Paddle the LA River Tickets On Sale Today @ 7AM

Tickets for PADDLE THE LA RIVER 2012 public guided kayak tours will go on sale today, Tuesday, JULY 17 at 7:00AM at www.paddlethelariver.org.

Fully-outfitted boating tours will be offered on the Los Angeles River within the Sepulveda Basin Recreation Area.  Ticketed tours will take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from July 21 – September 29.  Each date will offer one full run at 7AM ($50), one full run at 10:30AM ($50), and a third, shorter tour at 1:30PM ($25). Ticket price covers the cost of labor, equipment, vehicles, training, and insurance.  A variety of guest speakers will offer educational information about wildlife and the environment during the program. 

 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.  Program partners include: Los Angeles Conservation Corps, Mountains Recreation & Conservation Authority, Friends of the Los Angeles River, Urban Semillas, and The River Project as well as The City of Los Angeles and The US Army Corps of Engineers.

Friends of the Los Angeles River
570 W. Ave 26, Ste. 250
Los Angeles, CA 90065-1047
Tel:  (323) 223-0585
contact@folar.org 
www.folar.org 
www.facebook.com/LosAngelesRiver 
http://www.youtube.com/user/FoLARvideos 
@FoLARtweets 

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