Palmetto Paddlers, Inc. is a canoe and kayak club based in Columbia.
Its purposes are to:
- encourage exploration, conservation and preservation of recreational waterways, forests, parks, and wildlife;
- promote enjoyment and appreciation of wilderness cruising and whitewater sports; and
- promote safety and proficiency in rescue/selfrescue techniques.
The club organizes both whitewater and flat water trips and sponsors training in paddling techniques, river safety and rescue. Club trips range from a few hours to overnight trips and are rated from novice to expert skill levels.