Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Tumalo Creek To Host Huge Demo Day

Posted By on Wed, May 11, 2011 at 6:59 PM

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If next week’s PPP serves as final confirmation that you definitely need a new boat, you might want to get down to Tumalo Creek Kayak  and Canoe the day after the race. The Bend boat specialist is hosting a massive demo day on Sunday, featuring some 150 different models of kayaks and canoes. The event is free and open to the public.


The full press release is below:


Tumalo Creek will have over a hundred and fifty boats to demo the day after the Pole, Pedal, Paddle.

Bend, OR – Did you miss Spring Paddlefest or are you still looking to find a boat that is just the right fit? On Sunday, May 22, 2011 Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe will host its annual Post-PPP Demo Day from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on the lawn behind the shop. Tumalo Creek’s demo fleet will triple in size in order to provide for the huge demand during race day. Kayaking experts will be on hand to help answer questions, fit paddlers into boats, and offer advice.

This is a unique opportunity for new paddlers to try out a wide variety of boats. Advanced paddlers looking to upgrade will also benefit by gaining a hands-on knowledge of what is available before investing in a new boat.

Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe has been proudly supporting the Pole, Pedal, Paddle with safety boaters for eleven years running.

For more information contact Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe at 541.317.9407 or

About Tumalo Creek Kayak & Canoe:

Tumalo Creek Kayak and Canoe has the largest selection of whitewater kayaks, sea kayaks, recreational kayaks, paddleboards and canoes in Central Oregon. We also offer a range of tours and classes to improve your kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddleboarding skills. Whether you want to paddle the whitewater rivers of the Cascades or canoe across placid, high mountain lakes, our super friendly staff of paddlers are here to help. Our locally owned and operated shop is located next to the Colorado Bridge off SW Industrial Way, right on the Deschutes River.

Join us for an awesome summer of music, boat demos, kids’ camps, BBQs, kayak & canoe classes, and our "just for fun" stand-up paddleboard race series. Please check our events calendar at for the most up-to-date information.

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