Links to Paddling Groups or Information

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Paddling Networks

  • WI Paddle - A web-based community of paddlers compiling information on events, resources and destinations.
  • Fox Valley Yakkers - A "meetup" group for paddlers seeking small or large group paddling opportunities in the Northeast Wisconsin area.

Paddling Organizations and Information Resources

 

Other Wisconsin Paddling Clubs

  • Badger State Boating Society - A group of passionate paddlers in the greater Milwaukee area who particularly enjoy and promote Wisconsin whitewater paddling.
  • MadCity Paddlers - The MadCity Paddlers, with a home base of Madison, Wisconsin, is a club devoted to pursuing paddlesports of every sort. Members organize a wide variety of club trips for flatwater canoeing and canoe touring, sea kayaking, and whitewater paddling in open and closed boats.
  • NE Wisconsin Sea Kayakers - NE Wisconsin Sea kayakers is a website maintained by the Lakeshore Sea Kayakers, who are an informal group of coastal kayakers, with events and paddles in the Two Rivers, Wisconsin area.
  • Pure Water Paddlers - Pure Water Paddlers is a group of canoe and kayak enthusiasts around the West Central Wisconsin area.  Most of our paddling takes place within a reasonable distance of Eau Claire, WI and Chippewa Falls, WI.  Our goal is to provide a wide variety of paddling experiences for paddlers of all skill levels.
  • Rapids Riders - Rapids Riders seeks to promote the responsible enjoyment of whitewater canoeing and kayaking through volunteer instruction in technique and safety, combined with trips and informational activities.
  • Wausau Area Canoe and Kayak Organizaton - Our goal is to set the standard in quality paddle sport educational activities for individuals, families, and business while exemplifying community goodwill, diversity, and service through our network of volunteers, sponsors, participants, and citizens.

Outfitters and Paddling Shops

  • Bay Shore Outfitters (NEWP Sponsor) Bay Shore Outdoor Store in Sturgeon Bay and Sister Bay. Full service outdoor apparel and kayak store that also offers tours and lessons in various Door County locations.
  • Team Leadership Center/ Kayaking Adventures Door County (NEWP Sponsor) Coastal sea kayaking tours, workshops and trips with full outfitting and guide service. TLC also offers Coastal Sea Kayaking Instruction by ACA Certified Instructors.
  • Superior Kayaks (NEWP Sponsor) Traditional Kayaks, Paddles and Gear in Whitelaw, Wisconsin. SOF kayak and canoe building workshops, traditional Greenland paddles in 100% Carbon Fiber or Hollow Core laminated wood, custom mahogany Greenland kayaks and accessories.
  • Zeller's Ski & Sports (NEWP Sponsor) On the water in Green Bay with a wide selection of sea kayaks and accessories. Knowledgeable staff and free on-water demos of all their kayaks. Zeller's offers NEWP members a discount..
  • Pedal N Paddle Performance Bicycles and Kayaks New family business located in Green Bay in a location well known to area paddlers. Offers bicycles from Cannondale, GT, Schwinn and Scott; kayaks from Current Designs and Eddy Line.
  • Outdoor Outlet Located near Fox Valley Mall in Grand Chute. O2gearshop.com for outdoor gear. Active, knowledgeable staff.
  • Bear Paw Outdoor Adventure Resort - Whitewater resort/ outfitter on the Wolf River in Northern Wisconsin. Offers whitewater instruction and paddle gear shop. Bear Paw offers a generous discount off retail price to NEWP members who mention their club membership prior to purchase.
  • Fox of the River Voyageur Canoe LLC Based in Neshkoro, WI, voyageur canoe trips for groups with an emphasis on traditional period history.
  • Rutabaga Paddlesports - Located in Monona, WI, Rutabaga sells new and used canoes and kayaks and maintains an extensive inventory of paddle gear. Comprehensive instruction and tour offering. Rutabaga hosts  the world's largest paddlesport exposition (Canoecopia) in March and the Door County Sea Kayak Symposium in Door County in July.
  • Wild Rivers Adventure Company and Expedition Associates - Premier Trek mountain bike and Hurrican kayak rental company located in Florence County with 265 lakes, 165 miles of river and over 70 miles of mountain bike trails to explore.
  • EOS Expedition Outdoor Supply - Camping, hiking, kayaking, surfing and more outdoor gear - located on the mouth of the Sheboygan River near Lake Michigan.
  • Divepoint SCUBA Center & Adventure Center - Divepoint provides kayak rentals, lessons, and sales. Based in Stevens Point, WI, Divepont classes and workshops are held on local lakes and expeditions are offered in both Lake Michigan and Lake Superior.
  • Door County Water Tours - Door County Water Trails info, Kayak pictures, launching, landing, camping, inns, accommodations, destinations, tips, scenery, weather, driving directions and more.