See the Calendar for more information on each trip.
Email gca_trip@yahoo.com to coordinate a trip.

Trip coordinator contact information is posted here.

Date Canoe and Kayak Trips Classes, and GCA Events Difficulty / Class 
Coordinator
March  Join our free Yahoo email group    
3/7 Board Meeting 7pm@ Art Plumbing map /5:45 Dinner @ Jim & Nick’s BBQ Everyone William Gatling
3/14 Macon Roll Practice Everyone Jimmy Jones
3/15 Stone Mountain Roll Practice Everyone Bryant Smith
3/15 West Cobb Roll Practice Everyone Francheska Thompson
3/16 Cheoah Advanced Jesse Hebden
3/18 Atlanta Roll Practice Everyone Kate Wilkerson
3/21 Macon Roll Practice Everyone Jimmy Jones
3/22 Stone Mountain Roll Practice Everyone Bryant Smith
3/22 West Cobb Roll Practice Everyone Francheska Thompson
3/24 Spring Meeting & Chattahoochee Paddle Everyone William Gatling
3/25 Atlanta Roll Practice Everyone Kate Wilkerson
3/28 Macon Roll Practice Everyone Jimmy Jones
3/29 Stone Mountain Roll Practice Everyone Bryant Smith
3/29 West Cobb Roll Practice Everyone Francheska Thompson
3/30 Broad River Trained Beginner Dan MacIntyre
3/31 Easter    
April  Visit our FaceBook Page    
4/5 Stone Mountain Roll Practice Everyone Bryant Smith
4/6 Cartecay (2 laps morning and afternoon to Stegal Mills) Trained Beginner Dave Hickman
4/7 Almost Upper Hooch (Duncan Bridge to Belton Bridge) Beginner Patricia Martin
4/6 Cheoah Advanced Jesse Hebden
4/9 Social Meeting – Garden Hills Community Center (map) Everyone Lamar Phillips
4/12 Stone Mountain Roll Practice Everyone Bryant Smith
4/13 Toccoa River Trained Beginner Jack Taylor
4/13 Ocmulgee Trained Beginner Jimmy Jones
4/14 Metro Hooch (Family Paddle Series) Beginner Todd McGinnis
4/20 Metro Chattahoochee Beginner William Gatling
4/20 Toccoa River Trained Beginner Jack Taylor
4/21 Upper Hooch Trained Beginner Daniel MacIntyre
4/20-21 Cheoah Advanced  
4/22 Earth Day (Monday)    
4/20 Cartecay Boatercross Race and Clean Up Everyone Rick Thompson
4/27 Metro Chatahoochee Beginner William Gatling
4/27 Cartecay Trained Beginner Jack Taylor
4/27 Nantahala Cascades -250 cfs Advanced  
4/28 Nantahala Cascades – 350 cfs Advanced  
May      
5/3 Nantahala Intermediate Paul Smith
5/4 Spring Extravaganza – Details Everyone Cheryl Beverly
5/4 Little Tennessee Trained Beg/Inter. Dan MacIntyre
5/4 Tuckaseegee Trained Beg.  
5/4 Nantahala Intermediate  
5/4 Cheoah Advanced Jesse Hebden
5/5 Talking Rock Creek CANCELED Trained Beg/Inter. Dan MacIntyre
5/9 Board Meeting 7pm@ Art Plumbing map /5:45 Dinner @ Jim & Nick’s BBQ Everyone William Gatling
5/11 Hiwassee (Family Paddle Series) Trained Beginner Troy Haas
5/12 Mothers Day    
5/18 Cartecay Trained Beginner David Peek
5/18 Boater Chick    
5/18 Nantahala Intermediate Paul Smith
5/18 Cheoah Advanced  
5/19 Ocoee Advanced David Peek
5/19 Nantahala Intermediate Paul Smith
5/25 Chattooga River Clean Up Trained Beginner Roger Nott
5/25 Cheoah Advanced  
5/25 Multi-Club Families Paddle Too Trained Beg  
5/25 Nantahala First Timers Trip Trained Beginner Jimmy Jones
5/25 Hiwassee Trained Beg Brannen Proctor
5/25 Pigeon (Smoky Mountain Meadows) Intermediate Robert Weddle
5/26 Hiwassee Trained Beg Jack Taylor
5/26 Metro Hooch Slalom Survivor Everyone Rick Thompson
5/26 Nantahala (Smokey Mountain Meadows) Intermediate Robert Weddle
5/27 Memorial Day    
June      
6/1 Combat Roll Clinic Trained Beginner Robert Weddle
6/1 Ocoee Advanced David Peek
6/2 Ocoee Advanced David Peek
6/8-6/9 Swift Water Rescue Class Everyone Francheska Thompson
6/8 Playboat/Free-Style Clinic Intermediate Jill Hebden
6/8 Tuckaseegee Ducky Day ($$$) fundraiser for Team River Runner Everyone Debbie  Dargis
6/8 Family Friendly paddle @ Indian Springs State Park   10:30 Everyone Marie Short
6/12 Social Meeting – Garden Hills Community Center (map) Everyone Lamar Phillips
6/15 Back to the Chattahoochee   ($$$) Begineer CRK
6/15-6/17 Whitewater Kayak and Canoe Classes Everyone Jesse Hebden
6/15 Canoe Club Challenge (round 1) – Nantahala Intermediate Todd McGinnis
6/22 Nantahala Cascades – 250  cfs 4pm-7pm    
6/22 Nantahala (regular put in) Intermediate Brannen Proctor
6/23 Nantahala (Ferebee Put In) Intermediate Brannen Proctor
6/29 Columbus Hooch, Freestyle Competition Everyone Rick Thompson
July      
7/3 Nantahala Cascades -250cfs  4pm-7pm Advanced  
7/4 Thursday    
       
7/5 New River Gorge Weekend (West Virginia) Advanced Louis Boulanger
7/6 Hiwassee Trained Beg Brannen Proctor
7/6 New River Gorge Weekend (West Virginia) Advanced Louis Boulanger
7/7 Hiwassee Trained Beg Jack Taylor
7/13 Canoe Club Challenge (round 2) – Nantahala Intermediate Todd McGinnis
7/17 Nantahala Cascades – 250cfs 4pm-7pm Advanced  
7/20-7/21

Whitewater Kayak and Canoe Classes

Everyone

Mike Winchester

7/20 Columbus Hooch Freestyle Competition Everyone Rick Thompson
7/20

Canoe Club Challenge (round 2) – Nantahala

Intermediate

Todd McGinnis

August      
8/7 Metro Hooch Race Series (6:30 PM) Everyone Rick Thompson
8/10-8/11 Whitewater Kayak and Canoe Classes Everyone Jesse Hebden
8/13 Social Meeting – Garden Hills Community Center  (map) Everyone Lamar Phillips
8/14 Metro Hooch Race Series  Everyone Rick Thompson
8/17 Canoe Club Challenge (final round) – Nantahala Intermediate Todd McGinnis
8/21 Metro Hooch Race Series Everyone Rick Thompson
8/24-8/25 Swift Water Rescue Class Everyone Francheska Thompson
8/28 Metro Hooch Race Series Everyone  Rick Thompson
8/31 Hiwassee Trained Beg Brannen Proctor
8/31 Nantahala Cascades – 350cfs  4pm-7pm Advanced  
8/31 Cheoah Advanced  
Sept. Join our free Yahoo emai list    
9/1 Hiwassee Trained Beg Jack Taylor
9/2 Labor Day    
9/28 Nantahala Cascades 425cfs then 250cfs  10AM-5PM Advanced  
October  Visit our Facebook page    
10/9 Social Meeting – Garden Hills Community Center  (map) Everyone Lamar Phillips
November      
       
December      
12/7 Chirstmas / Holiday Party  (map) Everyone Lamar Phillips
 
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Definitions:
     
Beginner- Suitable for new kayak or canoe paddlers with little to no experience.
Trained Beg. Recent canoe or kayak class on moving water with the ability to catch large eddys.
Intermediate Good kayak or canoe control in swift current and river reading skills.
Waivers Trip Coordinators, print and bring waivers on each trip.