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Post Turkey Day Paddle!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For less than the price of a movie outing, join us for a paddle on Oakland's Lake Merritt the Saturday after Thanksgiving to burn off those tasty turkey related calories!

The one-hour rental rate is $11 for either single or double kayaks. Suitable for kids ages 6 and up.

What to bring:

  1. Comfy and layered fast-drying clothes that you don't mind getting splashed
  2. Hat and/or sunglasses
  3. Camera and/or binoculars (the views are stunning!)
  4. Water bottle
  5. Sunscreen

NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE NECESSARY and no need to know how to swim as everyone will wear life-jackets.

See you there!

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  • Alicia w.

    What a wonderful way to spend the morning! Had so much fun and so did my neice and God son. Always such a great group of people.

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • Clay

    Good to see some familiar faces and some new faces. Got to work off some of my post turkey calories and enjoyed the great view! Thanks Rue

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great time with great people!! I will definitely do this again.

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • Clay

    Excellent!

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great time on the water; calm and serene. Kids also had a great time!

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • Britteny R.

    Had a great time with nice people. Would do again!

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • Janice D.

    Terrific!

    1 · November 30, 2013

  • Rue M.

    See you all at 11am sharp! Note that parking in the park has a fee, however you can find metered and free parking a short walk away from the boathouse near the Rotary Center.

    November 30, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      At wrong boathouse. Trying to get to blue bldg now. Be there soon!

      November 30, 2013

    • Hanna

      Thank you Sarita but not feeling well.

      November 30, 2013

  • Hanna

    Hi Rue, I didn't have $$ in my paypal account and I transfered funds into it a couple of days ago but still processing, may it will take longer because of the holiday. My question is, if there are any last minute cancellations and I decide to join with my son, will it be possible to pay $22 cash at the boating center in person?

    November 28, 2013

    • Hanna

      Not feeling well. Hope all of you enjoy this.

      November 30, 2013

    • sarita t.

      Hi, I'm not coming and paid so there is an extra paid spot.

      November 30, 2013

  • Brianna C.

    I desperately wanted to do this, but a family member's illness is keeping me home. Please enjoy the water for me!

    November 30, 2013

  • yvette

    Sorry, but I have to stay with family this morning s will iss the gathering and the water. Enjoy yourselves!!!!

    November 30, 2013

  • Kai

    I've had a family emergency and can't make it this morning. Anyone that wants my space can take it. I'm hoping to be able to meet everyone on the next outdoor Afro trip I have signed up for.

    November 30, 2013

  • vh1982

    Rue is tbe meet for sat 10 am or 11am

    November 29, 2013

  • Phyllis B.

    Hi Rue, thrilled to get the last spot and looking forward to being on the lake. However, I believe I should have asked for a double rather than a single. Can it be changed?

    November 26, 2013

    • Rue M.

      You can decide once you are there - and there are other types of boats, but kayaks are easiest and especially single as you do not have to coordinate with another paddler!

      1 · November 26, 2013

    • Phyllis B.

      Sounds good! Thanks Rue.

      November 26, 2013

  • Janice D.

    Hope the weather is pleasant! Nothing like being wet in a cold wind :(
    I enjoy kayaking and am looking forward to it.

    November 25, 2013

    • Rue M.

      It's Lake Merritt, so it will be like glass. Forecast looks good too

      November 25, 2013

  • vh1982

    do I have to have a partner or can I just come

    November 14, 2013

    • Rue M.

      Absolutely not required! Come as you are!

      November 14, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Can I rent a paddleboat instead of a kayak?

    2 · November 14, 2013

    • Rue M.

      You sure can, but it's a lot more work!

      November 14, 2013

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