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About RiverFest 2012


A regional Rite of Spring in NEPA!! RiverFest is the signature event of the LRCA. In May of each year, paddlers take to the water and revelers fill the banks of the Lackawanna River. A day of exercise and fun, RiverFest draws the community outdoors after the long winter to celebrate the valley and the river that runs through it.

We need volunteers to help with:

Duck-A-Thon Participants

May 4, 2012 8:00pm
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The courageous LRCA flock of ten duckies takes a mid-river launch near the
Middle Street Pumping station next to the Farmers Market on Saturday May 7, 2011 into the waters of the Lackawanna River, for an exciting race to the finish at the Olive Street Bridge.

A cash prize of $500, $250, and $100 will be awarded to the lucky numbers of the first, second, and third place ducks, respectively, that cross the finish line.

Ducks are available for a $5 individual sponsorship, or $20 for a flock of eight.

Show the world you are supporting the work of the LRCA to help clean up, conserve, and protect the Lackawanna River and its watershed. 570.347.6311

Canoe-A-Thon Participants

May 4, 2012 8:00pm
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A timed run on the Lackawanna River from two Mid Valley launch sites, to the finish line at the Olive Street Bridge in Scranton. Canoeists from either launch site have the option of competing for the fastest time as part of a competitive athletic event or spending a leisurely time with a fun downstream paddle. To register (570) 347-6311
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