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Welcome to Lowcountry Paddlers
since 1987...making the most of our beautiful coast


Lowcountry Paddlers is a Paddle America Club Affiliate of the ACA.
Your initial Lowcountry Paddlers membership enrolls you in the
American Canoe Association ( ACA)
You must maintain your ACA membership in subsequent years in addition to club membership dues




Lowcountry Paddlers Club gives recognition to Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission for locally organized paddling events and educational opportunities.


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Kayak Charleston
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Places to paddle within one hour of Charleston

HomePaddling Safety Tips

Safety is the first concern of Lowcountry Paddlers. Our members are also required to join the American Canoe Association, insurance provider for official club trips.

Leslie Maple

Safety Director: Leslie Maple
lesmaple@comcast.net

A Personal Flotation Device (PFD) is always required



A whistle is also required!



Important Safe Boating Links




 Regulations: US Coast Guard Boating Safety Resource Center Regulations  www.uscgboating.org/regulations
 Laws: State Boating Laws  uscgboating.org/regulations/state-boating-laws
 Hunting & Fishing: Rules & Regulations by SC Department of Natural Resources July 2011 - August 2012  www.dnr.sc.gov
 Safety: Hypothermia www.verywell.com/how-to-treat-hypothermia


ACA_Safety_Checklist__PRINTABLE_PDF        ACA Online Paddlesports Safety Course