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Welcome to Ohio Paddlers. If you enjoy paddling rivers, creeks and lakes, this is the group for you! Keep in mind that paddling involves some inherent risk. Because of this, some paddles may not be appropriate for new or beginner paddlers. You must read and accept our release of liability prior to joining or attending any event. Now, lets go paddling!

Release of Liability Waiver: https://www.meetup.com/movingwater/pages/14... (https://www.meetup.com/movingwater/pages/14230452/ACCIDENT_WAIVER_AND_RELEASE_OF_LIABILITY/)

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Upcoming events (5)

Countryside YMCA Roll Lessons / Practice

Countryside YMCA

Demo video link https://youtu.be/Xo7jiBI8JaQ Reservation is required through Gwen English No walk ups. Do not call the YMCA. Call Gwen. Her contact info is at the bottom of this notice. COVID rules in place. Masks on the pool.deck. Bring your own water. Fountains are shut off. We are teaching rolling to up to 4 new students each week. New students pay $75 for the first session only. You learn using our equipment. $10 of that goes to the YMCA. We guarantee the roll class fee. If you fail to roll one of our boats in the first class, we will not charge for the roll fee. Less the $10 pool fee. This meet up is just an FYI. Signing up here does NOT give you access. Fees collected when you arrive. Bring a clean boat, if you are bringing your gear. If you do not get a positive confirmation from Gwen, you do not have a reservation. I am posting this to get the word out to your group. Bill Cacciolfi New World Expeditions 830 Xenia Ave Yellow Springs Ohio[masked] [masked] George Davis[masked] [masked] Gwen English[masked] [masked]

Countryside YMCA Roll Lessons / Practice

Countryside YMCA

Demo video link https://youtu.be/Xo7jiBI8JaQ Reservation is required through Gwen English No walk ups. Do not call the YMCA. Call Gwen. Her contact info is at the bottom of this notice. COVID rules in place. Masks on the pool.deck. Bring your own water. Fountains are shut off. We are teaching rolling to up to 4 new students each week. New students pay $75 for the first session only. You learn using our equipment. $10 of that goes to the YMCA. We guarantee the roll class fee. If you fail to roll one of our boats in the first class, we will not charge for the roll fee. Less the $10 pool fee. This meet up is just an FYI. Signing up here does NOT give you access. Fees collected when you arrive. Bring a clean boat, if you are bringing your gear. If you do not get a positive confirmation from Gwen, you do not have a reservation. I am posting this to get the word out to your group. Bill Cacciolfi New World Expeditions 830 Xenia Ave Yellow Springs Ohio[masked] [masked] George Davis[masked] [masked] Gwen English[masked] [masked]

Countryside YMCA Roll Lessons / Practice

Countryside YMCA

Demo video link https://youtu.be/Xo7jiBI8JaQ Reservation is required through Gwen English No walk ups. Do not call the YMCA. Call Gwen. Her contact info is at the bottom of this notice. COVID rules in place. Masks on the pool.deck. Bring your own water. Fountains are shut off. We are teaching rolling to up to 4 new students each week. New students pay $75 for the first session only. You learn using our equipment. $10 of that goes to the YMCA. We guarantee the roll class fee. If you fail to roll one of our boats in the first class, we will not charge for the roll fee. Less the $10 pool fee. This meet up is just an FYI. Signing up here does NOT give you access. Fees collected when you arrive. Bring a clean boat, if you are bringing your gear. If you do not get a positive confirmation from Gwen, you do not have a reservation. I am posting this to get the word out to your group. Bill Cacciolfi New World Expeditions 830 Xenia Ave Yellow Springs Ohio[masked] [masked] George Davis[masked] [masked] Gwen English[masked] [masked]

Red River Gorge! Kayak, camp and hike!

5515 Campton Rd

Details

We will be heading 2 hrs south of Cincinnati to The Red River Gorge is a canyon system on the Red River in east-central Kentucky. Geologically, it is part of the Pottsville Escarpment.The 13,379-acre Clifty Wilderness Area lies in this intricate canyon system features an abundance of high sandstone cliffs, rock shelters, waterfalls, and natural bridges. There are more than 100 natural sandstone arches in the Red River Gorge Geological Area. www.redrivergorge.com/natural.html

We will be camping at Callie's lake Campgrounds. We will have electric. There are flush toilets and hot showers and fresh water up at the camp store office. We may kayak, fishing is catch n release and swimming in designated area on the lake. New campgrounds are beautiful.
Cost $60 for camper with 1 person and $30 per person tent. I have to limit the amount allowed to attend. Your spot is reserved when I receive your payment.
****Please send your payment to :
Sandra Steel
p.o. box 50
Blanchester, Oh 45107 If you prefer paypal please text me and I will send you the link. Thank You.

Thursday evening paddle at 41-acre Mill Creek Lake Just a few miles from Camp. Paddling only as motors are not allowed. Fishing is allowed with a valid fishing license.Canoes and kayaks are available for rent thru Red River Adventure.http://www.redriveradventure.net/

Friday paddle Red River!! the 8-mile trip that meanders through Red River Gorge. Towering cliffs, outrageous rock formations, and deep forests. Boats can be rented thru Red River Adventure! For more information or reservations call (606)[masked] or 5258. http://www.redriveradventure.net/ ** We do have friendly members that have extra kayaks so please ask!

Saturday Paddle Thrillsville Caves!! The Gorge Underground is unlike any other adventure you have ever been on! Join us as our guides lead you into the darkness of the Gorge Grotto, through the mountainside for a full hour long adventure under the earth's surface. Paddle your way through the grotto in your own boat. A guide will lead the way and explain the history of the cavern and how it came to be flooded.
WHAT'S PROVIDED: include all gear needed (boat, paddle, life jacket, helmet, headlamp). You may bring your own.WHAT TO BRING:We suggest you bring a sweater or jacket as the temperature does drop to about 55 degrees once you are inside. Waterproof camera must have flash or your pictures will not turn out.
REQUIREMENTS & RESTRICTIONS:Participants must be at least 40lbs and no more than 300lbs. Each participant is required to wear a helmet and personal flotation device (provided). Participants must be able to safely get in and out of kayak.No special skills are required. No refunds. They also offer Areal Adventure and PUTT PUTT GOLF! https://www.thrillsville.org

***** If your not kayaking the caves. We can hike or Kayak Red River again!
Sunday for Hiking! Natural Bridge, Sky Bridge, Greys Arch, Nada Tunnel Rock House Bridge!! All so Beautiful!!

Meals will be Potluck as we always doing it up right!! Suggestion for Thursday dinner after paddle dinner at MIGUELS PIZZA! A RED RIVER GORGE TRADITION SINCE 1984. https://www.miguelspizza.com/
Saturday meal Cinco de Mayo early! Mexican theme food is preferred.

No Guests! All must sign up!
Liability Waiver – As always, by joining in
this event you are acknowledging that you have read and agree to abide by the Ohio Paddlers liability waiver.

SAFETY SIGN IN: Everyone will sign in before
launching: your name, Emergency contact person and phone number. I realized if someone required 911, I do not know last names or who to call. This list is kept in my dry bag during the paddle, then shredded when I get home. Hopefully we will never have to use it.

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