About the Show 6:30pm – development show -Our members under the age of 18 and our new members get the opportunity to perform for the crowd before jumping into the “big” show.
7:00pm – The Big Show! -The ski show is a 1 hour long themed-show. In between daring and beautiful acts on water, a storyline unfolds. We encourage audience participation and love applause!
8:00pm – Photos! -Photo opportunities with the cast of the show, visit with the skiers, and even take a ride in our “triple-rig” boat (for a price!)
What Do We Do? The River Rats perform an hour long show combining various water skiing acts with skits and music. Our acts include Barefooting, Pyramids, Doubles, and more. All shows are free and concessions are available. Click Here to see our Schedule
Where We Do It? Our home site is located just north of downtown Minneapolis on the Mississippi River. The hillside along the river provides excellent viewing for the best show in the Twin Cites. Grab a blanket or a chair and come on down! For Directions to our Site, Click Here.
Meet our Board Members Click Here to meet our board.
New Members! New members are always welcome! Indoor practices begin in February and we hit the water in early May. If you are interested in joining us this year, please e-mail [email protected] or visit Click Here for more information.
Development Team! Our Development Team is dedicated to coaching young show skiers, aged 4 – 18, and adults who want to become show skiers. Includes water safety, learn to ski, and learning beginning to advanced show ski skills. Taught by certified USAWS instructors! The Development Team will also perform weekly “pre-shows”, (just prior to the River Rats’ shows) starting in late June. Click Here for more info.