July 10, 2021

Eau Claire Lakes Conservation Club

Members of the Eau Claire Lakes Conservation Club assist with planning and manage the start and finish lines.  

Vatten Paddlar Is Excited to Celebrate the Many Outdoor Recreation and Resource Partners Who Make Barnes a Safe and Fun Place to Recreate!


FOECLA members assist with planning and course safety.  

These local organizations have Barnes a recreation destination and safehaven during the Covid pandemic.  They also dedicate their time, effort, and often cash to Vatten Paddlar Canoe, Kayak & SUP races.  We are so thankful for them! .​​


If you are interested in volunteering to help with pre-race day preparations or on the actual race day, please contact one of the listed organizations or email vattenpaddlar@gmail.com


FTLP members assist with planning and manage social media and registration.  

Lake Country ATV Club


Barnestormers Snowmobile Club


More than 80 local volunteers make the Vatten Paddlar possible and welcome participants to their town.

Vatten Paddlar - Canoe, Kayak and SUP Races

Paddle northwestern Wisconsin's most beautiful chain of lakes

Barnes, Wisconsin