Mountain Equipment Co-op presents the 2012 MEC Paddlefest, coming to Jericho Sailing Club in Vancouver on Saturday July 7th!
Mountain Equipment Co-op is proud to present the 6th annual MEC Paddlefest. This year’s festivities will be taking place on Saturday, July 7 at the Jericho Sailing Centre on Jericho Beach from 9:30am – 5:00pm.
MEC Paddlefest is a celebration of paddle-sports and the ocean environment in British Columbia. MEC Paddlefest is a family-friendly festival geared towards everyone from first-time paddlers to experienced enthusiasts. Admission to MEC Paddlefest is free of charge with optional paid clinics available.
Attendees will have the opportunity to take part in the numerous clinics and activities being offered by local vendors and MEC alike. Events include kayaking 101, navigation courses, guided tours, intro to Stand-up Paddleboarding, kids kayaking, MEC Paddle Swap and MEC Marketplace.
Registration for clinics is now live at karelo.com and begins at $10 per person. Participants in on-water clinics are entered into a draw for a chance to win a Jimmy Styks Beaver paddleboard and a Cannon adjustable paddle.