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1385 Harshman Rd

1385 Harshman Road

Dayton, OH 45424

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Come to the Midwest’s premier outdoor adventure festival!

Experience more than 25 “try it” activities, compete, camp, watch the pros, connect with national and local outdoor adventure exhibitors, learn, shop, relax with music and a beverage, and more. You want to try an outdoor activity but you don’t have the gear? Then the Wagner Subaru Outdoor Experience is the place for you, your friends and your family. Whether you’re a competitor, a gear junkie, an armchair enthusiast or just a spectator, OutdoorX offers individuals, groups and families all kinds of things to do! Whatever you choose, have fun! The experience areas are great places to test out activities in a friendly environment without breaking the bank.

This event happens over the course of 2 days: Saturday October 6th and Sunday October 7th. You can find out all the event details here:

https://outdoorx.metroparks.org/

THE AMERICAN KAYAKING ASSOCIATION IS RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS TO STAFF THE KAYAK ACTIVITIES AND OUR INFORMATION BOOTH.

There are 4 areas of which we need staff:

1. On water safety boater on the lake - You must carry an L1 ACA instructor certification or have passed an L1 skills development course and are a considered a qualified assistant. You will be in your kayak on the lake as a safety boat and instructor.

2. On water safety boater on the river- You must carry an L2 ACA river instructor certification or have passed an L2 skills development course and are considered a qualified assistant. You will be in your kayak as a safety boater ON THE RIVER at the whitewater feature within the park on the Mad River.

3. Life jacket / PFD fitting- No experience necessary for this volunteer shift. You will be assisting the participants in and out of their life jackets / PFD"s

4. Information tent- No experience necessary for these shifts. You will be talking with the public about American kayaking Association programs.

ACTIVITIES 1, 2 AND 3 YOU MUST FOLLOW THE LINK TO REGISTER VIA THE EVENT WEBSITE REGISTRATION:

To register to volunteer to help in the information booth, please choose the appropriate ticket below.

NOTE: If you wish to paddle, event registration information will be posted soon!


MISSION STATEMENT

Accelerate America’s growing passion for paddle sports and transform the paddling community into an educated and connected, conservation-based culture of stewardship for our most precious resource; Water.

VISION

Create and maintain safe access points and provide clear passage of all America’s waterways through environmental stewardship, education and activism to create opportunities for all people to celebrate our country’s expansive network of aquatic natural resources.

Additionally, we are blessed to be able to work with and therefore serve the Adaptive Paddling Community, by offering full access to all aspect of paddle sports.

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