Join us for the 2024 Northbrook Canoe Challenge!

Saturday May 4th at 8:00am

Paddle down the scenic Brandywine River in Chester County for a great cause! The canoe challenge is 9.5 miles long and takes about 2 hours to complete. Register on line, by mail and in person! Registration and Parking is available at Northbrook Canoe Company, 1810 Beagle Road, West Chester, PA.

The day starts with a check-in from 8:00 to 10:00 am at Northbrook Canoe Company to pick up your athlete number-bibs, paddles, life jackets and the coveted Challenge T-shirts!  While you are waiting, don’t forget to catch our mini rubber duck race for a chance to win some great prizes. Then, catch one of the shuttles to the start of the race at Brandywine Outfitters: 2096 Strasburg Road, Coatesville PA.

The race starts approximately at Noon and ends at Northbrook.  We are open to all skill levels. Families are encouraged to participate, in that it is a recreational challenge more than a race.  We do capture your canoe time and medals are awarded for various classes of age and participation. We do have a kayak class and a competition class!

Have your family and friends cheer you on at the start of the race and at the finish line at Northbrook Canoe Company.  Feel free to relax and for the awards ceremony: grab one of Northbrook’s famous hamburgers or hot dogs and enjoy some beverages.

ADDITIONAL PRIZES WILL BE POSTED ON OUR BROCHURE and don’t forget to buy a “rubber duck” chance to win $500 or additional prizes!

Thanks to Our Platinum Sponsors!

Team Toyota Glen Mills
Keystone First Community HealthChoices

Special thanks to everyone who keeps us safe including Northbrook Staff, the Chester County Dive Team, the Chester County ARES/RACES RADIO GROUP and Goodfellowship EMS.  And, we wouldn’t’ be able to hold the race without ALL of our  wonderful sponsors, please support them! 

Register Now!

Download entry forms below and email them to:

You can pay here via PayPal.

For more information contact us at 610-524-5850 or email us.

If we still have canoes available the final deadline for registration is Friday, May 3, 2023, in person at Northbrook Canoe.

Some walk-ins on Saturday morning may be available.

You can help!

Your donations allow us to keep these programs running!

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