• PO Box 20194, Lehigh Valley, PA 18002

Welcome to Lehigh Valley Kayak & Canoe Club!

  1. Holiday Party!

    December 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Winter Pool Session #1

    January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  3. Introduction to Recreational Kayaking Classes

    January 5, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  4. Pool Session #2

    January 12, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  5. Pool Session #3

    January 19, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  6. Pool Session #4

    January 26, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Upcoming Events!

Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club Holiday Party!

December 6

6:30 PM -9PM

Rudy’s Diner Bar and Grill

1406 Center Street

Bethlehem PA

The hospitality committee of the Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club has something special for this year’s holiday party! Friday December 6 at 6:30PM the LVKCC will ring in the holidays at Rudy’s Diner Bar and Grill. The committee has selected four entrees in the $15 range from Rudy’s excellent menu from which you can choose. We will have our own dining area and there is a cash bar.

RSVP by November 29 to danrempp@gmail.com.

Here is the menu and prices:

WELCOME TO RUDY’S Diner Bar & Grille
{Located at: 1406 Center Street, Bethlehem 18018}
Telephone: 610.807.3000 — www.rudysbethlehem.com

LVKCC’s HOLIDAY PARTY !!
Friday, December 6th
6:30pm — 9pm

* MENU SELECTION *

Chicken Parmigiana with Pasta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $15.95
also with Soup or Salad, Bread

Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Potato and Vegetable . . . . $15.99
also with Soup or Salad, Bread

RIBEYE—8oz with Roasted Red Potato or Rice . . . . . . . . $14.95
also with Soup or Salad, Bread

OPEN-FACE TURKEY with Mashed Potatoes and Gravy . . $10.95
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* Beverages {Alcoholic or non- } can be ordered via Waiter
Individual Payment Plan *

Sheet Cake will be provided by LVKCC


Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club Announces Pool Sessions and Classes for 2020!

The Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club is offering Winter Pool Sessions, Kayak Classes and Roll Clinics at Lafayette College,  Kirby Sports Center Ruef Natatorium in Easton PA for 2020!

The pools sessions will be held: January 5,12,19, 26 / February 2,9,16,23 / March 1,8,15 / April 5, 19.

Class offerings  are:

  • Introduction to Recreational Kayaking January 5,12,19
  • Open Water Kayaking January 26 / February 2
  • Moving Water Kayaking February 9,16,23 / March 1,8,15 / April 5, 19
  • Kayak Roll Clinics January 12,19,26 February 2.

 

You must be a member of the Lehigh Valley Kayak and Canoe Club to participate. Click here for more information.

Fee schedules for pool sessions, and pool classes, registration forms, class dates, pool rules, contact information and much more can be found here.

Classes and clinics fill up FAST. Don’t wait to the last minute! Registration ends December 31, 2019!

Directions to the Lafayette College Kirby Sports Center Ruef Natatorium 


Proposed Changes to Club Bylaws

Here is a summary of the proposed changes to the club bylaws. Thy will be discussed at the the November 2019 General membership Meeting:

LVKCC members,

 

Last year the club agreed that the bylaws needed to be updated. President Linda A. Martin created a Bylaws Committee headed by Larry Palmer to make recommendations. As a result of that initiative the calendar year was officially changed to start on January 1 instead of November 1. Earlier this fall the committee was reconvened and I was named chair to continue the review of the bylaws.

 

The committee is now making the recommendations noted in this linked copy of the bylaws. These changes will be open for discussion at the November 7 meeting, and put to a vote at the December 6 meeting.

 

A summary of the recommended changes:

 

1: Extend memberships of people who join the club in November or December through the following year so they aren’t asked to pay dues a second time one or two months after joining.

 

2: Limit Executive Committee membership to officers who have been voted in by the general membership. As the bylaws are written, all committee heads have a vote on the Executive Committee, and the president can appoint as many people to head committees as he or she pleases. The Bylaws committee sees this language as allowing an unelected group to take over club operations. The committee also feels that executive decisions should be made by officers elected by the membership.

 

3: List all committees on meeting agendas and on the website. Committees will be asked to report on their activities at all meetings. Also, the president is authorized to disband inactive committees.

 

Please attend the November meeting to take part in the discussion of these proposals. We want to hear from everyone. And again, the final vote will not come before the December meeting at our holiday party.

Sincerely,

Dave Dawson, Bylaws Committee Chairman

 

Bylaws Committee members:

Pat Beltz

Sheldon Linn

Linda A. Martin

Hans Wagner

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