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Upcoming Events

Club Meeting Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 7 PM

Old World Deli, 341 SW Second St. Corvallis, Oregon

President Patti Gordon will conduct a short business meeting. The 2-year term of four of our members serving on the Board of Directors will be ending soon and so we will be electing four members to replace them.

Our speaker will be Rob Blickensderfer. Topic: 54 Years Down the John Day River.

Come before 7 pm for food and beverages. Visit old friends. Make new friends. 

Everyone Welcome. Hope to see you there!!

Safety Weekend 2020, July 25/26. Signup starts in the spring. Stay tuned!!

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.

Eugene--Usually the 2nd Tuesday. Details at Facebook page Eugene-Springfield River Guardians Trashy Tuesday
Corvallis--Usually the 2nd Thursday. Details at Facebook page Corvallis River Guardians Trashy Thursday.
Salem and Portland--

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

March 6, 2020. First Fridays March to November. Friends of Finn Rock Reach. Cleanup sponsored by McKenzie River Trust. Check for details, signup and numerous other events.

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 also requires a Discover Pass to park at most state park boat ramps. $10/day or $30 /year plus processing fee.

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