Make a splash with the Finger Lakes Museum

BRANCHPORT – It’s turning into a beautifully warm spring, and the Finger Lakes Museum is offering another fantastic program season filled with paddling lessons, excursions and the annual Keuka Paddle 5K.

Don’t worry if you’ve never paddled before, as all programs are tailored to each participant so everyone can enjoy the sport of kayaking. Whether you have your own kayak or need FLM to provide one, there are a variety of fun and exciting options available by October to get out on the water.

FLM programs of the season

Register on https://www.fingerlakesmuseum.org/events/

June 11 — Strawberry Moon Paddle — An evening moonlit paddle, followed by a bonfire and snacks

June 18 — Kayaking lessons — Beginner and Intermediate — Lessons taught by ACA Certified Kayak Instructors – all welcome!

June 25 — Community Paddle — A free community event that offers some time on the water

July 2 — Kayaking lessons: beginner and intermediate — Lessons taught by ACA certified kayak instructors – all welcome!

Tuesday evenings in July — Yoga, Cider, Namaste Series — A four-week series of refreshing yoga at the Creekside Center with a cold drink to end the night relaxing

July 9 — Thunder Moon Paddle — An evening moonlit paddle, followed by a bonfire and snacks

July 16 — Community Paddle — A free community event that offers some time on the water

July 23 — Paddle Breakfast — Start the day with a continental breakfast and a paddle on Sugar Creek and Lake Keuka

August 6 — Sixth Annual Keuka 5K Paddle — LWF’s biggest program of the season, fun to follow or watch. Come compete or come have fun, either way you’ll have a great time!

August 13 — Sunset Paddle — An evening moonlit paddle, followed by a bonfire and snacks

August 27 — Paddle Breakfast — Start the day with a continental breakfast and a paddle on Sugar Creek and Lake Keuka

September 17 — Community Open House –– A free community event showcasing all community and FLM events

September 24 — Equinox Paddle — An evening moonlit paddle, followed by a bonfire and snacks

Oct. 8 — Fall Foliage Palette — An afternoon paddle surrounded by the fall foliage of the trees, followed by a bonfire and snacks

The FLM also has the capacity to accommodate private paddles and scouting groups. Contact Program Director, Debbie Lyon, at [email protected] for more information and to put your group on the calendar.

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