Paddleboarding Austin

Lady Bird Lake/Colorado River, Texas
Trip Overview

Join us for a leisure paddle on Lady Bird Lake, a reservoir on the Colorado River with calm waters that flow through the heart of Austin!  Paddling this stretch offers picturesque views of Austin parks, the hike and bike trail, Barton Creek, and the downtown skyline. We’ll start the morning paddling, break for a picnic lunch (provided), and continue exploring in the afternoon! 

Trip Dates: April 14, 2019. Register by Monday, April 8. 

Trip Rating: Beginners Welcome / Moderate Level of Activity

Pricing: $40 - UT students/RecSports members / $50 - Non-member price 

Important Dates and Times

Pre-Trip Meeting Information

What to Bring

What RecSports Provides

Cancellations and Refunds 

Important Dates and Times
  Date Time Location
Cancellation Date 4/5 5:00pm  
Pre-Trip Meeting 4/10 6:30pm Outdoor Rental Center - Gregory Gym 2.104
Trip Departure 4/14 8:00am Gregory Gym
Trip Return 4/14 5:00pm Gregory Gym

Pre-Trip Meeting Information
  • Date and time: Wednesday, April 10 at 6:30pm
  • Location: Outdoor Rental Center, Gregory Gym 2.104
  • Pre-trip meetings are mandatory for all participants. Participants who do not attend the pre-trip meeting for the adventure trip they are registered for will forfeit their spot on the trip and will not be eligible for a refund.

What to Bring

The following list is meant to assist you in determining what equipment you will need to bring.  Trip guides will review this list at the pre-trip meeting and will make changes and suggestions as needed.

  • Clothes – comfortable, quick-dry fabrics you can get wet
  • Athletic shoes you can get wet or river sandals with straps (no flip flops)
  • Extra pair of shoes and dry clothes for ride home
  • Rain gear – jacket and pants
  • Swimsuit and towel
  • Hat
  • Bandana
  • Water bottles or hydration pack - at least 2 liters (no glass)
  • Personal items: toiletries, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm, personal medications, etc.
  • Pack to carry your items
  • Money for food during drive 

What RecSports Provides
  • Transportation 
  • Park access
  • Food during non-driving part of trip
  • All group gear 

Cancellations and Refunds
  • Cancellation Date: Friday, April 5 by 5:00pm. No refunds will be given after this date.
  • Refunds will be issued, minus a $20 administrative fee for those participants who cancel by 5:00pm on the cancellation date.
  • Click here to learn more about Adventure Trip policies. 

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