Paddling Safety


Iowa Whitewater Coalition Advocates Safety First
 
Paddling water sports have inherit risk.  Each person must recognize their own skill level and judge whether those skills and equipment match up favorably with the conditions on the water.  Please check the following links for useful information:

American Whitewater
 
American Canoe Association
 
Cold Water Survival
 
Iowa Department of Natural Resources
 
Idaho State Parks and Recreation
 
Illinois Paddling Council
 
Kansas Whitewater Association
 
 
Personal flotation devices help save lives. Wear it!

Personal flotation devices (PFDs) help save lives!