About Us > NWIPA

The Northwest Indiana Paddlers Association (NWIPA), founded in 2009, is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the region's paddling resources and opportunities; providing environmental stewardship of the region's waterways, education, and; providing a voice for the region's paddlers.

NWIPA's mission:

  • Helping to Promote Canoeing & Kayaking in Northwest Indiana
  • Increasing Recreational Paddling Opportunities throughout the Region
  • Supporting Watershed Ecological Conservation and Restoration Efforts
  • Increasing Public Access and Helping to Enhance Our Water Trails
  • Log jam removal, river cleanups, etc.
  • Promoting Paddle Sport Knowledge and Safety
  • Supporting Environmental and Outdoor Recreation Educational Efforts
  • Providing a voice for Canoeists and Kayakers throughout the Region
  • Finding New Friends Interested in Canoeing, Kayaking, and the Outdoors
  • Having Tons of Fun Paddling our Wonderful Waterways!!!

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