Merritt Island Paddle along the Banana River
March 9 , 2019 - This paddle will launch from Kelly Park West Boat Ramp, Merritt Island and we will paddle south along the Banana River to Ramp Road Park, Cocoa Beach. This is an estimated 9-mile paddle. The tentative launch time is 9 a.m. Check in is at 8:30 a.m. and the mandatory safety brief will be at 8:45 a.m. All participants will be provided with water and a picnic lunch at Constitutional Bicentenial Park on the 520 Causeway. Registration is $35 per person. If you need to rent a board, the cost is an additional $20 which includes, board, paddle, leash, and life jacket for the day. Sunscreen and water shoes are recommended. Proceeds from this paddle will go to Alzheimer's Association. This event is for experienced paddlers.