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Recreational Kayak Program

CANCELLED Paddling Week Day Massasauga Get-a-Way (5 Days, 4 Nights)

  • 20 Jun 2022
  • 11:00 AM
  • 24 Jun 2022
  • 4:00 PM
  • Pete's Place Access Point, The Massasauga Provincial Park
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  • Registration opens 8 weeks before the event
Paddling Title Week Day Massasauga Get-a-Way (5 Days, 4 Nights)
Date 6/20/2022 -6/24/2022
Registration Opens 8 weeks before the event (Car Camping or Wilderness)
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Liz Brunato
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s)
Trip Address The Massasauga Provincial Park
Body of Water Georgian Bay
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks not permitted
Boat Launch Location
(if different than trip address)
Pete's Place Access Point
Arrival Time 11:00 AM - Monday June 20. 2022
On the water time, ready to paddle
(Suggested 45 minutes after arrival time)
12:00 PM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 3
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 B (Comfortable Beginner) Comfortable forward stroke; Comfortable reverse stroke; Comfortable turning strokes; Able to perform assisted rescue as swimmer and rescuer *
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 B (Comfortable Beginner) Up to 2 kms
Landing Type Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Pebble; more steep; sand bars
Landing Frequency Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) No more than 3 kms between landings
Total Distance Per Day Grade B (Comfortable Beginner) Up to 15 km
Overall Trip Rating Grade B (Comfortable Beginner)
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle
Restaurant and Restaurant Address
Trip Costs $121.00 per person ( parking not included)
Trip Cancellation Policy Payment in full. No refund unless spot is filled.
Trip Details 1 site is booked in the 300's Islandscape area
3 tents per site: 1 person per tent unless with partners
Self Reliant Trip : Participants to provide own gear, food and shelter
We will have a pre-planning meeting to discuss paddle route options, car pool
options as per current Covid restrictions
Parking at launch location is extra

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