Paddle Route Info:
Subway Fresh Fit Hike, Bike & Paddle Paddlers can enter the water from the University of Louisville Rowing Center Boat Ramp located at 1321 River Road next to the Louisville Community Boathouse and paddle towards the start at the Harbor Lawn. Parking will be available at the Louisville Community Boathouse and volunteers will be on-site to assist paddlers at this location.
Paddlers can drop their canoes or kayaks off at the University of Louisville Rowing Center parking lot located at 1321 River Rd from 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Police and safety boats will be nearby during the paddling activity, and participants can get assistance from volunteers if needed in launching their canoe or kayak. Safe paddling instruction and demonstrations will take place in the harbor area of the Great Lawn.
Kayak rentals will be available on site or you can rent ahead of time online.
*This is not a race, but participants must adhere to time constraints in order to complete the route.
7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. - Boat Drop Off/Paddlers Put In - At the University of Louisville boat ramp at the water's edge next to Louisville Community Boathouse (1321 River Rd.Louisville, KY 40206) or at the Harbor Lawn for kayak rentals.
10:00 a.m. - Paddlers start at Harbor Lawn
10:30 a.m. - Paddlers begin to paddle towards Towhead Island
11:45 a.m. - Guide will head back towards Harbor Lawn and Waterfront Park
NOTE: Those that put-in at the University of Louisville Rowing Center can head back to their destination.