|Wind and Water Learning Center sets first Pumpkin Paddle|
October 2, 2013, Orange Beach, AL (OBA) — The City of Orange Beach Wind and Water Learning Center will host its inaugural Pumpkin Paddle on Saturday, Oct. 19. Registration and check-in taking place at the Wind and Water Learning Center (behind the OB Public Library) will begin at 9:30 a.m., races begin at 10:30 a.m. Organizers hope to make it an annual event.
The paddle race is open to kayaks, canoes, and stand up paddleboards. There will be a 2.5 mile course, with separate divisions for solo kayak, tandem canoe or kayak, and SUP. There will also be a 1.5 mile course for youth participants.
Advanced registration fees are $25 per paddler and $60 per family (three or more immediate family members). Day-of registration fees are $30 per paddler and $75 per family. Entry fees include lunch, water/soft drinks, and a Pumpkin Paddle T-shirt.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place division winners.
All proceeds go towards the Wind and Water Learning Center. We ask that participants bring a canned good as part of their registration to donate to the Christian Service Center (canned corn, beans, or soup).
To download an application, please go to www.obparksandrec.com and follow the link to the Pumpkin Paddle. Contact Caroline Harris at 251-974-7245 or at firstname.lastname@example.org with further questions.