Do you want to get into whitewater kayaking, improve your skills, or meet fun people to paddle with?
The Kayak and Canoe Club of New York is your answer!
Upcoming KCCNY Trips
Bridgewater Pool Sessions, Bridgewater, NJ 7-9pm10/25
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Bridgewater Pool Saturdays 7-9pm in Oct
Bridgewater Pool Saturdays 7-9pm in Oct
Bridgwater Kids Oct 18
Bridgwater Kids Oct 18
Father & Son at the Bridgewater Pool
Father & Son at the Bridgewater Pool
Jess, Katelyn, Jimmy & Michael at the Union Pool
Jess, Katelyn, Jimmy & Michael at the Union Pool
Looking like a seasoned boater
Looking like a seasoned boater
Selected Runable Park & Play Holes
Cohoes Wave, Mohawk River, NY
T'ville Main Wave, Farmington River, Ct
Wing Dam, Delaware River, Lambertville, NJ
Selected Runable Rivers
Ausable River, Keeseville, NY Cl IV-IV+
Bottom Moose River, McKeever, NY Cl V
Contoocook, Henniker, NH Cl III-IV
Delaware River, Trenton, NJ (Wing Dam)
Farmington River, Tariffville, CT II-III
Gauley River, Summersville, WV IV-V+
Genesee River - Letchworth State Park, NY Cl II-III
Independence River, Donnattsburg, NY Cl IV-V
Lehigh River, White Haven Pa Cl II-III
Meadow River, Mt Lookout, WV (IV-V+)
New River, Thurmond, WV CL III-IV-V
Nolichucky River, Embreeville, Tn
Pigeon River, Waterville, NC Cl II-III+
Potomac Rr. Great Falls (Little Falls Pump St)
Russell Fork, Haysi, Va Cl II-V+
Tygart River, Arden, WV CL III-V
Tygart Valley River, Belington, WV C III-V
W Br Oswegatchie, Harrisville, NY
Youghiogheny River near Oakland, MD
Youghiogheny River, Friendsville, Md Cl V
Youghiogheny River, Ohiopyle, Pa Cls III
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Upcoming River Releases
Bottom Moose River, Old Forge, NY Cl VOct 25, 26
Cheoah River, NC Cl IV-VNov 1
Green River Narrows, NC (Cl IV-V+)Oct 20
Hiwassee River, Hiwassee, Tn Cl IIOct 25
Nantahala River, Beechertown, NC Cl II+Oct 25
Ocoee River, Middle, Ocoee, Tn Cl III+Oct 25, 26
Piscataquag River, NH CLass IIOct 25
Russel Fork, Haysi, Va (class IV-V+)Oct 25, 26
Tallulah Falls, Ga (Class IV-V)Nov 1, 2
Upper Green River, Hendersonville, NC Cl II-III+Oct 20

We are one of the largest whitewater clubs in the East, and despite our name, serve New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut as well as New York, where we formed in 1959. KCCNY features a whitewater paddling program with novice, intermediate, or expert trips planned for each weekend of the paddling season, though the die hards paddle year round! We run rivers from Canada to the Carolinas, with most trips within a three-hour drive of New York City.

KCCNY offers instructional opportunities for everyone from the beginner through advanced paddlers. The winter pool sessions are an excellent time for boaters to begin learning or sharpening up their Eskimo roll and strokes, which definitely makes whitewater safer and more fun.

To join us, please print, fill out and mail our application form, or call our membership chairman, Dan Kirsch at

KCCNY members can subscribe to our email blog, which is constantly updated with interesting articles, click on the KCCNY Blog item in the menu on the left.

For more information about our club, click on the About menu item on the left.