American Whitewater and our affiliated clubs like the Viking Canoe Club have spent the past 25 years working to restore flows to incredible Southeastern rivers impacted by dams. A lot of our work has focused on Class II and III rivers like the lower Nantahala,...
A volunteer mapping team is making American Whitewater’s valuable whitewater database even better.
Learn whitewater kayaking or step up your paddling game and become connected with local paddlers that you can turn to for support.
Important changes to the Russell Fork release schedule are coming. Act now before the release season is changed without adequate input from the paddling community.
Vikings introduced to the Big South Fork of the Cumberland, one of the hidden crown jewels of the Cumberland Plateau in East Tennessee.
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The Viking Canoe Club’s purpose is to promote and encourage the recreational navigation of wild and scenic rivers by canoe, kayak and other self-powered craft; promote conservation of wild and scenic rivers by practicing conservation as a club, by cooperating with local and national conservation organizations, and by communicating the club’s concerns to governmental authorities and to the public; develop paddling skills through instruction, training and participation in canoeing and kayak events, and promote appreciation for the beauty of our wild and scenic river resources and for the recreational value of wilderness cruising, camping , canoe racing and whitewater sports.
American Whitewater’s mission is to protect and restore whitewater rivers and to enhance opportunities to enjoy them safely. The organization is the primary advocate for the preservation and protection of whitewater rivers throughout the United States, and connects the interests of human-powered recreational river users with ecological and science-based data to achieve the goals within its mission.
The Viking Canoe Club meets each month in Louisville. The meetings are every first Tuesday of the Month, except January. The meetings begin at 6:30 p.m. *Check our Facebook Page for the location. Sometimes these meetings will be on the water at the Falls of the Ohio in the summer.