Teams of four paddlers on stand-up paddleboards, in canoes or kayaks, have 2.5 hours to navigate around Kelleys Island to retrieve treasure from hidden treasure chests. The team to collect all the treasure and cross the finish line in the shortest amount of time wins. Awards ceremony, food, drinks and after party at Dockers Waterfront…

Read More

Paddling on the Cuyahoga River this summer? Members of the Cuyahoga River Safety Task Force are working on getting temporary digital signs to warn of coming freighters. Read all about it on cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.

Read More

To keep kayakers and stand-up paddlers safe on the Cuyahoga River, volunteers are forming a Cuyahoga River Ambassador Program — or CRAP, for short. The nonprofit Phastar Corp. is working with the Cleveland Metroparks, Foundry and Nalu Paddle & Surf to train about two dozen volunteers for the program. For more information, see cleveland.com/rock-the-lake.

Read More

Celebrate Christmas with a paddle in the Cleveland Harbor, before the Browns game. Bring your stand-up paddleboard or your kayak and launch from LeanDog in the Cleveland Harbor.  Make sure you have 1.) a board/kayak, leash and PFD, 2.) a wet or drysuit, 3.) booties, 4.) a costume, and 5.) a willingness to have a…

Read More

People are still jumping on stand-up paddleboards — and the paddling bandwagon. At Nalu Stand-up Paddle and Surf in Rocky River, outings and rentals are up 30 percent in 2018, compared to last year. And owner Bill Cochrane thinks the sport will keep on growing. See the full story on cleveland.com. Buying a stand-up paddleboard:…

Read More

The fifth annual Whiskey Island Paddlefest is a partnership of Cleveland Metroparks, Ultra Missions, the Foundry and Nalu SUP and Surf. Grab your stand-up paddleboard and register for the 6 mile elite race (3 laps), 2 mile challenge (1 lap), or a short kid’s dynamic course. Beginners and advanced paddlers are welcome. A limited number…

Read More

The Blazing Paddles stand-up paddleboarding race is part of Share the River’s second annual Share the River Ramble. The event includes a 6-mile race of elite paddlers, beginning at the Cleveland Rowing Foundation and heading up river. Afterward is an open 2-mile race. The 6-mile course includes sweeping views of downtown Cleveland, under 10 bridges,…

Read More

Join the Cleveland Metroparks every Wednesday from June 20 to Aug. 22 for kayak and stand-up paddleboard tours of Cleveland’s inner harbor.

Read More

Want to try kayaking or stand-up paddleboarding this summer? Cleveland Metroparks is offering Try It sessions and tours off Whiskey Island. Beginner guests can experience kayaking and stand up paddleboarding during one-hour “Try-It” sessions near shore while more experienced paddlers can enjoy kayaking and stand up paddleboarding tours inside the inner harbor under the guidance…

Read More

Want to know where on Lake Erie you can try a dragon boat, find beach glass or eat with a view of the water? Us, too. Which is why RocktheLake created its Where To page. 9 Lake Erie festivals you won’t want to miss in summer 2018 Check it out for lists of: Beaches with…

Read More