Upcoming Frances Slocum Events

NEW for 2021

Open WEEKENDS from April 3rd for the first day of trout season, thru May 23rd from 9am-7pm. Open EVERYDAY from May 29th thru Labor Day September 6th weekdays 11-7  weekends and holidays 9-7. Open WEEKENDS from September 11th thru October 10th  9am-7pm and by reservation during the weekdays for group paddling.

FOR RESERVATIONS CALL (570)687-0172

Download PDF of Slocum 2021 Calendar

Every Thursday RESTORE AND REPLENISH YAK AND YOGA with MOTION YOGA AND WELLNESS.  June 3rd thru September 2nd.  Meet at our shop at 5:30 where we will have a 1 hour relaxing paddle around the lake.  We return to our shore line for a guided relaxation meditation and flow that will gently warm your muscles, while introducing you to various relaxation techniques.  Our movement will guide opening in the shoulders, spine and hips introducing more strength and flexibility for use in everyday life.  Each class will end with meditation and restorative poses designed to ease anxiety, trouble sleeping, or disruptions of the mind.  Join us in the warm summer sun for a full mind-body connection immersed in the sounds and sights of nature. Cost is $25.00 single, $50.00 tandem or canoe, $15.00 to bring your own craft.  Reservations required.

April 3rd Opening Day of Trout Season. Call to reserve your john boat with or without a trolling motor, fishing kayak, or canoe. Open this weekend only 7am-7pm. Live Bait available.  Reservations suggested.

Closed Easter Sunday

April

saturday 24th

April 24th-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 are required.

May

saturday-sunday 8th-9th

May 8th and 9th – Mothers day weekend paddles. Treat mom to a gift she is sure to never forget.  Mom’s paddle free with any family of four all weekend. Reservations suggested.

saturday 15th

May 15th– Celebrate Armed Forces Day by treating your military friend or family member to a free paddle with military ID.

saturday 22nd

May 22nd- 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. Lesson begins at 1:00p.m.

saturday 29th

May 29th– Flower Full Moon Float.  Our first full moon trip of 2021.  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.

monday 31st

May 31st -Memorial day kayak trips are available for your group, reservations are suggested for larger groups open 9am-7pm.

June

monday 14th

June 14th Paint and Paddle, Show your Patriotism on Flag Day 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 19th-20th

June 19th and 20th  – 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.

Open from 9am-7pm and reservations are suggested.

saturday 26th

June 26th-Strawberry Full Moon Float.  Our second full moon trip of 2021.  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.

July

friday 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.

sunday 4th

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

friday 9th

July 9th–  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 24th

July 24th – Buck Moon Full Moon Float.  Our third full moon trip of 2021.  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 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 1:00pm 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.

saturday 31st

July 31st 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.

August

sunday 1st

August 1st –  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

monday 16th

August 16th thru September 3rd take $2.00 off any rental with student Id.

friday 20th

August 20th – Sturgeon 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.

September

monday 6th

September 6th Labor day open from 9-7.  Call to make your group reservations.

October

saturday 9th

October 9th join us for our group Fall Foliage paddle around the lake returning to our shop for a cup of hot chocolate and roasted marshmallows over a bonfire to keep the chill away.  Meet at our shop at 1:00 pm. Reservations are required.  $15.00/single,

$30.00/tandem or canoe, $10.00 to bring your own craft.  Reservations are required.

Open weekends September 9th thru October 10th (for your fall Foliage paddles) 9am-7pm and with reservations during the week for your groups outings.

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