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Schuylkill River Pedal & Paddle at Lock 60

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Whether you’re an avid bicyclist and paddler or a beginner, you’ll enjoy this fun adventure! Guides provide instruction and safety.

Join this special Pedal & Paddle adventure which includes bikes, boats and heritage at Lock 60 in Mont Clare. Participants must be 16 or older to participate.

Learn About the Lock, Ride the Trail & Paddle the Schuylkill

Participants will learn about the canal, the locktender’s house, and Lock 60, which is the only restored, operating lock remaining of the Schuylkill Navigation System. Following the presentation, they will hop onto bikes and pedal about 5 miles round-trip on the Schuylkill River Trail led by Take It Outdoors. After the ride, the group will enjoy a picnic-like boxed meal before finishing the night with a kayaking loop that begins on the river and returns via the canal led by Take It Outdoors.

More Details

All participants will be required to wear the provided personal flotation device and sign a waiver. Regardless of skill level, everyone will receive a safety briefing before beginning the excursion. Participants must register in advance. A meal, guides, bike, kayak and all other gear are included with each registration. The cost is $40 per person.

  • Please bring at least 32 ounces of water. Water will not be provided.
  • Please bring your own mask which will be worn when not cycling, paddling or eating. Participants will also stay six-feet apart from people outside their household at all times.


You and every person you signed up to participate in this event will need to sign the two waivers listed below. These waivers can be signed electronically and MUST be completed by noon Friday, Aug. 28th. Parents or guardians will need to complete the waiver for anyone under 18 years old. Anyone who doesn’t complete the waiver will not be able to participate in the event.

  1. SRG Waiver & Release Form
  2. Take It Outdoors Waiver


By registering for this event, you give permission for your photograph to be taken during this event and activity and for the organizers of this activity to use your photographic image for any advertising or publicity for this and other Schuylkill River Greenway Association events. Waiver must be signed as well. A parent/guardian signature is required for participants under 18 years of age at the time of event.

Online Registrations are not available for this event.

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