Kiwanis readies 6th Annual Paddle Classic

The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks will host the 6th Annual Kiwanis Old Forge Paddle Classic on Saturday, June 27.

There are two races that will depart from the Town of Webb Navigation Dock at the Old Forge Pond. A 6-Mile Race from Old Forge lakefront to Treasure Island on First Lake, and back; and a 12-Mile Race from Old Forge lakefront to Alger Island on Fourth Lake, and back.

There will be awards for various categories of canoes, kayaks and guideboats. 

Registration is 7:30 to 8:45 a.m. and will take place at The Hemmer Cottage on South Shore Road. The boats will be launched at the Town of Webb Navigation Dock and racers depart at 9 a.m.

Registration fee is $25 per adult racer and $10 per child 10 and under.

The race will be followed by an awards ceremony and barbeque on the lawn at Hemmer Cottage.

Central Adirondack Search & Rescue Team (CASART) will provide a Command Post and assist with communications.

For additional information, contact Sheila Brady at (315) 369-3872 or e-mail:

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