3105 Clarks Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506 | (770) 287-7888

Come Paddle With Us
Come paddle with us on Lake Lanier and take advantage of all LCKC has to offer. We have a wide range of programs for ages 7 and up and a fleet of kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards and dragon boats.
No Experience Required
No experience is required and LCKC provides the equipment. Better yet, paddling is a lifetime sport, can be picked up at any age, and provides a great all-over workout.
Located at the 1996 Olympic Venue
Located at the site of the 1996 Lake Lanier Olympic Venue, LCKC keeps the Olympic legacy alive. We offer beautiful scenery, a large “no-wake” zone around the boathouse, and a world-class flatwater racing course.

LCKC Hires O'dell to fill Coaching Position

Sunday, January 25, 2014- The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club Board of Directors has unanimously voted to hire Jim O'dell to fill the High Performance 1 coaching position.
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LCKC Now Offering Para Athlete Program

A program is now in place for Para athletes at the very low cost of $45 per year. It is our hope to grow our outreach to this part of the community.


The mission of the Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club is to serve as a catalyst and as a legacy program of the ’96 Summer Centennial Olympic Games and to promote health, education and fitness for all ages and abilities through quality flatwater canoe and kayak programs while continuing the Olympic spirit by promoting excellence in our competitive teams. The Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club will seek opportunities to host events that will have an economic and social impact on the community.

Our Vision

- To establish an environment where all participants and staff feel welcomed, respected and affirmed.
- To do our part to protect Lake Lanier by participating in environmental and recycling programs.
- To give back to our community by providing programs for all individuals regardless of gender, national origin, religion or ability levels.
- To provide the community with a lifelong, low impact sport.
- Develop and nurture our athletes through programs that reach them on an emotional, physical and mental level.

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January 26, 2015
LANIER CANOE KAYAK CLUB announces the appointment of Jim O’Dell as the High Performance I coach for the LCKC Sprint team effective February 1st. Jim has been a member of LCKC as a Masters Paddler since 2002. Jim served as LCKC Interim Coach for several months in 2006 and is an accomplished paddler. Jim has competed in many USA Canoe/Kayak Masters National Championships over the years, earning several gold medals. Jim has served as the Regional Coach for Dragon Boat USA and competed in the Dragon Boat World Championships in 2010 and 2014. He has also worked as a Running and Wellness Coach. Jim will join the LCKC Coaching Staff of Claudiu Ciur and Kalen Scholz as they continue to train athletes to fulfill their dreams and accomplish their goals. LCKC President Terry Baker comments “We welcome Jim to our staff and believe he will be a great asset to our team and a mentor to our young athletes”.
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The 2015 Polar Bear Plunge was a huge success!!! A big thank you goes out to Tiffany and Chris Potter for hosting the event and to all the volunteers who made it possible. We hope you all come back next year!!

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LCKC's 18th Annual Polar Bear Plunge

January 1, 2015, 11:30am

3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30506

Jump in Lanier to Kickoff Your Year! Register online to sponsor or participate at polarbear.lckc.org. Register before Dec.18th to be guaranteed an event t-shirt.

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