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North Saskatchewan River - RiverFest

08.10.2019 10:00 am - 6:00 pm


Trip Type:

River Safety Support, Mutli-run

Detailed Trip Rating:

2B2 Click here for explanation of the trip rating

Experience Level:


Water Class:

  Class I

Trip Description:

The Northwest Voyageurs will be providing on-water and shore based safety support for the third annual RiverFest.  The organizers of the event, River Valley Alliance and Epcor, hope to get up to 2500 people on the water in inflatable rafts running from Terwillegar Park to Laurier Park.

We are looking for canoeists and kayakers with some moving water experience to act as River Marshalls during the event. Come out and support the club and RiverFest

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - Yes

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

 Terwillegar Park

Trip Coordinator:

Mike Eaton

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Call or Text: (780) 902-3953


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

Terwillegar Park

Edmonton T6R 2K4
16359 Rabbit Hill Road Northwest
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