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  The Houston Canoe Club
Share our Joy of Paddling!

P.O. Box 925516
Houston, Texas

The Houston Canoe Club 

is a Paddle America Club

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"How'd you like it?"  

Hepburn: "Like it?"  
Bogart:   "Whitewater rapids!"  
Hepburn:   "I never dreamed..."  
Bogart   "I don't blame you for being scared - not one bit. Nobody with good sense ain't scared of whitewater..."  
Hepburn:   "I never dreamed that any mere physical experience could be so stimulating."  
    - From the movie, "The African Queen"  

The following Instructors are American Canoe Association (ACA) and American Red Cross (ARC) certified canoe and kayak instructors. Many are members of the Houston Canoe Club. They may be contacted directly and will provide either group or private lessons.

There are several groups that hold classes periodically in the greater Houston area. These classes are from flat water to white water and provided by experienced certified instructors.
Paddling is more fun when you know how... it's also safer!  Learn the right way.

Patti Carothers 
SUP-Level 1 
Canoe, River and Touring-Level 2
Coastal Kayaking-Level 3
Instructor Trainer, River & Touring Kayak-Level 2
HCC member.

Dan Carroll
River Canoeing, Solo and Tandem-Level 4
Whitewater Kayaking-Level 4

John C. Clark
River Canoeing, Tandem-Level 4
River Canoeing Solo-Level 3
Essentials of River Kayaking-Level 2

Susan Eda
Essentials of River Kayaking, Flat and Moving Water-Level 2
Whitewater Canoeing-Level 4
Whitewater Paddling, Kayak and Solo and Tandem Canoe
Red Cross Instructor, CPR, First Aid, Water Safety, Lifeguard

Robert Langley

Canoeing-Level 3
Kayaking-Level 4
Larry Peterson  
Intro to Kayaking-Level 1
HCC Member
Matt Woodruff  
River Kayaking-Level 2
Red Cross First Aid, CPR, AED, Wilderness First Aid
HCC Member
 Power Olympic Outdoor Center