Saturday and Sunday, June 10 - 11, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. 

The annual KayaXpedition, a kayaking and canoeing event, is back in Chesapeake this year! There's something for everyone including music, a food truck, kayaks and canoes. Bring your own kayak/canoe/stand-up paddleboard (SUP), or use one of our kayaks/canoes.

Paddle Your Way!

  • Use One of Our Kayaks or Canoes (see age and chaperone requirements) - 30-minute sessions - Free. (On-site registration required, limited availability)
  • Bring Your Own Kayak, Canoe or SUP (and personal floatation device or PFD) (see note) - Free.
    • No trailers allowed.
    • Inflatable kayaks and SUPs are allowed; however, staff have the right to deny access if vessels are not rigid in design or are not properly inflated. Multi-layered construction of vessels is preferred.

Age & Chaperone Requirements

  • All youth age 17 or younger must wear a personal flotation device (PFD) and be able to swim.
  • Youth age 12 to 17 may paddle in a separate boat but must be accompanied by an adult chaperone in another boat. Required ratio of youth participants to adult chaperones will be one to one - one adult chaperone for each youth participant.
  • Youth age 11 years or younger must paddle in the same boat with an adult.


Oak Grove Lake Park
409 Byron Street, Chesapeake VA 23320

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