Illinois River Basin Boating Association
An association of 25 boat clubs spanning the entire length of the Illinois Waterway, from Calumet to Grafton. Known for annual events such as Winter Games (February) and Miss Riverbottom (June), the IRBBA works to foster boater safety, education and environmental preservation up and down the river.

Yachting Clubs of America
Founded in 1963, the YCA is an association of over 700 yachting and sailing clubs. Publisher of the Reciprocity Guide, a listing of member clubs and benefits each club offers to visiting boaters, including dining privileges, slip rental and other ammenities. SRYC became a member in 2015.