Welcome to the Chota Canoe Club of Knoxville, Tennessee. As members of Chota, our mission is to promote community 
paddle sport activities,
 safety awareness and 
techniques while being
 actively environmentally
 Our membership usually numbers between 200 and 300, and are primarily from Knoxville, Oak Ridge,
 Maryville/Alcoa areas as well as other East Tennessee locations and neighboring states.



Becoming a Member

Applications for membership can be found in every newsletter, or you can download the form HERE!

Print and mail your completed form and check to:

Chota Canoe Club
PO Box 51194
Knoxville, TN 37950-1194



Yearly membership dues are only $20!


Membership Benefits

  • Club Newsletter: The latest information 
for local, regional, and long distance paddle sport trips, trip reports, articles, and more!
  • Annual Chota whitewater
 canoe/kayak school and sea kayaking school
  • Safety clinics
  • Conservation activities along 
with social events
  • Roll sessions and trips scheduled every weekend
  • Year round activities: canoe 
and kayak whitewater trips (class 3 and above); hairless trips (class 1, 2/3); canoe/kayaking
camping trips; touring kayak trips (day and self-contained); youth activities which include 
evening day trips; family outings

Member Discounts

Club members are entitled to discounts (usually 10%) at the locations listed below.
You may be asked to show a copy of the club newsletter with your address label affixed.

Just in case you missed the Chota Membership Form up top.

Get to know our club history.

Learn about Chota’s conservation efforts.

Check out our newsletter archive.