Thanks for Being a Part of Paddlefest 2016!

Get Your Paddlefest 2016 Swag Here!

Save the Date for Next Year – Saturday, August 5, 2017

Great Ohio River Swim

Sunday, September 25

Benefiting Outdoor Adventure Clubs

Join us on September 25 for the Great Ohio River Swim and watch swimmers make the 900 meter trek across the Ohio River, to Kentucky, and back.  

Sound like your kind of adventure?  Experienced open water swimmers are welcome to participate.  

Learn more and register here!

Ohio River Swim 

15th Annual Ohio River Paddlefest

Over 1,800 paddlers in 1,400 boats took to the Ohio on Saturday, August 6 to celebrate Paddlefest 2016.  Thanks to all of our sponsors and volunteer who made this year’s float a success!

 Click Here for the 2016 SUP Race Results

Paddefest In the News!

Check out these articles and pictures from Paddlefest

Cincinnati Enquirer Photos     WKRC Photos Photos Story    JDBY Covington Photos 

WLWT Article Sunrise Paddle Photos     WLWT Sunrise Paddle Story

Paddlefest proceeds benefit OAC

Getting urban teens out into nature!

TheOAC-LOGO Ohio River Paddlefest is being sponsored by Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati, a non-profit organization connecting inner city teens to nature and the outdoors year round.  Paddlefest proceeds will support the work of OACGC in 20 area high schools in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky.  For more information about Outdoor Adventure Clubs of Greater Cincinnati, go to and visit us on Facebook.

Paddlefest Photo Library

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Our Photo Library contains hundreds of photos from previous Paddlefest events. See if you can find yourself!See Library