All experience levels are welcome!
Whether you’re an avid bicyclist and paddler or a beginner, you’ll find the Pedal and Paddle event right for you. Guides provide instruction and safety.
2022 PEDAL & PADDLE DATES
This Pedal & Paddle program is a round-trip adventure, beginning and ending from the same location along the Schuylkill River/Trail at Riverfront Park in Pottstown. The excursion includes a 4-mile bike ride along the trail using cruisers from the free Pottstown-based bike share program. Following the bike ride, the group will paddle on Schuylkill River of the same length to return to Riverfront Park. Registration includes a meal and beer (for those 21 and up) at the JJ Ratigan Brewing Company in Pottstown after the bike ride and paddle. All gear and certified guides are included as well.
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About the Pedal & Paddle: The Pedal & Paddle program is a round-trip adventure, which begins and ends from the same location along the Schuylkill River/Trail. The outdoor activity includes a bike ride along the Schuylkill River Trail using cruisers from the free Pottstown-based bike share program. As part of the event, people also paddle in a kayak via the Schuylkill River. Depending on the event, participants will sometimes take a guided tour, participate in an educational program or take part in a water quality lesson within the heritage area . Some of the excursions with a water quality focus will include more on-water time, with stops for water testing during the paddling portion, while others will take place after the paddle when participants are back on land.
All participants will be required to wear the provided personal flotation device and to sign a waiver. Regardless of skill level, everyone will receive a safety briefing before beginning the excursion. Gear, guides and food are all included in the registration. The cost is $43 per registrant and participants must be 16 years of age or older. This program is limited to 15 people at each site and participants must register in advance.
Cost is $43 per person. Food, bikes, kayaks and all gear are provided. Must be 16 or older to participate. All events limited to 15 participants.