Howl at the Moon 5K Night Race

Our 3rd Annual Howl at the Moon 5K Night Race will be taking place on Saturday November 24th.  You can be sure to run off that Thanksgiving Turkey on trail that night.  Pre-registration is available now at https://parkpartners.jimdo.com/howl-at-the-moon-night-race/  This year you can register your canine companion and receive some race swag for both or you.  Help us raise money for Gloucester’s first Dog Park.

Great Gatsby

Come out for an Amazing Night of Dancing, Fun and Fundraising! Good Shot Judy is helping us to fundraise to complete the Woodville Park Playground.  Come to the Gloucester Moose Lodge on July 28th and dance the night away.  Dress the part if you are feeling fabulous.  Tickets are available online and at the parks and recreation office. Call 804-693-2355 for more information.

Thank you to our fantastic sponsors: Tidewater Home funding, Chesapeake Bank, WXGM FM 99.1, Ken Houtz, Dr. James Burden DDS, Walls Alive, Water Pro, We Rock the Spectrum and Bayport Credit Union.  We appreciate all of your support.

Thank you to all the local restaurants that are going to provide food for the event. Olivia’s, Scoots BBQ, Good Life Kitchen, Nuttall’s Store, Sweet Tooth Cafe, Northern Neck Popcorn, Big Island Oyster Co.,and Chik-Fil-A.  Can’t wait to taste all of the delicious nibbles.

Canoe Jam June 23,2018

BEAVERDAM “CANOE JAM”
Canoe and Kayak Races and “Fun Paddle”

 Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Beaverdam Park, Gloucester, VA
* Proceeds to benefit Beaverdam Park *

RACES:           LONG COURSE  (4.0 miles)
                        SHORT COURSE  (2.0 miles)

CLASSES:      C-1 = 1-person recreational canoe or “competition cruiser” canoe                                     C-2 = 2-person recreational canoe only
                        K-1 = 1-person plastic sea kayak or “other material” sea kayak
                        K-2 = 2-person plastic sea kayak only
                        C-1 & K-1 = Men, Women, Male Youth, Female Youth (“Youth” are under 16 years old)
                        C-2 & K-2 = Men, Women, Mixed (1 Male & 1 Female), Adult & Child, Male Youth, Female Youth, Mixed Youth

LONG & SHORT COURSES – Paddle the Long and Short Course for the price of one race!
COST:
$15/person if received by 6/16/18 (includes t-shirt and sponsor gifts)
$20/person if received after 6/16/18 (t-shirt and sponsor gifts while they last)
YOUTH under 16 years old race for FREE!

FUN PADDLE – Paddle anywhere in anything with anyone!
COST:             
$10/person if received by 6/16/18 (includes t-shirt and sponsor gifts)
$15/person received after 6/16/18 (t-shirt and sponsor gifts while they last)

4-PERSON SPRINT – One-quarter mile loop, open to everyone, 4 paddlers in one recreational canoe!
COST:
FREE!  Held prior to the Awards Ceremony

AWARDS:       Awards to top 3 finishers in every class

SCHEDULE:    8:00 a.m.          Registration
                        9:00 a.m.          Long Course Race Start
                        10:30 a.m.        Short Course Race Start
                        11:00 a.m.        4-Person Fun Race Start, Awards ceremony to follow

* Two-person canoes and equipment are available for use by RESERVATION ONLY *

* Please call Karla Havens at 785-2107 to reserve a canoe *

* All participants and volunteers are eligible for door prize drawings *

For additional information contact Karla Havens, Race Coordinator at 785-2107