Paddle the Bay Benefits Newborn Babies
Paddle the Bay raises awareness for newborn screening so that babies can be cured before it might be too late.
SAFETY HARBOR – The 4th annual Paddle The Bay races, held at the Safety Harbor Marina, is Paddle For Kids’ flagship paddling event.
Paddle For Kids Corp hosts the annual Paddle the Bay races and festival to raise awareness for newborn screening so that babies can be cured before it might be too late. Support will go towards efforts of making sure that every newborn child in the U.S. undergoes comprehensive and effective screening for a variety of diseases that are usually hidden at birth.
This paddlefest is not only a super fun competitive race, it’s also a super fun day out for all those involved! With great music, tasty food, frosty cold beverages and a 60-foot waterslide, this paddle festival truly has something fun for everyone. Kayaks, SUP’s, OC’s and all other paddle vessels are welcome to attend. All ages and all levels of racers are welcome. The long (elite) race is 7 miles; the short (rec) race, 3 miles; and the dolphin dash for kids, 1/4 mile.
The event is 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Saturday (May 13) at the Safety Harbor Marina, 110 Veterans Memorial Lane, Safety Harbor.
For information or to register, go to paddleforkids.org.
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