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  The Houston Canoe Club
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P.O. Box 925516
Houston, Texas

The Houston Canoe Club 

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Events and Trips


The HCC coordinates about 50 floats accumulating some 7,000 member miles per year. These floats are on coastal waters, bayous, big, slow moving rivers, and on white water. Most are day trips and many are overnighters from one day to a week or more in duration.

The HCC is also your connection to overnight river celebrations hosted by several Texas clubs, attended by hundreds of paddlers on big rivers with dutch oven feasts.
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Trips and events are organized by individual members for the benefit of members and invited guests of the Houston Canoe Club, Inc. (HCC) and the American Canoe Association (ACA). Guests are asked to join the club after one trip.

Please note that HCC does not sanction trips. A "Sanctioned Trip" refers to a trip or event that meets all requirements to be covered by ACA liability insurance.

Non-ACA members are required to pay $5.00 per person (child or adult) for each ACA sanctioned trip or event. This fee is sent directly to the ACA for liability insurance.

The coordinator of each trip or event reserves the right to limit the size of the group or to refuse participation to anyone who does not possess the skill levels or safety equipment required for that trip. Trip coordinators are volunteers and merely organize the trip for the convenience of the participants and do not make any warranties of safety. Although we stress ACA safety guidelines, paddling contains unforeseen risks, and participants are ultimately responsible for their own safety.

A Waiver of Liability will be required to be signed by all participants of ACA sanctioned trips and events.

"A man of wisdom delights in water."
Confucius (551-479 BC)