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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Paddle board this Friday!



Join WPWA this Friday for one of two
GREAT
Evening Paddle Programs!

Bioluminescent Paddle
on Ninigret Pond
7:00 to 9:30pm

Introduction to Paddleboarding
at the WPWA Campus
5:30 to 7:30pm
Bioluminescent Paddles Are Back!
Friday July 14th 7-9:30pm
Last summer's guided Bioluminescent Paddles featured beautiful evenings highlighted by watching the glowing comb jellyfish as they swirled off our paddles.  The breathtaking views of Ninigret Pond, the rising moon, and the nighttime wildlife were equally enchanting.
We are excited to bring you the first bioluminescent paddle this Friday night from 7:00 to 9:30pm. Directions to the Charlestown, RI meeting location will be emailed to you following your online registration.  WPWA will provide everyone with a single person kayak, life jacket and paddle at no extra cost.  A limited number of tandem kayaks can be made available upon request. 
WPWA strives to bring you guided programs in which you can feel relaxed while paddling in a setting that is typically outside the comfort zone of most paddlers.  Your trained staff has developed a safe and exciting experience that no one should miss out on.  To ensure your safety, participants must be at least 10 years old and able to paddle without assistance.  If you are a Beginner Level paddler, you’ll need to practice a bit more this summer so you can join us next year.
Program Cost:
$40 per person for WPWA Dragonfly and Trout members.  Non-members $65 per person, which includes a basic WPWA Dragonfly Membership at a savings of $10. If you are a WPWA Otter, Osprey or Eagle level member, the program is free, so you must contact chris@wpwa.org directly to register. 

Intro to Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Friday July 14th 5:30-7:30pm
Have you been thinking about trying stand-up paddleboarding but didn’t know how to get started?  Then this is the program for you! 
Join experienced SUP enthusiast and all-star WPWA volunteer Bill McCusker as he takes you through the basics on land before taking you out on the calm waters of the Wood River to try out your new skills. 
Paddleboards, paddles, and lifejackets will be provided.  This program is limited to six participants.
Program Cost:
$25 per person for WPWA Dragonfly and Trout members, Non-members $35 per person. If you are a WPWA Otter, Osprey or Eagle level member, the program is free, so you must contact chris@wpwa.org directly to register. 

Registration For Either Program Opens Wednesday at 5pm
** Weather Dependent **
 Beginning Wednesday July 12th @ 5pm, Go to www.wpwa.org/events.php to register. 

These programs are FREE! for Osprey or Eagle level members, so you must contact chris@wpwa.org directly to register. 
All others must register online http://wpwa.org/events.php


A SPECIAL OFFER FOR WPWA MEMBERS ONLY: If either of these programs are full or you would just like to have a more intimate experience, contact chris@wpwa.org to register for a private paddle for you and up to four of your friends or family.  For $275 you will be provided a knowledgeable guide, kayak or paddleboard, paddle, life jacket and an experience you’ll remember for a lifetime.  WPWA membership by the primary registrant is required.  Not a WPWA member?  Not to worry, join now by clicking this link http://wpwa.org/membership2.php.  
Contact Chris Fox, chris@wpwa.org or 401-539-9017 with any questions.

Our Contact Information
Wood-Pawcatuck Watershed Association
203 Arcadia Road
Hope Valley, RI 02832
401-539-9017
www.wpwa.org