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Join our Pedal & Paddle on July 9th! This round-trip adventure combines bicycling and paddling. Registration includes a tour of Fricks Lock Village, a lunch, and much more!

About this Event

Must be 16 or older to participate. This event is limited to 15 participants. 

Ride on the Schuylkill River Trail

This adventurous event is for the outdoor enthusiast! Take It Outdoors Adventures will give a safety briefing and provide everyone with a bicycle. We’ll begin our journey with a little over 8 mile bike ride along the Schuylkill River Trail. As we ride, we’ll stop at Parker Ford Tavern for a water break and meet Chester County Ranger, Jay Erb. Who will talk about future plans for the trail and river. Then we’ll pedal up to Fricks Lock Village for lunch and a guided tour from East Coventry Township Historical Commission.

Kayak Along the Schuylkill River

After lunch we will ride up to Towpath Park. The group will receive a safety briefing about paddling from Take It Outdoors. Then the group will get into kayaks to paddle on the Schuylkill River back to Gay St. Trailhead in Spring City.

Food, Gear, & Guides

Registration includes a meal, certified guides, a bike, a kayak and all other gear included. If you have a special request for a boat, please contact Take It Outdoors Adventures directly at the email noah@takeitoutdoorsadventures.com or call 610-656-3969.

More Details

All participants will be required to wear the provided personal flotation device. Regardless of skill level, everyone will receive a safety briefing before beginning the activity. Participants must register in advance. The cost is $43 per person.

All participants will need to sign a Schuylkill River Greenways Waiver and a Take It Outdoors Adventures Waiver. Parents or guardians will need to complete the waiver for anyone under 18 years old. These waivers can be signed electronically, and MUST be completed by noon on July 6, 2022. If you don’t sign the electronic waivers by this time, you will need to complete them in person on the day of the event. Anyone who doesn’t complete the waivers will not be able to participate.

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