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Paddle 4 the Cure - Heart of Gold Warriors

Timmins! You are invited to join our Paddle 4 the Cure Heart of Gold Warriors Team as we paddle with a purpose to help make a difference in the fight against cancer.  We are joining paddlers from across the province in flaunting our pink in the Pink Paddle Parade to raise money and awareness for Breast Cancer Research through the Canadian Cancer Society. Paddlers of all ages, on any craft, including the paddling pups are welcome on board! Our local paddler will take place on Sunday August 29th on the Mattagami River at 1pm for a 5km paddle up the Mountjoy River to Miller Lake.  Rebel Soul is proudly sponsoring the event by giving a free trucker hat to anyone on the team who...

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How to use your Inflatable Stand-Up Paddle Board

You took the plunge and got an inflatable stand-up paddle board. Now what happens? Here are few things to know. Safety first. What's required. While navigating the water ways, paddle boards must be equipped with am approved personal flotation device (PFD) or a life jacket and a sound signaling device (whistle). If you are paddling between sunset & sunrise you are also required to have a light. You may want to have a dry bag with you to keep your phone and keys protected while paddling.   Inflating your paddle board. Your step-by-step guide.   Unroll the board with the deck-pad side up Locate the valve on the board - typically at the tail of the board Find the pin inside the...

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The Paddle Social in Timmins - SUP's, Kayaks and Canoes

I remember when I first got my kayak a few years ago. I was the only one of my friends to have a kayak and was too nervous to go out on the water on my own. Where did that leave me? With a kayak in the garage that was left untouched almost all summer. Can you relate? This is where the idea of the Paddle Socials came to be. To get together on the river and paddle with like-minded people.  Bring your your SUP, kayak or canoe and meet us at the river. This event is for anyone who have a love for being on the water and is free to attend. This year we do ask that paddlers pre-register here. ...

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First time trying SUP Yoga? Here's what you need to know!

You want to give SUP Yoga a try but you are nervous. I get it. You've never been on a paddle board before, you tried yoga a handful of times, and you are nervous AF about trying it out. This is how most people feel before they register for their first session. This is a space where newbies are welcome and encouraged to join. You'll be in good hands when you get on board with me this summer.  Here are a few things to know before you meet me at the beach.  We begin each class with a quick on land instruction. From there we set out on our boards and anchor in a nice calm spot on the water. We begin...

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