Wednesday Night Paddle

RATING - Beginner SK2 (click on link to see rating info), Night Trip, approx 5-8 miles, Medium Speed


This trip tends to have flat water, currents up to about 2MPH under some bridges, and can sometimes have brisk winds, though we usually pick a sheltered route on windy nights.


LOCATION & DESCRIPTION - This trip launches from George English Park (the park at the corner of Sunrise and Bayview Drive, across from the Galleria) and has about a dozen possible routes depending on wind and current. This trip can be as long (or short) as we feel like making it! Snacks/dinner afterwards sometimes, location TBD.


LAUNCHES - There are two launch points in this park, a very nice sand beach right at the corner of Sunrise Blvd and the Middle River (but don't park there), and a flat rocky beach near the Tennis Center toward the north side of the park. Regulars usually launch from the Tennis Center.


KAYAK RENTALS - Kayak rentals are not available for this trip.


PARKING - FREE at the Tennis Center launch - don't park in the metered area, there are occasionally break-ins over there.


GEAR - BASICS plus NIGHT TIME GEAR. Please visit the GEAR page link for specifics!

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  • Marjorie B.

    excellent as always. Perfect weather, temp and company. Had a great time with my new yak.

    February 15, 2013

  • CARMEN

    I hope next time could be arregements for a kayak rent or someone can share his/hers with me so I can join the activities. I am new on this so I am interested in level K1 or maybe K2 activities only. Thanks in advance and happy Valentine's day to all

    February 14, 2013

    • Terri

      Once a month Kayaking Erica does Wednesday paddle jointly with this group and you can arrange a kayak rental with her.
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      February 14, 2013

    • CARMEN

      Thank you Terri

      February 14, 2013

  • John B.

    I second Phil's coments, would like to see the return of some of our previous paddlers who are always fun to paddle with.

    February 14, 2013

  • Terri

    Had a great time as always. It was nice being able to try out a few paddles. Track from the paddle
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    February 14, 2013

  • Phil R

    Another great Wednesday evening on the beautiful waters of Fort Lauderdale. Wind died down at sunset and the paddling was smooth, with good company.

    February 13, 2013

  • CARMEN

    I would like to attend but I have no kayak. Is there a way I can rent a kayak there or share a kayak with someone?

    February 8, 2013

    • Whitney

      What kayaking experience do you have, and is there any particular sort of kayak that you know you'd *not* be comfortable in?

      February 11, 2013

    • CARMEN

      I really have no kayaking experience, I want to learn and practice it. My only sea experience is in snorkeling

      February 12, 2013

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