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What To Know Before You Go: Bay Bridge Paddle

May 31, 2018 04:00PM ● By Brian Saucedo

Calling all water enthusiasts! Whether you’re a longtime veteran or a paddling beginner, paddlers of all ages and skill levels are invited to participate in the Bay Bridge Paddle. 

The Basics

Date: Saturday, June 2nd

Time: Check in begins bright and early at 7:15 a.m., and the first paddle begins at 8:30 a.m.

Location:  Sandy Point State Park, located at 1100 E College Parkway in Annapolis 


The Details

What can guests expect?  

The Bay Bridge Paddle brings together paddlers of all skill levels to enjoy a day of racing on the beautiful Chesapeake Bay. If you don’t feel like paddling, no worries! Spectators can watch the paddle from a designated spectator area on the shore. 

Food and drinks? 

Food and drink will be available for purchase at the events.

What about parking? 

Parking is available at Sandy Point for $5 for Maryland residents, and $7 for out of state visitors. Race participants will be given a parking pass for one car. 

Can I still register? 

Yes, but hurry! Today (May 31st) is the last day to register. There will be no day-of registration. No registration is necessary for spectators. 

Where do the proceeds go? 

The paddle will benefit the Annapolis Chapter of the Foundation for Community Betterment. The Foundation for Community Betterment is a national organization dedicated to engaging individuals of all ages in community enhancement by creating an immediate, positive impact on the lives of individuals or organizations that share the same philanthropic vision, but currently lack the means to succeed