Paddlesport Clubs & Associations
Like to paddle but need someone to
paddle with? Or do you need to increase your paddling skills? Join a club! If
you have a club or association you would like to add to our listing, please
River Paddlers: C/O Susan Debret P.O. BOX 1003 Lotus, CA 95651 (530)
- Bay Area
Sea Kayakers: C/O Penney Wells 229 Courtright Road San Rafael, CA 94901
- California Kayak Friends (CKF)
- California Ntl Canoe & Kayak Club: Bill Quayle P.O. BOX
1686 Clovis, CA 93613 (209) 322-1406.
Country Paddlers: (916) 967-7906 or (510)
- California Floaters
- Haystackers Whitewater Racers: John Seals P.O.
BOX 294 Kernville, CA 93238 (619) 376-2794.
- Hui 'O Hawai'i of Sacramento: Cultural organization
fostering Aloha spirit; teach and enhance art, music, paddlesports, dance and
Hawaiiana; offer scholarship and educational programs; preserve, promote, and
appreciate the quality of life in our community.
- Hui Wa'a Outrigger Canoe and Kayak Club: San
Francisco Bay Area C/O Mike Martinez (408) 281-3183. P.O. Box 1201
Morgan Hill CA 95038 Cindy_lee@hewm.com.
- Ke Anuenue Outrigger Canoe
Club: 496 Olive Ave., Freemont, CA 94539.
- Kilohana Outrigger Canoe
Outrigger Canoe Club: Petaluma Marina, CA.
Prieta Paddlers: C/O Ken Burton 525 Bonnie View Court, Morgan Hill, CA
95037. (408) 779-2867.
Canoe Club: 810 Idylberry Road San Rafael, CA 94903 (415)
Adventures: University of California Davis.
Outdoor Sport Trips: C/O Bill Hitchings 7675 Surrey Lane, Oakland, CA
94605. (510) 635-4051.
City Paddlers: Jerry Montgomery 3236 Fitzgerald Road, Rancho Cordova, CA
95742. (916) 635-3158.
Cruz Kayak Club: Brian Chance P.O. BOX 7228, Santa Cruz, CA 95061.
Onofre Surf Kayak Assn.
- Sequoia Paddling Club: C/O
Tom Meldau P.O. BOX 1164, Windsor, CA 95492. (707)
- Sierra Club River Touring Section: C/O
Nancy Dagle 2370 Palm Ave Livermore, CA 94550.
Rivers Paddling Club: C/O Joann Olson 2269 Fickle Hill Road, Arcata, CA
95521. (707) 822-4602
- Tamalpais Outrigger Canoe
Club: Sausalito, CA.
Waters Canoe Club: Priscilla Burchby 25252 Terrace Grove Road Los Gatos, CA
95030 9705 (408) 353-2623.
- Wilmington Trail Club: Canoe and kayaking club.
Contact: Bruce Fisher (302) 368-5533.
Club: Central Illinois club of amateur canoeists and
- East Coast
Outrigger Association: ECORA is a network of outrigger canoe clubs
spanning the Atlantic seaboard of the USA.
Professional Paddlesports Assn.: Consists of over thirty canoe & kayak
outfitters around the state with goals to promote paddlesports, preserve
waterways and help educate the public. Contact: Becky Bragg P.O. Box 1764,
Arcadia, FL 34265.
- South Florida Kayak Club:
Serving the South Florida community from West Palm Beach to Monore Counties.
Kayaking trips, practice sessions and canoe polo.
- Kansas Canoe Association
(KCA): Organized April 26, 1975, is a Kansas Not-For-Profit
Corporation. KCA is an organization of canoeists, kayakers, and rafters working
together to promote river running and related activities.
- North Shore Outrigger Canoe Club:
North Shore Outrigger is dedicated to promoting and
perpetuating the sport of Hawaiian outrigger canoe racing in the Boston area, by providing recreational and competitive paddling opportunities for adults of all ages
River Valley Paddlers (MRVP): The Missouri River Valley Paddlers (MRVP) is a group of local paddlers from areas surrounding the Missouri River, mainly Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, but always willing to expand! To
join, contact James Keyes at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Chris-Raft: Chris-Raft is a
non-commercial club based out of Reno. Whitewater boating on inflatables:
paddle rafts, oar rafts, catarafts and inflatable kayaks. Contact info:
Christopher Phipps 2790 Wrondel Way, #13 Reno, NV 89502. (775)
- Merrimack Valley Paddlers: MVP is a group
of paddlers who informally paddle together on a regular basis, organize
training trips on rivers ranging from an easy Class II (for beginners) to
difficult Class IV and more. P.O. Box 233, Hollis NH, 03049. (603)
- NHAMC Paddlers: The New Hampshire
Appalachian Mountain Club paddles on rivers, lakes, and ponds throughout New
England, we offer organized trips, courses, instruction, and great fun for
canoers and kayakers of all experience levels. Come paddle with us!
- The Rio Abajo Rowing Club:
An openwater rowing club doing backcountry rowing in Whiterock Canyon on the
Rio Grande. For more information Mark Miller at (505) 988-7191.
(An authorized Maas Boat dealer.)
- Appalachian Mountain Club:We provide low cost canoe
and kayak trips and instruction throughout the NYC metro area. We have our own
fleet of new model canoes, whitewater kayaks and sea kayaks. We are the largest
paddlesport organization in the NYC area.
- CNY Whitewater Club: Morisville.
Newsletter, pool sessions, paddling instruction, beginner to experienced
welcome. Contact Nancy or Kevin Howells (315)
- Genesee Waterways: Rochester,
NY. Rowing, canoes, outrigger canoe, sprint kayaking, sea kayaking and
whitewater kayaking available. For more information contact Robert Blake:
- WNYPaddling.org: The wonderful paddling
experiences that Western New York has to offer.
- OKC Outdoor Network: An
excellent source of information on Outdoor Activities in Oklahoma and is
constantly being updated!
- Berkeley County
Blueways: Our trail program has 23 self-guided trips over 175 miles of
paddling on our lakes, rivers, and creeks in the lowcountry of South
- Low Country Paddlers: We
are a fun, laidback, diverse group of canoe/kayak enthusiasts that enjoy
paddling in and around the low country. We meet every 3rd Monday once a month
and have a monthly club paddle on the following Saturday. We mostly paddle
rivers, creeks, swamps, lakes and intercoastal waterways (we do not do ocean
kayaking or whitewater). Comments: We are one of if not the largest kayak club
in South Carolina (approximately 170 members)
- Chota Canoe Club: Year round
paddling, activities and supports the conservation of natural
- Chattanooga WhiteWater Kids Club: For children
between the ages of 11 to 17. We have organized meetings twice a month with one
river trip a month and in the summer time we also have summer camps for all
levels of paddling. Contact Miles Ledford, 5051 Gannstore, Hixson, TN 37343.
- Kayak 4 a Kure:
Expedition Team raises funds for Children's Cancer Research.
Outdoor Club: Part of Texas Instruments, Inc. Accept outside enrollment for
White Water Kayaking and other seminars. Contact Michael Mastin, 13900 N.
Central Expressway M/S 324, Dallas, TX 75243.
- Sound Rowers: Sponsors races for
kayaks, surf skis, rowing shells, rowboats and canoes thorugh the Puget
- TAPS: (Trade Assocaition of
Paddlesports). The producer of the West Coast Sea Kayak Symposium.
- Washington Water Trails Assn.: Has helped
establish the Cascadia Marine trail in Puget Sound which is the only water
trail with National Recreation Trail status.
- Desert Kayak & Canoe Club:
Formed to unite area paddlesports enthusiasts to share their knowledge and love
of the water. Based in the Tri- City Region of Washington.
- Washington Kayak Club: Join us in sea kayaking
the Uppernavik area of Greenland July 26-Aug.11. This non-commercial affiliated
trip is rated SK level IV. For more information, and sign up contact LeRoy
Norby at (425) 451-9668 email@example.com.
- Paddle Trails Canoe Club: Washington
state's largest and most active canoe club with over 100 scheduled canoe trips
per year. firstname.lastname@example.org.
- KayakingClubs.com: Creating
Community Among Kayaking Clubs. email@example.com.
This is a list of non-profit
groups involved in river conservation or other important isues that effect
rivers in America. Would you like to volunteer for river clean-up or other
If you would like your group listed, E-mail us.