6th Annual Pedal, Paddle, Play Event (Virtual!)
June 1 - July 13$20 – $45
Northeast Indiana Water Trails invites you to the 6th annual Three Rivers Federal Credit Union: Pedal, Paddle, Play – virtual edition starting June 1 thru July 13th!
This year’s Pedal, Paddle, Play offers event participants the chance to explore Northeast Indiana’s land and water trails at their own pace, all while maintaining a safe social distance from the crowds. Current circumstances have changed the way we’re living our daily lives, but the trails still call- Pedal, Paddle, Play is your chance to get out and discover something new, contribute to fund-raising efforts to improve access to outdoor recreation on our region’s waterways, and have the chance to win some great prizes!
Between June 1 and July 13, registered participants are challenged to snap a selfie or photo of a friend with the Northeast Indiana Water Trails logo in view (print it, screenshot it, draw it, wear it!) while traveling Wabash County’s land and water trails. Post your photos to NEIWT’s Instagram (@neiwatertrails) or Facebook page with the #pedalpaddleplay2021 hashtag…and mention the trail or waterway where the photo was taken. Each post will give the registrant a ticket (up to a maximum of six per each paid registrant) to be entered into the famous Pedal, Paddle, Play prize drawing!
The prize drawing will take place at 1PM on Saturday, July 17th via Facebook Live, or in person at Promenade Park in Fort Wayne (202 N Superior St). All tickets will be entered into a general drawing; winners will be randomly selected for each prize as they are announced. Participants need not be present to win.
How It Works:
Pedal, Paddle, Play 2021 – Virtual
1. Register Here! (6) tickets maximum per each paid registration.
2. Pedal or Paddle! Get out there on the trails with your family and friends
3. Post to Instagram or Facebook by July 15th! Be sure to tag Northeast Indiana Water Trails, and use the #pedalpaddleplay2021 hashtag and let everyone know where you were
4. Tune into the prize drawing on Facebook Live at 1pm on July 17th (we will contact you by July 19th if you are a winner)
Cost to Participate Virtually:
$20 individual/$25 double – early registration
$25 individual/$35 double – after June 27
Free for children 15 and younger with a registered adult (special prize drawing for kiddos; t-shirt not included)
Event t-shirts will be available beginning June 15 for pick-up at either Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot, 1004 Cass St., Ft. Wayne, IN; or Trading Post Canoe, Kayak & Campground, 7525 E 300 N, Howe, IN; or by mail for an additional fee.
Bikes, canoes, and kayaks are available for rent at several businesses throughout the region. A list of some of the outfitters offering services can be found here.
The purpose of this event is to encourage the exploration of the water and land trails in NE Indiana, and raise funds for the Northeast Indiana Water Trails to improve access to outdoor recreation on our waterways throughout Northeast Indiana. Funds raised this year will be used to continue the Trail Head sign program for the 87 boat access sites on flowing waters in NE Indiana including 8 signs in Wabash County being installed in 2021!
Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors! We couldn’t do what we do without them!
• Three Rivers Federal Credit Union
• HOT 107.9
• Wane TV
• Chuck and Lisa Surack
• Wabash River Heritage Corridor Commission
• Fort Wayne Downtown Improvement District
• Fort Wane Outfitters and Bike Depot
Thank you to all our amazing community partners who have donated awesome prizes!
• Fort Wayne Outfitters and Bike Depot
• Coney Island
• Hop River Brewing Company
• Trading Post Canoe and Kayak
• Visit Fort Wayne
• Visit Wabash County
• Pink Droyd
• INRUSH Bicycles
• El Azteca
• Trubble Brewing Company
• and more!