About Us

Ohio Valley Paddlers (OVP) is a canoeing & kayaking club that’s been around for over 40 years and meets in Evansville, Indiana.

In addition to gathering together people who want to learn &/or paddle–local & medium distance & long distance–ponds & lakes & creeks & rivers (mostly classes I-IV)…

Members of OVP teach & practice & share–in–stories & photos & videos & good food & refreshing beverages.

The club’s offices & various positions of leadership are the following…


Secretary / Treasurer


Poet Laureate

Poet “Lauretta”

Librarian / River Info


Ambassador Emeritus

These positions are currently filled—however, Y’all are welcome & invited to join in and audition for these and/or to pioneer new leadership opportunities within OVP.


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