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To do our part in flattening the curve of COVID-19, all Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club events will be cancelled until June 30, 2020. We will continue to monitor provincial and municipal guidance on when we may be able to start holding events and trips.

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CANCELLED***North Saskatchewan River - Fireworks Paddle

07.01.2019 8:30 pm - 07.02.2019 2:00 am
Whitemud Park



Trip Type:

  Cancelled due to unsafe  high river flows and levels.

Moving Water, Evening Trip

Detailed Trip Rating:

 1A1 Click here for explanation of the trip rating

Experience Level:


Water Class:

 Class 1

Trip Description:

Watch the Canada Day Fireworks from the best spot in the city - the river. We'll meet at Whitemud Creek Park, shuttle the cars to 50th Street boat launch and then return to launch from Whitemud Creek. We'll stop just before the LRT bridge to watch the fireworks then continue on to the 50th Street Bridge boat launch.

Note: Most of the trip will be in the dark and we will get off the water between 1:00 AM and 2:00 AM

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - Yes

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

 Whitemud Creek Park

Trip Coordinator:

Donna Mckenzie

Call: (780) 481-4756

Lisa Derksen

Call or Text: (780) 660-4077


Trips are open to all current Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club members.

Touring Kayak - Typically 12 feet long or more and 24" wide or less, with front and rear water tight compartments for flotation and storage, defined keel

Rec Kayak - Typically less than 12 feet long, often greater than 24" wide, with one or no water tight compartments, may or may not have a keel

Whitewater Kayak - Typically less than 10', no watertight compartments, no keel



Location information

Whitemud Park

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