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Paddle the Peace 2018

Paddle the Peace Action Comittee

Saturday, 18 August 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Paddle the Peace 2018

Registration Information

Registration Type Sales End Price Fee GST Quantity
Adult (13 years and up)
Launch at Shaftesbury Ferry. Ticket includes: lunch, event insurance, shuttle from Lower West Peace Boat launch to Shaftesbury Ferry river entry to begin the paddle.
Ended $20.00 $2.03 $1.10
Child (12 years & under)   more info Ended Free $0.00 $0.00

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Event Details

Registration is now closed for Paddle the Peace 2018. We hope that you can join us for the 10th Annual Paddle the Peace in 2019! Click here to open the Participant booklet and waivers. Below is some additional information for our registered participants:


Waivers: Feel free to print and fill out your waivers before the event. It makes sign in on Saturday go a lot faster! If you forget them at home, fear not as there will be waivers on site. ALL participants are required to sign a waiver to participate. Those under 18 years will require parental consent/signature.  All waivers will need a witness signature. After your waiver is signed, head to sign-in and get your Paddle the Peace goodies!

Traffic/Directions: We do not anticipate any road closures or detours on the way to Lower West Peace Boat Launch, however, there will be signage to guide you!

Shaftesbury Ferry Launch:  The committee has no jurisdiction over ferry operations, therefore, participants will be launched in waves in between ferry runs. It is very important that you listen to our volunteers, so we can get everyone on the river safely and avoid any incidents with the ferry.

Strong Creek Lunch: Participants will be getting back on the water at the same time. For those that wish to end their journey at Strong Creek rather than Lower West Peace, please note that the committee and volunteers do not have the means to transport anyone from Strong Creek. You will need to make your own transportation arrangements.

Shuttles: The shuttles are used to transport participants from Lower West Peace to Shaftesbury Ferry. Participants drop off their vessels at Shaftesbury Ferry at the time indicated in the participant guide, then head to Lower West Peace to park their vehicle, fill out waivers and sign in. Please note, the shuttles will not be driving over the berm at Lower West Peace to load participants, they will be parked along 93rd street.

Survey: After you have signed out at Lower West Peace, fill out one of our surveys! Or, you can fill out an online survey. The link will be emailed out on Monday, August 20th. Everyone that fills out a survey will be entered to win 2 registrations for the 10th AnnivPaddle the Peace in 2019!

T-Shirts: T-shirts were pre-order only during online registration. For those that ordered T-shirts, you can grab them when you sign in, along with your other goodies. 

Event Cancellation: The committee may cancel the event due to weather and river conditions. This includes air quality. The committee monitors the river, air and weather leading up to the morning of the event. If you feel that the smoke from the BC wildfires might affect you, it is your decision as to whether you wish to participate. No refunds will be given as per our cancellation policy. Participants are advised to bring asthma medication along with them if they require it.  Should the committee cancel the event, participants will be notified via email, phone and posts on the Paddle the Peace Facebook page.


  • Final exit point will be Lower West Peace Boat Launch.
  • No on-site registrations will be taken on the day of the event.
  • Dogs are permitted but must be kept on a leash while on shore.
  • We're sorry, but there will be no registration refunds, even if the event is cancelled due to unsafe conditions.
  • The Paddle the Peace Action Committee may cancel the event at any time if they feel that it is unsafe for participants to paddle. This could be due to weather, low river, etc. If the event is cancelled, participants will be notified by phone at the number they provided upon registration.
  • Registrations must be received before August 9th and are taken on a first come, first served basis.
  • Waiver and consent forms must be signed on site before taking part in the paddle.
  • Participants must provide their own canoe, kayak and paddles for the group paddle.
  • Participants are responsible for arranging canoe/kayak pick up and drop off at entry/exit points on paddle day.
  • Shuttle service is provided to take you from Lower West Peace to Shaftesbury Ferry to start your paddle adventure. 
  • Please note that the shuttle bus will not be driving over the berm. Shuttles will park along 93rd Street.
  • Wanting to hang out at Lower West Peace when you're done? No problem, please sign out as soon as possible so our volunteers know you have made it off the river safely and we don't panic. 
  • The Paddle the Peace committee has no authority over the Shaftesbury Ferry, or other river users i.e: fellow boaters or paddlers enjoying the Peace. However, volunteers remain at Lower West Peace to alert other users of the increased happy paddlers on the river and to boat/paddle safely.
  • All participants MUST bring their own life jacket, hat, water bottle, sunscreen, bug spray and clothing that is appropriate for rain or shine.
  • Event insurance requires that all participants wear a lifejacket. If you do not have a life jacket, you cannot participate in the group paddle.
  • Registration deadline is August 9th, 2018

Have questions about Paddle the Peace 2018? Contact Paddle the Peace Action Comittee

When & Where

Lower West Peace Boat Launch
93 St
Peace River, AB

Saturday, 18 August 2018 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Paddle the Peace Action Comittee

Paddle the Peace is organized by a partnership committee consisting of County of Northern Lights, Northern Sunrise County, Town of Peace River and MD of Peace.

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