The Riverkings are proud to announce our partnership with the United Way of Inner Wisconsin's Reading Mentor Program in an effort to ensure that all children are able to read at the proficient level by the end of third grade. Through this partnership, our players will spend time throughout the week reading to children at Mead Elementary.
In addition, the players will spend time with the children during lunch time recess and help out with other opportunities like morning meetings, school assemblies, and family fun nights.
You may have heard the saying, "it takes a village to raise a child." It is true now more than ever, and the Riverkings are stepping up to support the Wisconsin Rapids community!
The Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings, a Junior Hockey Team within the Minnesota Junior Hockey League, began operations on May 1st, 2014. The Riverkings call the South Wood County Recreation Center in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin, home ice.
As our inaugural season begins, what better place than the Wisconsin Rapids area and its surrounding communities to make us one of the premier Junior Hockey organizations in the United States.
Led by Head Coach Marty Quarters, a man with drive, determination, and devotion, the Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings look forward to many successful seasons while focusing on the development and advancement of our players to the next level. As the previous Head Coach of the 2013-2014 Central Wisconsin Saints (CWS), Coach Quarters surpassed all records in CWS team history. Part of that phenomenal, record-breaking season, eight of Coach Quarters' players committed to college play after skating under his tutelage...
There's a reason why everyone else is just bait...
A big Thank You goes out to Kim Kinsey @ SUP The Rapids. The boys had a great day out on the Wisconsin River, doing their best to keep dry. What better way to enjoy an end-of-summer day than to soak up some sunshine and try to keep your boat afloat?
SUP the Rapids provides tours, rentals, and lessons for all your Stand Up Paddleboarding needs! Wander peacefully, explore Wisconsin from a different perspective, and get a great workout! At the end of the day, the boys were all smiles. Check out a few of our action photos below!
Encouraging the next generation in Wisconsin Rapids!