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Upcoming Events

Steering Committe Meeting
01 Dec 2015 7:30 PM • Ethereal Brewing 1224 Manchester St Lexington, Ky

Pool Roll Session
04 Dec 2015 7:45 PM • Pinnacle Pool, 621 Southpoint Dr, Lexington

Monthly Meeting
08 Dec 2015 7:30 PM • Roosters 124 Marketplace Dr, Lexington, ky 40503

Pool Roll Session
11 Dec 2015 7:45 PM • Pinnacle Pool, 621 Southpoint Dr, Lexington

Pool Roll Session
18 Dec 2015 7:45 PM • Pinnacle Pool, 621 Southpoint Dr, Lexington

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My River Links

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Big South Fork 15100cfs
Cumberland 10900cfs
Elkhorn Creek 4510cfs
Elkhorn, N. Fork 2530cfs
Elkhorn, S. Fork 1250cfs
Hickman Creek 1580cfs
KY-Pool 9 17500cfs
Muddy Creek Cam
New River Thurmond 13000cfs
Red Hazel Green 447cfs
Rockcastle 10400cfs
Russell Fork Bartlick 1500cfs
Kentucky Weather

Whitewater Park Proposal

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Bluegrass Wildwater Association

Formed in 1976 and now a 200+ member club of human-powered watercraft enthusiasts, the BWA is based in the Lexington, KY area. We have kayakers and canoeists of all ages and ability levels. Want to know more about us and our activities? Click here.


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Winter Roll Sessions
Winter roll sessions will start in january and run until just before Spring clinic in May. They will be at Pinnacle pool again so make plans to come out and practice or teach.

Russell Fork Rendezvous
The Rendezvous for 2015 is October 24th so make plans to attend this one of a kind event. This year your support is needed to help fund the event. Visit the GoFundMe page by clicking here..


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Current Radar
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 HI: 59.8F  ( 6:40a)
 LO: 45.1F  (10:10p)
 FEELS: 45.1F
 RH: 95%  DEW PT.: 43.8F
 WIND: NW 0.0 mph
 GUST: 0.0 mph (----)
 anemometer out of order
 BAROMETER: 29.706 in
0.90 in
 STORM: 2.15 in
 MONTH: 0.90 in
 YEAR: 47.35 in
 SUNRISE: 8:36a    SUNSET: 6:19p
  12/01/15     10:13p
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Muddy Creek Cam

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 What is the all about?       Yearly memberships - $20 individual or $25 family - PayPal or check

Informal Boating Trips and Mentoring

Club Social Events
[Summer Party][Reunion][Christmas]

Monthly Club Meeting

Active Electronic Forum

Elkhorn Put-in Parking Permit

Outfitter Discounts

Pool Roll Sessions

Spring Beginner's Clinic

Swift Water Rescue Class

CPR Class

Wilderness First Aid Class

Red River Clean-up Volunteering

US Military Veteran Support

National Paddling Film Festival Volunteering

Conservation and Civic Organization Support

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Attend monthly club meetings

New to boating? Read the BWA Roll Roadmap

Get involved! Check the calendar for upcoming events

Use the web site to check the weather, check the river levels, and check with other members on the forum or via the directory to set up trips. After your trip, log it in the online river log and/or write up a trip report in the forum or for the newsletter.

Reference Material


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Roll Roadmap

Online River Logbook



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