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 club paddle outings each month throughout the year.    

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."  You can change your password on your profile page.  If you don't know (or have forgotten) your password, you can retrieve it via the "Forgot your password?" link on the Login page.   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 

Santa Fe River - Tue, Jul 10, 2018

James Zoschenko   Wednesday, May 23, 2018

This VCKC paddling adventure travels to North Florida to explore a segment of the beautiful Santa Fe River which has many springs to swim in. The trip involves a shuttle.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Pati's Paddle - Rainbow River May 29th, 2018

Pati Deland   Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Our President, Pati Deland is leading a paddle outing on Rainbow River tailored for new paddlers and those who like to take it slow and easy! Look for more paddles from Pati through the Summer.   (Read Story)

May 2018 Meeting Highlights

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Here is a recap of the May meeting   (Read Story)

Salt Springs - Tue, May 29, 2018

James Zoschenko   Tuesday, May 15, 2018

This VCKC paddling adventure travels NE to visit Salt Springs...a spring with a salty attitude!   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Withlacoochee River - Tue, Jun 5, 2018

James Zoschenko   Monday, April 23, 2018

This VCKC paddling adventure travels West to the nearby Withlacoochee, a wilderness river close to home with a great spring swimming hole!   (Read Story) - Login Req'd

Salt River - Tue, Jun 26, 2018

James Zoschenko   Friday, April 20, 2018

Travel to the Florida west coast on an Aardvark's Florida Kayak Company commercial guided tour of the coastal backwaters of Salt River as it drains into the Gulf of Mexico.   (Read Story) - Login Req'd