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You've Never Seen Canoeing Like This Before
The ACA is excited to announce that Fredericksburg and the Rappahannock River will be the site of the 2015 ACA Canoe Poling National Championships . The competition will have slalom and wildwater events in classes from beginner to advanced. Competitors wi...
The ACA is excited to announce that Fredericksburg and the Rappahannock River will be the site of the 2015 ACA Canoe Poling National Championships. The competition will have slalom and wildwater events in classes from beginne...
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Happy Stewardship Saturday
Welcome to the long weekend! This Stewardship Saturday, we're highlighting the great work of the Colorado River Alliance.  As one of the ACA's 2015  Club Fostered Stewardship (CFS) Grant  recipients, Colorado River Alliance is planning to use its grant mone...
Welcome to the long weekend! This Stewardship Saturday, we're highlighting the great work of the Colorado River Alliance. As one of the ACA's 2015 Club Fostered Stewardship (CFS) Grant recipients, Colorado River Alliance is p...
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Looking for Paddlesports Instruction?
Our free  Paddle Ready app  lets you easily search for ACA instructors in your area! Whether you want to give stand up paddleboarding a try, learn how to roll your kayak, or learn some swiftwater rescue techniques, Paddle Ready will set you up with an ACA i...
Our free Paddle Ready app lets you easily search for ACA instructors in your area! Whether you want to give stand up paddleboarding a try, learn how to roll your kayak, or learn some swiftwater rescue techniques, Paddle Ready...
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Join us for a Twitter Party TODAY at 3pm Eastern time. Follow @BoatingCampaign and @AmericanCanoe and answer questions to win great prizes!
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Camp Cup Challenge 2015
The Camp Cup is a the world's largest youth paddling festival, with more than 150 young paddlers coming together from summer camps from all over Western North Carolina. The ACA is proud to sponsor this event at the Nantahala Outdoor Center July 13 & 14, 201...
The Camp Cup is a the world's largest youth paddling festival, with more than 150 young paddlers coming together from summer camps from all over Western North Carolina. The ACA is proud to sponsor this event at the ...
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Happy Stewardship Saturday
It's that time of the week again! Stewardship Saturday is when we shine a spotlight on organizations and individuals working hard to protect our waterways and make the world a better place to paddle.  Currently, we are focusing on each of our 2015  Club Fos...
It's that time of the week again! Stewardship Saturday is when we shine a spotlight on organizations and individuals working hard to protect our waterways and make the world a better place to paddle.  Currently, we are focu...
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Memorial Day - Office Closed
The ACA National Office will be closed today in observance of Memorial Day.  We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th at 9am EST. If you're getting out on the water this long weekend, have fun and be safe . 
The ACA National Office will be closed today in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 26th at 9am EST. If you're getting out on the water this long weekend, have fun and be safe. 
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TRUSTing Your Paddling Crew
Blog post by Kelsey Bracewell, our very own ACA Safety Education & Instruction Coordinator. Kelsey is an ACA Level 4: Whitewater Kayaking instructor who has spent many years paddling and teaching on the rivers of the southeast. 'Ladies on the Lower Gauley' ...
Blog post by Kelsey Bracewell, our very own ACA Safety Education & Instruction Coordinator. Kelsey is an ACA Level 4: Whitewater Kayaking instructor who has spent many years paddling and teaching on the rivers of the southeas...
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This is Why I #WearIt
Guest post by ACA Instructor and Arizona State Director   Danielle Keil. Danielle is a  Level 3: River Kayaking Instructor, Level 2: Essentials of River Canoe Instructor, and a swiftwater tech for state search and rescue. Her favorite place to paddle is the...
Guest post by ACA Instructor and Arizona State Director Danielle Keil. Danielle is a Level 3: River Kayaking Instructor, Level 2: Essentials of River Canoe Instructor, and a swiftwater tech for state search and rescue. Her fa...
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Boating Advisory Council Meeting May 18-19
ACA Chief Operating Officer Chris Stec, along with Russell Farrow of Sweetwater Kayaks and members of the ACA Florida Executive Council, are currently attending the Florida Boating Advisory Council meeting in Crystal River, FL. The ACA is routinely asked to...
ACA Chief Operating Officer Chris Stec, along with Russell Farrow of Sweetwater Kayaks and members of the ACA Florida Executive Council, are currently attending the Florida Boating Advisory Council meeting in Crystal River, F...
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Safe Boating Week Twitter Party - You're Invited!
Join us on Tuesday, May 19 at 3pm EDT for a #SafeBoatWeek  Twitter Party.  Follow @BoatingCampaign and @americancanoe , and be ready to answer questions to win great prizes! 
Join us on Tuesday, May 19 at 3pm EDT for a #SafeBoatWeek Twitter Party.  Follow @BoatingCampaign and @americancanoe, and be ready to answer questions to win great prizes! 
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Ready, Set, #WearIt!
Today marks the beginning of National Safe Boating Week (May 16-22), and the launching of the 2015 North American Safe Boating Campaign.  This yearlong campaign promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary, consistent life jacket wear by...
Today marks the beginning of National Safe Boating Week (May 16-22), and the launching of the 2015 North American Safe Boating Campaign. This yearlong campaign promotes safe and responsible boating and the value of voluntary,...
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Making the world a better place to paddle! Since 1880.
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The American Canoe Association (ACA) is a member based, national nonprofit organization serving the broader paddling public by providing education related to all aspects of paddling; stewardship support to help protect paddling environments; and sanctioning of programs and events to promote paddlesport competition and recreation (aka FUN!).
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503 Sophia Street, Ste 100 Fredericksburg, VA 22401