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2017 – 2018 Winter Pool Sessions

2017 – 2018 Winter Pool Sessions

Sioux Empire Paddlers have scheduled their winter 2017 -2018 pool sessions. We meet at the Downtown Embe a few times throughout the winter to work on paddling skills and safety. We hope all members take advantage of these pool sessions. It’s a great way to improve skills and keep up on skills in the off season. Pool sessions are free to members. If you aren’t a member yet, you can join here Sioux Empire Paddler Memberships Here are the following dates:…

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Making Rapids from Recycled Phones and Tablets

Making Rapids from Recycled Phones and Tablets

Sioux Empire Paddlers are proud to announce an ongoing fundraiser for the Sioux Falls Whitewater Water Project. We have teamed up with Phone Addiction to raise money from old retired cell phones to help fund our whitewater project.  Sioux Falls Whitewater Park Project is Sioux Empire Paddlers biggest project.  Our nonprofit club hopes to build a whitewater features to the Big Sioux. Our number one goal is to build this without any tax dollars. We hope to build and raise…

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Remember To Renew In September – Sioux Empire Paddler Memberships

Remember To Renew In September – Sioux Empire Paddler Memberships

September is the first month members can renew and have their membership valid through 2018. New members that join after 9-1-17 will also have active memberships from the day they sign up through 2018. With September being a great renew month, we thought we would add a little extra reason to renew or join. For the full month of September we will take 50% of all funds made from memberships and put them towards our whitewater park fund. This is…

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The Future of Sioux Falls Whitewater Park

The Future of Sioux Falls Whitewater Park

Dear Supporters, We are looking for your support.  Our 501(c)3 organization, Sioux Empire Paddlers, wants to raise funds to build a whitewater park in Sioux Falls South Dakota. First step is raising funds for engineering, design, and permits. We have had a feasibility study done to show us that a park is feasible in several locations and we have received a conceptual design show us what a park could possibly look like. We have done several fundraisers over the years…

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2nd Annual Sioux Empire Paddlers Poker Paddle 2017

2nd Annual Sioux Empire Paddlers Poker Paddle 2017

2nd Annual Sioux Empire Paddlers Poker Paddle 2017 Sioux Empire Paddlers are hosting their Second Annual Poker Paddle to help raise funds for our nonprofit organization. This will be a fun event for the whole family. Prizes for winners of the Poker Paddle and for the person that cleans the most trash out of the river.     SIGN UP HERE We will not except registration the day of the event. 2nd Annual Sioux Empire Paddlers Poker Paddle 2017 Rules/Regulations:…

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Sioux Empire Paddlers March Madness 2017

Sioux Empire Paddlers March Madness 2017

That is right its March Madness time.  Let us see your support this month. SIGN UP AS A MEMBER HERE TODAY, SUPPORT THE WHITEWATER PROJECT! Sign up as a member here! Memberships 1 Year Individual $25.00 USD1 Year Family $45.00 USDLifetime Individual $250.00 USDLifetime Family $450.00 USD OR Become a Lifetime Member with 12 easy payments throughout the year. Lifetime Memberships Payment Plan Individual Lifetime Membership : $20.83 USD – monthlyFamily Lifetime Membership : $37.50 USD – monthly Sioux Empire…

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ACA Instructor Workshop 2017

ACA Instructor Workshop 2017

Sioux Empire Paddlers are proud to announce our second ACA Instructor Workshop. Details of the course is below. Sioux Empire Paddlers believe that education is key to making a great paddling community. We want to reach out to those individuals that want to improve themselves as paddlers and to help their community by spreading paddling safety and education. American Canoe Association L1 Essentials of River Kayaking Instructor Certification Workshop – $215.00 June 9-10, 2017 9-5PM Each Day. Location-Sioux Falls SD…

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Sioux Empire Paddlers Summer 2017 Kayak Classes

Sioux Empire Paddlers Summer 2017 Kayak Classes

Sioux Empire Paddlers are proud to announce our 2017 kayak class summer schedule. Sioux Empire Paddlers have been working with the Sioux Falls School District Community Education to make it possible for youth kayak classes, teen kayak classes, adult kayak classes and kayak tours down the Big Sioux River in Sioux Falls South Dakota. Classes are hosted by an ACA Certified Kayak Instructor with years of paddling experience. Youth, Teen and Adult Kayak Classes are hosted at Covell Lake at…

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Sioux Empire Paddlers 2016-2017 Membership Giveaway

Sioux Empire Paddlers 2016-2017 Membership Giveaway

  It’s that season again! With the cold weather moving in, Sioux Empire Paddlers would like to keep their membership giveaway tradition. To show our appreciation to our members, we will be doing another membership giveaway this year. Last year we had some great prizes but I think this year will top it.   Besides the regular benefits of being a Sioux Empire Paddlers member we want to do a little something extra. This year we will be giving away…

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Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth 7-13

Winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak – Youth 7-13

Sioux Empire Paddlers have teamed up with the Sioux Falls Downtown Embe with kids winter kayak classes! In our winter ACA Quick Start Your Kayak Class your children will learn the basics of paddling and safety. Get your children prepared for the upcoming season and provide them with skills that they can use for the rest of their lives. Our class will be a fun environment where you can watch your child grow as a paddler. Classes are conducted by…

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