Posts Tagged ‘black river’

Bringing Back the Black paddle race

Celebrate the restorative efforts and ecological come back of the Lower Black River with recreational and elite paddle races.  The first event of the Erie Series, the race on the Black River is presented by Nalu Standup Paddle & Surf in partnership with Lorain Port Authority and Lorain County Metro Parks. 3-mile recreation fun race:…

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See the 6 Erie Series paddle races for 2019

On your mark, get set, race! Nalu Stand-up Paddle & Surf is organizing six SUP races this summer, all with a family-friendly festival vibe. Most of the events include canoes and kayaks. So mark your calendars! See the full story at cleveland.com/rock-the-lake. Share:

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Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival

The annual Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival is moving to Lorain. After years on the Cuyahoga River and last year at Whiskey Island, the competition of dragon boat teams will take place on the Black River. Dragon Boat teams — many of which consist of breast cancer survivors — have 22 paddlers in a 40-foot boat.…

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Black River Clean-Up

Clean up Lorain’s Black River with the LoCo ‘Yaks, short for Lorain County Kayak and Paddlesports Group. The Yaks promote fun, safe, and eco-friendly open-water kayak instruction and educational adventures for all ages and abilities, while supporting the maintenance and preservation of natural waterways. Last year, 320 volunteers collected 20,500 pounds of trash, 254 tires…

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Cabela’s Lake Erie Masters Walleye Tournament

Compete in North America’s longest-running team walleye tournaments, the Cabela’s Masters Walleye Circuit. The competition begins in the Black River in Lorain and includes the Ohio waters of Lake Erie. Entry fee is $650 per team. Take-off will begin at 7 a.m. or first safe light. First flight due in at 3 p.m.   Share:

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Rock for Water

Teams will compete to make clothes out of trash in Rock for Water: Recycled Fashion Show, with a grand prize of $1,000. A panel of celebrity judges, as well as the people’s vote, will critique each team and help choose the winner. New this year, a catwalk will help fashion closer to the audience members.…

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Lorain’s Black River Summit

Celebrate the progress of Lorain’s Black River at the first Black River Advisory Committee, held with Lorain County, City of Lorain and the LoCo Yaks are proud to announce the first annual Black River Summit being held at the Lorain Palace Theater.   In the early 1980s the river was sick, it was known as…

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