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Free Paddle Clinic

  • Blessing of the Bay Boathouse 32 Shore Drive Somerville (map)

Are you interested in the paddle portion of the Herring Run and Paddle, but feeling overwhelmed, under prepared, or inexperienced? Fear no more. Be 1 of 25 lucky folks who get to participate in a FREE clinic with Paddle Boston experts to learn basic paddling skills (canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard) and the ins-and-outs of paddle races. 

Clinic will entail:

  • land-based skills training (canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard) on the dock at Paddle Bostons’s Blessing of the Bay location in Somerville.

  • free boat rental to practice your new technique

You must be registered for the Herring Run and Paddle to attend the clinic (5k or paddle), but no prior skills necessary. If you're only registered for the 5k, but like what you learn, we will be on-site to register you for the paddle race! 

Email Erica Wood to register for the paddle clinic. You will be notified and placed on a waiting list if the event is full.

Later Event: May 18
Mystic Herring Run and Paddle