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.

2018 Canoe & Kayak schedule

INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLING

Date: Saturday, June 16th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $55 Non-member: $65
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, June 15th

There’s no better time for you to step onboard and learn to Standup Paddle! Stand-up paddleboarding is a fun, low-impact way to explore our South Coast waterways…and get a little exercise in the process!

This Intro to SUP course is a great opportunity to learn the techniques of SUP in a relaxing environment. Certified Osprey Sea Kayak guides will teach you all the basics; getting familiar with equipment, water entry and balance, proper stance and positioning on the board, efficient paddling technique, and safety and etiquette.  Come out and give it a try… you’ll love it!

Please wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting 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 TOUR

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Date: Thursday, June 21st
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $45 Non-member: $55
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 20th

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

Beginners welcome. Kids ages 12 and older admitted if attended by a parent/adult guardian. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting 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.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIP

Date: Thursday, June 28th
Time: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $32 Non-members: $40
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 pm on Wednesday, June 27th

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

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

MOONLIGHT KAYAK TOUR

Date: Friday, June 29th
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $ 65 Non-member: $ 80
Limit: 12

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

There is something magical about being on the water at sunset, when the sky changes to a multitude of hues, and the moon appears on the horizon, at first so big it looks as if you can touch it. Osprey Sea Kayak guides will give you basic instruction of kayaking, and then you will leisurely paddle the calm, protected waters of the Westport River. Along the way we’ll stop to “raft up” to share snacks and stories. Very relaxing!

Beginners welcome. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting 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 STAND UP PADDLE TOUR

Date: Friday, July 6th
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $55 Non-member: $65
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 5th

Let the stress of your day dissolve away as you Standup Paddle off into the sunset. We’ll enjoy a relaxing paddle as while we explore the diversity of the beautiful Slocum River. Osprey Sea Kayak guides will show you all this gorgeous venue has to offer, and can give some handy paddling tips along the way. Truly a great end to any day!

Kids ages 15 and up admitted if attended by a parent/ adult guardian. Please wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting 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.

MOONLIGHT KAYAK TOUR

Date: Friday, July 27th
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $ 65 Non-member: $ 80
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Wednesday, July 25th

There is something magical about being on the water at sunset, when the sky changes to a multitude of hues, and the moon appears on the horizon, at first so big it looks as if you can touch it.

Osprey Sea Kayak guides will give you basic instruction of kayaking, and then you will leisurely paddle the calm, protected waters of the Westport River. Along the way we’ll stop to “raft up” to share snacks and stories. Very relaxing!

Beginners welcome. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting 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.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIP

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Date: Friday, July 27th
Time: 6:00 pm-8:30 pm
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $32 Non-members: $40
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Thursday, July 26th

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

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

INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLING

Date: Sunday, August 12th
Time: 10:00 a.m. – Noon
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $55 Non-member: $65
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, August 10th

There’s no better time for you to step onboard and learn to Standup Paddle! Stand-up paddleboarding is a fun, low-impact way to explore our South Coast waterways…and get a little exercise in the process!

This Intro to SUP course is a great opportunity to learn the techniques of SUP in a relaxing environment. Certified Osprey Sea Kayak guides will teach you all the basics; getting familiar with equipment, water entry and balance, proper stance and positioning on the board, efficient paddling technique, and safety and etiquette.
Come out and give it a try… you’ll love it!

Please wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting 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 TOUR

Date: Thursday, August 23rd
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center for the Environment
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Instructors
Price: Member: $45 Non-member: $55
Limit: 12

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

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

Beginners welcome. Kids ages 12 and older admitted if attended by a parent/adult guardian. Wear clothing and footwear that you don’t mind getting 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.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIP

Date: Sunday, August 26th
Time: 5:30 pm-8:00 pm
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $32 Non-members: $40
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, August 24th

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

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

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIP

Date: Sunday, September 23rd
Time: 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Visitor Center
Leader: Liz Moniz, Lloyd Center Education/Outreach Director
Price: Members: $32 Non-members: $40
Limit: 12

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon on Friday, September 21st

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

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