Upcoming Frances Slocum Events

NEW for 2020

Open WEEKENDS from April 18th for the first day of trout season, thru May 17th from 9-7 and daily from May 25th thru Labor Day September 7th weekdays 11-7  weekends and holidays 9-7. Open WEEKENDS throughout September 11-7 and by reservation during the weekdays for group paddling.

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL (570)687-0172

Download PDF of Slocum 2020 Calendar

Family Ice Cream Paddle- Join us every Monday June 29th thru August 10th from 2pm-5pm for an hour-long paddle and a coupon for 2 scoops of ice cream from Emogees snack bar at the pool.  Reservations not necessary $15.00 per paddler.

Pizza and Paddle- Join us every Friday June 26th thru August 14th 11:00am-6:00pm for an hour-long paddle and a coupon for a personal pizza plain or pepperoni from Emogees snack bar located at the pool. Reservations not necessary, $18.00 per paddler. Each additional pizza just $5.00

Kids and Kayaks- Join us every Tuesday June 16th thru August 11th for kids ages 10-12 for instructional kayak lesson and short paddle in front of the boat house with Art Coolbaugh.  Following our 1 ½ hour session we will walk to the pool to use our $5.00 luncheon coupon provided by Emogees snack bar where parents can choose to take the kids swimming or pick them up.  Reservations are required by calling (570)687-0172 to ensure small class size and individual instruction.

May

sunday 3rd

May 3rd-Kayaking 101 with Art Coolbaugh.  We will launch from the Boat Rental and learn to paddle, learn how to enter and exit your craft, paddling secrets for a strong headwind, and obstacles in the water.  What to do if your craft capsizes and learn how to plan a trip and read the water.  Cost $25.00 – reservations required and the lesson begins at 1:00p.m.

saturday 9th

May 9th-Strawberry Full Moon Float.  Our first full moon trip of 2020.  Meet at the boat rental at 7:30 where we will begin our 2 hour paddle around the lake. Reservations are required, cost is $25.00/kayak or $50.00/tandem or canoe.  If you are bringing your own craft the cost is $15.00.  Be sure to bring a flashlight and we will provide the glo stix for your craft and a bag chair to sit around our campfire and toast smore’s while making enjoying old friends and making new.  Reservations required.

sunday 10th

May 10th– Mothers’ Day paddle

Treat mom to a gift she is sure to never forget.  Mom’s paddle free with any family of four.

saturday 16th

May 16th– Celebrate Armed Forces Day by treating your military friend or family member to a free paddle with military ID.

saturday 23rd

May 23rd- Yak and Yoga with Alyssa Miller from Home Barre and Yoga.  We will meet at the shop at 9:00 and take a 1 hour paddle around the lake, depart back at the boat rental and Alyssa will conduct a yoga session on the grounds.  $20.00 to bring your own craft, $30/single, and $60 tandem or canoe.  Bring your yoga mat with you. Reservations are required.

monday 25th

 May 25th-Memorial Day kayak trips are available for your group from 9:00-7:00.

June

saturday 6th

June 6th– Buck Moon Full Moon Float.  Our second full moon trip of 2020.  Meet at the boat rental at 7:45 where we will begin our 2 hour paddle around the lake. Reservations are required, cost is $25.00/kayak or $50.00/tandem or canoe.  If you are bringing your own craft the cost is $15.00.  Be sure to bring a flashlight and we will provide the glo stix for your craft and a bag chair to sit around our campfire and toast smore’s while making enjoying old friends and making new.  Reservations required.

sunday 14th

June 14th Paint and Paddle with Canvas Creations.  Meet at the boat rental house at 5:00.  We will paddle around ½ of the lake then return to the boat rental house and begin our 2 hour pre-drawn canvas painting with Amanda creating your masterpiece.  $40/single, $80/ tandem or canoe, $35/ to bring your own craft.  Reservations are required.

saturday/sunday 20th/21st

June 20th and 21st  – Fathers’ Day Weekend Paddle. 

Treat Dad to a gift he is sure to never forget. Dad’s paddle free on his craft of choice with a family of 4.

July

thursday 2nd

July 2nd- Yak and Yoga with Alyssa Miller from Home Barre and Yoga.  We will meet at the shop at 6:00pm to unwind following a long day of work and take a 1 hour paddle around the lake, depart back at the boat rental and Alyssa will conduct a yoga session on the grounds.  $20.00 to bring your own craft, $30/single, and $60 tandem or canoe.  Bring your yoga mat with you. Reservations are required.

saturday 4th

July 4th– Plan your kayak trip for the fourth as we are open 9-7  Happy 4th of July!

sunday 5th

July 5th – Buck Moon Full Moon Float.  Our third full moon trip of 2020.  Meet at the boat rental at 7:45 where we will begin our 2 hour paddle around the lake. Reservations are required, cost is $25.00/kayak or $50.00/tandem or canoe.  If you are bringing your own craft the cost is $15.00.  Be sure to bring a flashlight and we will provide the glo stix for your craft and a bag chair to sit around our campfire and toast smore’s while making enjoying old friends and making new.  Reservations required

wednesday 8th

July 8th–  Paint and Paddle with Amanda.  Meet at the boat rental house at 5:00 where we begin our 1 hour paddle around the lake to take in its natural beauty. Once we get to the shoreline Amanda will have a landscape portrait for you to make your own creation on.  Cost is $35// to bring your own craft $40 for a single, and $80/for a tandem or canoe. Reservations required

saturday 25th

July 25th  KAYAK POKER RUN.  Cost is $25.00 if you have your own craft, and $45.00/kayak, $70.00/tandem or canoe. Meet at our shop at 9:00am where you will receive your first card and we will start our trip.  We will stop at 3 additional locations along the voyage to pick up cards and at our final exit location pick up the final card.  If you have the best hand you win the pot, $5.00 from each registration goes to the pot and the winner having the best hand. Reservations are required.

sunday 26th

July 26th Yak and Yoga with Alyssa Miller.  Meet at our shop at 9:00am and we will begin our 1 hour paddle around the lake and return to Alyssa’s yoga session once we return to the boat rental.  Bring your yoga mat. Cost is $20 to bring your own craft, $30 single, $60 tandem or canoe.  Reservations are required.

wednesday 29th

July 29th –  Paint and Paddle with Amanda.  Meet at the boat rental house at 5:00 where we begin our 1 hour paddle around the lake to take in its natural beauty. Once we get to the shoreline Amanda will have a landscape portrait for you to make your own creation on.  Cost is $35/ to bring your own craft $40 for a single, and $80/for a tandem or canoe. Reservations required

August

sunday 2nd

August 2nd – Buck Moon Full Moon Float.  Our fourth full moon trip of 2020.  Meet at the boat rental at 7:45 where we will begin our 2 hour paddle around the lake. Reservations are required, cost is $25.00/kayak or $50.00/tandem or canoe.  If you are bringing your own craft the cost is $15.00.  Be sure to bring a flashlight and we will provide the glo stix for your craft and a bag chair to sit around our campfire and toast smore’s while enjoying old friends and making new.  Reservations required

wednesday 5th

August 5th thru September 4th take $2.00 off any rental with student Id.

September

monday 7th

September 7th Labor day open from 9-7.  Call to make your group reservations.

Open weekends throughout September and with reservations during the week for your group outings.

Please call for reservations or trip details on any of the above!