Paddling

Pool Rolling Sessions

Sunday, February 24, 2013 12:00 AM

Come learn to roll your whitewater kayak or C1, or practice on your own in the warmth of a local pool! Sessions meet Sundays (Feb 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys and Girls ClubFees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Paddling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chris Rolt
Registrar: 
Chris Rolt

Pool Rolling Sessions

Sunday, March 3, 2013 12:00 AM

Come learn to roll your whitewater kayak or C1, or practice on your own in the warmth of a local pool! Sessions meet Sundays (Feb 24, Mar 3, 10, 17, 24) from 5-7 pm at the Arlington Boys and Girls ClubFees: Students (instruction and pool time): $110 AMC members/$130 non-members, Recreation (pool time only): $60 AMC members/$80 non-members.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling
Paddling - Whitewater
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Chris Rolt
Registrar: 
Chris Rolt

Annual River Cleanup

Saturday, September 15, 2012 12:00 AM

Join the Paddlers Committee for OARS 26th Annual River Cleanup from 9 am - noon on Saturday, September 15. Our team will work in Hudson, along the Assabet River. Or join another location along the Assabet, Sudbury, or Concord River in Acton, Concord, Framingham, Marlborough, Maynard, Northborough, Stow, Sudbury, Wayland, or Westborough. The morning of rewarding work, with friendly people, will be followed by a pizza celebration along the river! Volunteers should wear long pants and shoes that can get wet and dirty. Bring work gloves if you have them.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling - Rafting
Paddling - Flatwater
Paddling - Canoeing
Paddling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Julia Khorana
Registrar: 
Julia Khorana (978-897-5124)

Family Outing To Tully Lake Campground, Royalston, MA

Friday, September 14, 2012 12:00 AM to Sunday, September 16, 2012 12:00 AM

Join us at our first annual Tully Lake Campground Family Outing. This is a tent-only family friendly campground set along the shores of a 200 acre lake less than two hours northwest of Boston. Enjoy roaring waterfalls a short walk/hike away, great biking, swimming, and paddling up the picturesque Tully River, or explore the islands and inlets on the lake. Canoe rentals available. Or just lounge and relax beneath the towering pine trees. Evening campfires with smores of course! Cost $40 pp includes campsite, two dinners, lunches, breakfasts and smores. Reg.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Central
Activity: 
Walks
Paddling
Hiking
Family
Camping
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net
Coleader: 
Nancy Ryan shearyan@hotmail.com
Registrar: 
Jeanne Blauner jablauner@comcast.net

Annual Family Camping at Nickerson State Park on Cape Cod

Friday, August 17, 2012 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 26, 2012 12:00 AM

We have the sites for 1 week and 2 weekends - choose the dates you'ld like to come! We've reserved a group of campsites at Nickerson State Park where there is swimming, non-motorized boating, frog catching, biking and general fun! Convenient to the Outer Cape and local attractions, bike trails, and bayside beaches. Informal group activities may include group biking trips, swimming and excursions.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Cape Cod
Activity: 
Paddling
Family
Camping
Bicycling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Naomi Ribner tonaomi@comcast.net

Seakayaking Trips and Instructionals

Saturday, May 12, 2012 12:00 AM to Sunday, October 21, 2012 12:00 AM

Seakayakers from the Boston Paddlers Committee run trips and instructional events from spring through fall. Check www.outdoors.org or http://home.comcast.net/~ghaff/kayaking/index.html

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Sea Kayaking
Paddling
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Mary Buntin

Beginning Whitewater Kayak Instruction: Series B

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 12:00 AM to Sunday, July 15, 2012 12:00 AM

Experience the excitement of whitewater kayaking in a fun and supportive environment with an outstanding group of paddlers. Students will learn basic kayak strokes, maneuvers, and water safety skills on a local pond in Concord, then travel to the river during a weekend trip for a two-day instructional trip on Class 1-2 whitewater. Beginner Instructionals are taught in accordance to American Canoe Association (ACA) standards for Whitewater Kayaking. Students must be comfortable on and in the water and able to transport their own gear.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Berkshires
Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Paddling
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Dan Bennis
Registrar: 
Dan Bennis

Class II, Paddler Reunion 2012

Saturday, August 4, 2012 12:00 AM to Sunday, August 5, 2012 12:00 AM

If you are one of the lucky people that have taken the Beginner Whitewater Course in the summer of 2010, 2011, 2012 (or whenever!), this trip is for you!! Come to meet up with your fellow students and a variety of instructors to exchange stories and experiences. Whether you've been on the river every weekend, or not since your instructional you'll enjoy this trip. We'll run your familiar-by-now-Fife Brook section of the Deerfield River.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Berkshires
Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Paddling
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Pacuska
Registrar: 
Jeff Pacuska

Kayak Pond Rolling Clinic

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 12:00 AM to Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 AM

Tired of seeing those rapids at eye-level? Embarrassed about those scratches on the DECK of your boat? Spend two evenings on a local pond and learn to roll your whitewater kayak-the skill most likely to boost your paddling confidence and level of safety! Participants should be prepared to be in the water 2 hours per session. This clinic is for whitewater kayakers only. Graduates of this year's Beginner Kayak Instructionals will get first priority for enrollment. Please specify any previous rolling experience or rolling requests when registering.

Trip details

Activity region: 
Massachusetts, Boston Area
Activity: 
Paddling - Whitewater
Paddling
Instruction (Skills)
Trip state: 
MA
Trip country: 
USA
Status: 
Open
Leader: 
Jeff Pacuska
Registrar: 
Jeff Pacuska

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