September 13 (Sat) Giving Pond Paddle, Two sessions: 9-11 AM and 12-2 PM. Come join Delaware Canal State Park staff for a two hour flat water paddle. Ideal for beginners, families, or anyone interested in touring the 90-acre Giving Pond with a naturalist guide. Learn paddling basics and take a relaxing tour around the pond while observing and identifying local wildlife. The park will provide the use of a canoe or kayak, paddles, and life jackets. All ages welcome, but please contact leader about participation of children ages 6 or younger. Donations to the park for this program are appreciated! Program will be held in light to moderate rain, temperatures permitting. Downpours and thunderstorms cancel. Ian Kindle, 610-982-0166 (best time to call: 8-4 M-F or leave message anytime), email@example.com
PFDs (life jackets) must be worn on all trips when on the water. Helmets must be worn by all paddling decked boats on Class 2 or higher trips, and for all open boats on Class 3 or higher trips.
For Class 2 and higher trips, paddlers must provide their own equipment: Canoe or kayak suitable for whitewater with flotation and grab loops or handles, a helmet, lifejacket, sprayskirt for closed boats, paddle and clothing suitable for water & air temperatures. Paddlers must have the necessary skills, be able to wet exit their boat, swim and self-rescue in a rapid: swim boat and self to shore, get back in boat, or eskimo roll.
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2014 Lehigh River Dam Release Schedule: May 10, 17, 24-25; June 7-8, 21-22; July 5-6, 19-20, 26-27; August 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31; high water release on October 11-12 if there is sufficient water
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Wing Dam, Kelly's Lock and other practice areas. Info and directions.
The Mohican Getaway Program has a full schedule of reasonably priced two- and three-day activity-oriented outings planned at the Mohican Outdoor Center. Click here for more information.
Rent Club Boats: We have two fully outfitted whitewater solo open canoes which you can rent for $25 a day for use on club trips. Includes paddle & spare, PDF, helmet. To rent, contact Walt Underhill, 610-827-7776 or contact leader .
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