Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Oklahoma City Kayaking Events

Free Kayak Demo Day in Oklahoma City 

Free Kayak Demo Day at Lake Hefner's Paddler's Park in Oklahoma City Wednesday, August 22, 2012.
Come try many flavors of kayaks side by side to find out which one you might like to buy! Brought to you by the great folks at OKC Kayak.

Paddle for the Cure

Paddle for the Cure, a dragon boat competition benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure Central and Western Oklahoma, is set for the opening night of the Oklahoma Regatta Festival.
Paddlers will take to the Oklahoma River and compete under the lights the evening of Thursday, September 27, 2012.

Those wanting to form a team and sign up to race may do so by calling the Komen Foundation at (405) 526-2873. For more information on the event and the Oklahoma Regatta Festival, visit

2012 Oklahoma Wildlife Expo 

The ODWC is looking for kayaker volunteers to help with their Wildlife Expo on Sept 29 & 30. What the volunteers would be doing is helping people in and out kayaks and passing out life jackets. People who work 4 or more hours get a shirt and lunch. To volunteer contact Kristen Gillman from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation at:

Location: The Lazy E Arena is located at 9600 Lazy E Drive off I-35. The arena is just north of OKC between Edmond, OK and Guthrie, OK.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Illinois River Clean-up August 30, 2012

The annual Illinois River Clean-up will be held Thursday, August 30, 2012 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. The clean-up is an event which gives volunteers the opportunity to participate in river conservation, to connect with other environmentally conscious citizens and to take a float down the scenic Illinois River. Volunteers will also enjoy a free lunch and are eligible to win great prizes.

Call the OSRC at 918-456-3251 to register for this fun and helpful event. Registration ends August 28, 2012.