Welcome to
Lafayette Paddle Club

The Lafayette Paddle Club (LPC) is Acadiana's club for paddling enthusiasts. We paddle the bayous, lakes, and bays of Louisiana and neighboring states. We also work with state and local organizations to help maintain and promote recreational paddling opportunities.  Our recurring goal is to bring together canoeists and kayakers on field trips to share the joy of paddling, and allow for a safer experience.  

Annual membership dues are $15(individual) and $20(family).  It includes a 10% discount on paddling gear at Pack and Paddle.  You can mail a check to the address on the membership form.  
Club meetings are the 2nd Tue of each month at Pack and Paddle @ 6PM where we plan trips, have presentations, and discuss club business.

Join the Lafayette Paddle Club and enjoy the beauty of our areas waterways as you travel with other nature lovers to paddling destinations near and far!

Lafayette Paddle Club
Fall-Winter 2018-19 Events

  • Fri Nov 23, Pack-n-Paddle Black Friday paddle trip on Bayou Vermilion, Lafayette, LA
  • Fri to Sun Dec 7-9, LPC Annual Dec Camp-out, Chicot State Park paddling and camping, N of Ville Platte, LA
  • Sat Dec 15, LPC night-time Christmas celebration paddle trip on Vermilion River, Lafayette, LA

  • Fri-Sun Jan 4-6, 2019, paddling + camping, The Forks, Palmetto Point, Catahoula, LA area
  • Jan 8, 2019 LPC Monthly Mtg, at Pack and Paddle, Pinhook Rd, Lafayette, LA, 6 - 8 pm  
  • Feb, date tbd  Eagle Loop paddle trip, Flat Lake, Stephensville, LA area
  • Sat-Tue Mar 2-5 LPC Mardi Gras weekend paddling & camping trip, location tbd
  • Mar 1-3 LHC CampFest 2019, Fountainebleau State Park, Mandeville, LA

  • Sat Apr 6, Top of the Teche paddle race, 7.7 mi on Bayou Teche, Leonville to Arnaudville, LA

  1. Lafayette Paddle Club Sponsored Events 
  2. Events or Paddle Trips sponsored by others
  3. For more trips and details on the above trips go to the Calendar of Events page.
  4. If the trip involves camping in an improved camping facility.  Please go to the Reserve America link below to reserve your campsite.

Want a club logo sticker?
  Contact Lou at the link below.

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