Paddle Bayou La Batre 2014

About the Event    October 18, 2014

Join The Bayou La Batre-Coden Historical Foundation while we celebrate a treasure of our heritage, the bayou, as we       PADDLE BAYOU LA BATRE!

Paddlers will have an up-close and personal experience of being on a true working bayou, lined with shipyards, shrimpboats, oyster skiffs, and scenic natural vistas. Experience and learn about the bayou's history as you traverse the waters. Paddle under the vertical lift bridge, one of Bayou La Batre's landmarks.  Enjoy Bayou cuisine afterwards.
The trip is approximately 6 miles with an option to take out at 2.5 miles.

        Canoe / Kayak rentals available

Registration begin August 15, 2014

By mail: August 1st - September 25th  -- Online: August 1st - September 30th
Registration the day of the event will be limited.
Please contact Tracy, if you plan to register the day of the event to ensure availability,
if you need a kayak or canoe
For online registration or donations click here. You will be taken to a separate page.
Click here to register by mail.
This event will not be rescheduled due to weather and there will be no refunds of registration fees.

Proceeds from this event are going to three local organizations:

Organized 1974, The Bayou La Batre-Coden Historical Foundation endeavors to preserve our local history.

The Alba Club - Pride in Campus, Self and Community. Organized September 2001, The Alba Club leads students of Alba Middle School to awareness of their coastal environment and gives them ownership in their school campus. Programs include: Clean Campus Workdays, Community Workdays, Recycling Program and participation in The Annual Coastal Clean-up.

Alma Bryant High School Archery Team - The Hurricanes Archery Team has won the Alabama National Achery in Schools (NASP) for seven consecutive years.

Saturday, October 18, 2014

08:00 Check-in Begins
08:35 Last Shuttle Departs Take-out Site
08:45 Opening Remarks
09:00 Paddle Begins
12:30 Lunch Served
13:00 Door Prizes and Raffle Drawing



  • Bayou La Batre-Coden Historical Foundation
  • Instrument Technical Services, Inc.
  • Fairhope Boat Company


Thanks to our contributors:
City of Bayou La Batre
Pam Barbour
St Margaret Church
Rodriguez Shipbuilding Inc
Junior Barbour Seafood
Esfeller Construction
Tide Marine Supply
Master Boat Builders
Steiner Shipyard
Horizon Shipbuilding
Alabama Power
Mobile Baykeeper
Coca Cola Company

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