THE VILLAGES CANOE
AND KAYAK CLUB

A paddling club for residents of
The Villages, Florida

ABOUT US:

We are a club of canoe and kayak paddlers for residents of The Villages. Read our by-laws and Member Guide. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at the Colony Cottage Regional Recreation Center at 2:15. We don't have meetings in June, July, and August.  We have a club paddle on the 4th Tuesday of every month.    

Our year runs from May 1 through April 30; dues are $15 annually.


LOGGING IN:
You must log in to participate in the website or join a trip. You must be a member of the club to have an active User Name and password. Just click on the 'Login' button to the left.  Your user ID is your first name and first initial of your last name plus your Village ID—no spaces and no capitals.  For example, if you were John Doe, with Village ID of 123456, your login would be "johnd123456."  Your password is your Village ID, or 123456, in this example.   If you cannot log in, send an email to membership@vckc.net

YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS:   Please log in and go to your profile and confirm that your email address and other information is current.  If it is not, you will not receive club notices.


 The Villages Canoe and Kayak Club News More News 

Alafia River - Oct 26, 2015

James Zoschenko   Sunday, August 14, 2016

The second of two days of paddling in the Tampa area, this downstream trip is about 10 miles long, and the skill level is intermediate. The trip involves a 6-mile shuttle.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Hillsborough River - Oct 25, 2016

James Zoschenko   Saturday, August 13, 2016

The first of two days of paddling in the Tampa area, this 8 1/2 mile downstream trip will be on the very beautiful Hillsborough River. The skill level is fairly strong beginner to intermediate. The trip involves a 10-mile shuttle.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Ichetucknee River - Sept 27, 2016

James Zoschenko   Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This VCKC paddling adventure travels North to Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Ichetucknee River is THE classic spring paddle outing in Florida!   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Ocklawaha River - August 27, 2016

James Zoschenko   Wednesday, August 10, 2016

This VCKC paddling adventure travels to the nearby Ocklawaha River, a beautiful river spring fed by the Silver River. (Note: the Panhandle getaway destinations originally published for this weekend will be rescheduled during late fall.)   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Gum Slough - Sept 06, 2016

James Zoschenko   Thursday, July 14, 2016

This VCKC paddling adventure travels West to paddle the reclusive Gum Slough, a beautiful spring fed tree canopied waterway near Inverness. This will be an out and back journey with no shuttle involved.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd