Learn to Stand Up Paddle Board

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Stand Up Paddle-boarding (SUP) is a great way to experience the park and get exercise! We’ll provide the instruction and the equipment, just come ready to learn and possibly get wet!

There will be a 10 minute on land instruction session followed by 20 minutes on the water depending on the crowd. This is a great way to refresh your paddling skills or have that first paddling experience ...

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Active SWV Family Triathlon

Active SWV Family Triathlon

The fourth annual Active SWV Family Triathlon provides a race event that is friendly to beginners and allows the entire family to compete together. It makes an impact with young runners to see other kids their age taking part in this race. But kids of all ages are welcome to build teams or race as individuals.

This is a great race for any age and welcoming to beginner abilities.
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Stand Up Paddle Boarding at Summersville Lake

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Try out stand up paddle boarding with Active Southern West Virginia on Saturday May 18th, we will be set up at Battle Run Beach to do a demo at the Almost Heaven Paddle Battle at Summersville Lake. Active SWV will be providing all the equipment and instruction needed to try out SUP. No reservation is required.

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Active SWV Family Triathlon 2017 Recap

Run, Bike, Paddle to a Healthier Southern WV

The Active Southern West Virginia Family Triathlon held at Summersville Lake was a true testament to the support families across our region have when wanting to pursue healthy lifestyles. Active SWV staff and volunteers partnered with the Army Corps at Summersville Lake and their volunteers for a safe and smooth venue. Thank you to the event sponsors; UniCare, Nicholas County Health Department, Army Corps at Summersville Lake, Marathon Bikes, Adventures on ...

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Long Point Hike at Summersville Lake

Join Community Captain Garrett Leggett at Summersville Lake Long Point Trail for 3.8 mile hike out and back. Enjoy a beautiful view of the lake and a scenic hike with your community, friends, and family.

Directions: Turn off U.S. 19 onto Summersville airport road. Follow this road to the airport. Before turning into the airport, you will see a red gate accross the road. This is your parking and beginning point.

 

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Active SWV Family Triathlon at Summersville Lake

The inaugural Active Southern West Virginia Family Triathlon, in support of ActiveSWV Kids Run Clubs, was a great success! Held on Saturday, August 20, 2016, in conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Summersville Dam celebration, a field of 50 participants, including kids, parents and grandparents, ran, biked and paddled a course set up adjacent to the Summersville Lake beach. This family-friendly, beginner event included a 4.4-mile course, divided into a 1.2-mile run, 2.2-mile bicycle ride, and a 1-mile ...

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