Coos Bay Surfriders are hosting their 4th annual STAND UP! FOR THE BAY on September 27th, 2014. This is a community paddle event in support of the Coos Bay and other coastal waters. This event is designed to celebrate our amazing estuary and to raise funds for the continued monitoring of Coos Bay waters via the Blue Water Task Force.
Pre-registration cost is $10 for adults and free for children under 12. Event-day registration will be $12. Cost includes the paddle event fee, food, paddle joust, and festivities. T-shirts this year will be sold separately. With your regristration fee you are helping Coos Bay Surfrider to fund many of our functions and programs.
Registration (9 am)
Meet at the Coos Bay Boardwalk, and find the Surfrider registration table to check in. Coffee will be provided, and route details will be discussed.
The Paddle (10am to noon):
Kayaks, Canoes, SUPs and paddle boards are all welcome to participate. The 1.5 hour paddle route is appropriate for all skill levels. The route begins at 10 am. Life Jackets required. Rentals and information can be found at Waxer’s Surf Shop.
Bay Cleanup (10am to noon)
If you don’t feel like paddling, come and help us clean up the bay! We will be walking along the bay, and cleaning as we go. The event is also part the of the Solve Fall beach cleanup.
Educational activities, music, and Luau (noon-2:30):
Live music and a luau on the boardwalk will begin at noon. After the paddle, come and enjoy some delicious food and a bar set up by Sharkbites Cafe. This year we are again teaming up with South Slough Estuarine Research Reserve, who will be providing kids activities and estuary education for the event! All are welcome!
Special thanks to our sponsors this year:
Waxer’s Surf Shop
Shark Bites Cafe
7 Devils Brewing Co.
South Slough Estuarine Research Reserve
Coos Bay Surfriders
Dutch Brothers Coffee
The Alder Smokehouse
the Fishermans Market