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.

2014 Canoeing and Kayaking Schedule

 

SUNSET KAYAK TOURsunset-kayak-tour-3

Date: Thursday, May 29th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $38 Non-members: $45
Limit: 10        Age Limit: 14 & older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, May 28th 

Paddle the Slocum River, explore the ecosystem, tour includes basic kayak equipment & instruction, paddlers of all abilities welcome. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-7

Date: Friday, June 13th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center’s Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $20 Non-members: $25
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Thursday, June 12th 

Ladies’ night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. Transportation to launching site & all equipment provided. Bring clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or email liz@lloydcenter.org.

SLOCUM RIVER KAYAK TOURoutreach-kayak-slocum-1

Date: Sunday, June 22nd
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center’s Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $45 Non-members: $55
Limit: 10      Age Limit: 14 & older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Friday, June 20th 

Paddle the Slocum River, explore the river’s scenic estuary, extraordinary views, great birding & paddling. Tour includes basic kayak equipment & instruction, paddlers of all abilities welcome. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDINGstandup-paddle-2

Date: Saturday, June 28th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $50 Non-members: $60
Limit: 10      Age Limit: 14 & older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 p.m., Friday, June 26th 

Stand-Up paddleBoarding is a fun way to explore the waterways, improve your balance and get a fantastic core workout. Anyone can Standup paddle! Will teach people with no surfing or paddling experience at all. Must be comfortable in the water and want to try something new. Please wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

SLOCUM RIVER KAYAK TOURoutreach-sunset-kayak-2

Date: Saturday, August 2nd
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $45 Non-members: $55
Limit: 10        Age Limit: 14 & older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Friday, August 1st 

Paddle the Slocum River, and explore the river’s scenic estuary, extraordinary views, great birding & paddling. Tour includes basic kayak equipment & instruction, paddlers of all abilities welcome. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-2

Date: Wednesday, August 6th
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $20 Non-members: $25
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Tuesday, August 5th 

Ladies’ night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. Transportation to launching site & all equipment provided. Bring clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or email liz@lloydcenter.org.

SUNSET KAYAK TOURoutreach-sunset-kayak

Date: Thursday, August 7th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $38 Non-members: $45
Limit: 10     Age Limit: 14 & older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, August 6th 

Paddle the Slocum River and explore the ecosystem. Tour includes basic kayak equipment & instruction, paddlers of all abilities welcome. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDINGSTAND-UP PADDLE BOARDING_opt

Date: Sunday, August 17th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 Noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $50 Non-members: $60
Limit: 10       Age Limit: 14 & older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Friday, August 15th 

Stand-Up paddleboarding is a fun way to explore the waterways, improve your balance and get a fantastic core workout. Anyone can Stand-Up Paddle! Will teach people with no surfing or paddling experience at all. Must be comfortable in the water and want to try something new. Please wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET STAND-UP PADDLEBOARDINGstandup-paddle-1

Date: Thursday, August 21st
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $45 Non-members: $55
Limit: 10          Previous SUP experience required.

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, August 18th 

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 required.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

SUNSET KAYAK TOURoutreach-sunset-kayak-3

Date: Thursday, September 4th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Adventures Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $38 Non-members: $45
Limit: 10     Age Limit: 14 & older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Wednesday, September 3rd 

Paddle the Slocum River and explore the ecosystem. Tour includes basic kayak equipment & instruction, paddlers of all abilities welcome. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting wet and bring a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call at 508-990-0505 x 10, or email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-2

Date: Tuesday, September 9th
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Bond Building
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $20 Non-members: $25
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 Noon, Monday, September 8th 

Ladies’ night out! Enjoy canoeing the historic Slocum River. Transportation to launching site & all equipment provided. Bring clothing and footwear you don’t mind getting wet as well as a non-alcoholic beverage.

Pre-register online or call the Center’s event line at 508-558-2918. If you have specific questions regarding the program, please call Liz at 508-990-0505 x 15, or email liz@lloydcenter.org.

TAUNTON RIVER FALL FOLIAGE CANOE TRIPtaunton-river-trip

Date: Sunday, October 19th     Inclement weather date: Sunday, October 26th
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Route 140 Park & Ride off Exit 4
Leader: 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 6th 

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 call Mark Mello at 508-990-0505 x 22, or email markmello@lloydcenter.org.

SAVE THE DATE!

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

SLOCUM CHALLENGE REGATTA