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Kayak Instruction: Three Rivers Paddl...

ACA PA TRPC Instruction Unit4media
A Casual Day of Kayak Instruction Be that flaming kayak looking amazingly awesome on a blogpost! Do you have your roll? Ready to master the drop? Then you should look into Three Rivers Paddling Club’s education sessions. Sunday, August 16th, Steve Barber, ACA-PA State Director, and the rest of his Three Rivers Paddling Club (TRPC) coho [...]

Kayak Instruction: Three Rivers Paddl...

TRPC Turkey Bash Unit4media Instruction
Turkey, Stuffing, and Beginner to Intermediate Kayak Instruction There was whitewater. There was camping. There was camaraderie. Three Rivers Paddling Club (TRPC) held their 2015 Turkey Bash Saturday August 1st to Sunday August 2nd. TRPC is a paddling group from the Pittsburgh area. They organize paddling outings and instruction, bringing b [...]

October 9-11 Swiftwater Rescue Confer...

ACA Swiftwater Rescue Conference in Western North Carolina The ACA provides a range of recreational opportunities and has been established as one of the premier standards of paddlesports safety and education. As part of the ACA’s leadership role, we have initiated this swiftwater rescue conference to target all facets of whitewater resc [...]

ACA has an Online magazine

Online magazines are great for all electronic platforms on issuu. Want to learn more about the ACA from you mobile device on the go? Maybe you like the iPad that is laying around in the house. Or maybe you are one of the many who like to use the computer for your electronic media surfing. Now you can see what the ACA is doing on all these pla [...]

Rope Coiling Technique

This seems like a great way to coil a rope. Needs some practice but all the techniques do. The most important part of the video is what is said at the end. We’ll done NRS.

American Canoe Association and USACK ...

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ACA Selects Steve Barber as Pennsylva...

ACA Selects Steve Barber as Pennsylvania State Director 05/20/2014 Hopwood, PA. The ACA officially launched its new volunteer State Director Program on March 14, 2014, when it began accepting applications for State Directors. The mission of the State Director Program is to increase the effectiveness of the ACA at the state level by: •    Fac [...]

Kayak Roll Sessions

ACA-PA kayak roll sessions
This is how we roll in the winter. Roll sessions are great for everyone. When it’s cold outside and the rivers are all frozen up pretty good it’s not a problem. We have roll sessions. This is a great time of year when you get to work on your roll, hang out with friends and stay wet, just in the pool. Scottdale Community Pool has [...]

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If you like our site and want to come back to it often to see what is going on bookmark the ACA-PA right on your phone. It’s easy. Just go to our website americancanoe-pa.com with your phone, look for the book mark icon and tap on it. Next select add to home screen and you’ll have this sweet icon straight to our site. See you soon [...]

American Canoe Association has a divi...

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Welcome to ACA-PA. The American Canoe Association is now represented by each state in America. It’s a great opportunity to find regional information in each corner of the country. It’s our goal to show you some of the fantastic events, rivers, competitions and paddling options Pennsylvania provides. It’s a big state with ded [...]

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