“All It Takes Is Cardboard, Duct Tape, and a Good Life Preserver”
Introducing a new event starting at 9am, the Hart Lake paddling games will begin, launching from John Gurney Park docks. Either bring your own canoe, kayak or paddle board, or we have plenty of kayaks available to borrow! Paddlers will have 5 destination to reach and earn points to win prizes. Completing the course earns the first 50 participants a free paddlefest t-shirt! Free hot dogs and refreshments will be available for all paddlers. Build your cardboard boat and paddle across Hart Lake in the "Whatever Floats Your Boat Regatta". Boats launch at high noon from Veterans Park. Reach the destination of John Gurney Park beach and enjoy hot dogs and a celebration!