Grinnell Chamber

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Cardboard Boat Regatta

Event Details:

Event Type: Announcement
Location: Grinnell Aquatic Center, 120 8th Ave W, Grinnell, IA 50112
Time: Friday, July 16, 2021
Categories: Entertainment
Kid Friendly
Sports & Recreation

Event Description:

Cardboard Boat Regatta will be held July 30th at 5:30pm, and registration deadline is July 16th. Using corrugated cardboard and dict tape build your own boat and bring it to the Aquatics Center for a race and an opportunity to win prizes! We encourage teams to paint their boat for a chance to win the Regatta's Most Creative Boat contest. Boats must be powered by the teams' hands, paddles, or oars (do not have to be homemade). Coast guard approved flotation euiptment must be worn during racing and approved prior to racing. Teams will consist of two people in the following age groups: 8-10 years old, 11-14 years old, and 15-17 years old. You can also make a team of two family members of varying ages. Races will be ran in heats, beginning with the youngest age group. Participants must be at least 8 years old OR have passed Level 4 of swim lessons. $10 fee. 

Visit to register online. Please reach out to Shelby, Parks and Rec Coordinator, with any questions. or 641-236-2620.


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