Not only is Quinn's Pond home to Boise's oldest paddling shop Idaho River Sports, it's the venue for many events, new and old. From Hull-o-Ween event in October to the Fall Paddle Classic for SUP, canoe and kayak in September, and daily SUP and SUP Yoga classes, kayak roll clinics, Quinn's Pond is the center stage of Boise's new urban surf and paddling activities!
The map below indicates the features currently available at the Boise Whitewater Park and Quinn's Pond next to Idaho River Sports and the Boise Greenbelt. For more about Quinn's Pond click here.
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Esther Simplot Park
Esther Simplot Park, funded by the J.R. Simplot Foundation and named for philanthropist Esther Simplot, is one of Boise's "Ribbon of Jewels". a string of riverside parks named for prominent local women. For more about Esther Simplot's legacy - click here.
Esther's Pond is connected to Quinn's Pond and the Boise River is just outside our backdoor. Esther's Pond basically doubled the size of our water sports "outdoor gym".
Esther's Pond is available for SUP classes, SUP Yoga, SUP fitness, paddling events, kayak classes and much more! Esther Simplot Park, the pond and the "lazy river" that connects it with Quinn's Pond and integrates Veteran's Park further downstream into a mile long network of ponds and river encompassing four different Boise City Parks.