Paddling Mid Week Evening Paddle - Bronte Creek

  • 07 Jun 2023
  • 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • River Street W. Oakville (west side of river bridge) off Lakeshore Road
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  • Registration opens two 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.

Paddling Title Mid Week Evening Paddle - Bronte Creek
Type of Trip Day Trip
Date(s) Wednesday, June 7
Registration Opens Day trip - 2 weeks before trip date
Registration Opens on this date (at 12:00 am) May 24,2023
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Dorothy Rideough, Bob Annis, Ed Brunato
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s),,
Trip Address River Street W. Oakville (west side of river bridge) off Lakeshore Road
Google Map Location of Parking
Body of Water Bronte Creek
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks permitted
Boat Launch Location Public boat launch off River Street
Arrival Time Before Launch 6:00 pm.
Launch Time (On the Water Time, Sitting in Cockpit) 6:30 PM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 18
Boat Rental Available No
Boat Rental Details
Bathroom Facilities Bathroom facilities on location
Trip Safety Requirements, What to Bring 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
Please note the club does not provide equipment. If rentals are noted above, it is at the expense of the club member. Please read the details.
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
(Please read the Trip Rating details.)
HOC Paddling Trip Rating Tool
After Paddle Leisure Time
Go to Restaurant After Paddle Yes
Restaurant and Restaurant Address Plank Restobar, 67 Bronte Road, Oakville, ON, L6L3B7, 905-465-1002
Trip Cost $0, Parking lot fee required
Trip Cancellation Policy N/A
Additional Trip Details Casual paddle up and back Bronte Creek. Dress for cold immersion. Plan is to not go out onto the Lake Ontario. Open to sea and recreational kayaks. Bring own water and snacks for while on the water.

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