Canoe & Kayak Race

All participants may provide their own canoes and kayaks with appropriate life preservers. Kayaks are not available for rental. Canoes may be rented from Northbrook Canoe for $35 PRIOR TO RACE DAY by calling 610-793-2279.

Entry Fee: $20 per canoe or kayak for all classes.

Race Classes

The race will be divided into three classes:

    1. Recreation – rental canoes or private canoes conforming to the following:
      18 feet or less in length, 33 inches or more in width, canoes made of plastic (abs), aluminum or fiberglass (no kevlar unless gel-coated.
      Any type of paddle is allowed.
      1st & 2nd Place Awards
    2. Competitive C-1 – Race (1 & 2 persons) 1st & 2nd Place Awards
    3. Kayak – Must bring your own kayak.

NOTE: Any changes to the above conditions are at the discretion of the race committee.

Registration & Waiver of Liability

Registration begins at 8:00 am on July 4th in Kerr Park. Racing to begin at 9:00 am.

All participants MUST sign a waiver of liability. Parents must sign for minors.

Download Waiver of Liability

Finish Point

Cold drinks will be available at Georgia Farm Bridge on Natural Land Trust’s Stroud Preserve.

Race finishes at Georgia Farm Bridge, Creek Road, East Bradford Township.

You must be at the finish point by 1:00 PM.

Rental canoes will be picked up at this time. If you do not finish the race, kindly notify the Rotarian timing your heat.

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Thorndale/Downingtown