Metro Calendar

Sept. 5-Oct. 14- Exploring the Waterways of Metro Louisville
Community Boat House, Waterfront Park
Start Date:
Thursday, September 05, 2013
End Date:
Monday, October 14, 2013
Event Details:
Learn how to safely paddle a canoe as you explore some of Jefferson County’s 790 miles of streams and rivers. This course features a lecture/discussion session and five canoe trips on these streams: Beargrass Creek, Harrods Creek, Salt River, Floyds Fork, and the Ohio River. Paddle trips will be in 15-person Voyageur canoes except for the Floyds Fork trip, which will be in tandem canoes.

This course also addresses our region’s water quality and showcases people in the community who are working to restore our creeks, revitalize our sewer and flood infrastructure, reconnect communities to the Ohio River, and expand recreational opportunities along the waterfront.

Community Boat House, Waterfront Park and five launching sites. Participants are responsible for their own transportation.

Dr. David Wicks, certified instructor for the American Canoe Association, president of the Kentucky Conservation Committee, and owner of Get Outdoors Kentucky; Anne Littlebird and Scott Workman, certified instructors for the American Canoe Association

This class meets every week on Thursday for six weeks