© 2016 Northwest Indiana Paddling Association

Hammond Port Authority - NWIPA Corporate Member
Corporate Member
The Northwest Indiana Paddling Association (NWIPA) was formally founded on January 18, 2009 as a non-profit organization dedicated to developing the region's paddling resources and opportunities, providing environmental stewardship of the region's waterways, education, and to be a link between the region's paddlers.
NWIPA is an IRS 501c3 non-profit charitable organization!


Blueways Stewardship


Calendar of Events

New! 2015 Schedule
Kayaking & Canoeing Classes

In Memory of
Lorri Kovitz


About the NWIPA

About Membership

Full Membership

Associate Membership

Signature Events

Lake Michigan Expedition 2016

Kankakee River Sandhill Cranes

Trail Creek Fun Float & Torch Relay

Ride the Wave Regatta

Site Updated

05 October 2016

NIPSCO - NWIPA Corporate Member
Corporate Member

NWIPA is an ACA Paddle America affiliate.

Corporate Member
Christopher B. Burke Engineering - NWIPC Corporate Member

It is with a heavy heart that we have learned NWIPA has lost fellow kayaker and friend Lorri E. Kovitz. Lorri was the inspiration behind NWIPA's push towards the creation of the Michigan City Hansen Park ADA Canoe and Kayak Launch. more...