Events

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May
25
Sat
SUP Fundamentals I with CanoeSport Outfitters
May 25 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

SUP Fundamentals I

Prerequisite: None

$53.50 (FREE! to CanoeSport SUP Buyers)

Discover the fun and simplicity of Stand-Up Paddling. This course focuses on helping you get on your board, improving your balance, and efficiently paddling your board. Learn about torso rotation to increase your stamina and protect your shoulders. Understand the pro’s and con’s of different types of boards while learning about paddles, PFD’s, and other gear.

 Contact info:

203 W. Salem Ave.

Indianola, IA 50125

Store Tel: 515-961-6117

Toll Free: 1-800-257-6080

info@canoesportoutfitters.com

https://www.canoesportoutfitters.com

Jun
2
Sun
Scheels Paddle Demo, Kayak Basics and Safety Classes, Waterloo @ KOA campground,  (on the beach)
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am

Event Hosted by Scheels (Cedar Falls, IA) and Hartman Reserve Nature Center

Try before you buy new Stand up Paddle Boards, Kayaks and so much more. Scheels experts and company representatives will be on hand to answer any questions.

At event only HOT BUYS!

Kayaking basics and water safety classes provided by Hartman Reserve from 12:00-12:30 and 1:30-2:00.

Free event. No registration required. Under 18 must have an adult present.

Jun
23
Sun
SUP Fundamentals I with CanoeSport Outfitters
Jun 23 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

SUP Fundamentals I

Prerequisite: None

$53.50 (FREE! to CanoeSport SUP Buyers)

Discover the fun and simplicity of Stand-Up Paddling. This course focuses on helping you get on your board, improving your balance, and efficiently paddling your board. Learn about torso rotation to increase your stamina and protect your shoulders. Understand the pro’s and con’s of different types of boards while learning about paddles, PFD’s, and other gear.

 Contact info:

203 W. Salem Ave.

Indianola, IA 50125

Store Tel: 515-961-6117

Toll Free: 1-800-257-6080

info@canoesportoutfitters.com

https://www.canoesportoutfitters.com

Jul
13
Sat
SUP Fundamentals I with CanoeSport Outfitters
Jul 13 @ 8:30 am – 1:00 pm

SUP Fundamentals I

Prerequisite: None

$53.50 (FREE! to CanoeSport SUP Buyers)

Discover the fun and simplicity of Stand-Up Paddling. This course focuses on helping you get on your board, improving your balance, and efficiently paddling your board. Learn about torso rotation to increase your stamina and protect your shoulders. Understand the pro’s and con’s of different types of boards while learning about paddles, PFD’s, and other gear.

 Contact info:

203 W. Salem Ave.

Indianola, IA 50125

Store Tel: 515-961-6117

Toll Free: 1-800-257-6080

info@canoesportoutfitters.com

https://www.canoesportoutfitters.com

Aug
9
Fri
Archaeology Paddling Trip, Maquoketa River Water Trail, Jackson County
Aug 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Registration required

Paddle Maquoketa River: Canton Access to Royertown Canoe Access

Enjoy a day paddling the Maquoketa River while learning about the area’s archaeology!

Guides include County Naturalists and Brennan Dolan, Archaeologist with the Iowa DOT.

Canoes and kayaks available or bring your own. RSVP required. No cost.

This event is part of the Dubuque, Jackson &Jones County OWL series. OWL events are geared for ‘older, wiser, livelier’ adults wanting to learn more about our environment.​

 

Aug
31
Sat
“Stand Up Paddleboard” Demonstration @ Cold Springs Park, Cass County @ Cold Springs Park- Beach
Aug 31 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Cass County Conservation Board is holding “Stand Up Paddleboard” Demonstration! The public demonstration will be held on Saturday August 31st 9AM & at 10:30AM- Cold Springs Park- Beach FREE!

SUP is the fastest growing sport in the paddling community not only across the country, but especially right here in land-locked areas like Iowa. It’s fun, healthy as a total body work-out and offers a unique perspective when it comes to being on the water. After a quick demonstration try out the boards for yourself! If you do not bring a life jacket one will be provided to you.

Children must be 16 years or older. Paddler must weigh LESS than 250 LBS.

Our Stand Up Paddleboard programs will be on the last Saturday of every month, Ending after Labor Day Weekend on Saturday September 7th.

August 31st  9AM- 5 Spots 10:30am- 5 Spots  @ Cold Springs Park- Beach

You MUST CALL to get your spot! 712-769-2372 We hope you will join us! Program will be cancelled if there is unsafe weather conditions on the Lake.

57744 Lewis Rd
Lewis, IA 51544

Oct
19
Sat
Annual Jones County Fall Colors and Archaeology Paddle @ Wapsipinicon River, Olin access
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Reserve a spot by calling  319-481-7987 oe emailing naturalist@co.jones.ia.us by  Friday, Oct 18 by 4:00.

Bring your own watercraft. Experienced paddlers only

 Organized by Jones County Conservation