CLUB MEETINGS ARE HELD THE FIRST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT THE

5 RIVERS DELTA RESOURCE CENTER (map) AT 7PM. SEE THE POSTS BELOW FOR MORE DETAILS!

To post information to this website or for further information about this website, just ask Tracy at tracy@thelannies.us
Current Club Coordinator: Tracy Lannie
MBCKC would like to express our appreciation to 5 Rivers and it's staff for all they do.

Disclaimer: This site provides general information & links on topics of paddling. Paddlesports can pose serious risks of damage to personal property & serious bodily injury including permanent disability & death. Anyone participanting in any MBCKC event or participating in any event mentioned on this website does so at their own risk and agrees to hold MBCKC harmless from any liability as a result of such participation or use of information contained herein.

Sunday, December 31, 2017



February Meeting
The next meeting will be on Tuesday, February 6th, 2018 at 7pm.   Meetings are held at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center in the  Long Leaf room of Delta Hall.



Events
Feb 17th 10AM to 2PM  - 2nd Annual February Floating Cleanup of Fish River and Weeks Bay
Where:  Tonsmeire Resource Center, under the Fish River Bridge, Hwy 98
Join the Weeks Bay Foundation and Thompson Engineering for our 2nd Annual February Floating Cleanup of Fish River and Weeks Bay. This paddling cleanup is a great way to help get the trash out of hard to reach spots on our beautiful waterways.
Bring your canoe, kayak, or favorite water craft and meet at the Fish River boat ramp at 8 am to explore the banks of the river and bay picking up trash and recyclables. We will finish up back at the boat ramp by 12 pm.
Weeks Bay will provide trash bags and nitrile gloves.



March 17th - Battle on the Bayou Kayak Race  for more info:  http://www.battleonthebayou.com/

April 5-8 Paddle Bayou Lafourche  - for more info:  https://outreach.btnep.org/events/paddle-
bayou-lafourche/

April 21st  - 8th Annual Great Drift
When:  April 21st - 1:00 pm launch
Where:  Dog River Scenic Blueway, Perch Creek East Landing
 The canoe and kayak paddle will begin and end at the newly established Perch Creek East launch site inside McNally Park located at 4380 Park Road off Dauphin Island Parkway near the tip of the Peninsula. The site offers plenty of parking.

The route takes paddlers through serene areas of one of the watershed’s cleanest streams. Bring your own canoe, kayak or SUP (no motorized vessels) or rent from Sunshine Canoes (251-367-4144). Reserve early. On-site help available beginning at noon.

Participants are encouraged to attend the annual Post Drift Party held immediately following the event at the River Shack Restaurant and Oyster Bar at the mouth of Dog River – only a quick 2 mile drive south. Again this year, the River Shack will provide DISCOUNTED FOOD for registered paddlers presenting required coupon. The Dog River Scenic Blueway string of six (6) launch sites inside the Dog River Watershed. The DRSBW is a National Scenic Recreational Water Trail and part of the Alabama Scenic River Trail System’s Coastal Trail.

May 19 - 20 - Hatchet Creek Festival in Rockford, AL
Hatchet Creek Festival is a two day float trip held once every year on or around Memorial Day on Hatchet Creek in Coosa County, Alabama.  (save the date, registration will open soon.  Will post more info as available)
 
May 26th - Guided Canoe Trip to the Cahaba Lilies
 

Important Notice - MBCKC will not meet during the months of December and January.