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RESCHEDULED Beargrass Creek Canoe Tour

September 2, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm


Thursday, September 2


Registrants will meet at the Louisville Community Boathouse next to UofL Rowing, 1325 River Road, 40206

$15, $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout to receive discount)


Hop in a canoe and tour Beargrass Creek and its tributary into the Ohio River, with our guide David Wicks. Paddle along with David as he discusses the local biome and Louisville’s waterway history.

Dr. Wicks is board chair of River City Paddle Sports with a home at the community boathouse in Louisville’s waterfront park.  www.rivercitypaddlesports.org. He is also Kentucky co-chair for the Ohio River Recreation Trail –  an initiative of the National Park Service, https://ohioriverrecreationtrail.org/, and chair of the nature-based recreation working group for the Ohio River Basin Plan (2020-2025) , sponsored by the Ohio River Basin Alliance, ORSANCO and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

Canoe, paddle, and life jackets will be provided.




Special Thanks to Our Sponsor: River City Paddle Sports


Refund Policy

Although we are unable to refund registration fees in the case of cancellation by the purchaser, the paid registration can be transferred to another student. In this case, please notify Kat Rivers at KRIVERS@WATERFRONTGARDENS.ORG or 502-276-5404 with the name of who will attend in your place. Multi-event series cannot be transferred. In the event that Waterfront Botanical Gardens cancels a class for any reason (e.g. low enrollment, instructor unavailability, natural hazard, etc.), we will attempt to reschedule the class or event. If there is no reschedule, the purchaser will be issued a full refund. Refunds are issued by check only.

Emergency Cancellation

In the event of an emergency cancellation, the Gardens will contact registered students with a cancellation notice (always provide/maintain a current email address and phone number so that we may notify you of an emergency or cancellation). The Gardens will attempt to reschedule classes cancelled due to an emergency event if possible.


September 2, 2021
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Louisville Community Boathouse
1325 River Road
Louisville, KY 40206 United States