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08/19/17 - 08/19/17    

Moline - Quad Cities, IL

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Spend your morning experiencing Quad Cities Water Trails on the Mississippi River as you paddle from one of five launch sites to Lake Potter and Sunset Park in Rock Island, IL. Launch early or put-in at Lake Potter to enjoy food, music, and a paddlesports tradeshow. At 2 p.m. everyone will gather for the traditional group photo and the attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the largest flotilla of canoes and kayaks. (Current Record: 1,902.) Intermediate paddlers can launch from Ben Butterworth Parkway in Moline, IL or from Main Street, Marquette Street, or Credit Island in Davenport, IA. All are welcome to put in at Lake Potter. Registration is $20 per paddler and includes one Floatzilla t-shirt, decal, safety whistle, free parking, and shuttle to and from the off-site parking for “floats”. Late registration after August 15th is $25.

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