Rape Crisis North East Kayak Charity Event


Kayak from Russelltown to Avon at Blessington Lakes, Co. Wicklow in aid of Rape Crisis North East. A fun filled day on Saturday, August 27th 2022.


Event Description:

Blessington Lakes Kayak Fundraising Event will take place on Saturday 27th August 2022. Sponsored by Viatris Healthcare Company and supported by Canoeing Ireland and Poulaphouca Paddlers, this promises to be a very special and fun day out with street food, music, raffles, play and picnic areas, prizes and surprises.  All proceeds raised will be donated to Rape Crisis North East and go towards the purchase of a dedicated new building to enable their service to expand in line with increased demand.

This event could appeal to families, kayak clubs, corporate team building, anyone and everyone.


Further Information:

Those bringing their own kayaks, drop boats at Russelltown and drive to car park at Avon

At Avon a shuttle bus will be available for transport to the starting point at Russelltown Bay – allow approx. 30/45 mins to get from Avon to starting point. Avon is also the finishing point so cars will be on site.

Clothing Requirements:

  • Wetsuit or Sport Gear with Rain Jacket over – weather dependent
  • Boyancy aid (can be provided). Old runners – no bare feet.
  • Suncream.
  • Leave in car a towel, full change of clothes for after.

Car keys can be left at Event Hub at Avon with tags.



Rape Crisis North East Kayak Charity Event - Saturday, August 27, 2022 - Russelltown Bay

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