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Mon, Aug 14


Meeting on West side of Wheatland Ferry

Free Kids 12 & under Kayaking Lessons & family BBQ

Free BBQ with Free Kids Kayak Lessons for 12yrs & under. Paddle boards for guardians with kids under 5yrs. RSVP to reserve a spot (text 503-877-8449) Space is limited. Kids under 5 to bring your own PFD (Life Vest).

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Free Kids 12 & under Kayaking Lessons & family BBQ
Free Kids 12 & under Kayaking Lessons & family BBQ

Time & Location

Aug 14, 2023, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Meeting on West side of Wheatland Ferry, Wheatland Rd NW, Salem, OR 97304, USA


About the event

There is no cost. However, everyone must reserve a spot to be given lessons and save a plate of BBQ food. Please commit before reserving. We will be meeting at the Wheatland Ferry from the West Salem side, along the river bar on the rocks. If you are coming from the Keizer side. You will need to take the Ferry over, it cost $ money to take the ferry. Everyone is expected to park on the river rocks, recommend everyone brings their own sun shade. This is like a beach setting. Bring chairs, shade, and sun block. There is not always guarantee bathrooms, usually they have a porta potty. Or you will have to take the ferry across and walk into the state park to go to their bathrooms. Its free to take the ferry if you walk on. Come prepared.

Guardians are expected to fully supervise your children while being at this event and apply sun screen as needed. Each participant is required to not be sick and be in good physical shape to be able to participate. Waivers need to be signed by the guardians by DocuSign from your email. Please text first and last name and your email. Please confirm you are the guardian or parent. Please confirm ages and names of children participating. Each child given lessons will be receiving a certificate of completion.

All outside events are weather permitted, along with river levels. Please make sure to RSVP and send a text to 503-877-8449 to complete reservations. So, you can be both emailed and text with current updates, in case there is any last-minute cancellations or changes in date or times.

Were excited for this year event, and hope to see you and your family there!


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