Calvert City, KY – (August 2, 2021) – The KY Lake Paddle up is a family-friendly paddle event in partnership with the City of Calvert City, Kentucky Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, KY Lake Outdoors, and the Tennessee RiverLine!

Join us Saturday, August 21 for a paddle on Kentucky Lake! Bring a kayak, canoe, or any other worthy paddle craft for a trip from Sledd Creek to Kentucky Dam Village Boat Ramp.

Beginning at 7:30 AM, meet at Kentucky Dam Village New Beach Pavilion (Old Paddle Boat Area) for a short safety overview then groups will be shuttled to Sledd Creek boat launch for a leisurely group paddle four miles downriver back to Kentucky Dam Village Boat Ramp. Expect to be on the water for 2-3 hours. Lunch will be provided to all pre-registered paddlers by Buns Out Hot Dog Cart and includes a free t-shirt.

For those who do not own a kayak but want to participate, 12 kayaks are available to reserve. The deadline to register is August 14. Bring your own, or use one of the rentals for this fun-filled event on Kentucky Lake!

All paddlers are required to wear a life jacket and know how to swim.

Event Schedule:

Registration: 7:00AM – 7:30AM

Safety and Overview: 7:30 AM

Shuttle Service: 7:40 AM – 8:00 AM

Paddle Day Take-off: 8:00 AM

Door Prize Drawing: 11:00 AM

Lunch & Live Music: 10:30 AM -12:00 PM

Click HERE to reserve your spot! Weather will be closely monitored and if the water is unsafe to paddle the event will be canceled. Questions regarding the KY Lake Paddle Up should call Calvert City Hall at (270) 395-7138 or by emailing