program for the day 2024

start times at heritage park in mullumbimby

Breakfast & Coffee: 7.30am-10.15am
Breakfast & coffee from 7am at Heritage Park.
Information stall: water, programs & information.

Register at least 30 minutes prior to start.

Fun Paddle: 8am-9.30am
Echo Fun Paddle – Register from 7.30am, start from 8am at Heritage Park.

Stand Up Paddle: 9.30am
Sun Protection Australia Stand Up Challenge at Heritage Park.

Dragon Boats: 10am
Print Rescue Dragon Boats at Heritage Park – Ramp 2

Paddle Challenge: 10am
Hotel Brunswick Paddle Challenge at Heritage Park

Double Paddle Challenge: 10.15am
Suzuki Marine Double Paddle Challenge at Heritage Park

Heritage Park logistics plus water & waste stations supported by Byron Shire Council.

family fun activities at banner park in brunswick heads

Paddlers and non paddlers all welcome.

Information and Food Stalls: 9.30am-2.30pm
TURSA information tent: t-shirts, lost property and children
Fundraising food stalls by Brunswick Surf Lifesaving Club, Brunswick Heads Visitor Information Centre and Marine Rescue Brunswick (first aid).
Positive Change for Marine Life River Clean Up
Mullum Cares free filtered water & wash station (donate a keep-cup or mug!)

Fun Activity and SUP clinic: 9.30am-2pm
Face Painting 10am-12pm & Arts Crafts 9.30am-12.30pm with Oceana Arts and Crafts sponsored by Brunswick Seaside Holidays.
Spaghetti Circus Play Space 11am-1pm.
Let’s Go Surfing free SUP clinic 10am-2pm.
Social Remedy B3 fitness recovery activities & ice bath (bring your cossies) 10am-2pm.

Decorated Dragon Boats expected to arrive at finish: 11am

Presentations and Awards: from 12.30pm
12.45pm: Awards presentations.
1pm: Participants Draw (you must be present to win).

2pm: Mona Apartments Raffle – winners not present will be contacted.

Raffle Prize Conditions

2pm: Mullumbimby Comprehensive Health Centre Duck Race.

Duck Race Prize Conditions

family fun events

Print Rescue Dragon Boat Paddle
In the Pink Best Decorated Dragon Boats

The dragon boats are not racing but are using the Bruns River for training purposes. Most of them dress themselves and their boat to add to the fun. The dragon boats will arrive at the finish line near the beach at Memorial Park at approximately 11am.

Kennards Hire Live Music Program
Join us at the Soundshell from 10am until 2pm for live music performed by talented local musicians who generously donate their time to add to the atmosphere at Banner Park as you enjoy yourself with family and friends while you wait for the presentations. We are very grateful for their time, skills and energy.

From 11am to 1pm drop into the Spaghetti Circus Play Space for some circus fun for the little ones.

Come and play. No circus experience necessary!

Let’s Go Surfing SUP Clinic
Local surf school Let’s Go Surfing also provides stand-up paddle lessons. Come along to their free SUP clinic at Banner Park, near the road bridge. Have a go. It may change your life!

Dive into a revolutionary experience with B3 by Social Remedy!
The upcoming B3 Build Breath Bath studio in Brunswick Heads invites you to immerse yourself in the exhilarating world of ice baths and recovery.
Come along to their stall at Banner Park to try an ice bath and discover the transformative power of cold exposure. (Bring your cossie’s).
Ask them about their innovative studio and class offerings that include building fitness, breathwork and ice baths.

Mullumbimby Comprehensive Health Centre Duck Race
Buy your number for a rubber duck to compete in the annual duck race on the Brunswick River from the road bridge to the footbridge. Tickets are $5 and are available from the three Paddle beneficiary groups: Brunswick Marine Rescue, Surf Life Saving Club and Visitor Centre – UNTIL SOLD OUT.

Brunswick Seaside Holidays Face Painting and Craft with Oceana Pearl Arts.
Come along and get your face painted by Oceana between 10am and 12pm as well as get into some creative craft supervised by Oceana between 9.30am and 12.30pm.

food & info

Community Food Stalls
Each of the three Paddle beneficiary groups will operate a food and drink stall at Banner Park, concentrating on different types of food. This is also where you can buy raffle tickets or duck race tickets.

Information Tent
There is an information tent where you can find out anything you need to know about the Paddle.

Centre for lost property and sales of t-shirts and stickers ($2).