Local Clubs in the MidAtlantic

DC

Blue Ridge Voyageurs
DC / Maryland area
The Blue Ridge Voyageurs is a voluntary association of experienced whitewater paddlers (both open and decked boats) from the Washington, DC area. Club members revel in the challenge, camaraderie, adventure, and natural beauty of whitewater paddling.
Canoe Cruisers Association
Washington
We are a kayak and canoe club whose main purpose is to unite persons interested in paddling the Potomac River Basin and adjacent watersheds. We teach classes, promote river safety, and participate in river access and watershed conservation efforts. We have members from Maryland, Virginia, the District of Columbia and other nearby regions.

DE

AMC - Delaware Valley Chapter
Whitewater, flatwater, safety, training and conservation.
Wilmington Trail Club
Wilmington
The Wilmington Trail Club is an organization of people who live in and around the Wilmington, Delaware area that participate in a variety of outdoor activities such as Hiking, Paddling, Biking, and Skiing.

MD

Baltimore Canoe & Kayak Club
Kingsville
The Baltimore Canoe & Kayak Club is a group of paddlers primarily from the Baltimore/Washington area.
Blue Ridge Voyageurs
Most of our members have decades of experience running hundreds of mid Atlantic Area rivers, and many have ventured far beyond. Our trips range from novice to advanced, and we welcome paddlers of all skill levels on our trips.
Mason Dixon Canoe Cruisers
Hagerstown
The MDCC was founded in 1973 for people who find enjoyment and relaxation in the sports of canoeing and kayaking. Our members have a wide range of boating interests and abilities, from placid cruising to Class V+ whitewater.
Monocacy Canoe Club
Frederick
Team River Runner
Rockville
Founded in 2004 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, we now offer weekly paddling sessions in more than 60 locations across the nation. Team River Runner (TRR) is more than an adaptive sports program; it is an opportunity for veterans, their family members, and everyone in the community to participate It’s an opportunity to enjoy nature and realize its social, physical, and emotional benefits, whether it’s tackling whitewater rapids or paddling on peaceful flat-water. It’s an environment that facilitates connection, allowing veterans to reunite with their families and forge relationships with those who have endured similar pain. TRR creates purpose and community service. Our veterans are on the river to recovery.

NJ

AMC / Delaware Valley Chapter
Whitewater, flatwater, safety, training and conservation
KCCNY - Kayak and Canoe Club of New York
Hackensack
We are one of the largest whitewater clubs in the East, and despite our name, serve New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut as well as New York, where we formed in 1959. KCCNY features a whitewater paddling program with novice, intermediate, and expert trips planned throughout the paddling season, though many of us paddle year round! We run rivers from Canada to the Carolinas, with most trips within a three-hour drive of New York City. We are a fun, inclusive and casual club. Join us! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/kccny

PA

AMC / Delaware Valley Chapter
Oaks
Whitewater, flatwater, safety, training and conservation
Benscreek Canoe Club
Johnstown
Our purpose is simply to promote the enjoyment, challenge, safety, and camaraderie of kayaking and canoeing.
Bradford County Canoe and Kayak Club
Bradford County
A place for whitewater paddlers in the Endless Mountains region of NE Pennsylvania to meet and have fun!
Canoe Club of Centre County
Lemont
Connecting canoeists and kayakers in and around the Centre Region and sharing the love of paddling.
Canoe Club of Greater Harrisburg
Harrisburg
This Club is about paddling and training new paddlers, on flatwater and whitewater, in canoes and kayaks.
Holtwood Hooligans
Lancaster
Keystone Canoe Club
Reading
Keystone Canoe Club (KCC) is an organization of like-minded outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy and promote canoeing and kayaking ... locally, regionally, and beyond!
Lehigh Valley Canoe Club
Lehigh Valley
The LVCC is first and foremost about paddling.
Mach One Slalom Team
State College
Visit Sunnyside Paddling Park to view our year-round training course where kids and adults alike can develop basic, advanced, or expert skills paddling a kayak or canoe on whitewater. The Mach 1 Slalom Racing Team includes all skill levels — from beginners to those competing at state, regional, national and international levels. The Mach 1 Slalom Team, Sunnyside Paddling Park and Dave Kurtz have produced and/or contributed to the paddling aspirations of weekend warrior river runners, downriver racers, local and regional slalom racers, U.S. Junior National, U23 and Senior Team Members for fifty years.
Philadelphia Canoe Club
Philadelphia
PCC has been in existence since 1905, and is a dedicated group of canoeists and kayakers.
Three Rivers Paddling Club
Pittsburgh
TRPC is a regional club headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and consisting of members from western PA, OH, WV and the MD panhandle

VA

Blue Ridge River Runners
Lynchburg
Based in Lynchburg, VA, the Blue Ridge River Runners Canoe and Kayak Club was formed in December of 1984, and has since grown to be the third largest paddlers' organization in Virginia.
Blue Ridge Voyageurs
Reston
The Blue Ridge Voyageurs is a voluntary association of experienced whitewater paddlers (both open and decked boats) from the Washington, DC area.
Coastals Canoeists
Richmond
Coastals are people who love the blueways of Virginia and beyond. Coastals are whitewater canoeists and kayakers, flat water recreational kayakers, rafters and those who paddle any other people-powered watercraft you can imagine.
Float Fishermen of Virginia, Inc.
Roanoke
A conservation, river access, rafting, and recreational boating group, welcoming people with the same interests.
Hollins Outdoor Program
Roanoke
Hollins University is a small all women’s liberal arts school with a unique niche that is dedicated to women in the outdoors. The Hollins Outdoor Program, or HOP, provides the outdoor programming for Hollins University as well as training for young women interested in outdoor education or adventure programming or for those just looking to develop their leadership skills.

WV

Dbl Z! Whitewater Club
Fayetteville
Mason Dixon Canoe Cruisers
Berkeley Springs
The MDCC was founded in 1973 for people who find enjoyment and relaxation in the sports of canoeing and kayaking. Our members have a wide range of boating interests and abilities, from placid cruising to Class V+ whitewater.
Redneck Kayak Club
Beckley
West Virginia Wildwater Assn
Alderson
The site for paddling in West Virginia.

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