The Ringgold Creek Regatta

Chief Richard Nature Trail

Event Description

LIFT Youth Center Inc is excited to invite our community to attend The (4th Annual) Ringgold Creek Regatta! It is going to be a fun morning of paddling/floating along the South Chickamauga Creek through Ringgold. This event starts at the Canoe Launch by the Ringgold Nature Trail and continues to the launch behind Ringgold High School. We are encouraging BOATS, but ANY flotation device will work! So you may have a real boat OR you may have an inner tube or a unicorn float! You may want to float individually or create a group float of some sort. This is a community event and we hope lots of folks and families will join us. We’ll have some kayaks available to use thanks to Kayak Ringgold!

Click the link below to register!

***This year the first 100 folks to check in will get a Ringgold Creek Regatta T-shirt! Sizes are available on a first come, first serve basis!***

8:30am – Check-In Begins (this waiver is required of all participants)
9:00am – All participants are IN THE WATER!
9:10am – The Regatta Begins! START!
11:00ish – Participants start to finish – shuttle begins running
11:30-12:30pm – Lunch is served!

– Please wear closed-toed shoes or watershoes IN THE CREEK.
– Everyone must wear a life vest or flotation device of some sort.
– If you need any emergency meds (inhales, epipens for allergic reactions, etc.) please have them on your person in a water proof container.
– Towel, sunscreen, hat, etc.
– “Boat” (canoe, kayak, paddle board, float) and a Paddle

The Ringgold Nature Trail Canoe Launch – 321 Emberson Dr (ish) really next door. You will leave your vehicle parked there. You will check in at the LIFT Tent. Then you can get your gear unloaded and get ready to get in the water.

As folks come off the creek behind Ringgold High School we’ll bring them and their boats/floats back to their cars by way of a shuttle bus and trailers. Once back at the Ringgold ball fields we’ll feed everyone a free lunch of hotdogs/chips/dessert/drink!

Have questions or need to contact us DURING the event?
Event Organizer:
Morgan Wright, LIFT Youth Center Inc.

Click the link below to register!

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