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Recreational Kayak Program

Paddling Christie Lake and Spencer Creek Day Paddle

  • 06 Aug 2022
  • 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
  • 1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas, ON
  • 12


  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the paddle

Registration is closed
Paddling Trip Details
Paddling Title Christie Lake and Spencer Creek Day Paddle
Date August 6th, 2022
Registration Opens 2 weeks before the event (Day trips)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Judy Dragun; Jacquie Gardner
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s);
Trip Address 1000 Highway 5 West, Dundas ON
Body of Water Christie Lake and Spencer Creek
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks permitted
Boat Launch Location
(if different than trip address)
We will use the launch on the South West side of the park, that is near the Mountain bike parking lot
Arrival Time 9:30 AM
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
10:00 AM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 14
Boat Rental Available No
Boat Rental Details
Launch Conditions Sand and pebbles
Bathroom Facilities on Site Bathroom facilities on location
Trip Safety Requirements PFDs must be worn at all times while in your kayak;
A sprayskirt is required unless otherwise specified as a rec boat paddle;
Transport Canada requirements for equipment is also a HOC trip requirement: 15m of buoyant heaving tow line, sound signal device, bailing device, watertight light for ½ hour before sunset or ½ hour after dawn;
Wet exit practice (formally called wet exit lesson) within the last 12 months in the current kayak that you are using for a trip;
Kayak with sealed fore and aft bulkhead compartments unless specified as a rec boat paddle;
A minimum of one spare paddle per 2 participants
HOC Trip Rating
(* in those conditions)
Grade A (Beginner) Entry level skills; Forward stroke ability; Reverse stroke ability; Turning stroke ability; Wet exit
Wind Grade A (Beginner) Light; 10 kms/hour
Waves, Breaking Waves, Swell Grade A (Beginner) Under 1 foot waves; No breaking waves (Waves up to the deck seam; water glassy to rippled; no whitecaps)
Current Grade A (Beginner) None or mild
Open Crossings Grade A (Beginner) No open crossings
Landing Type Grade A (Beginner) Easy; gently sloping sandy beach
Landing Frequency Grade A (Beginner) No more than 1 km between landings
Total Distance Per Day Grade A (Beginner) Up to 10 kms
Overall Trip Rating Grade A (Beginner)
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle To be determined
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs Park entrance fee to Christie Lake $15.50 Adult $13.50 Senior
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details We will begin our paddle exploring West spencer creek, then we will come back for a snack/lunch break, after our break we will paddle Christie Lake

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