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Flathead Lakers Poker Paddle

July 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Flathead Lake Poker Paddle

Join us for the annual Poker Paddle for Clean Water!

πŸŒŠπŸƒπŸš£β€β™€οΈ Calling all Flathead Lake lovers. Get ready for an amazing day of fun on the water at the annual Poker Paddle for Clean Water on July 20! πŸŽ‰

Bring your kayaks, SUPs, canoes, or swimming abilities and choose between our short, medium, or long course and paddle to designated stops on the picturesque south end of Flathead Lake in Polson, MT. Along the way, collect playing cards to build your winning hand. Each player will receive a commemorative gift. At the end of the paddle, we’ll award prizes for both the best and worst hand, so bring your poker face and get ready to show off your skills on the water!

We reduced ticket costs so you can bring your family and friends. Tickets are $50 for adults and $35Β  for youth paddlers aged 17 and under. Parents or guardians must be present, but this is a great opportunity for families to enjoy the beautiful lake together!

Lunch will not be covered in your ticket price this year. To make sure our participants are fed promptly after completing the course, we will be hosting food carts for you to order from.

πŸ’› This year we are excited to offer Poker Paddle t-shirts for you to purchase!Β  We’ve partnered with CustomInk to print and ship t-shirts directly to you, or you can pick them up the day of the Poker Paddle.Β  Friday June 28th is the deadline to order.Β Β 

Order your t-shirts here:

Thank you for supporting the Poker Paddle, and we can’t wait to see you rocking your new t-shirts! πŸ˜„

Our event kicks off at Boettcher. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to have fun while supporting clean water initiatives! Registration begins at 8:30 am with staggered start times based on course length. Safety talks given 10 minutes prior to launch time. You will be able to choose your course length the day of the event.

  • Long course (7miles) launches at 9:00am

  • Mid length (5.5 miles) launches at 9:30am

  • Short/Family (3.5 miles) launches at 10:00am

The POKER PADDLE is limited to 100 vessels.

Proceeds benefit the Flathead Lakers education programs and community work to prevent the spread of invasive mussels, promote clean water practices, and inspire future watershed citizens.


July 20
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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