Paddle the Grand to Stop the Mega Quarry - Aug.12, 2012


Paddle the Grand River along Kaufman’s Flats
to Freeport in Kitchener, Ontario, a 20 km 4 hour scenic route suitable for all skill levels.

Join us as we highlight the value of Ontario’s fresh water and support the
campaign to Stop the Mega Quarry! A portion of the proceeds will go to NDACT.


Date: Sunday, August 12, 2012

Optional Launch Times: 9 AM, 10 AM, 11 AM & 12 Noon

Length & Difficulty: 4 hours, 20 Km, fit for all skill levels

Meeting Spot: Canoeing the Grand Headquarters, (at the Freeport Bridge) 3734 King St. East, Kitchener, ON N2P 2G5

 From the meeting point a shuttle will take you to the launch site, where you will canoe with the current back to headquarters.

Register here to participate:


You must register to participate in this event. Register by or before event day; participants will not be accepted on date of event if they have not registered online. Please only register if you fully intend to participate in this event. There is a limit of 50 canoes and 20 kayaks, so register soon!

Expedition Costs:

$60.00 per Canoe (maximum 2 people)

$50.00 per Kayak (maximum 1 person)


Expedition Costs include:

  • the boat
  • paddles
  • PFDs (personal flotation devices)
  • shuttle service to the launch site

Payment is due at check-in on trip day.

Other Details:

  • pets & snacks allowed
  • absolutely no alcohol
  • expedition will proceed rain or shine
  • bring your cameras or video recorders and make sure to catch your family & friends on film!

Send a selection of your best pictures to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and your photos/videos will be in the event promotion video which will be put together at the end of the summer!



Please direct any of your questions or concerns regarding this event to Sophia Sanniti at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.