North Saskatchewan River - Fireworks Paddle

07.01.2024 8:00 pm - 07.02.2024 12:00 am
Laurier Park



Trip Type:

Moving Water, Evening/Night Trip

Detailed Trip Rating:

Grade B Click here for details on Trip Grade and Skills

Experience Level:

 Comfortable Beginner

Water Class:

 Class 1

Trip Description:

Watch the Canada Day Fireworks from the best spot in the city - the river.

Meet at 8:00 pm at Laurier Park Boat launch.  Shuttle most vehicles to 50th Street Boat Launch.  On the North Sask River around 9:30 pm.  Paddle to just upstream of Dudley Menzies (LRT) bridge.  Fireworks at 11:00 pm.  Wait for the river to clear.  Paddle to the 50th St lBoat Launch and take out.

Please bring glow sticks or lights so you are visible on the water.

Note: Most of the trip will be in the dark and we will get off the water between 12:00 AM and 1:00 AM

Suitable Boats

(see notes)

Open Canoe - Yes

Covered Canoe - Yes

Touring Kayak - Yes

Rec Kayak - Yes

Whitewater Kayak – No

Meeting Point:

 Laurier Park Boat Launch

Trip Coordinator:

Donna McKenzie

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Call: (780) 984-8439


Please contact the Trip Coordinator no later than the Wednesday before the trip is schedule to start. Some trips may have space limitations or require early booking. Contact the Trip Coordinator.

Trips are open to all current Northwest Voyageurs Canoe and Kayak Club members.

You must provide your own boat or have prearranged a rental from the club to participate in the trip.

Touring Kayak - Typically 12 feet long or more and 24" wide or less, with front and rear water tight compartments for flotation and storage, defined keel

Rec Kayak - Typically less than 12 feet long, often greater than 24" wide, with one or no water tight compartments, may or may not have a keel

Whitewater Kayak - Typically less than 10', no watertight compartments, no keel



Location information

Laurier Park