Local Clubs in the North East
AMC - Connecticut Chapter
Promoting whitewater paddling in a safe and enjoyable way.
Housatonic Area Canoe & Kayak
The Uconn Kayaking Club is a student run organization dedicated to the exciting sport of whitewater kayaking. The club is open to all UConn students and community members; providing boats, gear, and membership, completely free of charge.
Since 1989, Zoar Outdoor has offered the best in New England white water rafting trips, kayaking clinics, zip line canopy tours, canoeing instruction, rock climbing classes and kayak rentals for adventurers of all abilities, from beginners to experts.
Penobscot Paddle & Chowder Society
A non-profit organization of outdoor-loving people, with membership primarily from Maine.
AMC - New Hampshire Paddlers
Paddling on rivers, lakes, and ponds throughout New England, we offer organized trips, courses, instruction, and great fun for canoeists and kayakers of all experience levels.
Ledyard Canoe Club
As part of the Dartmouth Outing Club, Ledyard Canoe Club has supported flatwater and whitewater canoeing and kayaking trips since 1920. Ledyard runs weekly whitewater trips for beginners through experts throughout New England, and also operates a community canoe/kayak rental business on the Connecticut River.
Chapter Objectives - To broaden understanding and support for the New York State constitutional amendment which declared that the Forest Preserve shall be forever kept as wild forest lands. To foster public interest in the conservation of natural resources, especially in the Catskills and the Adirondack Mountains. To promote the acquisition of additional forest land for protection of watershed, wildlife, and recreational use; to advocate sound forest management outside the Forest Preserve. To teach and encourage proper non-destructive recreational use of the woodlands and mountains, and to offer instruction in outdoor skills. To organize and conduct regular outings in the Adirondack and Catskill Preserves, in a safe and friendly atmosphere.
AMC NY-NJ Chapter
The Appalachian Mountain Club's New York-North Jersey Chapter is the largest and most comprehensive canoe and kayak organization in the NYC area, with over 100 activities throught the year. We paddle on quiet water, whitewater and sea kayak trips ranging from one day to one week. We offer summer paddling classes for novice through intermediate paddlers, whitewater rescue classes to keep our trips safe, and winter pool sessions to refine our skills. We maintain a fleet of 60 canoes and kayaks for our members to rent at a nominal cost, so you needn't own your own boat to join us.
FLOW is a full-service paddling club serving Rochester and Western NY.
KCCNY - Kayak and Canoe Club of New York
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
Zoar Valley Paddling Club
Promoting and practicing proper paddling and safety, organizing and holding club activities and events, aiding in river protection and conservation, and introducing river sport to new members.
Rhode Island Canoe & Kayak Association
Rhode Island’s oldest and largest paddle sport club