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New Meetup members can have a 60 DAY FREE TRIAL period for our meetup trips, to “get to know our group”. (or see below re: more trips in newsletter). You will need to sign a Waiver/Release of Liability form to paddle with us during your FREE TRIAL period (ask your Trip Coordinator for the form). Prior to the end of the 60 days, you need to pay membership dues to the Florida Sport Paddling Club or you will be dropped from our Meetup.  
MORE is available to dues paying members (only $10/yr, or $5 after July 1). Only a few of our trips are posted on Meetup. Dues paying members receive monthly newsletter with information on our other trips. Combined Trip list is below. 
If you'd like to pay dues and get our newslettergo to FLSportPaddlers.com 
for the membership form & waiver (mail these with your check for dues).

2022 TRIPS (more to come - Additional trips are added throughout the year)
Jan 4………….Haw Creek
Jan 7-11..........Santa Fe & Ichetucknee
Jan 18………..Trout Creek
Jan 25………..Doctors Lake
Feb 1………….Melrose Bay
Feb 13-15……Palm Coast area
Feb 15………..Doctors Lake
Feb 20-25.......Lake Kissimmee St Pk
Feb 22……….Little Lake Santa Fe
March 1………St Johns River
March 7-11......Okefenokee + Chili Contest
March 20........Little Black Creek
Mach 20-25....Kelly Park, then river camping
March 27-31....Annual Meeting/day trips - Cypress Glen 
April 5.............Dunns Creek
April 12............Oklawaha River
April 19............Durban Creek
April 18-30.......Springtime in the Panhandle (FL Caverns, Blackwater St Forest, Big Lagoon)
May 12.............Lofton Creek
May 17..............Trout Creek
May 22-28........Amicalola Falls St Pk (GA)
June 2..............Juniper Springs Run
June 21.............Durban Creek
June 28............Deep Creek
July 20..............Juniper Springs Run
Aug 7-21.............Wyoming & Idaho Rivers (Class 1-2)
Sept 9-21...........Middle Appalachian Streams (Class 1-2)
Oct 11-17.............Coastal Atlantic Rivers/Streams (Class 1-2)
Oct 16-24..........Jacksonville area
Oct 30-Nov 3….Silver River, Ocklawaha, Juniper
Nov 23-27…..…..Jonathan Dickinson State Park
Dec 3-7……….....pre-holiday get together
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We often camp at campgrounds before/after the paddle, or some people just come for the day – check with your trip coordinator. Camping days may or may not be included in dates.
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2021 TRIPS 
Jan 7-10..........Withlacoochee St Forest camping + Withlacoochee River day trips
Jan 10-15.........Lake Kissimmee St Park
Jan 28.............Haw Creek
Feb 9...............Black Creek
Feb 23.............Silver River
Mar 1-5...........Rock Springs/Wekiva (river camping)
March 3..........Rock Springs Run day trip
March 5..........Wekiva River
March 9..........Salt Springs Run
March 16........Black Creek
March 25-28....O'Leno St Park, ANNUAL MEETING WEEKEND
April 3-5.........Torreya St Park
April 5-9.........Three Rivers St Park & 3 day paddles
April 13...........Trout Creek
May 4.............Alexander Springs
May 23-28.......Current River, MO 
June 1.............Black Creek
June 8.............Ocklawaha
June 15...........Deep Creek
June 29...........Durbin Creek
July 2..............Juniper Springs
July 13.............Silver River
July 20............Julington Creek
July 27.............Little Black Creek
Aug 3..............Melrose Bay
Aug 9-11..........Wekiva & Rock Springs
Aug 10............Melrose Bay
Aug 17.............Deep Creek
Aug 31............Melrose Bay
Sept 7.............Ocklawaha River
Sept 8-17........ Blue Spring State Park
Sept 26-Oct 2..St Marks area (biking & paddling)
Sept 28...........Black Creek
Oct 5...............St Mary's River
Oct 12..............Ocklawaha/Bear Creek
Oct 17-22........(Jacksonville area)
Oct 19..............Six Mile Creek
Oct 26.............Ocklawaha/Bear Creek
Nov 2.............Black Creek
Nov 9.............Murphy Creek Conservation Area
Nov 14-18........FL Keys, with day paddles
Nov 16............St Mary's River
Dec 7-10..........Fisheating Creek
Dec 9-12..........Holiday get together
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PAST TRIPS (from 2020) :   Withlacoochee, Homosassa, Weeki Wachee.....Lk Kissimmee St Park.....Arbuckle Creek....Ocklawaha & Bear Run.....'Emerald Cut'....Tomoka River.....Rock Springs/Wekiva (river camping)....Rock Springs (day trip).....Silver River....Durbin Creek..........(these were springtime cancellations due to Covid-19 park closures: O'Leno State Park, Alexander Springs, several Panhandle trips, Silver Springs St Park)............6 mile Creek.....Tomoka River.....Ocklawaha River.....Alexander Springs Run.....Trout Creek.....Santa Fe Lake/Melrose Bay.....Julington Creek.....Little Black Creek....Blue Spring State Park.....Black Creek....Silver Springs State Park....Skidaway Island (GA)....FL Keys.....Ocklawaha River......Fisheating Creek.....Six Mile Creek....Bear Run.....Wekiwa Springs State Park**
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PAST TRIPS (from 2019):    Pithlachascotee River ..... Lk Kissimmee State Park ..... Rock Springs/Wekiva (river camping) ..... Rock Springs Run (day trip) ..... Withlacoochee area  ..... Weeki Wachee & Mud Creek ..... Lower Juniper Springs Run  ..... Ocklawaha ..... Suwannee River (river camping)  ..... Rainbow River ..... Annual Meeting Weekend/Silver Springs SP ..... Cumberland Island ..... Trout Creek  ..... Chassahowitzka ..... Econ River  ..... Black Creek ..... Tomoka etc  ..... Current River, Missouri  ..... New River, NC (river camping) ..... St Mary's River ..... Deep Creek ..... Juniper  ..... Ocklawaha ..... Julington Creek ..... Durbin Creek ..... Alexander Springs ..... Rock Springs Run  ..... Ocklawaha ..... Silver River ..... Little Manatee & Gamble Creek ..... FL Keys, day trips ..... Dry Tortugas ..... Jonathan Dickinson SP ..... Salt Spgs Rec Area & day trips Ocala Nat'l Forest

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