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New Mexico

The mission of the State Director Program is to increase the effectiveness of the ACA at the state level by:

  • Facilitating communication between paddlers and the ACA National Office
  • Fostering community responsibility in protecting and preserving paddling environments
  • Assisting others with acquiring the necessary skills to safely enjoy local waterways
  • Promoting paddlesport competition at the local and state level

New Mexico

  • Events
  • Volunteers Needed! Cochiti Lake Clean-Up and Monster Sweep

o  Hosted by Kayak New Mexico, ACA, and US Army Corps of Engineers

o  When:  August 12, 2017

o  Where: 9:00 am – Meet at the 82 Dam Crest Road, West Side Boat Ramp

o  Kayak New Mexico, Inc. can provide free kayaks for clean-up participants who sign up ahead of time. To reserve a kayak, contact:

o  All paddle craft and motorized boats are welcome

o  The Cochiti Area group campsite is free to anyone participating in the clean-up, and available August 11-13, 2017

o  Join Kayak New Mexico, the ACA, the US Army Corps of Engineers, Sol Board Sports, and the New Mexico Coast Guard Auxiliary in this monster clean-up event!

     • Paddling Clubs
     • WaterTrails
     • Instructors
     • State Boating Laws

     • Policy Letters


Contact your ACA State Director.

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ACA Mission

Founded in 1880, The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition, exploration and recreation.

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