Canoeing & Kayaking

The Center is proud to offer a full range of paddling excursions throughout the Buzzards Bay Watershed. All boating trips are easily enjoyed by the beginner and novice canoeists and kayakers.All trips include equipment rental and instruction.

2015 Canoeing & Kayaking schedule

 

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOURoutreach-kayak-slocum-1

Date: Thursday, May 28th
Time: 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $40    Non-members: $47
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, May 27th

What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down river. You’ll feel your stress dissolve as you glide through the salt marsh enjoying the setting sun. This is a wonderful and relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River. Beginners welcome.

Pre-register online.   If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10 or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

 WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-2

Date: Tuesday, June 2nd
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Outreach Director
Price: Members: $20       Non-member: $25
Limit:  12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, June 1st

Ladies night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. There is a short hike through our forest to the launch site & all equipment is provided. Wear clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or liz@lloydcenter.org.

 
SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOURoutreach-sunset-kayak-3

Date: Thursday, June 11th
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $40     Non-members: $47
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, June 10th

What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down river. You’ll feel your stress dissolve as you glide through the salt marsh enjoying the setting sun. This is a wonderful and relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River. Beginners welcome.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLINGSTAND-UP PADDLE BOARDING_opt

Date: Sunday, June 14th
Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $45     Non-members: $55
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 12th

Stand-up Paddling is a fun way to explore our waterways, improve your balance and get a fantastic core body workout. Anyone can Stand-Up Paddle! Our intro session will take place in the calm waters of the Slocum River. We will cover all the basics; getting familiar with equipment, water entry and balance, proper stance and positioning on the board, efficient paddling technique, and safety. Come out and give it a try… you’ll love it!

Please wear clothing and footwear that can get wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10 or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.


INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLINGstandup-paddle-1

Date: Saturday, July 18th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $45     Non-members: $55
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and up

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, July 17th

Stand-up Paddling is a fun way to explore our waterways, improve your balance and get a fantastic core body workout. Anyone can Stand-Up Paddle! Our intro session will take place in the calm waters of the Slocum River. We will cover all the basics; getting familiar with equipment, water entry and balance, proper stance and positioning on the board, efficient paddling technique, and safety. Come out and give it a try… you’ll love it!

Please wear clothing and footwear that can get wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.


SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOURsunset-kayak-tour-4

Date: Thursday, July 23rd
Time: 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $40     Non-members: $47
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, July 22nd

What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down river. You’ll feel your stress dissolve as you glide through the salt marsh enjoying the setting sun. This is a wonderful and relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River. Beginners welcome.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-7

Date: Wednesday, July 29th
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Outreach Director
Price: Members: $20       Non-member: $25
Limit:  12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28th

Ladies night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. There is a short hike through our forest to the launch site & all equipment is provided. Wear clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or liz@lloydcenter.org.

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOURkayak 2

Date: Thursday, August 13th
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $40     Non-members: $47
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, August 12th

What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down river. You’ll feel your stress dissolve as you glide through the salt marsh enjoying the setting sun. This is a wonderful and relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River. Beginners welcome.

Pre-register online.   If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLINGstandup-paddle-2

Date: Saturday, August 15th
Time: 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $45    Non-members: $55
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and up

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, August 14th

Stand-up paddling is a fun way to explore our waterways, improve your balance and get a fantastic core body workout. Anyone can Stand-Up Paddle! Our intro session will take place in the calm waters of the Slocum River. We will cover all the basics; getting familiar with equipment, water entry and balance, proper stance and positioning on the board, efficient paddling technique, and safety. Come out and give it a try… you’ll love it!

Pre-register online.   If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET STAND-UP PADDLING TOURstandup-paddle-single

Date: Thursday, August 27th
Time: 6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $50    Non-members: $60
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26th

Let the stress of your day dissolve away as you SUP off into the sunset. We will let the conditions of the day dictate our course as we enjoy the brilliant sunset across the water. Previous SUP experience recommended.

Pre-register online.   If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-9

Date: Friday, August 28th
Time: 5:30 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Outreach Director
Price: Members: $20    Non-member: $25
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 27th

Ladies night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. There is a short hike through our forest to the launch site & all equipment is provided. Wear clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online.  If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or  liz@lloydcenter.org.

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOURoutreach-kayak-2

Date: Thursday, September 10th
Time: 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $40     Non-members: $47
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and up

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, September 9th

What better way to end the day than a peaceful paddle down river. You’ll feel your stress dissolve as you glide through the salt marsh enjoying the setting sun. This is a wonderful and relaxing trip for viewing waterfowl and the delicate salt marsh ecosystem of the Slocum River. Beginners welcome.

Pre-register online.   If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Fern at 508-990-0505 x 10, or fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

 

TAUNTON RIVER FALL FOLIAGE CANOE TRIPtaunton-river-trip

Date: Sunday, October 18th     Inclement weather date: Sunday, October 25th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Mount Pleasant Park & Ride
Leaders: Jamie Bogart, Research Associate and Mark Mello, Research Director
Price: Members: $32 Non-members: $40
Limit: 10         Age Limit: 12 & older

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m., Thursday, October 15th 

Join the Lloyd Center annual pilgrimage to the Taunton and Nemasket Rivers for a fall foliage tour on two of the most scenic rivers in southeastern Massachusetts. The panoply of fall leaves should be very near its peak! Transportation to the put-in site and all equipment will be provided.

Participants should bring a lunch, including plenty of liquids, and old shoes or low boots are recommended. Layers of clothing are also recommended, as the temperature can vary greatly from the outset, depending upon the amount of clouds and sun during the course of the trip.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s Event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please contact Mark Mello at 508-990-0505 x 22, or email markmello@lloydcenter.org.

SAVE THE DATE!

SATURDAY, September 19, 2015

for the 10th SLOCUM CHALLENGE REGATTA!