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Apr
27
Mon
7:00 pm Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Paddling skills and self-rescue practice, and paddling polo at Hamme Pool near Lathrop High School on Airport Way
May
3
Sun
12:00 pm SRC Pool Open for Boating
SRC Pool Open for Boating
May 3 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Open pool session for paddlers – More info: http://www.fairbankspaddlers.org/news/pool-paddling-opportunities-update/
May
4
Mon
7:00 pm Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
May 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Paddling skills and self-rescue practice, and paddling polo at Hamme Pool near Lathrop High School on Airport Way
May
11
Mon
7:00 pm Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
May 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Paddling skills and self-rescue practice, and paddling polo at Hamme Pool near Lathrop High School on Airport Way
May
14
Thu
2:00 am Tentative date for Chena River C...
Tentative date for Chena River C...
May 14 @ 2:00 am – 5:30 am
The Chena River cleanup will be held either on May 13 or May 20 depending on how breakup proceeds. Details will be forthcoming.
May
16
Sat
6:00 pm Upper Chena River Float and Spri...
Upper Chena River Float and Spri...
May 16 @ 6:00 pm – May 17 @ 12:00 am
Our annual Spring Potluck and float of the upper Chena River. Details will be forthcoming.
May
18
Mon
7:00 pm Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
Boating night at Hamme Pool @ Hamme Pool
May 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Paddling skills and self-rescue practice, and paddling polo at Hamme Pool near Lathrop High School on Airport Way
May
21
Thu
2:00 am Tentative date for Chena River C...
Tentative date for Chena River C...
May 21 @ 2:00 am – 5:30 am
The Chena River cleanup will be held either on May 13 or May 20 depending on how breakup proceeds. Details will be forthcoming.
Jul
18
Sat
all-day Nenana River, Reindeer Hills ove...
Nenana River, Reindeer Hills ove...
Jul 18 – Jul 19 all-day
Overnight paddling trip through the Reindeer Hills section of the Nenana River (upstream from the Parks Highway bridge). Details forthcoming.

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Wooden Boat Rondy August 17

Atkinson-Traveler-158The Fourth Annual World Famous Farthest North Wooden Boat Rendezvous will be held Saturday, August 17th at 2pm.

Meet at Graehl Landing at 2:00 pm, set shuttle, put in by 3:00 pm and paddle to the take out at the campground and boat ramp at the University Avenue Bridge.

The Wooden Boat Rendezvous is a celebration of old, wooden and home made canoes, kayaks, umiaks, wherries and more. All paddlers are welcome and frankly, we need to have you there to help us select our prize winners.

Grills, plates, napkins, flatware, and condiments will be provided. Bring some meat for the BBQ and a side dish to share. The BBQ will be held at the University Avenue take out. There will be  PRIZES too!

LIFE JACKETS ARE REQUIRED!

Participation is free to Fairbanks Paddlers members and non-members alike. All are welcome!

For more information and to RSVP call: 457-4324

Are you a musician and would you like to help serenade us as we paddle down the Chena? Inquire at 457-4324.

This event is sponsored by Fairbanks Paddlers.

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Wooden Boat Construction Presentation

Join Fairbanks Paddlers at 1 pm on Sunday, August 18, 2013 for a discussion on wooden boat construction techniques. John Young of Juneau, Alaska will provide photos and a description of techniques he recently used in the**construction of “Young Johnny”, a rib plank and canvas canoe. The workshop will be held at Larry Fogelson’s shop: 2531 Linda Lane, Fairbanks — (off Chena Pump Rd, before Roland Rd). The workshop is free to members and non-members.

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