Paddle in the Park
3804 Route 14
Visitors can test paddle a variety of water vessels and participate in canoe, kayak and paddleboard clinics. New this year is a Dragon Boat demo and rides. Visitors will also discover the importance of the canoe in early American settlement, exploration, and the fur trade industry. The Southwest Brigade, historical interpreters, will demonstrate a voyageur canoe. Representatives from the American Canoe Association will present workshops on “How to Be a Well-Dressed Paddler” and/or “Assessing Risk: Live to Paddle Another Day.” A number of canoeing resources will be available such as information on where to paddle, where to get lessons, clubs to join, local outfitters and rentals, and details on local river trips and Midwest excursions. Plus, music by award winning singer/songwriter/canoe enthusiast Jerry Vandiver.
Event Cost: Free; $5 for all clinics or to test water crafts
Event times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.