Paddling Lazy Welland River and Porky's Creek Day Paddle

  • 14 Aug 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
  • EC Brown Memorial Park. River Rd., Fenwick
  • 7


  • Registration opens 2 weeks before the paddle
  • Non-members are welcome to participate in up to two club events before joining and must meet the skill level requirements for the paddle.

Registration is closed
Paddling Trip Details
Paddling Title Lazy Welland River and Porky's Creek Day Paddle
Date Sunday, August 14th, 2022
Registration Opens 2 weeks before the event (Day trips)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Paul Humber/Gabriela Sebestyen
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s)
Trip Address EC Brown Memorial Park. River Rd., Fenwick
It's across from the airport. The park is just west of the EC Brown conservation/wetland area.

Google coordinates: 42.97236179564035, -79.32607363613768
Body of Water River
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks permitted
Boat Launch Location
(if different than trip address)

Same as Above
Arrival Time 9:00 AM
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
9:30 AM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 14
Boat Rental Available No
Boat Rental Details
Launch Conditions Boat Ramp
Bathroom Facilities on Site None
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
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details Distance, minimum 10kms,
Further distance will depend on the ability of the group and leaders judgement.

Boat ramp launch, places to pull out for stops, muddy shoreline/banks.
Bring own snacks and especially water because it can be hot in the little creek at times.

No bathroom facilities

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