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JPTolson 02-10-2019 11:06 PM

***2019 Trip Schedule***
TCT Paddlers,

Here is the club's official trip schedule for the 2019 paddling season that was developed at our February 10th planning meeting. Oil Creek is on the schedule for the first time. And we return to a couple places that have been off the schedule for several years–Lake Newport and Pymatuning Creek, now an Ohio wild and scenic river.

Watch the Official Trips section of this forum for meeting times and locations posted by the trip leaders. In addition, check the Unofficial Trips section for last minute side trips and pick-up trips throughout the year. Looking forward to a great season running the rivers and lakes of our region. See you on the water!

March 24, 2019
Shenango River – Ice Breaker Run
Section: McQuiston Launch, Nashua Road, Edinburg, PA to Millennium Launch, Kings Chapel Road, New Castle, PA
Leader: Mike Danko

April 7, 2019
Oil Creek
Section: Jersey Bridge to Petroleum Center Road
Leader: Mike Danko

April 27-28, 2019
Tionesta Creek – Primitive River Camping
Section: Henry's Mill to Kelletteville
Leader: Jim Bozdog

April 28, 2019
Section: To be determined
Leader: Mike Danko

April 28, 2019
Grand River
Section: Harpersfield to Hidden Valley Park
Leader: Mike Danko

May 5, 2019
French Creek and Allegheny River
Section: Utica to Franklin
Leader: Mike Danko

May 19, 2019
Mahoning River
Section: Carson’s Landing to Berlin Dam and return
Leader: Lin Bowden

May 25, 2019
Mahoning River – Paddlefest (not to be confused with Riverfest)
Section: Canoe City (two hours of free kayaking at Canoe City followed by a trip from Swift Metropark to Canoe City)
Leader: Joint event with Trumbull Metroparks and Mahoning River Adventures

June 2, 2019
Mahoning Riverfest
Section: B&O Station
Strong member turnout needed for help with canoe and kayak rides for the public.

June 8-9, 2019
Tionesta Creek – Primitive River Camping Changed from Allegheny River due to high water on the Allegheny
Section: Henry's Mills to Kelletville
Camping: Logan's Run
Leader: Jim Bozdog

June 23, 2019
Lake Wilhelm – Maurice K. Goddard State Park
Leader: Steve Preston

June 28, 2019 (an evening run; rain date June 29)
Lake Newport – Lightning Bug Run
Leader: Ray Novotny

July 21, 2019
Mahoning River – Club Picnic, Meeting, and Paddle
Section: Canoe City
Leader: Mark and Jodi Vallecorsa

July 28th, 2019
Basic Paddling Clinic
Section: Middle Fork of Little Beaver Creek at Sprucevale
Leader: Ron Eells and Mike Danko

August 4, 2019
Allegheny River – Foxburg Run
Section: Emlenton to Parker
Leader: Mike Danko

August 16, 2019 (rain date August 17)
Lake Milton/Mahoning River – Moonlight Run
Section: Sue’s place to Berlin Dam and return
Leader: Sue Ramdin

August 25, 2019
Pymatuning Creek
Section: Upstream from Orangeville and return
Leader: Mike Danko

September 15, 2019
Pittsburgh Rivers
Section: Southside Riverfront Park on the Monongahela to Millvale Riverfront Park on the Allegheny
Leaders: Mark and Jodi Vallecorsa

September 20-22
Allegheny River – Buckaloons Car Camper
Sections: To be determined
Leader: Rich Allen

September 29, 2019
Tuscarawas River
Section: Navarre to Bolivar
Leader: Pete Milliken

October 13, 2019
Shenango River – Fall Colors Run
Section: West Middlesex to Pulaski or McQuiston Launch at Nashua Road
Leader: Mike Danko

October 20th, 2019
Mahoning River
Section: Lowellville to Covert Crossing
Leader: Tom Smith

November 2, 2019
Mill Creek Park – Lake Glacier or Lake Newport – Frostbite Run
Leader: Ray Novotny

December 8, 2019
Mahoning River – Chilly Chili Run and Meeting
Section: Canoe City
Leader: All

January 2020
Procrastinator's Christmas Party
Date to be determined

mfdanko99 02-11-2019 07:17 AM

Thank you for putting the schedule up

Thank you to all trip leaders. We have more trip leaders than past years.

taruminski 02-12-2019 10:05 PM

hello, i am new to the group and site. how does it work? re there meetings? do you just show up to the trips on the list? any help is appreciated. thanks!

Ambridger 02-13-2019 12:03 AM

Welcome aboard! Under the "About Us" tab at the top of the page, there is a link for a membership application. Fill it out and send it in. There are a few meetings each year, which help keep the club organized and functioning. Details about each trip are posted as the date approaches. Sometimes the trip leaders ask for folks to RSVP, but for the most part ya just have to show up at the posted location. You need to have your own boat and safety equipment, and should participate to your skill level. Feel free to ask questions. We also have a Facebook page that you can utilize for discussions. Looking forward to seeing ya at some of the trips.

JABussard 03-17-2019 06:51 PM

Are times posted for the Ice Breaker on Sunday? I have looked and am not finding times. Thank you!

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