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Upcoming Events

Pool Roll Session
09 Mar 2018 8:00 PM • Pinnacle Pool, 621 Southpoint Dr, Lexington, KY

Monthly Meeting
13 Mar 2018 7:30 PM • West Sixth Greenroom 109 W Main Street, Lexington, KY 40507

Pool Roll Session
16 Mar 2018 8:00 PM • Pinnacle Pool, 621 Southpoint Dr, Lexington, KY

Pool Roll Session
23 Mar 2018 8:00 PM • Pinnacle Pool, 621 Southpoint Dr, Lexington, KY

Pool Roll Session
30 Mar 2018 8:00 PM • Pinnacle Pool, 621 Southpoint Dr, Lexington, KY

Steering Committe Meeting
03 Apr 2018 7:30 PM • Rock House Brewing 119 Luigart Ct, Lexington, KY 40508

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Big South Fork 1240cfs
Cumberland 3710cfs
Elkhorn Creek 641cfs
Elkhorn, N. Fork 172cfs
Elkhorn, S. Fork 153cfs
Gauley 11300cfs
Hickman Creek ???cfs
KY-Pool 9 6740cfs
New River Thur 12600cfs
Pigeon 284cfs
Red Hazel Green 151cfs
Rockcastle 897cfs
Russell Fk (Pound) 289cfs
Russell Fork Haysi 378cfs
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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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Spring Roll Sessions
Winter roll sessions have moved into spring and its time to come out and work on tuning your skills. Don't need parctice then volunteer to teach someone else! Sessions are on Firday's at 8PM in Pinnacle Pool. Check the forum and club calendar for details on which weeks.

Spring Beginners Clinic
The 2018 Spring Beginner's Clinic will take place May 18th-20th at Ratliff Hole Campground in the Breaks Interstate Park in Elkhorn City, KY. Instruction will be given on beginner and intermediate sections of the Russell Fork River. Get whitewater kayaking instruction from enthusiastic, experienced boaters. Come experience camping, bonfires, dance party, kayaking videos, the dubious "talent" show, new people, and instant camaraderie. For more details check out the Clinic website.


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 HI: 59.9°F  ( 3:05p)
 LO: 38.0°F  ( 8:02a)
 FEELS: 59.6°F
 RH: 40%  DEW PT.: 35.2°F
 WIND: N 0.0 mph
 GUST: 0.0 mph (----)
 anemometer out of order
 BAROMETER: 29.426 in
0.00 in
 STORM: 0.00 in
 MONTH: 1.14 in
 YEAR: 10.10 in
 SUNRISE: 7:43a    SUNSET: 7:49p
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 What is the all about?       Yearly memberships - $20 individual or $25 family - PayPal or check

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