A paddling club for residents of
The Villages, Florida


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.

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

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 

Call for Volunteers - Rendezvous 2017

Monday, February 13, 2017

Ways in which you can help VCKC make the Florida Paddlers Rendezvous 2017 a great success.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Little Jones Creek - Mar 28, 2017

James Zoschenko   Monday, February 13, 2017

This VCKC paddling adventure travels West to nearby Lake Panasoffkee to paddle a sweet hidden springfed gem, Little Jones Creek.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Salt River - Ozello Trail - Mar 7, 2017

James Zoschenko   Sunday, February 12, 2017

This VCKC paddling adventure travels west to Florida's Gulf Coast for a guided paddle through salt marshes and mangroves of Crystal River Preserve State Park on a loop route.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Juniper Creek - Tues, Feb 28, 2017

Larry Wuest   Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Juniper Creek, in the Ocala National Forest, is one of Florida's most beautiful paddle trips floating on cystal clear waters through a tree canopied semi-tropical forest. This is great place to escape the Summer heat!   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Florida Paddlers Rendezvous 2017

Mickey Jensen   Saturday, January 28, 2017

Florida Paddlers Rendezvous 2017, hosted by VCKC (The Villages Canoe and Kayak Club). Registration now open.   (Read Story)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017, Club Meeting

Gloria Schreiner   Saturday, January 28, 2017   (Read Story)

Paddle Georgia 2017

Georgia River Network   Sunday, January 15, 2017

Paddle Georgia's "Spring on the Satilla", Apr 1-2, 2017. Two nights of on-river camping atop Long Bluff at rustic Satilla Lodge, plus 28 miles of beautiful blackwater paddling. The native azalea will be in bloom ...   (Read Story)