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.

Friday, July 20, 2018

October Meeting
The next meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 2nd in the Longleaf Room of Delta Hall at Five Rivers. We will share our paddle tales, make announcements on topics that pertain to the local paddling community, and have a mini-slideshow presentation.   Everyone welcome!

Volunteers Needed:
Message from Amy Mayo:  
Hi Kayakers! We are currently in need of additional volunteer Water Safety Kayakers for the 3rd annual Tri-the-Gulf triathlon on October 20th from 6 a.m. to around 9:00 a.m. Your role would be to serve as an on the water rest-stop for swimmers who may need to stop and catch their breath. A custom-designed volunteer T-shirt is included as well as entry to the after party with lots of food and beer🍺 ! So, if you have a few hours to spare on the aforementioned date, I would LOVE to hear from you. Please text or call me directly at 251-490-1892, message me on FB or email me at amymayo@outlook.com. AND, please register as a volunteer by clicking on the following link:
https://trithegulf.racesonline.com/volunteer
We sincerely appreciate any help we can get!! IF YOU READ THIS LENGTHY POST, WE NEED YOU! 👌🏻😉 Please feel free to ask me any further questions and thank you, in advance, for your consideration!

September Meeting
September's meeting has been canceled.  Out next meeting will be on October 2nd. The next meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 4, 2018 in the Longleaf Room of Delta Hall at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center. 


Paddles
canceled due to weather forecast: Saturday, September 1 - Fish River Paddle:  Meet at Big Daddy’s at 9am Saturday, September 1, 2018.  We’ll paddle upstream (and soon be in the no wake zone) for a couple hours then return.  Optional lunch at  Big Daddy’s.  Call Nancy Ward with questions, 251-990-5575.  (Leave a message if not answer and your call will be returned)

Saturday, Sept 8 - Byrnes Lake Paddle - Jared of MBCKC and Gulf Coast Kayakers is paddling Byrnes Lake:
Saturday, September 8, 2018
8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Byrnes Lake Landing Byrnes Lake Road - Bay Minette
Details
Leisurely paddle out Byrnes Lake, maybe cross the Tensaw to the Gravine Island sand point, and back. Bring water, snacks, PFD, etc...
As always subject to cancellation due to weather conditions.


Events
September 15, 2018 - 31st Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup
https://alabamacoastalcleanup.com/


August Meeting

The next meeting will be held at  7:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 7, 2018 in the Longleaf Room of Delta Hall at Five Rivers Delta Resource Center. Tracy Lannie will give a short presentation on the 3 day 2 night canoe trip in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness that she and David did July 11-13th.    Please come out and share your paddling experiences with us!


Events

July 21st - Gulf Coast Paddle Championship
http://florabama.com/events.html

August 4, 2018 - 6th Annual Pelican Paddle at Weeks Bay -
https://weeksbay.org/events/pelican-paddle/

September 15, 2018 - 31st Annual Alabama Coastal Cleanup
https://alabamacoastalcleanup.com/