Become a Member and

If you’ve wanted to give paddling a try, if you desire to spend more time on the water, or if you possess a passion for water sports, you are the “perfect paddler” for the La Crosse Paddling Club.

It does not matter if you are male or female, tall or short, strong and fit or desiring to be more active. We welcome anyone who has an interest in paddling to join us. Age, gender, and experience are irrelevant. We truly are an OPEN boat. Anyone can come aboard at any time!

Paddling teams: inquire about a team membership.

Membership Benefits are Priceless

  • Share your paddling interests and passion with like-minded souls
  • Learn from others or share your knowledge in a no-pressure, safe environment
  • Network and experience lasting friendships through paddling and social activities
  • Explore new waterways in the area
  • View the Coulee Region’s wildlife, flora, and bluffs while on the water
  • Experiment with paddling sports that may be new to you
  • Paddle without having to invest in all the essential equipment, including watercraft, paddles and life vests
  • Participate in “open paddle” activities at no cost
  • Attend various trainings and educational sessions for FREE or at a reduced cost

Choose the Membership Level that Works Best for You!

Base Membership Exclusive Membership
Open Paddle Outings
  • Outings held on a variety of different local waterways throughout the paddling season
  • Dates scheduled in advance – registration via website is required
  • Informal instruction will be provided from experienced paddlers - focus will be on recreational paddling for fun and general fitness
  • A variety of water craft available (limited supply) or bring your own; each paddler is encouraged to provide their own personal flotation device (PFD)
  • Inclusive to all members
Instructional Sessions
  • All sessions will be held in Homer, MN
  • Dates scheduled in advance – registration via website is required
  • Sessions will offer formal instruction from certified instructors - focus will be on paddle technique, water rescues, learning to read the water, etc.
  • Paddlers will have chance to experience a variety of Wenonah Canoe/Current Designs equipment; each paddler is encouraged to provide their own personal flotation device (PFD)
Social Events Social Events
N/A Private or Small Group Instruction (limited # sessions available and by appointment only)
LPC insurance coverage LPC insurance coverage
$50 discount off Wenonah Canoe/Current Designs boat $200 discount off Wenonah Canoe/Current Designs boat
Membership Type
Adult $25 per adult $50 per adult
Youth (11-17 yrs) $10 per child $10 per child
Family N/A $100 for family of four (2 adult, 2 children) + $10 each additional child
Team $500 (includes base membership for up to 22 people + discounted dragon boat rental and coaching fees) A team member can ‘buy up’ to the exclusive package by paying $25