Oswego Paddlefest Offers Unique Canal Experience on July 16

OSWEGO COUNTY – Oswego Paddlefest is back! The H. Lee White Maritime Museum will host the eighth annual occasion on Saturday, July 16. Kayakers and canoeists are inspired to love and enjoy the special attractiveness of the historic Oswego River Canal by “locking through” 4 canal locks.

The 2022 event is sponsored by Oswego Overall health, a wellbeing care process with 17 spots serving communities through Oswego County.

Paddlers will start from points in Fulton or Minetto. Each classes will conclusion at the city of Oswego at the newly renovated Wright’s Landing launch on Lake Road.

The lengthy program, geared for seasoned paddlers, is roughly 13 miles and launches from Indian Place Park on NYS Rte. 481 in Fulton. Paddlers will start for the prolonged class between 8:30 and 10 a.m.

The limited program is around 5.5 miles and launches from Minetto Riverview Park on NYS Rte. 48 between 8 to 10 a.m.

The complete paddle journey can be up to six several hours or more. Paddlers are asked to arrive at their most well-liked web-site 30 minutes in advance of start time.

Kayakers and canoeists are welcome to participate. However, stand up paddle boarders are excluded from the occasion because of to NYS Canal Corporation basic safety restrictions. Lifetime jackets and whistles are essential.

Minors aged 4 to 11 decades of age ought to be the passenger of an adult. For everyone’s basic safety, this occasion is proposed for paddlers ages 12 and older.

Place is constrained to 400 paddlers. Registration is $35 and is open now. It will operate via July 15 or right up until the celebration is loaded. Paddlers may possibly sign-up on line at https://paddlefest2022.cheddarup.com or on-web page the morning of the celebration.

Transportation will be provided thanks to a grant from the NYS Canal Corporation and the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor. Contributors should indication up for the provider when they sign up on the internet. A different charge of $10 for each individual is needed.

Superior check-in will be from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, July 15 at the H. Lee White Maritime Museum, 1 W. Very first St. Pier, Oswego. The 1st 100 men and women to look at-in on Friday will acquire a goody bag.

For more details about Paddlefest and other pursuits, pay a visit to the H. Lee White Maritime Museum’s Facebook web site at www.fb.com/hlwmm or web site at www.hlwmm.org.

Paddlefest qualifies for the Erie Canalway Problem. For details on how to participate by logging miles alongside the canal, go to www.canalwaychallenge.org.

For area accommodations and customer information, go to www.visitoswegocounty.com or contact 1-800-248-4Pleasurable (4386).

For additional data about Oswego Wellbeing, stop by www.oswegohealth.org.

Oswego Health:

The mission of Oswego Wellness is to provide accessible, top quality care and strengthen the health of citizens during Oswego County. As a nonprofit health and fitness treatment procedure that was proven in 1881, Oswego Health and fitness is happy to continue to be a person of Oswego County’s most significant employers. A lot more than 1,200 staff members perform for the Oswego Health method in the course of its 17 areas.

These contain Oswego Hospital, a 164-mattress acute care group facility Lakeview Middle for Psychological Health and fitness and Wellness, a 32-mattress facility supplying inpatient and outpatient treatment and behavioral health and fitness expert services The Manor at Seneca Hill, a 120-bed facility that delivers 24-hour competent nursing, rehabilitation products and services and an Grownup Day Well being Companies Method and Springside at Seneca Hill, a 57-unit impartial retirement group. 

The health method also operates Oswego Health and fitness House Care, the only hospital-based qualified home wellness treatment company in the county, as perfectly as outpatient health care facilities in Fulton and Central Square. Both equally provide urgent care, lab, health-related imaging, and bodily treatment, even though Fulton also offers occupational wellbeing expert services.

In addition, Oswego Health and fitness incorporates Doctor Treatment P.C., a multi-specialty health-related team offering physician companies in orthopedics, cardiology, ENT, gastroenterology, breast care, common operation, bariatrics, and primary care.

For far more info about Oswego Well being, pay a visit to www.oswegohealth.org.

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OARS IN! – Paddlers navigate out of Lock 6 on the Oswego River Canal in the course of the 2019 occasion – the previous time Paddlefest was held owing to the pandemic. Paddlefest 2022 is planned to return to the Port City on Saturday, July 16. For extra details, take a look at www.facebook.com/hlwmm or www.hlwmm.org. Photograph courtesy of Mary Ellen Barbeau.