Local Clubs in the South East


Birmingham Canoe Club
We are an active canoe club dedicated to the advancement and enjoyment of canoeing, kayaking and all paddle sports. Our club is committed to conserving waterways to promote access to those waterways for all.
Coosa River Paddling Club
Our mission is to address recreational and conservation issues on the Coosa River.
Huntsville Canoe Club
We are a group of people interested in paddling all types of self-propelled craft - canoes, kayaks, and sit-on-tops - on a variety of types of water.


Atlanta Whitewater Club
The Atlanta Whitewater Club (AWC) welcomes all levels of paddlers, from newbies to the very experienced. Our members are kayakers, canoeists, and rafters.
Georgia Canoeing Assoc.
The purpose of the GCA is to have fun and promote safety while paddling.


Base Camp Cullowhee
In support of the mission of the Student Affairs Division and the University Center, the purpose of Base Camp Cullowhee (BCC) is to provide a comprehensive array of outdoor program services to the Western Carolina University community. Through outdoor recreation trips, outdoor equipment rental, and experiential education services, BCC provides experiences that foster student engagement, synthesis of knowledge and skills, community building, healthy recreation habits, and student retention.
Carolina Canoe Club
A group of people interested in many phases of paddlesports: whitewater, quiet water, touring and camping.
Davidson Outdoors
Davidson Outdoors offers students, faculty, and staff a variety of outdoor activities and courses throughout the year. Davidson Outdoors trips are student run and include whitewater kayaking and canoeing, backpacking, rock and mountain climbing, and caving. Davidson Outdoors also offers weekly kayak rolling lessons, daily indoor climbing, and a group initiatives challenge course.
Landmark Learning
Landmark Learning is the nation's leading year-round, multicertification training center for outdoor educators and emergency medical personnel.
Mecklenburg Regional Paddlers
Mecklenburg Regional Paddlers is a Charlotte-based Internet community for kayakers and canoeists.
Triad River Runners
Triad River Runners, based in the Triad Region (Winston-Salem, Greensboro, High Point) of North Carolina, consists of people, just like yourself , who have a love and respect for nature.
Tuckasegee Paddlers
Local paddlers in western North Carolina that enjoy paddling on the East Fork Tuckasegee and the play spots located on that stretch of river.


Foothills Paddling
Though we have members from many areas, Foothills Paddling Club is based in Greenville, SC. We're a paddling club dedicated to promoting safe enjoyment of both whitewater and flatwater in canoes, kayaks, rafts, and other craft. We offer paddling clinics from beginner to intermediate, as well as many social functions throughout the year.
Palmetto Paddlers
Columbia canoe and kayak club interested in all types of paddle trips.


Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts
Founded in 1986, the Appalachian Paddling Enthusiasts (APEs) has grown to be the premier paddling club in NE Tennessee, SW Virginia, and NW North Carolina. Our membership is comprised of individuals who enjoy paddling all types of self-propelled watercraft along the rivers of our region. The APEs provide the forum for individuals of our area to join together in order to help advance the sport of whitewater paddling, the skills of fellow paddlers, share information, and protect the rivers we love.
Chota Canoe Club
Promote community paddle sport activities, safety awareness and techniques while being actively environmentally responsible.
Clean Water Expected in East Tennessee
CWEET works for the benefit of all living things by honoring the basic ecological concept that all life is interconnected. We encourage healthy, thriving Appalachian communities by educating ourselves, the public, and our leaders about responsibility for the earth and its people.
Eastman Recreation Club
Providing adventures for outdoor enthusiasts of northeast Tennessee and southwest Virginia since 1946.
East Tennessee Whitewater Club
Oak Ridge
The East Tennessee Whitewater Club is a club dedicated to: PROMOTE canoeing and kayaking as a water sport; TEACH boating techniques and water safety for river travel; and, PRESERVE our remaining wilderness rivers for future generations.
Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association
The Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association is a non-profit conservation organization founded in 1966 dedicated to the preservation and quality recreational use of Tennessee rivers.
Tennessee Valley Canoe Club
Our purpose is to bring together people interested in canoeing, kayaking, and related activities; to increase knowledge, safety, and appreciation of paddle sports; to support conservation of waterways

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