Testing the Waters a Paddle and Probe Adventure – Registration

Testing the Waters: May 15 – May 25, 2016

Location: The Rock River with stops in communities along our voyage.

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Come paddle with us! Join us for a day or for many days. We are looking forward to seeing you on the river.

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    Contact Information

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    Other participants you are paying for (over age 5). List first and last names.

    Other participants you are paying for (under age 6). List first and last names.

    PADDLING Registration

    Check the days you plan on paddling. You may choose to do all or part of the day. If you’re not sure, how far you will paddle, check the ALL DAY option. We will confirm closer to the date.

    Sunday May 15 ALL DAY: 11:00 Mayville Rotary Park – Greenhead Landing (10.2 miles)Sunday May 15 – Kekoskee to Greenhead Landing (3.8 miles)

    Monday May 16: 9:00 Greenhead Landing to Horicon Legion Park (7.7 miles)

    Tuesday May 17: 9:00 Kiwanis Park Horicon – Neider Park, Hustisford (8.3 miles)

    Wednesday May 18 ALL DAY: 9:00 Lions Park, Hustisford – Harnischfeger County Park (17.3 miles)Wednesday May 18: 9:00 Lions Park, Hustisford – Monroe Rd (15.4 miles)

    Thursday May 19 ALL DAY: 9:00 Harnischfeger – Kanow County Park (11.3 miles)Thursday May 19: 9:00 Harnischfeger – Kaul Park (5.7 miles)

    Friday May 20 ALL DAY: 9:30am Kanow County Park to Willow Street in Watertown (15.7 miles)Friday May 20 optional part day: end at Pipersville, County P 10.4 miles

    Saturday May 21 ALL DAY: 9:00 Tivoli Island, Watertown – Rock River Park, Johnson Creek (13.7 miles)Saturday May 21: ~12:30 Launch Below Lower Dam – Rock River Park, Johnson Creek (12.9) miles)

    Note: After a short paddle between the dams, there will be an hour and a half public program at the Watertown Senior Center starting about 11:00. After which we will portage to the lower dam and continue to Johnson Creek.

    Sunday May 22 ALL DAY: 9:00 Rock River Park, Johnson Creek – Elmore Klement Park, Fort Atkinson (10.5 miles )Sunday May 22: 9:00 Rock River Park, Johnson Creek – Jefferson Rotary Park (5.7 miles)Sunday May 22: ~1:00 Jefferson Rotary Park – Elmore Klement Park, Fort Atkinson (4.8 miles)

    Monday May 23 ALL DAY: 9:00 Elmore Klement Park, Fort Atkinson – Vinnie Ha Ha Road (8.9 + miles)Monday May 23: 9:00 Elmore Klement Park – North Water Street West (2.8 miles)

    Miles will depend on how far up the Bark River we travel; if weather is favorable paddlers may choose to continue down the shore of Lake Koshkonong.

    Tuesday May 24 ALL DAY: 9:00 Indianford County Park – Traxler Park, Janesville (11.9 miles)Tuesday May 24: 9:00 Indianford County Park – Janesville Town Launch (8.1 miles)

    Wednesday May 25 ALL DAY: 9:00 Afton Road Boat Launch – Riverside Park, Beloit (13.6 miles)Wednesday May 25, 9:00 Afton Road Boat Launch – Preservation Park (9.8 miles)Wednesday May 25, time tbd, Preservation Park - Riverside Park, Beloit (3.8)

    CAMPING Registration

    Check if you will be camping with us. Please check the dates. Any camping fees are your responsibility. Donations appreciated when camping on private property. We will contact you regarding logistics and meals, but for now, plan on providing your own food.

    May 15: Ledge Park, Dodge CountyMay 16: Ledge Park, Dodge CountyMay 17: Lakefront property on Lake SinissippiMay 18: Harnischfeger County Park, Dodge CountyMay 19: Harnischfeger County Park , Dodge CountyMay 20: make-up day, no overnight plannedMay 21: Dorothy Carnes Park (primitive, walk-in camping, no showers)May 22: Dorothy Carnes Park (primitive, walk-in camping, no showers)May 23: overnight location tbdMay 24: overnight location tbd


    Each participant is required to sign a Hold Harmless form. Download the RRC Event Release

    After submitting the form, an confirmation and invoice will be emailed to you. Payment is by check or PayPal (link to be provided in the email).

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