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  • HowdyUncategorizedHowdyLets try and catch up! We are always happy to donate to the Hats Son’s and Daughter’s for their annual fun raiser event! Feel free to donate independently at this link… Donate Please and Thanks! We got trashed too! And we keep our never miss a second Saturday streak alive again in 2023!!! We did the Fall River Skills and Instructor workshop on the banks and in the water of the San Marcos river. Yes in the fall we camp out by the river, not a bad evening in the bunch. We taught and learned at Hildalgo Fall as well as camped out by the river there too. THANKS PATTI for rocking the event and that KPC swag too We linked up with the WRBC and the Sea Scouts for a little open water training Not to mention working with the COD giving those employees some tender loving PSF endorsement for spring 24! Quick question …do you know what PSF stands for? and it did include rescue as well, water was on the cooler side. An our final catch up would be the a great Big Thank you to all the volunteers, the students the guest Instructors, the outdoor partners and everyone that thinks paddling is a easy path to a better future! Paddle Smart Paddle Safe Paddle Often Counting Down 2024 LLELA 11 18 2023 only 5 spaces left still just $ 50.00 Fall Colors in North Texas 2nd Sat 12 9 2023 Free event just get trashed with us! […]
    November 14, 2023
  • Success with the lovely and talented HB’sUncategorizedSuccess with the lovely and talented HB’sSure you can go downstream with anyone anytime, but when your smart and go with KPC you have a LOT OF FUN! Its not just the water using its magic to wash away your stress, its not just the magic of being up close and personal in nature either, its more a feeling that’s hard to define… O wait, its as easy and this! Sorry my bad. These ladies are outstanding! Outstanding in the river….sorry it was to easy! Paddle Safe paddle often! […]
    August 31, 2023
  • HikerBabes Elm Fork Eco Tour info 8 21 23UncategorizedHikerBabes Elm Fork Eco Tour info 8 21 23HikerBabes and KPC Go with the flow… AGAIN! Join us on Monday August 21st 9:00 am at LLELA for a 6.8 miles float thru nature on the KPC Ecotour. Come and enjoy the beauty and nature of the Elm Fork of the Trinity River. All inclusive $ 50 per paddler includes kayak pfd paddle along with light snack and drinks. Just need us to shuttle you? No Problem It’s still  just $ 35 per person or per hull for the shuttle. All paddlers meet at the take out at Trinity Fork Park  2205 West Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton, TX 75010 Gps users input Coordinates: 33.012243, -96.950719 We will shuttle from here to the put in. Paddler volume may require some folks to follow the shuttle in your vehicle to LLELA (201 East Jones Road Lewisville Texas 75057) and will we also cover your vehicle park entry fee as well as of course return you to you vehicle after the Eco Tour. We will do the Safety Talk, outfit our kayaks and then its paddles wet at 10:00am. Payment/waiver DEADLINE is Friday August 18th at 2pm, for your convenience you may  Zelle Mike Swope at 214 669 1663 Or you can venmo mike at  @Mike-Swope-7  or pay in cash the day of the tour. You can check out the river flow at this link We need over 200 CFS to float and under 1500 CFS. The long Term forecast for Monday 8 21 2023 can be found here, don’t worry it will change a bunch between now and the 21st.  Lewisville, Texas Long Range Weather Forecast | WeatherTAB We will make the GO or  NO GO call 24 hours out, any paid monies will be 100% refundable, for a cancelled trip due to weather or water, no worries! Questions comments or concerns please contact Mike at 214 669 1663 […]
    August 4, 2023
  • Fall WhiteWater ClassUncategorizedFall WhiteWater ClassSpace is limited to 10 folks that want that one on one instruction on moving/white water. This is an intermediate skills class you should have a good working knowledge of basic kayak skills including self rescue! We have again partnered with AmeriKen Outdoors out of Houston Texas to bring you this fun and adventure filled weekend of whitewater instruction. We will camp at Tom’s place aka San Marcos River Retreat on the the banks of the San Marcos River and work the river hard for 3 days and 2 night of FUN! 2 (two) pricing tiers $ 195 bring your own gear WW Kayak, helmet, pfd. spray skirt, throw rope, sponge and paddle $ 245 use our gear and equipment A little mentoring and instruction goes a long way…. Just ask this guy….. Hope to see you in the Fall! Mark you calendar Friday October 20th 2023 Saturday October 21th 2023 Sunday October 22nd 2023 Complete details to follow or contact mike @ 214 669 1663 […]
    August 2, 2023
  • TRINOW AQUATHONUncategorizedTRINOW AQUATHONBIG Thanks to our friends from Denton doing the lifeguarding!! It was a long day with dual events and we appreciate their professionalism! and a shout out to the USCGA they helped with buoys they helped with rescues they helped with fouled jetskis too! We will see you in Little Elm in a couple of weeks and also at Swim Across America in September at Lake Ray Hubbard. PADDLE SAFE PADDLE OFTEN […]
    July 31, 2023
  • Volunteers NeededUncategorizedVolunteers NeededCHSP swim Race Sunday July 30th 6:30am till 10:30am Kayak and assorted safety gear provided along with entry fee into Cedar Hill State Park. Must be able to kayak independently and work within a team of other support professionals including Coast Guard, Life Guards and Medical personal. Contact Mike at 214 669 1663 if you want to have more fun before 11am than most folks have all of Sunday! […]
    July 28, 2023