Demo Days & Special Events

Demo Days & Special Events

 

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Jul
26
Thu
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake
Jul 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required.

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required. 

Has one of the fastest growing outdoor activities peaked your interest?  There is no better way to select a kayak than to paddle it on the water.  Let our experienced staff assist you in choosing the proper kayak to ensure you years of enjoyment in this popular sport.  Our demo fleet has over 16 models to try.  From recreational kayaks for lazy river floats, to fully rigged fishing kayaks for hauling in that big catch, to touring kayaks for those big water adventures, you are sure to find the best kayak for you.

Thursday Demos are from 6 to 8 pm at Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.  This is located 1 mile west of the Hwy 3 and Hwy 218 intersection.  Turn south on Aspen Avenue and follow the gravel until you reach the lake.

 

Aug
4
Sat
Kayak Demo Day
Aug 4 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kayak Demo Day

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required.

Everyone test drives their car before buying – kayak demo days provide an opportunity for you to test paddle your kayak before buying. There really is a difference between kayaks and finding the correct kayak for you will add to your enjoyment of the sport. Demo days are free and no pre-registration is required. Come test out our fleet of 16+ kayaks to find that one that is right for you. Let our knowledgeable staff teach you features and benefits of each kayak and help you choose the right pfd and paddle to enhance your kayaking experience.

Saturday, May 12 | Otter Creek County Park: Tama County, Iowa
Saturday, June 9 | Split Rock County Park: Chickasaw County, Iowa
Saturday, July 14 | Kohlmann Park: Waverly, Iowa
Saturday, August 4 | Lake Meyer: Calmar, Iowa
Saturday, September 15 | Rodgers Park: Vinton, Iowa

Aug
9
Thu
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake
Aug 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required.

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required. 

Has one of the fastest growing outdoor activities peaked your interest?  There is no better way to select a kayak than to paddle it on the water.  Let our experienced staff assist you in choosing the proper kayak to ensure you years of enjoyment in this popular sport.  Our demo fleet has over 16 models to try.  From recreational kayaks for lazy river floats, to fully rigged fishing kayaks for hauling in that big catch, to touring kayaks for those big water adventures, you are sure to find the best kayak for you.

Thursday Demos are from 6 to 8 pm at Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.  This is located 1 mile west of the Hwy 3 and Hwy 218 intersection.  Turn south on Aspen Avenue and follow the gravel until you reach the lake.

 

Aug
23
Thu
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake
Aug 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required.

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required. 

Has one of the fastest growing outdoor activities peaked your interest?  There is no better way to select a kayak than to paddle it on the water.  Let our experienced staff assist you in choosing the proper kayak to ensure you years of enjoyment in this popular sport.  Our demo fleet has over 16 models to try.  From recreational kayaks for lazy river floats, to fully rigged fishing kayaks for hauling in that big catch, to touring kayaks for those big water adventures, you are sure to find the best kayak for you.

Thursday Demos are from 6 to 8 pm at Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.  This is located 1 mile west of the Hwy 3 and Hwy 218 intersection.  Turn south on Aspen Avenue and follow the gravel until you reach the lake.

 

Aug
25
Sat
2018 Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon @ Ingawanis Woodland
Aug 25 all-day

Rugged Toad Adventure Triathlon

Ready for an awesome adventure triathlon? Get your wart on with the Rugged Toad Adventure Tri.

Paddle, Trail Run and Mountain Bike. Paddle (4.6 miles) the Cedar River from Waverly, IA to the Ingawanis Adventure Base, trail run (3.4 miles) through the camp and then mountain bike (7 miles) through Ingawanis Woodland.

Register for the Race

https://secure.getmeregistered.com/get_information.php?event_id=129122

Course

Paddle (4.6 miles) the Cedar River from Waverly, IA to the Ingawanis Adventure Base, trail run (3.4 miles) through the camp and then mountain bike (7 miles) through Ingawanis Woodland.

Start

Race begins at Brookwood Park, Waverly at 9 am. Last shuttle departs from Ingawanis Woodland / Eagle Lodge at 8:20 am.

Spectators

Spectators will be allowed at the start of the race at Brookwood Park in Waverly and at the Ingawanis Woodland / Eagle Lodge run/bike transition area and finish line.

Weather

Event is held rain or shine. Event will be delayed due to severe weather / lightning.

Directions

Participants will check in at Eagle Lodge at Ingawanis Woodland. Your kayak, pfd and paddle, and any gear needed for the run can be dropped off at the start of the race at Brookwood Park in Waverly. Your bike will need to be left at the bike transition at Eagle Lodge. Your vehicle will need to be left in the parking area at Eagle Lodge. A shuttle will take you back to Brookwood Park before the race begins.

Depending on where you live, it may be a better logistic option to drop off your kayaking gear first and then proceed to the check in at Eagle Lodge. You will need to be at Eagle Lodge at the Ingawanis Woodland to check in and park. You will be shuttled back to Brookwood Park for the start of the race.

At conclusion of race, you will pick up bike gear and your vehicle at Eagle Lodge at Ingawanis Woodland. Directions will be provided on where to pick up your kayak.

There will not be a drop off location for any run gear at the transition from kayak to run. Your running gear will need to be taken with you in your kayak.

Please allow a minimum of 20 minutes to drive from Brookwood Park to Ingawanis Woodland (each way).

Prizes

Overall Winner; Men’s 1,2,3; Women’s 1,2,3; Youth 1,2,3; and Relay 1,2,3; Top Kayak, Top Bike, Top Run

Volunteers

If interested in volunteering contact Darrin Siefken at 319-352-9129 or info@crawdaddyoutdoors.com

Contact info

Darrin Siefken
CrawDaddy Outdoors
319-352-9129
info@crawdaddyoutdoors.com

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Sep
6
Thu
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required.

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required. 

Has one of the fastest growing outdoor activities peaked your interest?  There is no better way to select a kayak than to paddle it on the water.  Let our experienced staff assist you in choosing the proper kayak to ensure you years of enjoyment in this popular sport.  Our demo fleet has over 16 models to try.  From recreational kayaks for lazy river floats, to fully rigged fishing kayaks for hauling in that big catch, to touring kayaks for those big water adventures, you are sure to find the best kayak for you.

Thursday Demos are from 6 to 8 pm at Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.  This is located 1 mile west of the Hwy 3 and Hwy 218 intersection.  Turn south on Aspen Avenue and follow the gravel until you reach the lake.

 

Sep
15
Sat
Kayak Demo Day
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kayak Demo Day

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required.

Everyone test drives their car before buying – kayak demo days provide an opportunity for you to test paddle your kayak before buying. There really is a difference between kayaks and finding the correct kayak for you will add to your enjoyment of the sport. Demo days are free and no pre-registration is required. Come test out our fleet of 16+ kayaks to find that one that is right for you. Let our knowledgeable staff teach you features and benefits of each kayak and help you choose the right pfd and paddle to enhance your kayaking experience.

Saturday, May 12 | Otter Creek County Park: Tama County, Iowa
Saturday, June 9 | Split Rock County Park: Chickasaw County, Iowa
Saturday, July 14 | Kohlmann Park: Waverly, Iowa
Saturday, August 4 | Lake Meyer: Calmar, Iowa
Saturday, September 15 | Rodgers Park: Vinton, Iowa

Sep
20
Thu
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Kayak Demo Day @ Avenue of the Saints Lake

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required.

Demo Days are free and no pre-registration is required. 

Has one of the fastest growing outdoor activities peaked your interest?  There is no better way to select a kayak than to paddle it on the water.  Let our experienced staff assist you in choosing the proper kayak to ensure you years of enjoyment in this popular sport.  Our demo fleet has over 16 models to try.  From recreational kayaks for lazy river floats, to fully rigged fishing kayaks for hauling in that big catch, to touring kayaks for those big water adventures, you are sure to find the best kayak for you.

Thursday Demos are from 6 to 8 pm at Avenue of the Saints Lake, rural Waverly.  This is located 1 mile west of the Hwy 3 and Hwy 218 intersection.  Turn south on Aspen Avenue and follow the gravel until you reach the lake.