What is Paddle for Plummer?
A Stand Up Paddle (SUP) charity event, including a Fun Paddle (No experience necessary!), Recreational Race (1 1/2 miles), Short Course Race (3 miles), Long Course Race (5 miles), and other fitness events, including spinning and SUP Yoga.
Where will it take place?
The start/finish location is at Plummer Youth Promise, 37 Winter Island Road, Salem, MA.
When is it?
Saturday, July 7th, 2018.
Is there a rain date?
No, the event is rain or shine. If dangerous conditions arise, such as lightning or the threat of a severe storm, we will cancel. Check this site or our Facebook page for updates.
Is there parking?
Yes, volunteers will help unload your gear and store it safely while you park in nearby lots on Fort Avenue, which is .3 mile away from Plummer is approximately a 6-minute walk.
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How much does it cost?
Long Course Race- $25 entry fee + $200 fundraising minimum
Short Course Race- $25 entry fee + $200 fundraising minimum
Open Class/Recreational Race- $25 entry fee + $200 fundraising minimum
Fun Paddle- $50 flat fee
Waterfront Spinning- $50 flat fee
SUP Yoga- $50 flat fee
There is no charge for spectators, but be sure to bring money for lobster rolls and fun swag!
How do I register?
Go to www.Crowdrise.com/PaddleForPlummer2018.
Do I need to wear a leash when I paddle?
Do I need a life preserver?
Yes – Type II PFD’s are required by law to be attached to all paddle boards. Type II PFDs are available at most sporting goods stores.
Where can I get a board?
Local paddleboard shops offer rentals such as:
Where can I stay?
There are local hotels and bed and breakfasts in Salem and surrounding towns such as:
Who can I reach out to for more info?
Leanne Schild/Plummer Youth Promise
Leah Goodman/SUP East Coast Style
Other ways to get involved?