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This is our opportunity to list the activities we hold for our members. 

Kayaks & Canoes Rentals are available for those that don't own their own.
From our sponsor:
Fin and Feather Sports
Rt 140 Upton Center
Upton, Ma (508)529-3901 

Trips

Choose to canoe or kayak down the Blackstone River or paddle a local lake or reservoir for a unique adventure. We have weekend trips and Monday night meets to offer for your paddling pleasure. *Canoes & Kayaks can be supplied for those who do not own their own AT $15 PER PERSON for members and $20 PER PERSON FOR NON-MEMBERS. Most trips there is no special skills needed.

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The Baystate Paddlers Club
 

2011 Canoe / Kayak Trips
 
We have many trips sheduled for this season
 Our Annual September trip down "The Charles".
The Blackstone Valley Fall Festival trip and the favorate Fall "foliage trip" both in October.
 
Our trips are Free to members with their own boats.
Cost: $35 p.p. for non-members who need a kayak,
$30 p.p. for non-members who want a 2 man canoe.
Please email Jeff for reservations ASAP!

2011 SCHEDULE: 
JUNE 2011
OUR FIRST MEETING OF THE YEAR!
 
June  13 th - MEET, Monday evening, 
6 pm Boat launch area at:
Hopedale Pond, Hopedale St in Hopedale, Ma
 
T-SHIRTS with Paddler club logo and sponsors name 
will be available to members $12. S - XL  & $15. XXL & XXXL
Limited Supply

June  28 th - MEET  Tuesady evening- 6 pm
Quinsigamond River (Rt 122 & Rt 140) GRAFTON, MA
Meet at the River Ekblaw Landing (ON LEFT) just past the Stop & Shop heading North on RT 140.
JULY
12th - MEET ~ Tuesday night
Meadow Pond ,  Northbridge, Ma ~Carr st and North Main St . Dam 
 
26th - MEET ~ Tuesday night
Blackstone River/Canal River Bend Park -  Oak Street Uxbridge (Off East Hartford Ave. near Tri-River Health Center) 
 
YARD SALE
Mid July Fin & Feathers Annual Used Kayak & Canoe Yard Sale at Fin and Feather Sports, Upton ~ Great time to buy a used boat!  There will be kayaks and canoes for sale along with used equipment. ~ Also place your old boat and/or equipment on consignment and we will sell it for you for a discounted fee for members. 

AUGUST
9th - MEET ~ Tuesday night
 Ashland Reservoir, Ashland MA ~ Meet 6PM AT: BOAT RAMP ON SPRING STREET. Bring water bottle, Bug spray, Bathing suit and Towels.

23rd - MEET  Tuesday night
Whitehall Reservoir Hopinton, MA Rt 135 , Whitehall State Park - Boat ramp
Email Team Leader Jeff LeClaire if you plan to attend
and For Directions
Boat Rentals Available by reservation only!
Please call by Aug 8th for reservations (508)529-3901
 
30th - MEET  Tuesday night 
 Wallum Lake State Park Douglas, MA ~ 6pm 
Douglas State Park (off RT 16 follow signs to Wallum Lake at Rt 98 and Rt 16 intersection)
Boat Rentals available!
 
SEPTEMBER
WE WILL MEET ONCE IN SEPTEMBER!

Date TBA --SATURDAY  "CHARLES RIVER " 10:00 am - 3 pm
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!
Put in: MEDFIELD RT 27  Bridge to
NATICK DAM (SOUTH NATICK)
SHUTTLE FOR BOATS WILL BE AVAILABLE
This is the trip we've all been waiting for! It will be alot of fun. Please e-mail JEFF if you plan on attending the list grows quick!  He will forward the trip e-mail to you! We need a little more time to plan this trip!
TRIP JOINING FEES: Free For members &  $5 p.p. for non members
 approx time: 5 hrs. meeting time: 9:45 am at Medfield Rt 27 Bridge.
RENTALS: boats are available $15 p.p. for members and ONLY $25 p.p. Non-members for this trip
 
OCTOBER
8TH - Columbus Day weekend  - Saturday "Blackstone Valley Fall Festival! " At:  West  End Creamery, 481 Purgatory RD Whitinsville, MA
Time: (Rental slots 20 minutes) from 11 am- 4pm
The Festival runs until 6 pm.
This event is open to the public, Rentals will be available on site for this event by reservations. Call to reserve your time.
 
 
Our last meet of the season!
October  - SATURDAY THE  22ND 
The Blackstone River- Woonsocket, RI
River Island Park , Market Square Woonsocket To Manville Dam,
Main St Manville, RI.
IT IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!!!
SATURDAY ~ 1 PM - 3PM 
(4.2 miles) "FALL FOLIAGE TRIP"
This will be this seasons FINAL TRIP!
 
(Rain date set for Sunday the 23RD same time)
 
Here is an opportuntity to bring everyone you know that loves Fall and the changing of the season. Who would like to try canoeing or Kayaking!
Rental Boats will be available fot this trip:
Rates: Members $15 p.p.
Non-members: Only  $25 p.p for a kayak and $20 p.p. for a 2 man canoe.
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Week Night Boat Rentals Available!
Please reserve your kayak or Canoe by calling (508) 529-3901.
Rates:   Members $15 p.p 
Non- Members $20. p.p. 
Life jacket & paddle included!
                  

 
IF YOU MAY HAVE A SUGGESTED PLACE PLEASE CONTACT OUR COORDINATOR JEFF LECLAIRE (SEE CONTACT PAGE FOR EMAIL!)

Spring Summer Meet Schedule
We will meet every 2 weeks through Labor Day
and then once a month through October.
 

If you would like to share a favorite paddle spot with us please e-mail us,
We have a few open dates to fill.
SEE YOU ON THE WATER!
 

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The newest Centeral Massachusetts paddle club
The Baystate Paddlers P.O. Box 314, Upton, Ma 01568

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