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Competition. Community. History.

Preserving, promoting and engaging in paddlesports on the Potomac River for more than a century

Established in 1904, the Washington Canoe Club is a community of volunteers dedicated to preserving, promoting, and engaging in paddlesports on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.  WCC’s boathouse, over a century old, is an iconic historic landmark serving as a base for its members to train for competition, paddle for recreation, and host community, educational and charitable groups.


An American Legend Crosses The Final Finish Line

Four time Olympian, Frank Havens (1923-2018) the WCC Gold Medalist from 1952, died today, July 22, 2018, just days before his 94 birthday. Read more about Frank here >>

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