River Authority Brings Kayaking Event Series to Museum Reach at Night

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WHAT: The San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) will be host a unique evening paddling event for the Be River Proud Kayaking Event Series on Thursday, December 19, 2019. Registrants will participate in the only evening event of the series, along the Museum Reach segment of the San Antonio River Walk to experience the River of Lights in a whole new way! Participants will put-in/take out at the boat ramp off of Newell Ave. and Camden St and paddle between Pearl and the lock and dam off Brooklyn Ave. The River Authority is providing 50 kayaks to registered participants, but anyone with a kayak or stand-up paddle board can join the event for free. REI will provide kayaking lessons prior to the event, and Summer Moon will be on hand to provide coffee to participants.

All participants can enter a raffle for a chance to win a free kayak and gear that will take place June 2020.

WHEN: Thursday, December 19, 2019, 8:30 p.m. (media is invited to grab footage of and interview participants and River Authority staff at put-in location)

WHERE: 1300 Camden St. (at the corner Camden St. and Newell Ave.)

WHO: Steven Schauer, San Antonio River Authority Director of Government & Public Affairs

             Jeanette Honermann, REI, Outdoor Program and Outreach – San Antonio Market

              Scott Crocker, Owner of Summer Moon

NOTES: For additional events that are part of the Be River Proud Kayaking Event Series and for more information about the River Authority’s parks and trails, visit  www.sara-tx.org

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