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Sun, Sep 15

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Smiths Falls Bascule Bridge

The Paddle

An experience to remember, hosted by Lokaa Foundation and Rideau Roundtable, fostering deeper connection with nature and sustainability.

The Paddle
The Paddle

Time & Location

Sep 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 6:30 PM GMT-5

Smiths Falls Bascule Bridge, Abbott St N, Smiths Falls, ON, Canada

About the event

What awaits you during The Paddle?

  • Canoe through a protected wetland on the Rideau River
  • Learn about the beautiful nature that surrounds us, along with some of the area’s special features
  • Discover how each of these natural features benefit us in our daily lives, as we explore our interconnection with the local rivers and the natural world
  • Give back to the river with a collective shoreline clean-up effort which will take place throughout the tour as we find spots on the river with plastic pollution
  • Engage in water testing to help scientific research on water quality & learn how we can help
  • Participate in discussions with valuable insights into Lokaa Foundation’s approach to sustainability and nature connection
  • Experience moments of tranquility with brief meditations guiding us deeper into connection with nature
  • Learn about the canoes we are using and the Rideau Canal system we are travelling through

Registration

  • $50/person plus eventbrite fees
  • Reservation on a first-come first-served basis due to limited capacity

Who can attend?

  • Ages 13-35 (Exceptions can be made on request)
  • Those willing to paddle in a big canoe for around 4-5 hours

Food

  • Bring your own lunch
  • At the end of the day at around 6:30 pm we will walk somewhere to have dinner together, restaurant is TBD, anyone who wants to join is welcome, buying your own dinner

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