Paddling Clubs Directory

Find the paddling clubs located in your state. Here's a list of canoe and kayak clubs around the country

The best way to start paddling is to check in with your local paddling club. Most clubs have classes and trips and it is a good idea to go with experienced paddlers – you will learn much faster that way… and have a great time in the process. To edit a listing or get your club listed below, fill out the form here.

Paddling Club Listings by State


ALABAMA

Birmingham Canoe Club
PO Box 951
Birmingham, AL 35201
www.birminghamcanoeclub.org

ALASKA

Knik Canoers & Kayakers
PO Box 242861
Anchorage, AK 99524
www.kck.org

Juneau Kayak Club
PO Box 0218865
Juneau, AK 99802-1865

ARIZONA

Desert Paddlers Club
Tempe, AZ
www.desertpaddlers.com

Prescott Paddle America Club
PO Box 12098
Prescott, AZ 86304
(928) 445-5480

Southern Arizona Paddlers Club
Tucson, AZ
www.soazpaddlers.org

ARKANSAS

Arkansas Canoe Club
PO Box 1843
Little Rock, AR 72203
www.arkansascanoeclub.com

CALIFORNIA

Bay Area Sea Kayakers
229 Courtright Road,
San Rafael, CA 94901
www.bask.org

California Kayak Friends
2419 E. Harbor Blvd. #96
Ventura, CA. 93001
www.ckf.org

California National Canoe and Kayak Club
Box 1686, Clovis
CA 93613,
(559) 298-1209

Kern River Alliance
909 Oberlin Court
Bakersfield, CA 93305
www.kernriver.org

San Francisco Sea Kayakers
229 Courtright Rd.
San Rafael, CA 94901

COLORADO

Colorado Whitewater Association
2 Silver Cloud
Boulder, CO 80302
www.coloradowhitewater.org

Pike’s Peak Whitewater Club
16299 Cala Rojo Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80926
www.pikespeakwhitewaterclub.com

Pueblo Paddlers
Pueblo, CO
www.pueblopaddlers.org

Rocky Mountain Canoe Club
3796 S. Olathe Circle
Aurora, CO 80013
(303) 584-0225
www.rockymountaincanoeclub.org

Rocky Mt. Sea Kayak Club
PO Box 100643
Denver, CO 80210
www.rmskc.org

CONNECTICUT

Columbia Canoe Club
41 Pine Woods Ln.
Mansfield Center, CT 06250
(860) 423-5331
www.geocities.com/caherrick

ConnYak
PO Box 197
Ellington, CT 06029
www.connyak.org

DELAWARE

Wilmington Trail Club
www.wilmingtontrailclub.org

FLORIDA

Coconut Kayakers
PO Box 3646
Tequesta, FL 33469

Emerald Coast Paddlers
PO Box 2424
Ft. Walton Beach, FL 32549
(850) 837-157

Palm Beach Pack & Paddle Club
PO Box 16041
West Palm Beach, FL 33416

Seminole Canoe and Kayak Club
4619 Ortega Farms Circle
Jacksonville, Fl. 32210
Contact: John D. Malinowski at: felis555@bellsouth.net
www.flsckc.com

South Florida Bush Paddlers Association
Miami
www.bushpaddlers.org

Space Coast Paddlers
PO Box 360193
Melbourne, FL 32936

West Florida Canoe Club
P.O. Box 17203
Pensacola, FL 32522
www.wflcc.com

Tampa Bay Sea Kayakers
P.O. Box 1124
Palm Harbor, FL 34682 – 1124
http://clubkayak.com/tbsk/

GEORGIA

Atlanta Sea Kayakers
Atlanta, GA
www.atlantakayak.com

Atlanta Whitewater Club
PO Box 33
Clarkston, GA 30021
(404) 299-3752
www.atlantawhitewater.com

Central Georgia River Runners
PO Box 6563
Macon, GA 31208

Lanier Canoe & Kayak Club
2500 Club Drive
Gainesville, GA 30506
(770) 287-7888
conhagler@aol.com

Georgia Canoeing Association
PO Box 7023
Atlanta, GA 30357
(770)421-9729
www.georgiacanoe.org
gacanoe@mindspring.com

HAWAII

Hawaii Island Kayak Club
74-425 Keal a Kehe Pkwy.
Kailua-Kana
HI 96740

Hui Nalu Canoe Club
3373 Campbell Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
www.hui-nalu.org

IDAHO

Idaho River Sports Canoe Club
1521 North 13th St.
Boise, ID 83702
(208) 336-4844

Idaho Rivers United
PO Box 633
Boise, ID 83701
(208) 343-7481
www.idahorivers.org

ILLINOIS

Chicago Area Sea Kayaker Assn.
26W354 Burdette
Corol Stream, IL 60188
www.caska.org/caska.htm

Mackinaw Canoe Club
701 East Polk Street
Morton, IL 61550

Saukenuk Paddlers C&K Club
PO Box 888
Moline, IL 61266-0888
www.rivers-end.org/saukenuk

Prairie State Canoeists
Bolingbrook, IL
www.prairiestatecanoeists.org

INDIANA

Hoosier Canoe Club
7650 Poplar Road
Brownsburg, IN 46112
(317) 858-0963
www.hoosiercanoeclub.org/hccmain

Marshall County Paddlers c/o Dale Baker
12515 Nataka Tr.
Plymouth, IN 46563
www.members.tripod.com/~kayak_paddlers

Ohio Valley Whitewater Club
www.ovwc.homestead.com

Wildcat Canoe Club
www.indianaoutfitters.com/wcc

IOWA

Central Iowa Paddlers
688 Polk Boulevard
Des Moines
IA 50312
(515) 277-1763
www.paddleiowa.org

Iowa Paddlesport Association
2423 Taft Street
Perry, IA 50220
www.iowapaddlesportassociation.com

KANSAS

Kansas Canoe Association

Kansas City Whitewater Club
www.kcwc.org

KENTUCKY

Elkhorn Paddlers
www.elkhornpaddlers.org

Viking Canoe Club
PO Box 32263
Louisville, KY 40232
www.vikingcanoeclub.org

LOUISIANA

Bayou Chapter Ozark Society
PO Box 4693
Shreveport, LA 71134
www.ozarksociety.net

Bayou Haystackers Paddling Club
www.bayouhaystackers.com

MAINE

Penobscot Paddle & Chowder Society
www.mainenature.org/ppcs

Wooden Canoe Heritage Assn.
www.wcha.org/toc.html

MARYLAND

Chesapeake Paddlers Association, Inc.
P.O. Box 341 Greenbelt
MD 20768-0341
www.cpakayaker.com

Greater Baltimore Canoe Club
www.baltimorecanoeclub.org

Monocacy Canoe Club
PO Box 1083
Frederick, MD 21702
www.monocacycanoe.org

Potomac River Paddlers
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Potomac_River_Paddlers/

Delmarva Paddlers

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston Sea Kayak Club
www.bskc.org

Martha’s Vineyard Oar & Paddle
PO Box 1429
Edgartown, MA 02539
(508) 627-4905
www.kayakmv.com

Appalachian Mountain Club
Southeast Massachusetts Chapter
www.amcsem.org

MICHIGAN

Black Parrot Paddling, LLC
3444 Green Acres Lane
Pinckney, MI 48169
(313) 322-9258

Lansing Oar and Paddle Club
PO Box 26254
Lansing, MI 48909

West Michigan Coastal Kayak Association
www.wmcka.org

MINNESOTA

Cascaders Canoe and Kayak Club
4408 Edmund Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 722-2875

Minnesota Canoe Assn.
Box 13567
Dinkytown Station
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(952) 985-1111
www.canoe-kayak.org

Rapids Riders
www.rapidsriders.org

Superior Kayak and Outdoor Adventure Club
PO Box 581792
Minneapolis, MN 55458
www.skoac.org

MISSOURI

Missouri Whitewater Assn.
PO Box 3000
St. Louis, MO 63130
www.missouriwhitewater.org

Ozark Mountain Paddlers
www.ozarkmtnpaddlers.org

MONTANA

Beartooth Paddlers Society
PO Box 20432
Billings, MT 59104
(406) 252-3724
www.sunshine-sports.com

Montana Paddlers
243 North 22nd Ave.
Bozeman, MT 59718
(406) 994-2513

NEBRASKA

Missouri River Valley Paddlers
Lincoln/Omaha, NE area.

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Ledyard Canoe Club
(603) 643-6709
www.dartmouth.edu/~lcc

Merrimack Valley Paddlers
PO Box 334
Merrimack, NH 03054
(603) 432-6870
www.mvpclub.org

NEW JERSEY

Hackensack River Canoe Club
PO Box 369
Bogota, NJ 07603

Inwood Canoe Club
280 Riverside Ave
Rutherford, NJ 07070
(212) 569-6475

Mohawk Canoe Club
5 Vincent Street
Chatham, NJ 07928
(973) 635-6467
www.mohawkcc.com

Wanda Canoe Club
Ridgefield, Park

NEW MEXICO

Adobe Whitewater Club of New Mexico
PO Box 3835
Albuquerque, NM 87112
www.adobeww.org

NEW YORK

Ahwaga Canoe Club
PO Box 261
Windsor, NY 13865
www.ahwagacanoe.com

Central New York Kayak Club
Syracuse, NY
www.cnykayakclub.com

Cold Spring Kayak Club
Box 81
Cold Spring, NY 10516
www.cskc.org

Long Island Kayak Club
Long Island, NY, (631) 691-2396
www.LongIslandKayakClub.com

Long Island Paddlers
Long Island, NY
P.O. Box 115
West Sayville, NY 11796
www.lipaddlers.org

Metropolitan Canoe and Kayak Club
PO Box 021868
Brooklyn, NY 11202-0040

Sebago Canoe Club
Paerdegat Basin
1400 Paerdegat Ave. N.,
Brooklyn, NY 11236
(718) 241-3683
www.sebagocanoeclub.org

Yonkers Paddling and Rowing Club
Yonkers, NY
(914) 963-5544
www.yprc.org

NORTH CAROLINA

Twin Rivers Paddle Club
406 Craven Street
New Bern, NC 28560
www.twinriverspaddleclub.org

Carolina Canoe Club
PO Box 12932
Raleigh, NC 27605
www.carolinacanoeclub.com

Triad River Runners
PO Box 24094
Winston-Salem, NC 27114

Western Carolina Paddlers
PO Box 8541
Asheville, NC 28814
www.boatingbeta.com/~wcp/

OHIO

Bradstreet Sea Kayakers
318 Breezewood
Bay Village, OH, 44140
(440) 617-9879
www.seakayaker.org

Cincy Paddlers
Cincinnati, OH
1,300 members in the tri-state area, of all interests and skill levels. Numerous weekly local trips and some national and international. Visit the following link to join our group and learn more!
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/cincypaddlers/

Columbus Outdoor Pursuits
PO Box 14384
Columbus, OH 43214
(614) 447-1006
www.outdoor-pursuits.org

Dayton Canoe Club
1020 Riverside Drive
Dayton, OH 45405
(937) 222-9392
www.daytoncanoeclub.org

Keelhaulers Canoe Club
1649 Allen Drive
Westlake, OH 44145
(440) 871-1758
www.keelhauler.org

Ohio Historical Canoe Route Assocation
Fremont, OH
www.ohcra.org

Trumbull Canoe Trails
Warren, OH
www.trumbullcanoetrails.org

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma City Outdoor Network
Oklahoma City
(405) 503-4683
www.okcoutdoornetwork.org
info@OkcOutdoorNetwork.org

OREGON

Lower Columbia Canoe Club
Portland, OR
www.l-ccc.org

Oregon Kayak & Canoe Club
PO Box 692
Portland, OR 97207
www.okcc.org

Oregon Ocean Paddling Society
www.oopskayak.org

Portland Sea Kayakers
based in Portland with members all over the Pacific Northwest
www.pdxseakayaker.net

Willamette Kayak & Canoe Club
PO Box 1062
Corvallis, OR 97339
www.wkcc.org

PENNSYLVANIA

Conewago Canoe Club
York, PA
(717) 764-5834
www.conewagocanoeclub.org

Lehigh Valley Canoe Club
PO Box 20194
Lehigh Valley, PA 18002
(610) 559-9595
www.enter.net/~lvcc

Philadelphia Canoe Club
4900 Ridge Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19128
(215) 487-9674
www.philacanoe.org

Three Rivers Paddling Club
110 Atwood St. Suite 154
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
(412) 242-4562
www.threerivers.org

RHODE ISLAND

Rhode Island Canoe Assn.
www.ricka.org

SOUTH CAROLINA

Low Country Paddlers
www.lowcountrypaddlers.homestead.com/LCPA.html

The Palmetto Paddlers, Inc.
PO Box 984
Columbia, SC 29202
www.palmettopaddlers.org

SOUTH DAKOTA

South Dakota Canoe Association
Box 90244
Sioux Falls, SD 57109,
http://sdcka.blogspot.com

TENNESSEE

East Tennessee Whitewater Club
PO Box 5774
Oak Ridge, TN 37831
http://www.etwcweb.com/

Tennessee Valley Canoe Club
PO Box 11125
Chattanooga, TN 37401
www.tvccpaddles.com/index.php

TEXAS

Aggieland Paddle Club
College Station, TX 78703
www.aggielandpaddlingclub.org

Austin Paddling Club
PO Box 300388
Austin, TX 78703
www.austinpaddling.org

Dallas Downriver Club
PO Box 820246
Dallas, TX 75382-0246
www.down-river.com

Hill Country Paddlers Canoe Club
PO Box 3951
Kerrville, TX 78029-3951
www.quintanna.com/mtnsports/hcpaddlers

Houston Canoe Club
PO Box 925516
Houston, TX 77292
(713) 467-8857
www.houstoncanoeclub.org

North Texas River Runners
Ft. Worth, TX
www.river-runners.org

UTAH

Utah Whitewater Club
PO Box 520183
Salt Lake City, UT 84152-0183
www.utahwhitewaterclub.org

VERMONT

Vermont Paddlers Club
11 Discovery Road
Essex Junction, VT 05452

VIRGINIA

Blue Ridge Voyageurs
Reston, VA
www.blueridgevoyageurs.org

Coastal Canoeists
505 Winterberry Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22405
(540) 371-3631
www.coastals.org

Richmond Whitewater Club
Richmond, VA
www.LogicDepot.com/RichmondWhitewater

Smith River Valley Canoe Club
15 Cleveland Avenue
Martinsville, VA 24112

WASHINGTON

League of Northwest Whitewater Racers
Seattle, WA
www.nwwhitewater.org

Northwest Whitewater Association
PO Box 4941
Spokane, WA 99202
(509) 928-6998
www.northwestwhitewater.com

Paddle Trails Canoe Club
www.paddletrails.org

Seattle Canoe & Kayak Club
5900 W Green Lake Way
Seattle, WA 98103
www.scn.org/rec/sckc

Spokane Canoe & Kayak Club
Spokane, WA
www.sckc.ws

Washington Kayak Club
PO Box 24264
Seattle, WA 98124
www.washingtonkayakclub.org

Washington Recreational River Runners
330 SW 43rd Street
Renton, WA 98055

WASHINGTON D.C.

Washington Canoe Club
3700 Water Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
www.wcanoe.org

WEST VIRGINIA

Mason-Dixon Canoe Cruisers
19319 Betty’s Ave
Boonsboro, MD 21713

West Virginia Wildwater Association
PO Box 8413
Charleston, WV 25303
www.wvwa.net

WISCONSIN

Badger State Boating Society
Madison, WI
www.bsbs.org/about

Green Bay Paddlers United
3415 Commerce Court
Appleton, WI 54911

Wausau Kayak/Canoe Corp.
Wausau, WI
www.wausauwhitewater.org

Wisconsin Hoofers Outing Club
Madison, WI
www.hooferouting.org

WYOMING

Jackson Hole Kayak Club
PO Box 9201
Jackson, WY 83002

CANADA

Camp Ak-O-Mak
Ahmic Harbor, Ontario
www.campakomak.com

Canada Canadian Canoe Association
www.canoekayak.ca

Golden Kayak Club
Golden, BC,
www.goldenkayakclub.com

Kayak Newfoundland and Labrador
www.kayakrers.nf.ca

Toronto Sea Kayak Club

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  • Marsha

    The East Tennessee Whitewater Club’s web address listed here has changed to:
    http://www.etwcweb.com/

  • http://www.TraverseAreaPaddleClub.org Lois Goldstein

    Please add the Traverse Area Paddle Club to your listings of clubs. We are based in Traverse City ,Michigan. Thank you!

  • http://www.meetup.com/Bend-Paddlers/ Art Bunting

    Please list our club Bend Paddlers under the Oregon listing.

    Thanks,

    Art Bunting, organizer.

  • zina merkin

    How could you miss Kentucky’s Bluegrass Wildwater Association (BWA), the founders and hosts of the National Paddling Film Festival (NPFF)??
    http://www.bluegrasswildwater.org/
    http://www.bluegrasswildwater.org/NPFF/

    Based in Lexington, KY

    Please add us. thanks.

  • http://www.standandpaddle.com Roddy Medders

    I would like to add our group: Stand and Paddle from South Carolina.

    http://www.standandpaddle.com

    Thanks,
    Roddy

  • Becky Hardey

    2 significant kayak clubs in Washinton state not listed :
    WAKE – Whatcom Area Kayak Enthusiasts (Bellingham, WA)
    HITW – Hole In The Wall Kayak Club (Anacortes, WA)

  • Ray Cunningham

    Please add the Newfound Kayak Club to your listings of clubs. We are based in Bristol, New Hampshire. Thank you!

  • Sandy

    I am wondering how to start a Kayak/Canoe Club we are the Head Waters of the Red River in Wahpeton ND and Breckenridge MN and No CLUB Yet. Can anyone Help me.

    Thank you.

  • http://www.newfoundkayakclub.com Ray Cunningham

    http://www.newfoundkayakclub.com

    Please add the Newfound Kayak Club to your listings of clubs. We are based in Bristol, New Hampshire. Thank you!

  • http://dcmayor@diamondcity.net joe Harless

    Hello, I am chairman of Diamond City parks &rec . Our town is located on Bull Shoals Lake in Arkansas. We are starting a paddling event for canoes /kayaks / SUPs the date is 8-11-2012 . The name is The Sugar Loaf Canoe / kayak & SUP race and paddlers gathering. It’ s a one day deal 7 am till it’s over plus a out door concert at night . If anyone is interested contact me .ph # 870-422-4288 or e mail at shakermicrophone@shakermicrophone.net Help us promote paddling in Boone County Thanks Shakey Joe

  • Bruce Bishoff

    Listed below is a very active canoe/kayak club in Pennsylvania which you should add to your directory. In addition to organizing trips on all classes of water in the Mid-Atlantic region for canoes and kayaks, CCGH runs classes led by certified instructors and conducts slalom and river races in the fall.

    Canoe Club of Greater Harrisburg
    PO Box 60681
    Harrisburg PA 17106-0681
    http://www.ccghpa.com

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