Pack & Paddle is hosting its first paddleboard yoga class at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at Fieldcrest Park in Youngsville. The price is $45 per person (reservations required) and includes a stand up paddleboard, paddle, PFD and instruction. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and shoes that can get wet and will grip on the board. They should also bring water. Participants must have either experience in either stand up paddleboarding or yoga to take this class. Click here for more information.
Pack & Paddle will host a Basinkeeper Paddle Trip at Bay Haha Sunday, Oct. 19. Participants will meet at 8 a.m. at the Butte LaRose Welcome Center and will carpool to the launch site. The minimum donation to participate is $50 per person (100% of this fee goes to the Basinkeeper Program) in exchange for kayaks, canoes, paddles, PFDs, dinner and guides for the trip. Participants should bring a water bottle, snacks, rain/wind gear, a hat and dry clothing for the trip home. Binoculars and a camera are optional.
Pack & Paddle is hosting a basic kayaking course Wednesday, Oct. 15, at Lake Martin. The class will begin at 4:30 p.m. (participants should meet at Lake Martin at 4:15 p.m.). The cost of the course is $40 per person (registration is required) and includes a kayak, paddle, PFD and instruction. Participants should bring water and wear weather-appropriate clothing. Optional items to bring include a camera and a snack.
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The Rivergator is a mile-by-mile paddle guide written for canoeists, kayakers, paddleboarders and anyone who is interested in paddling the lower Mississippi River in a human-powered craft. To celebrate the opening of the Rivergator: Lower Mississippi River Water Trail, Rivergator founder John Ruskey will paddle the Baton Rouge portion of the river at this time (dates are approximate). Visit www.rivergator.org to read blog updates about the trip or to find more information about this paddling resource.
Join BREC for a Halloween paddle from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the University Lakes in Baton Rouge. Participants are asked to place a lighted pumpkin on their kayak, canoe or paddle board during the paddle. There will also be a costume contest. Participants must provide their own watercraft. Participants must be at least 8 years old. Click here for more information.
Join John Williams for a kayak fishing adventure at the legendary Red Gate. This are centers around Bayou DuLarge, which is south of Houma. Well protected and perfect for marsh-style kayak fishing, this is a great trip to hook that big red that will give you the Cajun Sleigh Ride you've been waiting for.
This guided canoe tour at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, at Lake Fausse Pointe State Park will teach paddlers about the surrounding area and the history of the park. Call 888.677.7200 or 229.4764 locally, or click here for more information.