The Florida Airboat Association
If you would like more information, contact Karen Beal at (407) 329-9161.
Lake County Airboat Club
Started in 1990 by Ronald Crawford, Carl Crawford, Mike Banu, Stanley Rice and Allen Stoneking. They wanted to start a club to help benefit and promote airboating. The first meeting was at Allen Stoneking's house with 14 people attending. We now have 120 members. We meet the first Friday of every month at the Blackwater Inn in Astor, Florida. The meeting starts at 7:30 p.m. If anyone is interested in joining the club, they can send their request for an application to Lake County Airboat Club, Inc. P.O. Box 373, Altoona, Florida 32702. For more information, call (352) 267-3214.
Kissimmee River Valley Sportsman's Club
Started in 1988, KRVSA'S members are conservation-minded grounp working to protect our rights as sportsmen and keep our waterways navigable in Central Florida. We welcome any person who is a sportsman in all fields, including boating, airboating, canoeing, fishing, hunting or campers. We are a family-oriented club. Family membership is $45.00 per year and entitles members to an affiliate membership in Florida Wildlife Federation (monthly newsletter) and FGFWFC magazine (4 times a year). Family membership is $25.00 per year. We sponsor outings, cookouts and education programs for all member's benefits. Meetings are held the first Thursday of each month at 7:30 pm at Jaycee Hall located at 1599 6th St., SE, Winter Haven, Florida. For more information, P.O. Box 1299, Dundee, FL. 33839.
Palm Beach County Airboat & Halftrack Conservation Club, Inc.
Established in 1952, the club acts to insure that Florida's Everglades, wetlands, pinewoods and other public areas continue to exist in a wild and natural state. The club promotes conservation, preservation and the propagation of all forms of wildlife. The actions of this club help ensure that all sportsmen may countiune to use many areas in Flroida for legitimate hunting, fishing, frogging, and other recreational activities. The club also promotes the enactment of fair game laws, and assists with the public knowledge and enforcement of these laws. The club is the original builder and donator of the Everglades Youth Camp located in the J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area, and contines to assist with the maintenance and repairs of its many facilities. The club is also a member of the Disaster Assessment Team in Palm Beach County. The club attends and participates in many festivals, fairs and gatherings throughout the year, including the South Florida Fair, the Swamp Buggy Races in Naples , the Speckeled Perch Festival in Okeechobee, the Land Rover Rodeo in Hobe Sound and many more. The club hosts the Annual Sportsmen's Airboat & Swamp Buggy Show, which displays the largest number of swamp buggies and airboats in Palm Beach County, Florida. To join or get involved, please visit our website, www. pbcairboatclub.com.
Osceola Airboat Association
If you would like more information, please write to: Osceola Airboat Association, 4465 Fanny Bass Ln. St. Cloud, FL. 34472. Striving to protect our environment and waterways!
Brevard County Airboat and Powerboat Association
Formed in 1960, the club has aided in monitoring water temperatures at control structures for saving fish in the Three Forks Run area, removed old pilings from march, conducted search and rescue operations, and assisted in the annual St. John's River Celebration. The club's members include bird watchers, hunters, sightseers and anglers. The club is working harder than ever to better inform and educate its members and the public about the St. John's River Water Management District's efforts to restore the river. For more information, call (321) 259-5156, P.O. Box 192, Melbourne, FL. 34473.
Peace River Valley Airboat Club
The Peace River Valley Airboat Club, based in Arcadia, Florida, Desoto County, Florida was formed in 1994. The purpose of this club is to protect our right of recreational use of state and federal lands and waterways. To be sensitive to the environment, to promote responsible airboating and to respect the rights of others, and to make available our boats to law enforcement and rescue agencies of our state. We have approximately 65 members and membership is open to all boaters for a membership fee of $25.00 a year. Club meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at 7:39 pm at the Moose Lodge in Arcadia, FL. You can also access us through our club web page at www.peaceriverairboatclub.com.
Seminole County Airboat Club
A non-profit organization which hopes to make airboating a safe and pleasant experience for all. Club meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 7 pm at the Lake Harney Fish Camp, located adjacent to CS Lee Park off Hwy. 46, in Geneva, Florida. Membership is open to anyone event if you don't have an airboat. Membership is $25.00. For more information, please call Doc Vernon, President, (407) 349-1436.
Broward County Airboat, Halftrack & Conservation Club
The Broward County Airboat, Halftrack & Conservation Club was formed in 1952. They are the 2nd oldest sportsmen's organization in the State of Florida. They are dedicated now to the preservation of the Everglades as it has been for 47 years. This organization has contributed more than $50,000 to the Wildlife Federation, and raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for use towards conservation of the everglades.
Lake Okeechobee Airboat Association
For more information, wrtie to: Lake Okeechobee Airboat Association, P.O. Box 30, Okeechobee, FL. 34973.
West Coast Airboat Club
West Coast Airboat Club The club was established in 1998 and have 59 members with more joining every month.They participate in many community activities. They meet the third Tuesday of every month at Ron's Pit Stop Bar-B-Q at 9400 S.R. 52, Hudson, FL. at 7:00 pm. Dues are $40 per year. Members get a membership card which entitiles them to discounts to some of our sponsors and local auto parts stores. For more information, visit them at www.westcoastairboatclub.com.