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Schuylkill River Pedal & Paddle in Pottstown

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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.


The Pedal & Paddle is back for the 2020 summer season! Participants must be 16 or older to participate. The first Pedal & Paddle of the season will begin and end at Take It Outdoors in Pottstown.

Ride on the Trail

The adventurous activity will begin with a 4.5 mile bike ride along the Schuylkill River Trail lead by our partner Take It Outdoors. Then participants will stop at Douglassville’s Ganshahawny Park to enjoy a boxed meal before paddling on the river. During your meal, you’ll learn more about Schuylkill River Greenways from one of our representatives.

Kayak Along the Schuylkill River

At Ganshahawny Park, the group will receive a brief introduction to kayaking from Take it Outdoors before paddling back to Pottstown along the Schuylkill River.

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.


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.