By Donald Joyce, Renaissance Lac Brome 

Join Renaissance Brome Lake’s directors on Saturday, September 4, to paddle the shoreline of Lake Brome. Enjoy a day on the water with others in the community who love to paddle our lake. 

Beginning at Douglass Beach at 7 a.m., the complete circuit is 19 kilometres and should take 5 hours. Staying 10-20 m from shore, paddlers can join the group at focal points around the lake:
▶ ︎Douglass Beach: 7 a.m.
▶ ︎Ruisseau Argyll: 7:45 a.m.
▶ ︎400 Lakeside: 8 a.m.
▶ ︎Tiffany Park: 8:15 a.m.
▶ ︎Ruisseau Quilliams (Hotel Suites Lac-Brome) 8:30 a.m.
▶ ︎Camping Domaine des Érables 9 a.m.
▶ ︎Baie Rock Island Bay, (end of Rock Island Bay) 9:30 a.m.
▶ ︎Domaine Brome: 9:40 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
▶ ︎Inverness Condos:10 a.m.
▶ ︎Bondville (Rue Montagne): 10:15 a.m.
▶ ︎Ruisseau Pearson: 10:30 a.m.
▶ ︎Ruisseau Coldbrook: 10:45 a.m.
▶ ︎Knowlton Marina: 11 a.m. 

Returning to Douglass Beach around 12 noon. Bring a good supply of water, snacks, and sun protection as well as your picnic. Bring a mask, social distancing rules will fe followed. Paddlers can join the group and paddle the shoreline nearest their homes. For those who begin along the shore and finish at Douglass Beach, Renaissance Brome Lake (RBL) will transport members and their watercraft back to their point of origin. Your safety is your responsibility. Wear a life jacket whenever you are on the water. Also, review the Transport Canada human-powered craft safety guidelines: https://tc.canada.ca/en/marine-transportation/getting-started-safe-boating/operating-human-powered-craft. 

The paddle will be postponed to Sunday, September 5, if the weather does not co-operate. Check the RBL website: https://renaissancelbl.com the morning of Saturday, September 4, for confirmation. To help with planning, please confirm your intention to participate at https://renaissancelbl.com/en/paddle-brome-lake-2021/