Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Waldo County YMCA to promote the physical, mental, social, and spiritual development of Waldo County children and families.

Waldo County YMCA
157 Lincolnville Avenue - Belfast, ME 04915 - 207.338.4598

The Waldo County YMCA is a 501 (c)(3) Charitable Organization

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2017 Canoe Races
Call or stop in to Register!
338-4598


Thank You to our SPONSORS

Register Early, only the first 160 per race
will receive a racing memento!



UPDATE as of March 24, 2017


Our St. George River Canoe Race is POSTPONED until next Sunday, April 2.
Registration will be at the Church in Searsmont starting at 11:15 -12:30 p.m. The St. George River Canoe Race will begin at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, April 2.

APRIL 1 & 2: This will be a DOUBLE SPLASH weekend for us!!


Passy River Canoe Race happening on Saturday, April 1.
Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the Passy River Race is at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 1. Don't miss out on all of the fun, come help us cheer on the race contestants!



38th Annual St. George River Race
**See Above Date **

Thanks to our sponsors:

Camden National Bank, Consumers Fuel Co., Viking Inc.
Others – Allen Insurance and Financial, Robbins Lumber, Wentworth Family Grocery, Maine Sport Outfitters, Old Town Canoes and Kayaks, Fraternity Village Store, Innersense


Cost: $20 per paddler
Race Location:
Searsmont Methodist Church, Route 131, Searsmont, Maine

Registration: **See Above Time**
Race Start
: **See Above Time**

Co
urse: Race starts at St. George Bridge in Searsmont Village. Three miles of dead water, 1 mile of rapids, 2 miles of dead water and curves with one Class III drop. This race has Class II – III rapids (plus or minus depending on the water level.)


44th Annual Passagassawakeag River Race
SATURDAY, APRIL 1, 2017

Thanks to our sponsors:

Camden National Bank, Consumers Fuel Co., Viking Inc.
Allen Insurance and Financial, Wentworth Family Grocery, Maine Sport Outfitters, Old Town Canoes and Kayaks, Bowens Tavern


Cost: $20 per paddler
Race Location:
Savage Road - Littlefield Farm, Waldo, Maine

Registration: 8:30 - 10:30 a.m.
Race Start
: 11:00 a.m.

Co
urse:
Race starts at the Littlefield Farm. The first mile is flat water with many curves. Course passes under a cement bridge to another mile of flat water followed by a short stretch of Class II rapids. A two-mile stretch of flat water to the Rolerson’s bridge, then Class I, II and III whitewater for a mile and a half, leading to a flat water stretch to the finish.



RACING CLASSIFICATIONS

SPECIAL COMBINED RACE AWARD

Race in both the St. George and the Passy River Race,
get the fastest time as a individual, team, or kayak
to be eligible in the following categories:
OC1 / OC2* *must be same team in both races / Kayak

Medals will be awarded for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each class.

KS: KAYAK SHORT
kayak up to & including 13’4”

KW: KAYAK
any length

K:
KAYAK
kayaks 13’5” and above

KWW: KAYAK WEEKEND WARRIOR
For beginner and intermediate kayakers

OC1: OPEN CANOE RACING
one person

OC1R: OPEN CANOE RECREATIONAL
one person

OC1W: OPEN CANOE RACING OR RECREATIONAL
one woman

OC2M: OPEN CANOE RACING
two person, racing canoes 16’6” - 18’6”

OC2Mix: OPEN CANOE MIXED
one male, one female in race length canoe

OC2MixRec: OPEN CANOE RECREATIONAL
one male, one female, recreational canoe

OC2RS: OPEN CANOE RECREATIONAL SHORT
two person canoes under 16’6”

OC2RM: OPEN CANOE RECREATIONAL MEDIUM
two person, canoe 16’6” - 18’6”

OC2WW: OPEN CANOE WEEKEND WARRIOR,
two person (for beginner and intermediate paddlers)

OC2W: OPEN CANOE TWO WOMEN
any length canoe

OC2Jr/Sr Rec: OPEN CANOE RECREATION
one adult, one child (12 years or younger)

OC2Jr/Sr Rec: OPEN CANOE RECREATION
one adult, one junior 13 - 16 years old

CENTURY Rec
two person, combined ages more than 100 recreational boat

High School
Two high school students, recreational boat

College (KW, KM, OC2, OC1W, OC1M)
Recreational crafts only

Clydesdale
two person, combined weight over 425lbs


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