Walker’s Paddle Board Race 2017

Written By:  Valentina Cerminara June 22, 2017 at 6:33 pm

Walker’s is excited to announce  the 1st Annual Paddle Board Race, a community event which proceeds benefit the Greater Naples YMCA.

This year, Walker’s plans to break the waves during the sleepy summer with this fun Paddle Race for all ages. This event is open to whole family and spectators, with divisions including recreational paddlers, youth and paddle with pets!

Date: Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Times: Races 9am-12pm | Pool Party 12pm-4pm

Location: Walker Hideaway Marina of Naples|475 North Road, Naples, FL 34104. | Get directions.

Register to Race!

Participate in the fun! Participate in the fun! Select your division and bring your paddle! You may enter in more than 1 race. Invite all your family and friends to spectate. Your registration includes a t-shirt, access to the VIP Room and Post-Race Pool Party (food included). Spots are limited, register today!

Race Registration: $35 per participant.

Purchase your Pool Party Ticket!

Enjoy the celebration after the race at the Pool Party in Wahoo’s River Bar and Grill, with live music! Your ticket will include a limited menu lunch and access to the pool, so bring a bathing suit! To reserve a table, please call 239-213-1441 ext. 214.

Pool Party Ticket: $15 per person


The youth division is open to children 12 & under. This is an opportunity for your child to participate in a novice competition which they will have an experience of a lifetime. Root for your child from the docks as you watch them paddle down the Gordon river as fast as they can!  All children must bring and wear lifejackets to participate. 

This recreational division is open to all those  who love to paddle as a hobby. Do you think you have the ability to win this race? 1st. Place Prize is to be announced. All is fun in this friendly competition amongst fellow paddlers. Enjoy a day out in the sun and party along while you race in the recreational division.

We can’t leave out the dogs!  This paw friendly division is dedicated to all the dogs that love to be a part of exploring the waters. Only one dog per paddle board. All dogs must wear lifejackets to participate, you may purchase one at your local pet store.

Represent your company in the VIP Sponsor Race!  This year’s beneficiary is the Greater Naples YMCA. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor and help raise money for the YMCA,  please fill out the sponsorship contact form at the bottom of the page and our members will contact you within the business day. There are many ways your company can be represented in this event, check out our sponsorship packet.

Click Here to download the Sponsorship Packet.

Click Here for Rules and Map