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New Orleans and Louisiana Recreation Organizations

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Rec-org1From Sailing to Hiking and Paddling to Climbing, there’s an organization here to help you find more information on the subject. These foundation, associations and clubs give you a starting point to expand your interest and education on many recreational pastimes. Yes, there is a climbing club (Cajun Climbing) to help the geographically-challenged climbers in southern Louisiana. No matter your interest, there’s something for everyone!

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Astronomy at Home - A guide for exploring outer space from your backyard. Let this be your guide to space exploration at home and see for yourself that the possibilities — like the universe — are endless!

Backyard Bird Watching: The At-Home Audubon Guide - When you adopt it as a hobby, watching birds helps improve your mental alertness, enhances your patience, and provides a sense of community. Moreover, it can positively impact your physical health. Walking, staying alert, and even lifting heavy binoculars improves your cardiovascular health, keeps your reflexes sharp, and builds arm strength.

Bayou Haystackers Paddling Club - Organized to promote the sport of paddling. Representing Southeast Louisiana and Southern Mississippi - New Orleans, Baton Rouge, the Northshore, Lafayette, Southern Mississippi and all points in between. Our club consists of canoeists and kayakers of all kinds. You can come on a trip or two without being a member of the club, but you'll have alot more fun if you join.

Bird Watching Guide for the Whole Family - Nearly one in five Americans—over 50 million— consider themselves ‘birders.’ That’s more than the total number of Americans that play basketball, baseball, and football combined.

Cajun Climbing - Cajun Climbers is here to support the geographically-challenged climbers in southern Louisiana and the greater Redneck-Riviera.
Whether you are interested in gym climbing, mountaineering or big walls, we're doing it or dreaming of it and you are invited.

Camping Solo - A how-to guide and checklist for camping alone. Solitary camping is a unique and enjoyable experience. There are many reasons people camp alone. Whatever your reason, this guide will help make your camping experience a safe and enjoyable one!

Corinthian Sailing Association - New Orleans - is a non-profit club who sponsors about 26 races a year, including 12 "championship" races promote the knowledge and expertise of seamanship and sailing through educational programs designed to make the sport of sailing safer and more exciting.

Gear Kit: What to Carry When You Go Out and Bird - Here you will find suggestions for items to carry with ou when you go out bird watching.

Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation - serves as a professional sports management organization coordinating sporting events in the greater New Orleans area and working to attract future events that have both a positive and economic impact on our community.

Gulf Yachting Association -  The Gulf Yachting Association was organized to promote the sport of yacht racing on the Gulf Coast and nearby areas. Founded in 1901 and reorganized in 1920, the GYA has grown from the original six clubs to over thirty member organizations. The GYA sanctions various yacht events, including interclub competition in Flying Scots, and serves to coordinate the activities of its members.

Helpful Birdwatching Tips - This is a PDF which offers many helpful birdwatching tips.

How to Photograph Birds - After several years of photographing birds, I decided to write this “How to photograph birds” guide and include everything I know about taking good pictures of birds, so in a way, it is an introduction to bird photography.

International Sailing Federation - The International Sailing Federation (ISAF) is the world governing body for the sport of competitive sailing and is responsible for administration of the Olympic Sailing Regatta, the sailing events held as part of the Summer Olympics.

Lake Pontchartrain Womens Sailing Association - New Orleans - The Lake Pontchartrain Women's Sailing Association is dedicated to advancing the excellence of women in sailing through educational opportunities, and instruction, training and competition, thereby developing individual sailing capabilities and promoting greater acces for women to the sport of sailing.

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries - Includes information on seasons, regulations, licenses, hunter education classes, waterfowl population estimates and big game records. Fishing License - Boat Registration - News - Hunting seasons and much, much more.

Louisiana Fly Fishing Club - Conclave is a celebration of fly fishing, featuring seminars, tying demos, casting instruction, vendor exhibits, and just about anything related to our sport.

Louisiana High School Athletic Association - (LHSAA) We are a voluntary organization and do not receive any funding from the state government. As a non-profit organization, we receive funding through several avenues: The LHSAA governs approximately 390 member schools and certifies the eligibility of nearly 90,000 student athletes, 8,000 coaches and 5,000 officials annually. Find all types of Sports, Schools, Scores, Rules and much more.

Lundy Foundation "Have a Ball" Free Tennis Camp - This Southern Louisiana tennis camp focuses on the development of physical fitness and tennis skills in inner city and under served youths for free.

Mobile Apps for Nature Travel and Birding Tips - If you are traveling to far-away places to see birds and wildlife, you can load some of these mobile apps onto your smartphone to get the most out of your explorations.

New Orleans Badminton Club - New Orleans - Welcome to the New Orleans Badminton Club website. Our club welcomes players of all levels of experience. Our club members cover the gambit of skill level, from beginner to expert. We're all about having fun with this wonderful sport.

New Orleans Yacht Club - New Orleans - Called the mouthpiece for sailing on the Gulf Coast, is quite literally where sailors turn to first when they power up their laptops in the morning.

NORDC (New Orleans Recreational Development Commission) - New Orleans - Our mission at NORDC is to advance the physical, mental, and social well-being of New Orleanians by providing safe and welcoming environments for recreational, athletic, and cultural experiences.

Red Stick Fly Fishers - Baton Rouge - Red Stick Fly Fishers was founded in 1988 and currently lists over 120 members. Interests range from mountain stream fishing to inshore saltwater to offshore big game to local waters for bass and bluegill.

South Shore Yacht Club - New Orleans - Members of the Southern Shore Yacht Club are interested in the promotion of yachting, racing of water craft, seamanship and other kindred matters and related activities for the good of the membership, community and state.

Southern Yacht Club - New Orleans - The Southern Yacht Club is located in New Orleans, Louisiana's West End neighborhood, on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain. Established in 1849, it is the second oldest yacht club in the United States. Over the years, SYC sailors have won four Olympic medals and numerous national and international championships.

Southwestern Athletic Conference - Welcome to their official website for baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, golf, indoor track, outdoor track, softball, tennis and volleyball. Also includes a chat room, message board, media guide and conference office.

Sports Car Club of America (SCCA) - Delta Region - New Orleans - The Delta Region of the Sports Car Club of America covers the greater New Orleans area, Southeastern Louisiana, and the Mississippi Gulf Coast.

Sun Belt Conference - The official website for the Sun Belt Conference. The Sun Belt Conference was founded on August 4, 1976 with New Orleans, South Alabama, Georgia State, Jacksonville, North Carolina-Charlotte and South Florida participating in four men's sports: basketball, golf, , football, soccer and tennis.

The Louisiana Hiking Club - The Louisiana Hiking Club is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization designed to meet the needs of Louisiana backpackers and hikers. Our member backpacking and dayhiking trips range from short excursions into: Louisiana's Kisatchie National Forest along the Wild Azalea and Backbone trails; Mississippi's Clark Creek Natural Area and Clear Springs Trail; to trips of more than 100 miles along Arkansas' Ozark Highlands Trail.

Tips for Hiking - Tips to improve your hiking experience including backpacking. Read for tips on fitness, preparation and getting the right gear for your next hike. It's time to get outdoors and hit the trails.

United States Sailing Association - was originally organized as the North American Yacht Racing Union (NAYRU) on October 30, 1897. administers 17 National Championships for juniors, adult men and women, and sailors with disabilities, in various forms of fleet racing, match racing, and team racing. US Sailing is for first-time sailors and for racing sailors offering services to complement the needs of each.

What You Need to Know About Bird Watching with Kids - Your kids can watch birds from your apartment window, the backseat of your car, or while hiking deep into the forest. Here are some great ways to get kids excited about birds and birdwatching.

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