Paddling Sauble River and Lake Huron Day Paddle

  • 23 Jul 2023
  • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • 55 Sauble Falls Rd, Sauble Beach
  • 10


  • 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.

Registration is closed
Paddling Title Sauble River and Lake Huron Day Paddle
Type of Trip Day Trip
Date(s) Sunday, July 23
Registration Opens Day trip - 2 weeks before trip date
Registration Opens on this date (at 12:00 am) July 9th
Name of Volunteer Trip Leader(s) Sandy Nay, Sherry Vanderheyden
Email of Volunteer Trip Leaders(s),
Trip Address 55 Sauble Falls Rd, Sauble Beach ON N0H 2G0
Google Map Location of Parking Parking is just the south of the launch site, right across from the launch. You can see it .
Body of Water Sauble River
Is this a scouting trip? No
Paddling Vessels Permitted Recreational kayaks permitted
Boat Launch Location 55 Sauble Falls Rd, Sauble Beach ON N0H 2G0
Arrival Time Before Launch
Day Paddle - suggest 45 minutes before launch
Car Camping/Widerness - suggest 1 hour before launch
9:30 AM
Launch Time (On the Water Time, Sitting in Cockpit) 10:15 AM
Maximum number of paddlers including leader(s) 12
Boat Rental Available No
Bathroom Facilities None
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 TBD
Trip Cost $0.00
Trip Cancellation Policy Please self cancel if you cannot make it. Go to the club website > Attend Events > How to Self Cancel Event Registration
Additional Trip Details Meet at the public boat launch, Paid street parking in effect. We plan to paddle up river to Sauble Falls and back. Based on conditions plan to paddle out of the mouth of the river along the shoreline of Sauble Beach. Stop for lunch on the beach , swim, paddle back to boat launch. Bring swim suit, towel, lunch, snacks , water , suncare lotion, hat. Fun day at the falls. Day paddle .

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