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Paddling! Paddle Adventures Unlimited members paddle rivers, lakes and creeks throughout Tennessee, Kentucky, & other states.
Kayak, Canoe, Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP), Kayak Fishing.

All age groups, families, married and singles are welcome.



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Member Guide

Paddle Adventures Unlimited Members, Participants, & Guests of Paddle Adventures Unlimited Events & Activities "required to read" and "agree to" the Paddle Adventures Unlimited legal waiver and release of liability as terms of membership and/or participation.
Members inviting guests agree to and accept the responsibility of presenting the Paddle Adventures Unlimited waiver.
Members & Guests are "required to read" and "agree to" the Paddle Adventures Unlimited legal waiver.

Paddle Adventures Unlimited WAIVER AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY (http://www.paddleadventuresunlimited.com/pages/Paddle_Adventures_Unlimited_waiver/)
Meetup Terms of Service Agreement (http://www.meetup.com/terms/)

Upcoming events (5+)

Volunteer Litter Cleanup with the Cumberland River Compact - Percy Priest Lake

Register here to participate: https://crc.kindful.com/register/lhsp More Information: When: Saturday, April 27th, 8:00am - 1:00pm Where: Register for location. What to bring/wear: Bring a reusable water bottle. Closed-toe shoes are required, and boots are recommended. Some cleanup areas are in dense vegetation, so wear long pants and long sleeves. Please dress in clothes that you don't mind getting dirty. What we provide: Work gloves, litter grabbers, trash bags, sun screen, bug spray, water, and food will be provided. Minors under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Minors 16-17 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian before participation. This event would not be possible without the support of the Friends of Long Hunter State Park and TN State Parks. If you have any questions, please contact Gray Perry at[masked] or [masked]

Duck River Paddle and Camp Starlight Hootenanny!

Howlin' Hill (formerly Rat's Nest Campground)

May the Fourth be with us! Let's kick off the warm weather season with a 5 mile lazy day paddle and overnight camp on the majestic Duck River! Post-paddle Star-Wars themed costume party and raffle drawing at the Howlin' Hill stage, benefiting the Tennessee Scenic Rivers Association. There will be a live evening concert by a band tbd by Howlin’ Hill. Howlin' Hill provides primitive camping, porta-potties on-site that are very well maintained and cold water showers. Each campsite is a small forest clearing with a fire pit and can host a varied number of tents or hammocks. Campsite is also a kayak/canoe rental, so this trip is perfect for bringing friends who want to start paddling but don't have their own gear yet. This stretch of the Duck is perfect for beginners, and a nice relaxing ride for ol' grizzled veterans. River disembarking location is right at the riverside campsite. Up the boat ramp and we're home. Bring your guitars, fiddles, mandolins, whatever you play for campfire jamming. Camping, boat rental and shuttle rates: CASH ONLY $15 per person overnight camping + live music. $25 Kayak, paddle, and PFD rental. $20 per person Canoe, oar, and PFD rental. $15 shuttle fee if you bring your own boat, paddle, and PFD. $10 Firewood delivery per fire pit (optional) No need to make individual reservations. I will call ahead to have them set aside the proper equipment anticipating our arrival. Bring food, water, and firewood; trash bags and appropriate cookware for campfire cuisine. This is a dog-friendly event! As long as your dog is friendly. PFD required! Kids are welcome, with the caveat that alcohol is permitted in the campground and other campers attending will be enjoying adult beverages if they choose. Live amplified music will likely go on until fairly late in the evening. Schedule: Saturday, May the Fourth: 9:00 AM: Arrive at Howlin' Hill/Duck Canoe and check in at the "guard shack". Unload boats and basic camping gear and set up tents & hammocks in the camping area to claim your spot. Leave all valuables secured in your vehicle in the parking area! 9:30 AM: Safety meeting at the stage. We will go over basic safety procedures and organize into small groups with a minimum of 2 experienced paddlers per group of 8 total. 9:45-10:45 AM: Groups being shuttling upriver to the access point. Launch as soon as you're ready, no need to wait for everyone to get to the access point! 3:00-4:00 PM: Return to campsite. Note: As soon as your boat is back on dry land, the -official- Paddle Adventures Unlimited event is done, and you will be under the legal liability waiver of the campground that you sign upon arrival. The -unofficial- portion of the trip begins at this point. 4:00-8:00 PM: Relax, unwind, light the fire pits, cook your dinner, explore the hiking trails, hang out with all of your new friends and get ready for the costume party and concert! TSRA representatives will be selling raffle tickets on-site. 8:00-11:00 PM: Meet at the stage for the second main event! Raffle and costume contest will be announced during the band's set break. 11:00 PM-11:00 AM: Do what'chya wanna! Links: http://duckcanoe.com/camping/ http://www.paddletsra.org/ Very important legal stuff: Paddle Adventures Unlimited Members & Participants of Paddle Adventures Unlimited Events & Activities "required to read" and "agree to" the Paddle Adventures Unlimited legal waiver and release of liability (http://www.paddleadventuresunlimited.com/pages/Paddle_Adventures_Unlimited_waiver/) as terms of membership and event participation. Members inviting guests agree to and accept the responsibility of presenting the Paddle Adventures Unlimited waiver, guests are "required to read" and "agree to" the Paddle Adventures Unlimited legal waiver. Meetup Terms of Service Agreement (http://www.meetup.com/terms/)

TSRA Intro to Rivers - Whitewater Basics

Location visible to members

****NOTE: In order to register for this class you must use this link. **** https://www.jotform.com/tsra/intro-to-rivers-1 ****Responding to the event in Meetup.com will NOT reserve your seat in the class.**** More info: http://www.paddletsra.org/schools/introrivers1 Piney River, Nunnelly, TN Approx. 45 miles west of Nashville Intro to Rivers - Whitewater Basics will help kayakers bridge the gap between paddling flat water and dipping a toe in whitewater. Learn how to navigate water hazards in moving water and paddling skills that will help you continue to progress from Class I to more challenging rivers. This will not be a float trip. Through a combination of on land and on water instruction students will learn paddle strokes, how to read current and navigate hazards, how to catch an eddy, ferrying and peel outs and a variety of other skills. This course is designed for adults and children 12 and older. There must be a parent or guardian with each child at all times. Class Registration Costs: TSRA Members $35 Non-members $45 (Remember, a TSRA membership only costs $25 per year and includes your whole household.) Learn more about this class at http://www.paddletsra.org/schools/introrivers1

TSRA Tons of Fun Intro to Kayaking (Session #1)

Jefferson Springs Recreation Area

****NOTE: RSVP in the Meetup.com app will NOT reserve your seat in this class. You must register through the TSRA website at this link: http://www.paddletsra.org/schools/intro This is a one-day course with two dates offered. Each date is a repeat of the same content. Here is your chance to take a one-day course to introduce the fun world of kayaking. The course will be held on a flat protected body of water so that students can learn new paddling skills in a safe and calm environment. Past students say they came away with a new sense of confidence (kayaks are not so tippy!), an understanding of how to choose the right boat when shopping for themselves, and a set of skills to make paddling a fun, safe, healthy activity that they can use to explore Tennessee’s beautiful lakes and rivers. Upon course completion students will have gained a sense of stability in a kayak, know how to paddle correctly for control, and know how to conduct a safe experience for themselves and their paddle mates (introductory rescue/recovery training is included). Choose from one of two sessions: May 18 or June 15 Students Provide: - Kayak, paddle and life jacket - Lunch, water bottle, snacks - Proper attire (poly/synthetic, nylon, hat, rain jacket, water shoes) - A great attitude! Class Registration Costs: TSRA members: $35 Non-members: $45 Optional kayak rental is available for $25 Read more and get registration link at http://www.paddletsra.org/schools/intro

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