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Local Clubs in the MidAtlantic


Canoe Cruisers Association
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.


Wilmington Trail Club
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.


Mason Dixon Canoe Cruisers
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



Benscreek Canoe Club
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
Connecting canoeists and kayakers in and around the Centre Region and sharing the love of paddling.
Canoe Club of Greater Harrisburg
This Club is about paddling and training new paddlers, on flatwater and whitewater, in canoes and kayaks.
Holtwood Hooligans
Lehigh Valley Canoe Club
Lehigh Valley
The LVCC is first and foremost about paddling.
Philadelphia Canoe Club
PCC has been in existence since 1905, and is a dedicated group of canoeists and kayakers.
Three Rivers Paddling Club
TRPC is a regional club headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA and consisting of members from western PA, OH, WV and the MD panhandle


Blue Ridge Voyageurs
The Blue Ridge Voyageurs is a voluntary association of experienced whitewater paddlers (both open and decked boats) from the Washington, DC area.
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.
A conservation, river access, rafting, and recreational boating group, welcoming people with the same interests.
Hollins Outdoor Program
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.


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
West Virginia Wildwater Assn
S. Charleston
The site for paddling in West Virginia.

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