DC Sport for Development & Peace Group Water Day
Join the DC Sport for Development and Peace community on June 29th for a fun day of water sports (kayaking, canoeing, etc.) at the Washington Canoe Club in Georgetown! All kayak, canoe, paddle and PFD / life jacket equipment will be provided to participants free of charge from 1-4pm! Registration: Limited space available, first come, first serve! The first 25 to sign up will reserve their spot. If your availability changes after signing up, please contact the host in order to open the spot to somebody else. Once all spots are reserved, you may sign up for a "waitlist ticket" and you will be contacted if a spot opens up. What to bring: Sunscreen, hat, sunglasses, your preferred food and drink, lots of water, a lock for the available lockers to place your belongings in, and water proof bag for anything you need on the water. Age of participants: All individuals are welcome, including family, kids and children. Children must be supervised by a guardian at all times. Children may not go inside the canoe club unsupervised. Recommended for guardian to bring kiddy pool/toy and chalk to draw on concrete. Dogs are okay but must be on a leash at all times. Restrooms: Two porto-potties are on site. Liability waiver: The club's liability waiver must be signed by all attendees. You may bring a signed copy with you or sign a hardcopy that will printed and provided to you by the hosts upon your arrival. Safety: PFD or life jackets must be worn at all times on the dock or on the water. A member of the Washington Canoe Club will be on site to supervise all paddling. Directions: Directions to 3700 Water Street Northwest (NW), Washington DC 20007 can be viewed here. Map of the street view of the entrance can be viewed here. Parking: Parking is available on Water Street or anywhere else in Georgetown. There are a few garages near the intersection of Wisconsin Ave, Water St. and K Street (across from the Waterfront). No parking at the canoe club. There is a rental bike station just up from the canoe club. Not permitted: Smoking of any kind. Drinking alcohol and paddling. Running on docks. Leaving trash behind (bins will be available to dispose rubbish). About the Washington Canoe Club: Since it's founding in 1904, the Washington Canoe Club has played an important role in promoting the sport of Olympic Canoe and Kayak from our home base on the Potomac River. WCC is recognized nationally for competitive racing. The Club fields men's, women's and mixed teams in all types of racing including outrigger canoeing, sprint and marathon canoe/kayak, stand-up paddling, many more. The WCC is a community of volunteers dedicated to preserving, promoting, and engaging in paddlesports on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. WCC’s boathouse, over a century old, is an iconic historic landmark serving as a base for its members to train for competition, paddle for recreation, and host community, educational and charitable groups. Questions? Please contact hosts Erika Mueller, Danielle Berman, Pam Boteler, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
3700 Water St. NW
Washington, DC 20007