North East Wisconsin Paddlers (NEWP) is a 501(c)7 organization formed to promote safe paddle sports activities and skill development in northeast Wisconsin. NEWP is a Paddle America Club of the American Canoe Association (ACA) that hosts whitewater and open water kayak paddle events and skill development workshops during the paddle season. NEWP conducts kayak skill development classes with the Two Rivers and Appleton Recreation Departments and YMCAs in Neenah, Appleton and Green Bay and Sheboygan between November and April each year. Club members include active participation of more than a dozen ACA and BCU certified instructors/ coaches who lead the classes and club events. More information on these activities can be found throughout this website.
Below is a partial list of some of
the upcoming Stand Up Paddle (SUP), Canoe, Kayak and Outrigger Canoe events. To find
additional events or publish new events use the links below
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