Join the Fun:
Paddle the Bonnechere River:

Swift and flat water paddle options
3 June 2017!

Family and friends join us on a mass paddle on the Bonnechere River.

Bring a canoe or kayak, paddle in a six-person canoe, or rent a canoe for a wending paddle through forests, farmland, lakes, swifts and wetlands.

This year, paddlers can chose:

A) a flat water paddle from the Rotary Park, behind the Eganville Arena, upstream to the wetlands, or;

B) to paddle the swifts from Wilber Lake down, for reasonably confident paddlers. Both groups meet up to return to the Rotary Park.

Celebrate Our River Drum Circle
If you have a heartbeat, you have rhythm. So please come and join us in this fun interactive community drum circle (facilitated by Jean Brereton).
Help us drum a greeting to paddlers as they return to shore!
Drums and percussion instruments will be provided but if you have a drum, bring it along.

Register now: $10 in advance per person, $15 on the day - under 16 and unwaged free registration.

All Welcome!

So Much To Do! - Schedule of Events and Activities

June 3th, 2017: Paddle the Bonnechere

9:00 - 9:30
Registration at the Eganville Arena, Jane Street, Eganville.
Registration $15 per paddler on the day - OR $10 in advance. Register now.
Under 16 and unwaged, free registration.
To rent a two person canoe, including gear, contact Don Adams 613-333-2240 in advance.

9:30
Due to limited parking we will transport canoes and kayaks to the put in at Wilber Lake. We paddle back to Rotary Park, Eganville.

10:00
Blessing the river at Wilber Lake and the Rotary Park, Eganville.

10:10
Launches at Rotary Park and Wilber Lake.

11:00
Fun Interactive Community Drum Circle meets at the Rotary Park.

12:00
Jean Brereton’s drum circle greets returning paddlers at Rotary Park.

11:30 - 14:30
Fresh, locally produced food from the Ottawa Valley Food Co-operative.

12:20 - 15:00
Music led by That Band, including an open mic - so bring your instrument.

Register today to join us!

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