Saturday, august 18, 2018
ROTARY ISLAND PARK
What is SUP Day? SUP Day is an all-day event that celebrates “The Soo” as an outdoor-paddling destination for all to enjoy. A group of outdoor enthusiasts have planned a day on the water with something for everyone. Rotary Island Park will be the main staging area for all the events.
Shorts Brewery Beer Garden
While enjoying all that SUP Day has to offer, stop into the Short’s Brewery Beer Garden and sample the latest flavors on tap. Whether you are interested in something light and crushable or something big, boozy, and delightful, Short’s will have you covered. Beer Garden is open from 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
Voyageur Island Biathlon
The Kayak Race will start at 9:00 a.m. and The Stand-Up paddle Boards will start at 9:15 a.m.
Portaging Portage Race
The Kayak Race will start at 10:30 a.m. and the Stand-Up Paddle Boards will start at 10:45 a.m.
Chain of Island Race
The Kayak Race will start at 12:30 p.m. and the Stand-Up Paddle Boards will start at 12:45 p.m.
Bird’s Eye Outfitter’s Guided Island Tours
Enjoy a two hour guided tour starting with a paddle through the chain of islands, followed with a scenic walk through Voyageur Island Park. Bring your own canoe, kayak, or stand-up paddleboard, or rent a kayak on-site (limited qualities available). Groups are small. Call Bird’s Eye Outfitters to reserve a spot at 906-259-7121.
Tours leave on the hour, every hour from Rotary Island starting at 11 AM; last tour at 4PM.
Adults $25/Youth $10
Paddlers and water lovers of all ages can enjoy this leisurely float down the river’s inner channel from Rotary Park to Harvey Marina. TubePro river tube, life jacket, and shuttle service back to Rotary Island provided.
Adults $15/Youth $10
Kid’s Paddle-Powered Fishing Derby
This fishing contest has a slight twist-anglers age 5-17 may fish anywhere along the St. Marys River, so long as they are in a paddle-powered craft. Kids will enjoy this catch-photo-release fishing contest.
$10/per Contestant starting at Rotary Island.
Derby starts at 8AM-4PM
Rotary Island Rendezvous
Families are invited to a fun-filled day of activities, food and games at Rotary Park.
-Guided kayak tours to Voyageur Island
-Short’s Brewery Beer Garden
-Kid’s Power Paddle Fishing
-Derby Frisbee disc golf
-Squirt gun races
-10 Person stand-up paddle board to rent
-Food and merchandise vendors
-Lazy River Float
-Cardboard Boat Regatta
-Big canoe rides
-Watch the lake freighters go by