BCU 4-Star Whitewater Training Classes – Seattle (March 19-20) or Portland (March 21-22)

Posted on Mar 10, 2016 | No Comments

We have a great opportunity this month for one active OKCC member: BCU 4-Star Whitewater Training Classes – in Seattle or Portland Recommended by Paul Kuthe/Alder Creek Kayak and Canoe and OKCC OKCC 55% reimbursement available* See below Want to be a certified leader running rivers? Or just want to be a better teammate when it comes to […]

2016 Northwest Creeking Competition needs your help!

Posted on Mar 2, 2016 | No Comments

Mark your Calendar! The 2016 NW Creeking Competition is April 9th and 10th! Please check out the official NWCC page here: 2016 NWCC. Once there, you’ll see links to volunteer, register to race, check the weather . . . . Volunteers are needed for everything from Setup to Cleanup, Timing & Scoring, Parking and Safety […]

2016 Clinic Schedule is out

Posted on Jan 1, 2016 | No Comments

From Hays and Roger, Clinic Coordinators: Hey folks, It’s 2016 OKCC clinic season! ** NOTE: make your choices. The first clinic is Jan. 2 ** These clinics are brought to you by the volunteers of the Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club, and the incredible instructors and boating community leaders at Alder Creek, ENRG Kayak, Next […]

OKCC Annual Meeting Dec 2

Posted on Nov 6, 2015 | No Comments

The Annual OKCC Members Meeting will be on Wednesday, December 2nd. Location: Flying Pie Pizza 7804 SE Stark Street Portland, OR 97215 Phone: (503) 254-2016 Note: You need to be a member to attend the meeting. You can join at the meeting, or, even better, sign up online and give us a better idea of […]

Updates to OKCC Insurance and what it means for you

Posted on May 22, 2015 | 2 Comments

As of June 1, Oregon Kayak and Canoe Club is no longer using ACA insurance for our club trips and events. What this means for you: Coordinators (Trips/Clinics/Events) It will be easier to organize and run trips – no more ACA waivers to wrangle, ACA numbers to collect, one-day fees, or need to determine who […]

OKCC Intermediate Progression

Posted on Sep 2, 2012 | No Comments
OKCC Intermediate Progression

OKCC Intermediate Progression Date: September 2, 2012. Run: Middle and Lower White Salmon Meeting Time and Place: 11 AM – Northwestern ParkThis is the August Intermediate Progression, rescheduled from August 26th. We need lead and safety boaters, so email me at bstlaw@msn.com if you can help out.As this is an OKCC trip, it does require […]

Klickitat Leidl Campground to Icehouse

Posted on Sep 1, 2012 | No Comments
Klickitat Leidl Campground to Icehouse

I thought it might be fun to do a beginner run this Saturday (9/1/12). I did the Klickitat Leidl Campground to Mile marker 18 last weekend and it was pretty easy (Class II max mostly class I) but fairly long 12+ miles. So I was thinking about either Leidl Campground to Icehouse (17 miles) or […]

Roaring River Slalom

Posted on Aug 15, 2012 | No Comments
Roaring River Slalom

Back in 1988, one of my first kayaking instructors said, ‘If you ever have a chance to paddle a slalom course, you should take it. It’s a great way of improving your skills.’ Just the next year, I took my Dancer up to Husum Days, back when they hung a course starting right below the […]

OKCC beginner trip

Posted on Aug 14, 2012 | No Comments

Please join us for the monthly OKCC beginner trip this Saturday on the lower White Salmon River. This is a terrific class 2+ run with frigid water! Meet at 9:30am at Lewis & Clark State Park in the paved lot off Hwy 84, exit 18. Or, meet at Northwestern Park at 11am. It is off […]

Paddle-IN Film & Beer Fest!

Posted on Aug 2, 2012 | No Comments

Don’t Miss Portland’s First EVER Paddle-IN Film & Beer Fest! The Clips of Faith Tour is brought to you by the “alternatively empowered” New Belgium Brewing and 100% of the proceeds benefit your river-loving friends at Willamette Riverkeeper! Clips of Faith is touring in only a few select cities across the country, including PDX! Enjoy […]