14-mile Canoe Kayak Race
14-mile Canoe Kayak Race
4-mile Fun Paddle
4-mile Fun Paddle
All Day Outdoor & Paddling Fun!
All Day Outdoor & Paddling Fun!

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The annual Catgut Paddle, hosted by City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry features a 14-mile Canoe Kayak Race and a 4-mile Fun Paddle Sponsored by J.F. Brennan with other events throughout the day including paddleboard yoga, paddleboard jousting, guided birding paddles, and beginner kayak courses. Spectators will enjoy the Outdoor Expo, yard games, Food Truck Court, live music, and KidZone Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System, all held at Veterans Freedom Park, Clinton Street, La Crosse, Wis. Proceeds from Catgut Paddle will benefit Youth Enrichment Association (YEA).


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Safety Note All water event registrants must adhere to safety rules and regulations, including PFD/...
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Event Schedule
***The following is the Catgut Paddle 2017 schedule: Friday     Event Start End
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Food Truck Court
Catgut Paddle's Food Truck Court featured three trucks in its inaugural year. The trucks are open to
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KidZone
Check out the exhibitors at this year's KidZone Sponsored by Mayo Clinic Health System!  ...
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Outdoor Expo
2018 Exhibitor announcements coming soon!  Check out the exhibitors at Catgut Paddle's 2017 Out
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By the Numbers

99
Bird Species Living & Migrating in La Crosse
99
Acres of Public Access La Crosse Bluffland
99
Miles of La Crosse County Hiking Trails
99
Number of Kids Served by YEA Annually

Updates

News8000 Covers Catgut Paddle 2017 Canoe Kayak Event
News8000 Covers Catgut Paddle 2017 Canoe Kayak Event
July 24, 2017
Thank you for covering Catgut Paddle, WKBT News 8000! The event was a great success!  
WXOW Highlights Catgut Paddle 2017 Canoe Kayak Event
WXOW Highlights Catgut Paddle 2017 Canoe Kayak Event
July 24, 2017
Thank you for covering Catgut Paddle, WXOW TV19! The event was a great success!
Canoe Kayak Event This Saturday
Canoe Kayak Event This Saturday
July 17, 2017
Catgut Paddle on News 19's Daybreak Catgut Paddle is gearing up for this Saturday, July 22nd at Veteran's Freedom Park, Clinton Street, La Crosse, WI. The City of La Crosse Parks, Re...

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