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.

2016 Canoeing & Kayaking schedule

 

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOURoutreach-kayak-slocum-1

Date: Wednesday, June 29th
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: $50
Limit: 12    Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Tuesday, June 28th

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.
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 email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

 

SLOCUM RIVER SUNSET KAYAK TOURoutreach-sunset-kayak-3

Date: Thursday, July 14th
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: $50
Limit: 10     Ages 14 and older

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, July 13th

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.
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 email fcallen@lloydcenter.org.

INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLINGSTAND-UP PADDLE BOARDING_opt

Date: Sunday, July 17th
Time: 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $50     Non-members: $60
Limit: 12     Ages 14 and older

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

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!

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 TRIPoutreach-canoe-7

Date: Tuesday, July 19th
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: $25       Non-member: $30
Limit:  12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 18th

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 and bring 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.


INTRODUCTION TO STAND-UP PADDLINGstandup-paddle-1

Date: Saturday, August 6th
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Meeting place: Lloyd Center Parking Lot
Leader: Osprey Sea Kayak Certified Instructor
Price: Members: $50     Non-members: $60
Limit: 12     Ages 14 and up

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

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.

WOMEN’S CANOE TRIPoutreach-canoe-7

Date: Thursday, August 18th
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: $25       Non-member: $30
Limit:  12

Pre-registration required by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17th

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 and bring 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 TOURcanoe1

Date: Thursday, August 25th
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: $50
Limit: 12     Ages 14 and older

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

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.
Wear clothing and footwear 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 TOURcanoe2

Date: Thursday, September 15th
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: $50
Limit: 12     Ages 14 and up

Pre-registration required by 12:00 noon Wednesday, September 14th

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.
Wear clothing and footwear 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.