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The Lehigh Valley Kayak & Canoe Club is one of the largest and most active paddling clubs in the United States! We offer training, trips, social events and opportunities to improve and enhance our local rivers and lakes. We promote community interest in water safety and physical fitness through paddle sports activities for everyone. Membership in our Meetup Group is free, but does not make you a member of the LVKCC. Consider joining our club to take advantage of the many benefits: A monthly news letter, borrow equipment, club trips, winter pool sessions, social events, instruction and much more. Here (http://lehighvalleycanoeclub.org) is a link to our membership page.

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Sunday Afternoon Paddle at Leaser Lake - West (Team River Runner) Launch

YOU MUST BE A DUES PAYING MEMBER OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB TO GO ON THIS TRIP.
Not a member? Join here:
https://lehighvalleycanoeclub.org/memberships

Join the Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club for a easy paddle all the way around Leaser Lake on the afternoon of Sunday, August 1st.. This is an exceptionally beautiful site. If you are a birder you could help identify the many birds that frequent Leaser.
And afterwards feel welcome to stay around and have a BYO leisurely meal.

Exact launch location is the West Launch sometimes called Team River Runner. It has a small area for small craft like ours, and an adaptive paddle launch.

You will need to bring a canoe or kayak, PFD, paddle, and a whistle.
Special Instructions:
> Dress for the water conditions
> No open toed shoes
> No cotton clothing

The park is open til dark which is just after 8pm on this day.. So you might want to bring something to eat after the paddle.

Members will be notified by Meetup if there is a cancellation.

Also your boat must have a current launch permit. Permits can be purchased on line: https://www.fishandboat.com/Boat/RegisterTitle

Everyone must sign the new waiver which states that the LVKCC cannot guarantee that participants won’t be exposed to infectious diseases.

Our Covid-19 protocols are still in effect. Wear a mask on shore if you are going to be unable to keep six feet apart.

Lehigh River Trip Section 3: The Glen to Weissport

THIS TRIP IS FOR DUES PAYING MEMBERS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB ONLY.

Not a member? Join today (http://lehighvalleycanoeclub.org/memberships)!

Join the Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe for a run on section three of the Lehigh Gorge from Glen Onoko to Weisport. You should have experience paddling in Class II+ rapids. You should also have done a wet exit and know how to swim in moving water. You must provide your own equipment. You will need a white- water kayak, paddle, pfd with a whistle, spray skirt, helmet, water and a snack. If you have a throw rope and know how to use it, bring that too. Whitewater canoeists, and whitewater IK's are also welcome!

We will meet in the parking lot closest to the bridge that crosses the river. at 9 am. Look for a Chevy Silverado with a red canoe.

Be ready to run the shuttle by 10 AM.

If I have any questions about your skill level, I will contact you. Please be prepared to tell me where you have paddled and if you have paddled with any member of the Lehigh Club who could vouch for your skill level.

If I feel we do not have enough skilled boaters to run the trip safely, it will be canceled.

Lehigh River Section 3 Glen Onoko to Weissport

Glen Onoko

THIS TRIP IS FOR DUES PAYING MEMBERS OF THE LEHIGH VALLEY KAYAK AND CANOE CLUB ONLY.

Not a member? Join today (http://lehighvalleycanoeclub.org/memberships)!

Join the Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe for a run on section three of the Lehigh Gorge from Glen Onoko to Weisport. You should have experience paddling in Class II+ rapids. You should also have done a wet exit and know how to swim in moving water. You must provide your own equipment. You will need a white- water kayak, paddle, pfd with a whistle, spray skirt, helmet, water and a snack. If you have a throw rope and know how to use it, bring that too. Whitewater canoeists, and whitewater IK's are also welcome!

We will meet in the parking lot closest to the bridge that crosses the river. Look for a Chevy Silverado with a red canoe.

Be ready to run the shuttle by 10 AM.

If I have any questions about your skill level, I will contact you. Please be prepared to tell me where you have paddled and if you have paddled with any member of the Lehigh Club who could vouch for your skill level.

If I feel we do not have enough skilled boaters to run the trip safely, it will be canceled.

Intermediate Class on the Upper Lehigh

Lehigh Gorge State Park

There will be an intermediate whitewater skills class on the Upper Lehigh, free and open to all LVKCC members in good standing. You should have paddled this section multiple times or rivers of similar difficulty in order to have fun with this class. Graduates of this year's moving water class are welcome with Pat's permission. We will work on the usual maneuvers, but on harder lines, river reading, combat rolling and slowing down your decent. Meet at the White Haven put in at 9:00 am, ready to shuttle. This will be a full day, bring lunch, water and snacks and be prepared for the weather and to get wet.

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