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The Lackawanna River Conservation Association (LRCA) is pleased to announce their second Lackawanna River Virtual Paddle Challenge. They challenge all their regular Canoe-A-Thon kayak & canoe paddlers and newcomers to join in on this paddle sport competition on the Lackawanna River.
Two Courses Available:
• “Archbald Whitewater Challenge” – 12-mile course from David Maslar Park on Laurel Street in
Archbald to Sweeney’s Beach in Scranton. FOR EXPERIENCED KAYAKERS & CANOERS ONLY!
This course contains Class 2 and Class 3 whitewater in the five miles between Archbald and Olyphant
• “Blakely Challenge” – 8-mile course from Blakely Borough Recreation Complex
to Sweeney’s Beach in Scranton. Calm with some whitewater.
Both courses end at Sweeney’s Beach in the Pine Brook Neighborhood in Scranton.
• All entrants will receive a RiverFest 2021 T-shirt.
• Metals presented to First, Second, and Third place winners
in each Male and Female class for each course.