Saturday and Sunday, June 8 - 9, 2024, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
The annual KayaXpedition, a kayaking and canoeing event, is back in Chesapeake this year! There's something for everyone including music, a food truck, kayaks, and canoes. Bring your own kayak/canoe/stand-up paddleboard (SUP), or use one of our kayaks/canoes.
Use One of Our Kayaks or Canoes (see age and chaperone requirements below) - 30-minute sessions - Free. (On-site registration required, limited availability)
Paddle Your Way!
Bring Your Own Kayak, Canoe, or SUP (and personal floatation device or PFD) (see note) - Free.
No trailers allowed.
Inflatable kayaks and SUPs are allowed; however, staff has the right to deny access if vessels are not rigid in design or are not properly inflated. Multi-layered construction of vessels is preferred.
Age & Chaperone Requirements
All youth age 17 or younger must wear a personal flotation device (PFD) and be able to swim.
Youth age 12 to 17 may paddle in a separate boat but must be accompanied by an adult chaperone in another boat. Required ratio of youth participants to adult chaperones will be one to one - one adult chaperone for each youth participant.
Youth age 11 years or younger must paddle in the same boat with an adult.