River Action's Floatzilla - 2020

Saturday, August 15, 2020 in Rock Island, IL at Lake Potter in Sunset Park


  • Leach Park - lock only - launch times: 7:00 - 11:00
    Launch at 100 12th St, Bettendorf, IA 52722, 6.5 Miles

    » $30.00 Per Person (through the day of the event)
    » $35.00 Per Person (8/9 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    Leach Park Entry


  • Bass Street YMCA - portage only - launch times: 7:00 - 11:00
    at the foot of 17th street in Moline (or 100 17th Street, Moline). (6.5 Miles, requires short portage)

    » $30.00 Per Person (through the day of the event)
    » $35.00 Per Person (8/9 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    YMCA Entry


  • Lindsay Park Yacht Club - lock only - launch times: 8:00-12:00
    Launch at Mound Street Landing in Davenport IA - 5 Mile Paddle

    » $30.00 Per Person (through the day of the event)
    » $35.00 Per Person (8/9 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    Lindsay Park Entry


  • Marquette Street - launch times: 9:00 - 11:30
    Intermediate Paddlers: Launch your boat at Marquette Street, Davenport, IA for a short paddle on the Mississippi River. (2-mile route w/ est. paddle time of 1 hour - RIVER CROSSING REQUIRED)

    » $30.00 Per Person (through the day of the event)
    » $35.00 Per Person (8/9 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    Marquette Entry


  • Credit Island, Davenport - launch times: 10:00 - 1:00
    Intermediate Paddlers: Launch your boat at Credit Island for 0.5 mile paddle across the Mississippi River. (1/2 -mile route w/ est. paddle time of 30 minutes - RIVER CROSSING REQUIRED)

    » $30.00 Per Person (through the day of the event)
    » $35.00 Per Person (8/9 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    Credit Island Entry


  • Lake Potter @ Sunset Park, Rock Island: Lake only; no river paddling
    Paddlers can register to launch at Lake Potter, the day of the event.
    All Skill levels: launch & paddle on the protected backwaters of Lake Potter

    » $30.00 Per Person (through the day of the event)
    » $35.00 Per Person (8/9 at 11:59 PM US/Central through the day of the event)
    Lake Potter Entry



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Floatzilla 2020

All registration prices are per person, not per boat.

Go to www.riveraction.org/floatzilla for details about launch sites, floats, and other activities. Canoe and kayak rentals can be found at www.riveraction.org/floatzilla/rentals

Reminder! Paddlers can also sign up at Lake Potter on the day of the event.

Guinness World Record breaking attempt for largest flotilla of canoes and kayaks will take place at 2:30 PM in Lake Potter [Mississippi River backwater] at Sunset Park, Rock Island, IL. The current record is 3,150 for largest flotilla.

Registration Includes

One Floatzilla t-shirt, commemorative boat sticker, registration wrist band, free parking, and use of the shuttle bus.

T-shirts and boat decals guaranteed for paddlers who register by Aug. 4. Shirts and decals are subject to availability for those who register after Aug 4.

Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pick-Up:

August 14, 2019 - 4:00 - 8:00 PM
TaxSlayer Center Parking Lot at 1201 River Dr, Moline, IL 61265
This will be a drive up packet pick up.

Late Pick-Up:

August 15, 2019 - Available at all Launch Sites

8:00 - 10:00 AM at Bass Street YMCA
8:00 - 10:00 AM at Leach Park
8:30 - 9:00 AM at Marquette Street
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM at Lake Potter or Credit Island

Directions

The Quad Cities are easily accessed where I-80 and I-74 cross the Mississippi River.

Go to www.floatzilla.org for detailed directions.

Additional Information


  • You must provide your own equipment.
  • A limited supply of canoe and kayak rentals are available from regional outfitters; visit www.riveraction.org/floatzilla/rentals for more information.
  • If you have an extra boat you are willing to loan, please call River Action at 563-322-2969 or email raprograms@riveraction.org
  • Details including local maps, are available at www.riveraction.org/floatzilla
  • Launch sites are based on the paddler's skill level.
  • There will be no refunds for registrations. However, if you'd like to change the registered participant contact River Action at 563-322-2969.

Questions?

For questions, contact Noah Truesdell at ntruesdell@riveraction.org.


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