Illinois Paddling Council
A Statewide Organization Representing the Interests of Paddle Sports Enthusiasts in Illinois
IPC State Wide Updates
It’s time again for IPC members to consider renewing their annual membership donation to the IPC. Last year, your donations helped us launch an updated, bright, shiny and new website…
IPC’s Statewide Online Paddler’s Resource Map Project
(Note: the above map image is for illustrative purposes only) Any good paddling trip starts with good information. If you don’t know where you are going, it’s going to be…
Remembering Our Friend: Sigrid Pilgrim
Last December, the paddling community lost one of its premier members. Sigrid Pilgrim, a dynamic leader and promoter of paddle sports here in Illinois and beyond, passed away December 21,…
The Illinois Paddling Council Priorities
Develop Water Trails and Improve access to Illinois waterways.
Work with State, Local, and National Governmental Agencies to address issues important to paddlers
Stewardship and Advocate for the conservation and restoration of Illinois Rivers and Lakes.
Paddling Safety and Education
Provide information about paddle-sports to paddlers and the public.
- Check out the American Canoe Association's awesome safety videos here.
Paddling competition and sanction races in Illinois.
IPC Membership is open to all individuals, families and paddling clubs.