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Canoeing and Kayaking

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  • 5 great Lehigh Valley picnic spots for the kids

    5 great Lehigh Valley picnic spots for the kids
    Anyone's who's taken children on a picnic knows that it doesn't matter how beautiful the scenery is or how delicious the sandwiches are. Children, especially younger ones, like to have something to keep them active. Here are five parks in the Lehigh...
  • Participation triples at second Mount Dora Paddle Fest

    Participation triples at second Mount Dora Paddle Fest
    MOUNT DORA — The battle for the top dragon-boat team in Lake will take place this weekend at the second annual Mount Dora Paddle Fest at the Lakeside Inn, but the action won't stop there. Three times the number of serious paddlers or weekend...
  • Class of 2017 having car wash, gift card raffle

    Class of 2017 having car wash, gift card raffle
    Are you tired of all of that pollen stuck to your car that even the rain can't clear off? Drive on down to the Eldersburg Arby's, at 1438 Liberty Road, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, and get your car washed. The Liberty High School Class...
  • Annual Fox Valley canoe race brings novices, teams together

     Annual Fox Valley canoe race brings novices, teams together
    From experienced racers to those who can't tell one end of a canoe from the other, all are welcome at the 54th annual Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race. Held June 7 in Aurora, the historic race is the biggest paddling event in the Midwest, said Jeff...
  • New Canoe And Kayak Launch Opens In Middletown

    New Canoe And Kayak Launch Opens In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — A new kayak and canoe launch has opened on Johnson Street, giving paddlers easy access to the convergence of the Coginchaug and Mattabasset rivers, as well as the watershed known as the "Floating Meadows." The city and the Jonah...
  • The best gear for summer camp isn't always the brightest

    The best gear for summer camp isn't always the brightest
    Swift Nature Camp directors Jeff and Lonnie Lorenz agree on their favorite brand for kids' camp clothing: Good Will. Salvation Army works too. "Camp is about getting dirty and being tough on things, not about a label," said Lonnie Lorenz, co-owner of...
  • Hampton, Poquoson addressing coastal flooding, together

    Poquoson is just a short boat ride across the Back River to Hampton, so it makes sense the two bayside communities face similar issues with rising tides and the increased need to address coastal flooding. The neighboring cities plan to address the...
  • Lehigh River Sojourn set for June 27-29

    Lehigh River Sojourn set for June 27-29
    Now that summer has unofficially begun with the passing of the Memorial Day weekend, more people will be heading out into the area's rivers and streams, whether boating, kayaking, canoeing, tubing or wading and swimming. You can help celebrate the...
  • Man jumps into Antioch lake to save cat, ends up drowning

    Man jumps into Antioch lake to save cat, ends up drowning
    A 46-year-old man drowned in an Antioch lake Sunday night when he jumped in the water to save a cat that he and his friends had taken canoeing, authorities said. Three friends were in a canoe with the cat in about 35 feet of water, more than 200 feet...
  • Memorial Day safe boating tips

    In recognition of National Safe Boating Week and the upcoming Memorial Day Weekend, when a lot of boaters are on the water, boating safety groups emphasize the importance of wearing life jackets. The truth is few boaters in South Florida ever wear...
  • Australian kayaker visits Hampton on mission of education

    Australian kayaker visits Hampton on mission of education
    Steve Posselt launched Friday from Fort Monroe's beach and prepared to paddle his kayak to the Virginia Beach shore, three miles away and barely visible on the horizon. This is a short day for him — on a good day he can cover 30 miles. Posselt,...