EVENTS

This is a list of both WMCKA and Non-WMCKA events.

 

*Indicates a Non-WMCKA Sponsored Event. Non-WMCKA events are listed in order to help you connect with other paddlers. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information for non-WMCKA events.

Click on any event to see a more detailed description.

 

WMCKA requires a PFD (lifejacket) to be worn by all paddlers while they are on the water during WMCKA events.

 

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  • Pool Session
    March 7, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

These pool sessions will take place at the Rockford North Middle School Pool.  The cost is $10 per person and the first pool session is free for current members. The West Michigan Coastal Kayakers Association (“the club” or “WMCKA”) has rented a pool to allow members of the club to practice skills on various dates. (more…) →


  • Pool Session
    March 14, 2020
    3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

These pool sessions will take place at the Rockford North Middle School Pool.  The cost is $10 per person and the first pool session is free for current members. The West Michigan Coastal Kayakers Association (“the club” or “WMCKA”) has rented a pool to allow members of the club to practice skills on various dates. (more…) →


  • Spring Confluence
    May 1, 2020 - May 3, 2020
    4:00 pm - 12:00 pm

It's time to kick off the 2020 WMCKA paddle season.  Meet us at Ludington State Park from May 6th to 8th and enjoy paddling, friends, and food.  Kristen Dart and Moni will be hosting this event with Beechwood Loop acting as our base camp.  The second and third loops are closed for construction, so be (more…) →


  • 2020 Symposium - Attendee Registration
    May 22, 2020 - May 25, 2020
    4:30 pm - 11:30 am

Please join us for WMCKA's 31st Annual Sea Kayaking Symposium, held from May 22nd-25th, 2020 at Camp Pendalouan - Muskegon County, MI. Preregistration is required for each attendee. The symposium fills up fast - we encourage you to register early Be sure to select the appropriate Program, Meal Type, and Accommodation for all attendees that (more…) →


  • 2019 Symposium - Instructor Registration
    May 22, 2020 - May 25, 2020
    5:00 pm - 11:00 am

Thank you for supporting WMCKA's 31st Annual Sea Kayaking Symposium, held from May 22nd-25th, 2020 at Camp Pendalouan - Muskegon County, MI. Please contact Lori Stegmier at Lstegmier [at] sbcglobal.net to verify your instructor status before registering. Select the Instructor role, and the lodging and meal options that work best for you. Feel free to (more…) →


  • Symposium Scholarship
    May 22, 2020 - May 25, 2020
    5:00 pm - 11:00 am

WMCKA is partnering with Chicago Adventure Therapy and Refugee Education and Adventure Challenge to provide 10 young adults with the opportunity to attend Symposium.  They will participate in the Adult program and will have their meals covered.  Please consider purchasing a Scholarship for $25 to help support this program. (more…) →