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.

2015 Southern Invitational Regatta

Information for the 2015 Southern Invitational Regatta has been updated.
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2015 Adult Learn To Kayak Classes

Registration for our 2015 Adult Learn To Kayak Classes is now open.
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2015 LCKC Summer Day Camp

Registration for LCKC's 2015 Summer Day Camp sessions is now open! Register today for the best, and most fun summer camp on Lake Lanier!
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2015 Gainesville Hall Dragonboat Challenge

Registration is now open for the 2015 Gainesville Hall Dragonboat Challenge.
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Rentals Opens May 30th!

Open 1 to 6 on Saturday and Sunday and 4 to 8 on Friday.
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Mission

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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Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club - LCKC created an Moonlight Paddle. ... See MoreSee Less

Moonlight Paddle

June 5, 2015, 7:30pm

3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30506

Enjoy Lake Lanier under the moon light. On Friday evening nearest the full moon in June, August and October, 2015 LCKC hosts a Moonlight Paddle that is free for LCKC members and $15 for non-members. A professional instructor leads all group paddles. This is your chance to get a different look at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue at Clarks Bridge Park. Come out and enjoy the friendly atmosphere and tranquil scenery. All equipment is provided and is available on a first come, first serve basis. All participants must wear a PFD (life jacket). Please arrive by 7:30pm for May-August paddles and 6:30 in September and October. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a parent.

Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club - LCKC created an 2015 Southern Invitational Regatta. ... See MoreSee Less

2015 Southern Invitational Regatta

June 13, 2015, 8:00am

3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30506

LCKC welcomes all regional and national paddlers to come race at LCKC’s annual Southern Invitational Regatta on June 13, 2015. Events will be offered in 500m singles and fours, and 200m singles and doubles for ages Pre-bantam through Masters. For teams or individuals that are not members of LCKC please use the entry form available at lckc.org. Entry fee is $25 per person. Entries are due by Tuesday, June 9th at 6pm. You may mail entry fee to LCKC, 3105 Clarks Bridge Rd., Gainesville, GA or call the office at 770-287-7888 to pay by credit card. There will be no entries accepted after the deadline.

Have you registered your team for the 2015 Gainesville Hall Dragon Boat Challenge yet? Come out and be a part of the 2nd annual event! ... See MoreSee Less

2nd Annual Gainesville Hall Dragon Boat Challenge

June 6, 2015, 12:00am

3105 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville, Georgia 30506

Don't miss being a part of the Second Annual Gainesville/Hall Dragonboat Challenge and help Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club to raise funds to support Special Olympics of Hall County! Teams will compete in distances of 200 meter, 100 meter, and an optional 1,000 meter race in a looped course. NEW this year, the Lanier 7k, a 7,000 meter open-water race not for the faint of heart! Award categories include: highest fund-raising team, best costumed drummer, most enthusiastic team, best overall team theme, and race awards 1st through 3rd in categories such as; Educational, Municipal, Corporate, Community, Open, when 3 or more teams are under that category. Open Teams will have at least eight ladies plus a drummer. Team entry fees for the GHBDC are $500.00 For a team of 20 Paddlers plus drummer, that works out to the cost of most 5k runs; about $25 per person for a days’ worth of fun teamwork on Lake Lanier! Entry for the Lanier 7k only is $250.00. Teams who want to race the GHBDC and the Lanier 7k can do it all for only $600.00! Entry includes a one hour practice after working hours at the Olympic Venue in the week preceding the event. Teams will be coached by experienced dragon boat paddlers including some of the local athletes of the 2014 World Champions, the United States National Dragon Boat Team.

2015 Spring BBI Jr. Olympic Youth Fungatta (54 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

2015 Spring BBI Jr. Olympic Youth Fungatta (4 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

LCKC would like to thank Richard and Connie Hagler for their many years of support to our paddling programs. The Haglers and their company (BBI Spreaders) have been the primary sponsors of the BBI Jr. Olympic program for the past 9 seasons (2011-2015). Without their support, the Jr. Olympic Program could not have been as successful as it has been in introducing paddle sports to our local children. Beyond our youth paddling programs, the Haglers have been supporters of paddle sports here at LCKC as club members and officers, as well as at the national and international levels with their support of USACK and numerous international competitions hosted at the Lake Lanier Olympic Venue. So once again, thank you to Richard and Connie Hagler for their many years of support, we are forever grateful. ... See MoreSee Less

USA Athletes performing well in morning heats. No live stream today, but tomorrow finals will be broadcast. ... See MoreSee Less

2015 Spring BBI Jr. Olympic Youth Fungatta (22 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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