July 24, 2021: “Blazing Paddles Paddlefest”


The 3rd Annual Blazing Paddles Paddlefest is a kayak, paddleboard, and canoe recreational celebration of Cleveland’s hardworking, scenic, and historic Cuyahoga River. Paddlers will have exclusive access to the Cuyahoga River for five hours to enjoy either an 8.6-mile recreational paddle/float or one of three races (2, 5.4 and 13-miles).

Paddlefest 21In partnership with Cuyahoga River Safety Task Force stakeholders and affiliate organizations, Cuyahoga River Water Trail partners, North Coast Multisports, and Blazing Paddles Paddlefest sponsors, Share the River is providing two opportunities to enjoy Blazing Paddles that will depart/recover from Cleveland Rowing Foundation and Cleveland Metroparks’ Merwin’s Wharf at Rivergate Park.

  • You can enjoy a relaxed paddle journey of the historic and scenic Cuyahoga River or

  • You can race Cleveland’s hard-working waterfront

Information and registration…