Philadelphia Canoe Club

Upcoming events

    • 16 May 2016
    • 16 Mar 2026
    • 109 sessions
    • Philadelphia Canoe Club


    General Meetings for the Philadelphia Canoe Club are held at the clubhouse, Colony Castle, 4900 Ridge Avenue, every 3rd Monday of the month at 7:30 P/M. Meetings are preceded at 6:30 p.m.by refreshments and snacks, on a "potluck" basis--bring something to share. The December meeting is the Annual Holiday Party (BYO beverage and a snack contribution). Meetings are open to the public - come on out, introduce yourself, meet our members, find out what's going on, learn about training courses, trips, and a lot more. We look forward to meeting you soon. 

    • 20 Jan 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
    • Philadelphia Canoe Club
    • 44
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    PCC Members! Come spend the evening with the rest of the PCC, sharing stories, awarding fellow paddlers for the year's accomplishments, and the installation of the new Board. This is an event not to be missed! Remember, this is also the time of year to roast your fellow club member for the foibles of the past paddling season! The Date is January 20, 2018, the time is 5:00 to 10:00 pm cost is $25 per person.

    The Annual Members Banquet will be catered.The menu will include several options such as garlic herb chicken, stuffed pork chops, blackened fish tacos, and penne marinara, sides will also be provided. 

    Bring a dessert or appetizer to share, and beverages as desired. 

    It's also time to 'Bagel' your fellow paddlers.  You can e-mail your stories, mishaps, mayhem and general frivolity to Joe Cunningham, who has agreed to be our bagel master this year at wavesport001@yahoo.com. Alternatively, you can include your Bagel nominations in your event registration

    RSVP required, so we can know who is coming and who is volunteering to help. You can register online. Payment can be made via Pay-Pal or a check made out to Philadelphia Canoe Club.    

    If you have any questions about the event please let Sofia know at sofia.kehyaian@gmail.com


    • 21 Jan 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 04 Feb 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 11 Feb 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 18 Feb 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 04 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 11 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 18 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 25 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
    • St Joes University Pool


    • 20 May 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Philadelphia Canoe Club


    The Philadelphia Canoe Club opens its doors to the public for a day of free demonstrations, canoe and kayak rides, used equipment sales, racing, music, food and entertainment. Come and learn about one of the fastest growing sports in the country - paddling!

    THE PHILADELPHIA CANOE CLUB OPEN HOUSE

    This is a GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO SIGN UP FOR CLASSES BEFORE THEY START FOR THE SEASON!  The Philadelphia Canoe Club's Open House offers  Flatwater Boat Rides, Racing, Demos, Equipment Sales, Used Canoe and Kayak sales, Food and Fun - Right on the Schuylkill River from 10 am to 4 pm!

    The Open House is free and open to the public. 

    The Philadelphia Canoe Club (PCC), which runs events, trips and paddling training programs open to the public, is a non-profit organization and a member of the American Canoe Association (ACA). The public is invited to attend regular monthly meetings at the clubhouse on the third Monday of each month at 7:30 pm.

    Volunteers are needed for setup, food prep, grilling, donating baked goods, boat rides, rolling, play boating demos, assisting with race, ticket sales, clean up, etc

    Events

    Whether you dream of spending the summer running raging whitewater or on quiet paddles through the woods or wetlands, the annual PCC Open House is an opportunity to learn about events and training, try out different types of boats or compete in a race on the Schuylkill River. Among the day's highlights:

    • Used Canoe / Kayak and Equipment Sale - great gear at great prices

    • Canoe and Kayak Rides - free and fun for adults AND kids

    • Food - affordable and delicious

    • Music - live music to be announced!

    • Meet the members - find a paddle partner

    • Paddling Demonstrations - entertaining and informative

    • Vendors - paddling and outdoor gear, wooden canoe/kayak building, etc

    • Antique Canoe Display - see 1908 thiry-eight foot War Canoe

    • PCC Membership and Paddling Instruction - information

    • Philadelphia Spring Regatta 7.1 mile race:

    • Distance Race:  7.1 miles, Canoes, Kayaks, Surfskis, Outrigger Canoes, SUPs.   Mass start at Noon.

    • Fun Race: FREE 500 meter fun race.  Mass start at 2 PM.  Classes  -  all recreation canoes and kayaks. 

    • PCC members are encouraged to race in the 500 meter fun race in their personal kayaks/canoes.

    • On site registration for both races:  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM.

    • Awards:  7.1 mile race - all finishers receive an award worth more than the entry fee.  Fun Race - ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd.

    • Mandatory Pre-Race Meeting - 10 minutes before start of race for both races

    • Contact for 7.1 mile race: Glen Green, chairman@swanboat.org

    To register for 7.1 mile race:  Click on:  Real-World-Systems.com/SpringRegatta


Past events

07 Jan 2018 (copy) pool
30 Dec 2017 Bob Chellel Memorial Service
18 Dec 2017 After Meeting Program: Holiday Party!
17 Dec 2017 (copy) pool
10 Dec 2017 pool
20 Nov 2017 After Meeting Program: Margo Pellegrino, Solo Paddler Extraordinaire!
18 Nov 2017 Turkey Trot
16 Oct 2017 After Meeting Program: Fleet Capt. Joseph Cunningham
14 Oct 2017 october 14th work day
18 Sep 2017 Before Meeting Wine Tasting on the Deck! Free!
31 Aug 2017 Stand Up Paddle Boarding Introduction
19 Aug 2017 Whitewater Canoe Introduction (1-Day)
13 Aug 2017 Whitewater Kayaking Introduction (1-Day)
12 Aug 2017 Recreational Kayaking Introduction (1-Day)
05 Aug 2017 Whitewater Kayaking Intro (Schuylkill River - 2 Days)
05 Aug 2017 Whitewater Kayak - Advanced Skills on the Lower Yough
27 Jul 2017 Member (and Guest) Evening Paddle/Potluck
22 Jul 2017 Whitewater Kayaking Intermediate (Lehigh River - 2 Days)
20 Jul 2017 Stand Up Paddle Boarding Introduction
16 Jul 2017 Whitewater Kayaking Introduction (1-Day)
15 Jul 2017 Recreational Kayaking Introduction
08 Jul 2017 Whitewater Kayaking Introduction (1-Day)
24 Jun 2017 Recreational Kayak Introduction
22 Jun 2017 Stand Up Paddle Boarding Introduction
17 Jun 2017 Whitewater Kayaking Introduction (1-Day)
07 Jun 2017 Wednesday night flatrock
01 Jun 2017 Whitewater Canoeing - Novice Training (4-Day)
01 Jun 2017 Whitewater Kayak - Novice Training (4-Day)
21 May 2017 PCC Open House 2017
20 May 2017 Two Day Into to River Canoeing
20 May 2017 Canoeing - Intro to Flat/Moving Water (2-Days)
23 Apr 2017 Instruction Fair
08 Apr 2017 1 Day Intermediate Whitewater Canoe
11 Feb 2017 Workday
01 Jan 2017 New Years Day Paddle/Pot Luck
11 Dec 2016 Paddle Crosswicks Creek
11 Dec 2016 Sunday Morning Pool Session at St. Joe's Pool
19 Nov 2016 TURKEY TROT
19 Sep 2016 Cookout, meeting and boat welding.
11 Sep 2016 Intro to Whitewater Canoe
10 Sep 2016 Intro to Canoe
01 Sep 2016 Intro to Stand Up Paddleboarding
27 Aug 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 8/27
25 Aug 2016 Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding 8/25
20 Aug 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 8/20
18 Aug 2016 Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding 8/18
13 Aug 2016 1 Day Introduction to Flatwater Kayak 8/13
13 Aug 2016 Ottawa River
07 Aug 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 8/7
05 Aug 2016 Lower Yough First Timers
04 Aug 2016 Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding 8/4
28 Jul 2016 Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding 7/28
24 Jul 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 7/24
23 Jul 2016 Whitewater Canoe One Day
23 Jul 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 7/23
17 Jul 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 7/17
16 Jul 2016 1 Day Introduction to Flatwater Kayak 7/16
14 Jul 2016 Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding 7/14
09 Jul 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 7/9
07 Jul 2016 Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding 7/7
30 Jun 2016 Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding 6/30
26 Jun 2016 1 Day Into to Whitewater Kayaking 6/26
25 Jun 2016 1 Day Introduction to Flatwater Kayak 6/25
04 Jun 2016 4 day novice whitewater kayak
29 May 2016 Shuylkill River - Pottstown to Linfield
20 May 2016 STONY FEST
14 May 2016 Club Work Day
06 May 2016 CHEAT RIVER FESTIVAL
23 Apr 2016 Boater Safety Class
08 Apr 2016 1 Day Intermediate Whitewater
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