13 Jul Paddle the LA River Tickets SOLD OUT – Standby is Available
Tickets went on sale TUESDAY, JULY 17 for guided kayak tours of the Los Angeles River in Sepulveda Basin. THE ENTIRE SEASON SOLD OUT IN TWO DAYS.
Rain make-up dates of Sept 28 & 29 may be released for sale mid-September if they are not needed. This will be announced.
There is an opportunity to buy a ticket on STANDBY. Show up on Tues, Thurs, Fri or Sat for any of the three daily runs: 7AM, 10:30AM, 1:30PM (EXCLUDING Aug 14 & 28). Bring cash in exact change: First and second runs are $50 lasting 2.5 hours. Third run is $25 lasting 1 hour. Riders must have proper attire (read PADDLE website) and must sign a waiver. Age 10+. Each run has a maximum of 15 kayakers, so standby tickets may be rare; please don’t be disappointed if you can’t get a seat. Keep trying; last season there were some successful standby riders.
The website for the program is: www.paddlethelariver.org
You may follow the program on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/PaddleTheLARiver
You may follow the program on Twitter at @PaddleLARiver
A map of the kayak route can be viewed HERE.
The first rides will run starting on Saturday, July 21. The 2012 season will last ten weeks until Saturday, September 29.
Run times will be 7AM (full trip $50), 10:30AM (full trip $50), and 1:30PM (shorter path $25) on tour days.
The Paddle the LA River program represents the collective efforts of several environmental organizations uniting to enhance public perception about the Los Angeles River. By paddling this scenic stretch, people experience first-hand that our urban River is part of an ecosystem that is both beautiful and significant to Los Angeles’ past and future. Thanks to our partners: Los Angeles Conservation Corps, Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority, Urban Semillas, and The River Project, as well as The City of Los Angeles and The US Army Corps of Engineers.
Press/Media may contact publicist, Mike Mena of Ileana International at 310-316-0612.
PLEASE NOTE: George Wolfe of LA RIVER EXPEDITIONS partnered with SAN JOAQUIN RIVER STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM to receive A USACOE PERMIT TO EXECUTE A SEPARATE KAYAK PROGRAM ON SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS. This has expanded river access on the Los Angeles River to 7-days a week! Tickets for these runs are distributed at www.lariverexpeditions.com. TICKETS SEEM TO BE SOLD OUT AT THE PRESENT TIME.