program for the day 2024

start times at heritage park in mullumbimby

Breakfast & Coffee: 7.30am-10.10am
Breakfast & coffee from 7.30am at Banner Park.
Information stall: water, programs & information

Register at least 30 minutes prior to start.

Fun Paddle: 8am-10am
Echo Fun Paddle – Register and start from 7.30am at Banner Park ramp 1

Stand Up Paddle: 9.30am
Sun Protection Australian Stand Up Challenge

Dragon Boats: 10am
Ocean Village Shopping Centre Dragon Boats at Banner Park ramp 2

Paddle Challenge: 10am
CHotel Brunswick Paddle Challenge at Banner Park ramp 1

Double Paddle Challenge: 10.15am
Summerland Credit Union Double Paddle Challenge at Banner Park ramp

Heritage Park logistics 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)

Fitness Activity, SUP clinic & sand art: 9.30am-2pm
Bruns Gym Fitness Activity
Let’s Go Surfing free SUP clinic
Free sand art sponsored by Brunswick Seaside Holidays

Dragon Boat Flotilla: 11am-12pm
Dragon boats paddle by in a line

Summerland Credit Union actvitiy: 10am-2pm

Presentations and Awards: from 12pm
12.30pm: Awards presentations
12.45pm: Participants Draw (you must be present to win)
1.45pm: Mona Apartments Raffle – winners not present will be contacted
1.45pm: Mullumbimby Comprehensive Health Centre Duck Race.

family fun events

Ocean Shores Shopping Village 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 Simpson Creek between 11am and 12pm as a flotilla, ready for judging.

Summerland Credit Union 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 Terrace 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.

BrunsGYM Health Club Fitness Activity
Once again BrunsGYM Health Club will be running a series of fitness activities for you to participate in.

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 the north end of Terrace Park, near the road bridge. Have a go. It may change your life!

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.

Summerland Credit Union Activity
Summerland Credit Union will be running an activity. Further details to be announced.

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).