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    • 16 Dec 2017
    • 9:00 AM
    • Fred Howard Park, parking lot of Shelter 6
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    Trip leader: Clay Kent, kentdata@yahoo.com; (727) 557-8159

    We'll head north from Howard Park staying along the shore to Key Vista Nature Park (approx. 4 miles). At Key Vista we will stop for a break and a snack. There is a tower that can be climbed for breath-taking views. Returning to Howard Park.

    Location: Fred Howard Park, meet in parking lot of Shelter 6

    Schedule: Saturday, December 16, 2017; meet at 9 a..m., boats in the water by 9:30 a.m.; returning approx. 1:30 p.m.

    Additional Information: Bring water and lunch/snack, sun screen and clothing appropriate for weather conditions.

    Difficulty: Level II, intermediate paddle of about 8 miles.

    Required: Kayaks must be at least 15 ft. with watertight bulkheads. MUST HAVE PFD, SPRAY SKIRT AND WHISTLE.

    See the Skills Self Assessment Chart on the web site and contact the leader with any questions. Please register on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.

    http://www.tbsk.club/resources/Documents/Skills_Assessment-_Chart_March_2017.pdf


    • 16 Dec 2017
    • 10:00 AM
    • Philippe Park beach (not the boat ramp)
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    Contact: Hank Brooks 727-724-8983 jbrook5@tampabay.rr.com

     Meet at Philippe Park beach (not the boat ramp) at 10 a.m. for a local paddle of about 3 to 4 miles. The direction we go will depend on the weather. Bring your lunch.

    Difficulty: A Level 0 paddle of about 3 to 4 miles.

    See the Skills Self Assessment Chart on the web site and contact the leader with any questions. 

    http://www.tbsk.club/resources/Documents/Skills_Assessment-_Chart_March_2017.pdf

    Please register on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.



    • 20 Dec 2017
    • 9:30 AM
    • Jiggs Landing, Bradenton
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    An impromptu holiday paddle has been added to the calendar!

    When: 20 December 2017 9:30 AM, EDT

    Where: Jiggs Landing, 6106 63rd St. E., Bradenton, FL 34203

    EVENT DETAILS:  Meet at Jiggs Landing at 9:30 a.m. for a 10:00 a.m. launch. We will paddle approximately 4 miles to Linger Lodge, eat lunch at Linger Lodge, and then return to Jiggs Landing.

    Requirements: Bring money or a credit card for lunch at Linger Lodge. If it is chilly, bring some additional warm clothes for the restaurant. Please RSVP by registering on the club web site, or by email, so we can make a reservation at the restaurant.

    Paddle Difficulty: Level I plus, stamina required for a total distance of 8 miles. For skill level info, see the chart at http://www.tbsk.club/resources/Documents/Skills_Assessment-_Chart_March_2017.pdf, or contact leader with any questions.

    Trip Leader: Terry or Charlene Proeger tproeger@comcast.net (941) 356-2185

    • 01 Jan 2018
    • 9:30 AM
    • Weedeon Island kayak launch
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    Weedon Island to Crisp Park (St. Petersburg) and return – optional one-way trip for moderate paddlers.

    Contact: Eileen Burns ebbtide.171.337@gmail.com 727-565-1037 or 813-260-9463

     Join us for the club’s annual New Year’s Day paddle and potluck feast.

    If you are paddling, meet at Weedon Island kayak launch ramp at 9:30 A.M. for a 10:00 A.M. launch on New Year’s Day. We will head south through Bayou Grande and then through the canals, emerging into Placido Bayou and then onto Crisp Park for lunch. Bring a dish to share. Total distance to Crisp Park is 4 miles. One-way paddlers may stop here. A shuttle will be set up before the launch. Roundtrip paddlers will go approx. 8 miles through the canals or 10 miles if the outside route in Tampa Bay is available. Please bring water, a dish to share for lunch, sunscreen and a hat. No inflatable PFDs. Please RSVP if you plan to join us.

    If you plan to meet us at Crisp Park for lunch, we should arrive by water around 11:30 AM. We have tables and a covered pavilion reserved this year. The address is 3600 Poplar St NE, St. Petersburg, FL 33704.

    Paddle difficulty: Level I - one-way, Level II – canal roundtrip, Level III – outside roundtrip.

    Looking for 3 trip leaders and at least 1 volunteer to collect food at Weedon Island and bring it to Crisp Park.

    Level I: Hank Brooks, 727-724-8983, jbrook5@tampabay.rr.com

    Level II: John Marek, tampajohn@gmail.com, 813 951 5650

    Level III: Al Tillson, altillson@yahoo.com, 813-832-3961

    Food transport: TBD

    See the Skills Self Assessment Chart on the web site and contact the leader with any questions. 

    http://www.tbsk.club/resources/Documents/Skills_Assessment-_Chart_March_2017.pdf

    Please register on the web site or RSVP to the trip leader to allow notification of any changes.



Past events

13 Dec 2017 Double Branch Bayou, upper Tampa Bay, level I
11 Dec 2017 TBSK Holiday Party
02 Dec 2017 Anclote River, Craig Park, Tarpon Springs - Level I
02 Dec 2017 Lido Key Circumnavigation, Level III
29 Nov 2017 CANCELED - Myakka River birds and gators, Level II
25 Nov 2017 Impromptu - Fort De Soto POST TURKEY PADDLE, Level III
18 Nov 2017 Three Rooker Circumnavigation, Level III
18 Nov 2017 Lake Tarpon, John Chestnut Park - Level 0
13 Nov 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
11 Nov 2017 Training - TBSK Picnic - Robinson Preserve
11 Nov 2017 TBSK Picnic - Robinson Preserve, Bradenton
04 Nov 2017 Camping at Shell Key - Levels I, II, III
04 Nov 2017 Upper Manatee River - Level II
04 Nov 2017 Impromptu - Fort De Soto-Arrowhead, Level II
01 Nov 2017 Caladesi Island Circumnavigation – level II
29 Oct 2017 Postponed - ACA L4 Skills Series - Level II+
28 Oct 2017 TBSK Picnic - Ft De Soto Park, Tierra Verde
25 Oct 2017 Canceled - Lido Key Circumnavigation , Level III
21 Oct 2017 Impromptu - Werner-Boyce StatePark kayak trail, Level I
21 Oct 2017 Little Manatee River - changed from Coffee Pot Bayou - Level I
21 Oct 2017 PLAN CHANGE - Circumnavigate Anclote Key, Level III
18 Oct 2017 Rescheduled- Caladesi Island Circumnavigation – level II
09 Oct 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
07 Oct 2017 Alafia River - Riverview Park & Civic Center, Level 0
04 Oct 2017 Treasure Island Circumavigation - Level III
01 Oct 2017 Rescheduled - ACA L4 Skills Class Series - Level II+
30 Sep 2017 TBSK Picnic - Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs
27 Sep 2017 Impromptu - Caladesi Island, Level II
27 Sep 2017 Canceled - Chassahowitzka River Springs Loop - Level II
23 Sep 2017 Impromptu - Fred Howard Triangle - Level III
23 Sep 2017 RE Olds Park - Changed From Philppe Park
16 Sep 2017 Canceled - ACA L4 Skills Class Series - Level II+
16 Sep 2017 Bishop Harbor, Terra Ceia Preserve - Level I+
11 Sep 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
09 Sep 2017 Canceled - Caladesi Island Circumnavigation - Level II
03 Sep 2017 Impromptu / Rescheduled - GEORGETOWN AND THE SOUTH SHORE – LEVEL 0
02 Sep 2017 Canceled / Rescheduled - GEORGETOWN AND THE SOUTH SHORE – LEVEL 0
02 Sep 2017 Impromptu - Gulf Paddle and Skills - Level II
26 Aug 2017 UPDATE: TBSK Picnic changed to Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs
19 Aug 2017 Lettuce Lake Park - Level 0
16 Aug 2017 Rainbow River - Level III
16 Aug 2017 Honeymoon Island - Level II
14 Aug 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
13 Aug 2017 PICNIC ISLAND TO RATTLESNAKE POINT—LEVEL I
12 Aug 2017 Explore McKay Bay - Level II
05 Aug 2017 Impromptu - Fort DeSoto - Level II
29 Jul 2017 Impromptu - Rescues and Towing Skills Class
26 Jul 2017 Juniper Creek - Head springs to FL-19 bridge – Level II
22 Jul 2017 TBSK Picnic - Anclote River Park, Holiday
15 Jul 2017 Impromptu - Egmont Key Circumnavigation - Level III
13 Jul 2017 Weeki Wachee River – Level II
10 Jul 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
08 Jul 2017 Bishop Harbor - Level II
06 Jul 2017 Impromptu - Caladesi Crossover and skills - Level II
03 Jul 2017 Backside of Weedon Island - CANCELLE DUE TO WEATHER
02 Jul 2017 GEORGETOWN AND THE SOUTH SHORE – PADDLE IS FULL - REGISTRATION DISABLED
01 Jul 2017 CANCELED - Dawn Over Dunedin – level II
24 Jun 2017 TBSK Picnic – TRAINING, Bay Pines
24 Jun 2017 TBSK Picnic - Bay Pines War Veterans' Memorial Park
22 Jun 2017 Manatee River Exploration - Level I + (Distance)
17 Jun 2017 Ft. DeSoto - Level II + Bracing Skills
17 Jun 2017 Honeymoon Island – Brunch on the Beach - Level II plus
14 Jun 2017 Bicentennial Park, Oldsmar - Level 0
12 Jun 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
11 Jun 2017 Back Side of Weedon Island - Level I
10 Jun 2017 CANCELED - Lido Key Circumnavigation - Level III
07 Jun 2017 CANCELED - Chassahowitzka River Springs Loop - Level II
03 Jun 2017 Circumnavigation of Mullet Key - Level III
03 Jun 2017 Bullfrog Creek, Gibsonton - A New Place To Explore - Level II
27 May 2017 CORRECTION - Volunteers needed for Trip Leader Refresher!
20 May 2017 TBSK Picnic – training, Fred Howard Park, Tarpon Springs
20 May 2017 TBSK Picnic - Fred Howard Park
17 May 2017 CANCELED - Maximo Park to Shell Key - Level II plus
17 May 2017 Philippe Park - Level I
13 May 2017 Impromptu - Braden River to Linger Lodge - Level I plus
10 May 2017 Pop Stansell Park - Level I
10 May 2017 Impromptu - Ft De Soto - Level II plus
08 May 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
06 May 2017 CANCELED - Braden River to Linger Lodge - Level I plus
06 May 2017 LOCATION CHANGE - Werner-Boyce Salt Springs State Park - Level II
30 Apr 2017 Impromptu - Back Side of Weedon Island - Level I plus
29 Apr 2017 Impromptu - Fort DeSoto Arrow Head Picnic Area - Level II plus
29 Apr 2017 Chassahowitzka River, Homosassa - Level I
26 Apr 2017 Impromptu - Caladesi Mangrove/Scharrer Homestead - Level II
22 Apr 2017 TBSK Picnic - training - Different Strokes for Different Folks
22 Apr 2017 TBSK Picnic - Ft. De Soto Park
19 Apr 2017 Impromptu - Emerson Point Park / Snead Island Circumnavigation - Level II
15 Apr 2017 Hillsborough River - Level 0
12 Apr 2017 Impromptu - Bay Pines Veterans Park - Level III
10 Apr 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
08 Apr 2017 Braden River - Linger Lodge - Level I plus
05 Apr 2017 Dunedin Causeway - Level II
01 Apr 2017 Impromptu - Ft De Soto - Level II plus
01 Apr 2017 ALAFIA BANKS BIRD SANCTUARY - Level I plus
25 Mar 2017 TBSK Picnic - Anclote River Park
22 Mar 2017 Impromptu - Gulf Pier at Ft. DeSoto - Level III
18 Mar 2017 Impromptu - Ft De Soto - Level II plus (yet again)
15 Mar 2017 CANCELED - Chassahowitzka River, Homosassa - Level I
13 Mar 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
11 Mar 2017 Impromptu - Ft De Soto - Level II plus
11 Mar 2017 Downtown Tampa - Rick's On the River - Level II
04 Mar 2017 CANCELED - Emerson Point / Snead Island Circumnavigation - Level II
01 Mar 2017 Explore Lower Little Manatee Around Ruskin - Level II
25 Feb 2017 TBSK picnic - Robinson Preserve in Bradenton
23 Feb 2017 Rescheduled - Caladesi Island mangrove tunnel - Level II
19 Feb 2017 Old Tampa Bay – North 4th Street - level I
15 Feb 2017 CANCELED - Honeymoon Island Circumnavigation - Level II
15 Feb 2017 CANCELED - Chassahowitzka River - Level I
13 Feb 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non-Members Invited
11 Feb 2017 Weeki Wachee Paddle - Level 0
11 Feb 2017 Weeki Wachee Paddle from Rogers Park - Level II plus
05 Feb 2017 ACA L3 Skills Class
04 Feb 2017 Upper Little Manatee River - Level II
01 Feb 2017 Impromptu - War Vets Park, Circumnavigation of Treasure Island
28 Jan 2017 TBSK Picnic - Trout Creek Park, Shelter 3
25 Jan 2017 Maximo Park to Gulfport - Level II
22 Jan 2017 CANCELED - Weeki Wachee Paddle with Susan Conrad - Level 0
21 Jan 2017 Presentation at Bill Jackson’s: Big Pond, Small Fish: 1,200 Miles by Sea Kayak
18 Jan 2017 Mangrove Trail of Caladesi Island - Level II
11 Jan 2017 Impromptu Anclote Key Circumnavigation -Level III
09 Jan 2017 TBSK Monthly Meeting Non-Members Invited. Paddling in Scotland
07 Jan 2017 Emerson Point / Snead Island Circumnavigation - Level II CANCELLED
07 Jan 2017 Anclote Key Circumnavigation - Level III CANCELLED
04 Jan 2017 Fort DeSoto ArrowHead Picnic Area - Level II
01 Jan 2017 New Years Day Paddle
28 Dec 2016 Bishop Harbor - Level II
17 Dec 2016 John Chestnut Park - Lake Tarpon - Level 0
17 Dec 2016 Ft DeSoto - Level II
14 Dec 2016 Back Side of Honeymoon Island - Level I
10 Dec 2016 Pinellas National Wildlife Refuge - CANCELLED
03 Dec 2016 Braden River - Linger Lodge - Level I
25 Nov 2016 StoneHedge, Gandy Bridge - Level I
23 Nov 2016 Ft. DeSoto North Beach - Level II
19 Nov 2016 Fred Howard Causeway, North End - Level III
19 Nov 2016 E.G. Simmons Park - Level II
14 Nov 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting Non-Members Invited
12 Nov 2016 TBSK Picnic - Ft. DeSoto Shelter No. 2
09 Nov 2016 North Anclote Key - Level III
09 Nov 2016 Honeymoon Island Circumnavigation - Level II
02 Nov 2016 Maximo Park to Shell Key - Level II
29 Oct 2016 St. Joseph Sound (Dunedin) - CANCELLED DUE TO HIGH WINDS
29 Oct 2016 Chassahowitzka River Paddle - Level 0
26 Oct 2016 Mid Hillsborough River - Level 0
22 Oct 2016 Ft. DeSoto, Shell Key Camping Rendezvous - Level 1
22 Oct 2016 Ft. DeSoto, Shell Key Camping Rendezvous - Level 2
22 Oct 2016 Ft. DeSoto - Arrowhead - Level III
22 Oct 2016 Ft. DeSoto, Shell Key Camping Rendezvous - Level 3
15 Oct 2016 TBSK Paddle Picnic
10 Oct 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting Non-Members Invited-Kayaks are boats, first and always! with Gene Scott Keller
08 Oct 2016 Philippe Park To Bicentennial Park - Level II
01 Oct 2016 Weedon Island Backside - Level I
12 Sep 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting Non-Members Invited-Adventure, on the Watertribe Everglades Challenge, Andy Bartley Mary Mangiapia & Keith Fowler
27 Aug 2016 Salt Springs State Park - Level I
24 Aug 2016 Caladesi Island - Level I
20 Aug 2016 Ft.Desoto - Arrowhead - Level II
13 Aug 2016 TBSK Paddle-Picnic At Philippe Park
08 Aug 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting Non-Members Invited-Kayak Camping Tips w/ Darry Jackson
06 Aug 2016 Little Manatee River - EVENT CANCELLED
27 Jul 2016 Frog Creek - Nature Theme Paddle - Level 1
23 Jul 2016 Caladesi Island - Level II
18 Jul 2016 FWC public meeting: Critical Wildlife Area request for Alafia Bank
16 Jul 2016 Anclote River Park - TBSK Paddle Picnic - Level 1,2,3
13 Jul 2016 Fred Howard Park to Anclote Key - Level 3 CANCELLED
11 Jul 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting Non-Members Invited Ann Paul from Florida Coastal Islands Sanctuaries
09 Jul 2016 Back Side of Weedon Island Level 1
04 Jul 2016 Fireworks Paddle - Safety Harbor Level I
02 Jul 2016 War Veterans Park Level II
29 Jun 2016 Weeki Wachee River - Level II
25 Jun 2016 Ft. DeSoto - Arrowhead Level II
25 Jun 2016 Hillsborough River - Level 1
22 Jun 2016 Fred Howard Park to Anclote Key - Level III
19 Jun 2016 Impromptu Sunset Beach Paddle
18 Jun 2016 Dunedin Causeway - CANCELLED
13 Jun 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting- Non-Members Invited-Busting Hurricane Myths by Debbie Wilson
11 Jun 2016 TBSK Paddle Picnic - War Memorial Park
04 Jun 2016 Honeymoon Island Circumnavigation - Level 2
02 Jun 2016 Trip Leader Assessment - Ft. Desoto
01 Jun 2016 Impromptu Paddle; Fort DeSoto - Skills Practice - Level 2
28 May 2016 Fred Howard Causeway - Level II
28 May 2016 Backside of Weedon Island - Level I
21 May 2016 Phillippe Park, Safety Harbor - Level I
21 May 2016 Ft. DeSoto - Paddle and Training - Level II & Above
14 May 2016 TBSK Paddle & Picnic at Fred Howard Park
11 May 2016 Anclote River - Level I
11 May 2016 Ft. DeSoto Arrowhead - Paddle & Training - Level II & Above
09 May 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting- Non Members Invited
07 May 2016 Pinellas National Wildlife Refuge - Level II
30 Apr 2016 Caladesi Island Mangroves - Level 1
30 Apr 2016 Weedon Ilsand - Level I
29 Apr 2016 Camping in the 10,000 Islands - Level 2
23 Apr 2016 Maximo Park to Gulfport - Level 2
20 Apr 2016 Anclote Key Circumnavigation - Level 3
16 Apr 2016 TBSK Paddle Picnic - Fort Desoto - Level 1,2,3
11 Apr 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting March- Non-Members Welcome
09 Apr 2016 Sunset Beach, Tarpon Springs - Level 1
06 Apr 2016 Inpromptu Skills Practice at Ft. DeSoto Level 2 and 3
03 Apr 2016 Back Side of Weedon Island - Level 1
26 Mar 2016 Sun Circle Park / Sarasota Bay Level II
20 Mar 2016 Paddle to Whiskey Joe's for Lunch Level III
19 Mar 2016 Anclote River Park – TBSK Paddle Picnic
16 Mar 2016 Chassahowitzka River Level I
14 Mar 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting - Non Members Welcome
12 Mar 2016 Alafia River Level I
12 Mar 2016 Gulf Pier at Ft Desoto to Egmont Key Level III
05 Mar 2016 Myakka River State Park Wilderness Area Level II
05 Mar 2016 Dunedin Causeway-St Joseph's Sound Level II
20 Feb 2016 Robinson Preserve - TBSK Paddle Picnic - Level I, II and III
17 Feb 2016 Bishop Harbor - Level II
13 Feb 2016 Little Manatee River - Level I
08 Feb 2016 TBSK Monthly Meeting
06 Feb 2016 Braden River/Linger Lodge - Level I
24 Jan 2016 Circumnavigate Clearwater Beach - Level III
23 Jan 2016 Weeki Wachi River - Level II
16 Jan 2016 TBSK Paddle Picnic - Trout River Park - Level I,II,III
13 Jan 2016 Sunset Beach Park to Three Rooker Bar - Level III
11 Jan 2016 TBSK Club Meeting
09 Jan 2016 Week Wachee River - Level I
06 Jan 2016 Myakka River State Park - Level I
01 Jan 2016 New Year's Day Paddle - Level I & II
19 Dec 2015 Sunset Beach - Level I
16 Dec 2015 Hillsborough River - Level I
30 Nov 2015 St. Petersburg Paddle
24 Oct 2015 Anclote River Paddle
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