Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Get on the River !

Looking for a chance to get on the water and learn some new skills ?
Completely new to paddling?
Not to worry, there are opportunities
for everyone on the Smith River !

Guided Trips & Lesson

Presented in partnership with Smith River Outfitters

and Martinsville Parks and Recreation

May 31st, June 26th, July 24th, Aug 28th (all floats are 1-4 p.m.)
Join us for a fun and relaxing day on the Smith River. Whether you’ve never been in a canoe or kayak before or have been doing it all your life, you can be sure this trip will be fun and exciting.  Space is limited so please sign up.   Cost for Rentals with all equipment: $45 per boat for canoes (two people) and $35 for single kayaks. Cost of a shuttle for those with own equipment $10.

Overnight River Float 
Aug 14th @ 1 p.m. to Aug 15th @ 12 p.m.   
Paddle from the South Martinsville river access to the Smith River Sports Complex river access on Saturday.  Your camping gear will be shuttled by the Martinsville Parks and Recreation Department to the Sports complex where dinner will be provided along with a campfire that evening.  We will camp there and have breakfast provided by Martinsville Parks and Recreation the next day then continue paddling to the Mitchell Bridge on Sunday.  
$45 per person. 


June 19th , July 10th , Aug 7th  (all classes are 1-4 p.m.)
Join instructor Eric Juday from the American Canoe Association (ACA) to learn the basics of kayaking.  In this workshop students are given an introduction to kayaking and presented with equipment and skills. No experience needed and all equipment is provided. Classes will be held at the South Martinsville river access and Doe Run Park. $35 per person. 

June 20th , July 11th  (all classes are 1-4 p.m.)
Learn paddling techniques for maneuvering on Class II rivers as we paddle from the South Martinsville river access to the Smith River Sports Complex river access. Some prior experience required. $45 per person; boat rentals are an additional $20.

Space is limited!

Contact us to register or for more information and ask about our group discounts:


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