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Friday, May 26, 2017
Memorial Day - Office Closed »
Monday, May 22, 2017
National Safe Boating Week »
    Make sure your friends wear their lifejacket while on the water.   This week is Nation...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
ACA is Hiring! - Education & Grant Coordinator »
Position Description:    This Education & Grant Coordinator (EG) position will be responsible...
Monday, May 8, 2017
May Issue of Paddle eMagazine »
The May issue of Paddle has been released.   A sampling of the articles enclosed: The Wild Gila...
Friday, April 28, 2017
Member Discount on Motionize »
ACA partner Motionize is offering an exclusive discount just for ACA members.    In addition, a perce...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
Prodeals for ACA Instructors »
We are proud to announce some amazing new prodeals, and also remind you of the great companies that have already been work...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Online Paddlesports Course »
The ACA has partnered with Boat-Ed to bring you an online paddlesports course.   Learn more...
Monday, April 17, 2017   (1 Comment - view/add)
Can the US and Canada teach Canoeing Together? »
IS TANDEM CANOEING DIFFERENT IN DIFFERENT COUNTRIES? Friday, April 21, 2017 Charleston Outdoor Festival...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Europe Whitewater and Rescue Symposium »
The mission of the ACA's inaugural Whitewater & Rescue Symposium is to provide training and certification opportunitie...
Friday, March 24, 2017
SWR Conference - schedule posted »
The 3rd ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference's first look at the schedule is now posted online. Registration opens in Jun...

Stewardship & Public Policy
Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Safe Paddle Trails in Puerto Rico »
Establishing safe paddle trails in Puerto Rico with a CFS Grant. The Coalition for the Northeast Ecological Corrid...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Stewardship Grant Winners Announced »
The ACA is proud to partner with L.L.Bean to support local stewardship initiatives across the country.   2017 C...
Friday, May 12, 2017
ACA is Hiring - Public Policy Chief »
The ACA is looking for a motivated, self starter who wants to make a positive difference for paddlers at the local, state...
Monday, May 1, 2017
Protect Our Public Lands »
As a founding member of the Outdoor Alliance, the ACA supports the protection of our public lands.  ...
Friday, April 21, 2017
L.L.Bean CFS Grant Application deadline - this Sunday »
The online submission deadline for the 2017 L.L.Bean Club Fostered Stewardship(CFS) grant is this Sunday, April 23rd....

Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Rock the River - Kids Race! »
Free Youth Race on Saturday, June 3rd in Fredericksburg, VA! Part of Ro...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Cardboard Canoe Race »
Join fellow kids in Charleston, SC this Sunday for the annual ACA sponsored Cardboard Canoe Race at the Charleston Outdoor...
Monday, February 13, 2017
ACA - USACK Update »
Due to feedback from the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) staff late last week, the process and timeline has been changed....
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
USACK Insurance »
Complimentary 1-year ACA membership for 2016  All USACK members, who were not already an ACA member, have been...
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
ACA Collegiate Nationals »
Join colleges and universities from across the U.S. for the 2016 ACA Collegiate Nationals held on the Roanoke River Gorge...

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5/27/2017 » 5/28/2017
Canoe Poling National Championships

5/27/2017 » 5/28/2017
South Dakota Kayak Challenge

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