Paddlefest will bring water fans to Jericho Beach

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      Those interested in paddle sports will have a lot of learning opportunities at Mountain Equipment Co-op’s Paddlefest on Saturday (July 7).

      The free event will be held at Jericho Beach Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      Courses include basic canoeing, basic sea kayaking, introduction to standup paddling, and surfski paddling. Certified instructors will be teaching the courses.

      There will also be presentations on subjects such as yoga sport for paddlers, and boat outfitting and safety. According to MEC, the event will also feature a marketplace where people can purchase, sell, and trade gear and accessories.

      There will be food vendors onsite, and the Galley restaurant on the second floor of the Jericho Sailing Centre will be open for business.

      For details, go here.



      Jul 6, 2012 at 4:27pm

      After you have finished the July 7th Paddlefest, make your way north for the 7th Annual Paddle for the Peace on Saturday, July 14. It starts between Hudson's Hope and Fort St John. Contact, or check