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May 6, 2021 - 11:07am

Ribbon-cutting ceremony at DeWitt pond for new kayaks and launch pad at the floating fishing pier

posted by Billie Owens in Event.

The Genesee County Department of Parks, Recreation & Forestry and Rotary Club of Batavia invite you to a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the DeWitt Recreation Area at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 7th.

It's for the new launch dock is installed on the ADA floating fishing pier at the DeWitt Recreation Area and the kayaks will be available to all recreational programs throughout the City of Batavia and the surrounding towns and villages. The stabilizing device makes it safer to enter and exit your kayak. The launch dock is free to use.

Please feel free to stop by and share in the moment and even try out one of the 10 kayaks purchased.

This activity is a culmination of efforts of the Rotary Club of Batavia, City of Batavia Youth Bureau, Genesee County Youth Bureau, City of Batavia, Genesee County Legislature and County Parks to bring kayaks and an accessible kayak launch site to Genesee County Parks.

The donation was made possible by Rotary Club International/ Regional grant program which provided funding to the Rotary Club of Batavia.

DeWitt Recreation Area is located at 115 Cedar St. in the City of Batavia.

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, May 6, 2021 - 11:00am
Location: 
DeWitt Recreation Area, 115 Cedar St., Batavia NY 14020

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