Upcoming Events

Sat 19 Jan
Yet another pool session opportunity in January! Saturday January 19, 2019 - Kayak/Canoe Pool Session - Hoofers are Welcome! - Sierra Club Kayak Pool Session No prevoius experience is required. This is for you!   Would you like to join us on c
Sun 27 Jan
Pool Session - Sierra Club River Touring Section Guests Sunday, Jan 27, 2019   UW Hoofers Outing Club is partnering with the Wisconsin Sierra Club River Touring Section to increase participation in these pool sessions and to increase opportunities
Sun 27 Jan
This is the INSTRUCTOR sign-up for the 1/27/19 kayak pool session at the MATC Pool. We usually need two people to teach the kayak lake lesson and another two to teach rolling. The fifth will be put with either lake lesson or rolling depending on th
Sun 27 Jan
  While the lake is frozen, we have to find somewhere else to kayak! The MATC swimming pool is nice and warm (and clean)! During the off season, you can learn to kayak or practice your skills in the pool. Whether you need a kayak lake lesson, want t
Sun 17 Feb
Pool Session - Sierra Club River Touring Section Guests Sunday, Feb 17, 2019   UW Hoofers Outing Club is partnering with the Wisconsin Sierra Club River Touring Section to increase participation in these pool sessions and to increase opportunities
Sun 17 Feb
This is the INSTRUCTOR sign-up for the 2/17/19 kayak pool session at the MATC Pool. We usually need two people to teach the kayak lake lesson and another two to teach rolling. The fifth will be put with either lake lesson or rolling depending on
Sun 17 Feb
  While the lake is frozen, we need to find somewhere else to kayak! The MATC swimming pool is nice and warm (and clean)! During the off season, you can learn to kayak or practice your skills in the pool. Whether you need a kayak lake lesson, want t
Sun 17 Feb
Discussion by UW Civil and Env Eng Prof Trina McMahon on blue-green algae blooms and their effects on Madison Lakes, at Eagle Hts Community Ctr, 611 Eagle Heights Dr.  If driving, may have to park at UW Lot 131 and hike in. Toxic algal blooms adverse
Sat 23 Feb
Kayak/Canoe/Swim Test Pool Session - Saturday Feb 23 - Hoofers are Welcome! Yet another pool session opportunity in February! Saturday February 23, 2019 - Kayak/Canoe Pool Session - Hoofers are Welcome! - Sierra Club Kayak Pool Session No previous
Sat 23 Feb
Sea Kayaks - Long Boats in the Pool! Saturday, Feb 23, 2019 (11:30 am - 3:45 pm) ***Sea Kayaks - Long Boats in the Pool! Please sign up online so I know who and how many to expect. Space in this lesson is limited by my capacity to transport sea ka
Sat 2 Mar
Sea Kayak - Lake Columbia - Distance & Navigation Trip - Saturday March 2, 2019 Schedule: We will pack paddling clothing and gear in advance the week of the trip to make for an efficient departure the morning of the trip. We will depart from Mad
Fri 8 Mar
Canoecopia
Fri 8 Mar
Canoecopia - See you March 8-10, 2019! What is Canoecopia? Canoecopia is the largest paddlesports consumer event in the world. More than 250,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, outdoor equipment and clothing, all at the best p
Fri 17 May
Wolf River Spring Paddle - May 17-19, 2019 Whether this becomes a full club trip depends on interest and water safety approval. At this stage, I'd like to know who might be available and interested. If you are sincerely interested, please sign up o
Sun 2 Jun
ACA Whitewater Leadership/Instructor Development and Certification - June 2-7, 2019 Please sign up and email me directly if you would like to participate. Space may be limited, so please consider and plan ahead to participate. The American Canoe As
Thu 11 Jul
2019 Door County Sea Kayak Symposium - July 11/12-14, 2019 (Arrival to Door County evening of July 11) This symposium is sponsored by Rutabaga and hosted at Rowley's Bay Resort in beautiful Door County. This is a chance for Hoofers to paddle sea kay
Fri 26 Jul
Sea Kayak Trip Leadership Training - Apostle Islands Lake Superior Tentative Dates: July 26-August 1, 2019 (This is a general window to be finalized soon.) Pending interest and water safety approval, I plan to co-lead a training trip opportunity to
Thu 1 Aug
Camping, hiking, boating, and the best free music festival ever. Dennis Mossholder, Chris Jacobsen and I are leading a trip to the High Cliff state park on Lake Winnebago during the same time period as the 7th annual Mile of Music festival in nearby
Fri 30 Aug
2019 Sea Kayaks & More at Door County - Labor Day Weekend - Save the Date Friday, Aug 30, 2019 - 4:00 pm through Monday, Sep 2, 2019 - 5:00 pm The next episode of the great annual Hoofer Labor Day Trip to Door County!  So we will have a 3-day