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Kayak polo is an exciting and fun way to meet friendly people, and improve paddling skills. We welcome all skill levels, can provide gear to newbies, and help with instruction. Most of us were new to paddling when we became a club, about 2004. Because paddling skills improve fast with polo, some of us were competing successfully in tournaments within two years. Others preferred it just for fun and great exercise. It's a small sport in the USA, but popular in Europe, where it's called canoe polo. Strategy is a bit like basketball, a bit like soccer. Games are short (two 10-minute halves). We play several per session, with short breaks for drinks & snacks in between. Games are on Sundays. Most sessions start at 1:00. We move to mornings when it's hot, indoors when it's cold. Check with us for time and location. carolinakayakpolo@gmail.com

Upcoming events (5+)

lake workout (weather permitting)

McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

Paddle 4-5 miles, alternating hard/easy.

Sunday kayak polo--INDOORS

Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center

Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center (MCAC) allows us several pool sessions each winter. (In 2018/2019: November 25; December 16, 23, 30; January 6; February 3, 10; March 3, 10) For kayak polo, MCAC charges admission, $5 for adults (same as to swim). The rest of the year we are on area lakes, including mild winter afternoons. We have boats & gear to lend. Just let us know you are coming, and whether you are especially big.

Sunday kayak polo--INDOORS

Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center

Mecklenburg County Aquatic Center (MCAC) allows us several pool sessions each winter. (In 2018/2019: November 25; December 16, 23, 30; January 6; February 3, 10; March 3, 10) For kayak polo, MCAC charges admission, $5 for adults (same as to swim). The rest of the year we are on area lakes, including mild winter afternoons. We have boats & gear to lend. Just let us know you are coming, and whether you are especially big.

lake workout (weather permitting)

McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

Paddle 4-5 miles, alternating hard/easy.

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lake workout (weather permitting)

McDowell Nature Center and Preserve

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