The Illinois Paddling Council Priorities:

Develop Water Trails and Improve access to Illinois waterways.

Work with State, Local, and National Governmental Agencies to address issues important to paddlers

Stewardship and Advocate for the conservation and restoration of Illinois Rivers and Lakes.

Paddling safety and education

Provide information about paddle-sports to paddlers and the public.

Paddling competition and sanction races in Illinois.

IPC Membership is open to all individuals, families and paddling clubs.