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Upcoming Events

Safety Weekend 2019, July 13/14, Success!! 

Many thanks everyone for making the 21st annual WKCC Safety Weekend 2019 a huge success!! We had 33 participants and 14 volunteers. Who’d think that practicing safety could be so much fun!!

For photos, go to our Facebook page Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club.

Hope to see you on the water and safe! And maybe you'll want to join us at Safety Weekend 2020 (July 25 & 26, 2020) as a participant or as a volunteer!!


SW 2018 Group Photo

Upcoming River Cleanups -- Great way to meet fellow boaters and do good.

There’re now 4 monthly Willamette River cleanups—Portland, Salem, Corvallis and Eugene. Check Willamette Riverkeeper website for meeting location and signup.

November 1. First Fridays March to November. Friends of Finn Rock Reach. Cleanup sponsored by McKenzie River Trust. Check for details, signup and numerous other events. November 1 Is the last cleanup of the season. 

October 29. Tuesday. Salem. Meet at Wallace Marine Park at 10:00
November 12. Tuesday. Eugene. Details coming.
November 14. Thursday. Corvallis. Details coming.

December 5, Thursday. Wild & Scenic Film Festival in 
Portland for those who need a break from trash picking up and weed pulling.

OSMB Reported Obstructions Alerts

See the posted river/water hazards here.

WKCC Facebook Page

If you have a Facebook account, search for "Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club" and join the group.

Welcome to the WKCC and Oregon Paddling!

The Willamette Kayak and Canoe Club has a membership of over 300, and is based in the Willamette Valley of Western Oregon. The club's goals are to: 

  • Organize paddling trips on all types of water, all over Oregon and other Western states, for its members.
  • Help members acquire the confidence and skills needed for kayaking and canoeing.
  • Promote the enjoyment, challenges, thrills, and camaraderie of kayaking and canoeing.
  • Promote and practice water safety.
  • Help conserve, preserve and protect the free-flowing rivers of Oregon.
Please use the buttons on the site menu to learn about member benefits, upcoming trips & events, and Safety Weekend. Then click the Join the WKCC member to become a member. See you on the water!

Where Are Our Members From?

Aquatic Invasive Species Permits

Oregon's Invasive Species Permit system is changing. Details coming. In the mean time here's an article about it.

Oregon Invasive Species Permits (required on boats 10ft or longer)

Idaho Invasive Species Boat Stickers

Washington Aquatic Invasive Species Prevention Permits

Washington State requires a Discover Pass to park at most state park boat ramps. $30 /year.

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