nothing!  Kayak Revival provides all your gear. If you want to buy some down the road, we work with several suppliers to find you the best boat at a good price. In order to train with us, you only need the desire to learn. We provide: Kayak: Whitewater kayaks are completely different from Sea or...
Accreditations

Accreditations

Hey, I’m Travis and I’ll be your instructor in the pool/on the river. It might be helpful for you to know a few of my credentials and qualifications:  Swiftwater Rescue Technician – Advanced (Rescue 3 International) CPR/First Aid Avalanche Level I (Mountain Madness, LLC) USPA Parachutist- C license High Angle Rope Rescue Technician (ROCO Rescue) Advance...