Paddling in San Antonio River along Mission Reach Paddling Trail

Contracting Opportunities

00181 RFI for Kayak Permits

Solicitation Type
Request For Qualifications — RFQ
Due Date

We would like to invite anyone interested and qualified to be able to apply for a kayak vendor’s permit, to operate on the San Antonio River.   Permit holders must have one individual on staff with proof of the following certifications at the time of permit application and throughout the duration of the assigned permit:

All-Water Paddle craft guide license from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) OR a combination of the following:

                -TPWD Boater Safety course (required)

And at least one of the following:

                -American Canoe Association River Canoe Day Trip Leading

                -American Canoe Association Coastal Kayak Day Trip Leading

                -American Canoe Association River Kayak Day Trip Leading

                -American Canoe Association Level2:  Essentials of stand-up Paddle boarding

                -British Canoe Union Four Star Leader Sea Kayak Certification

                -United States Coast Guard vessel operator’s license