Oil City YMCA to Host Cardboard Regatta Race at Two Mile Run Crosby Beach

| June 17, 2019

OIL CITY, Pa. – The Oil City YMCA will be hosting a Cardboard Regatta at Two Mile Run County Park on July 13.

Community members are invited to get creative and float a cardboard boat in the Regatta.

“This is a fun way to get families active and involved,” said Jennifer Kissell-Dudek, who manages Crosby Beach for the YMCA.  “We are always looking for new and exciting ideas and this one is sure to get the whole family excited,” she said.

The Cardboard Regatta will be held at Two Mile Run County Park’s Crosby Beach. Boat check-in will be held at 1:30 p.m. and sailing begins at 2:00 p.m. Register by July 5 at the Oil City YMCA and pick up your boat building guidelines.

Families will build the boats at home after registering and receiving the list of approved materials which include cardboard, duct tape, and a pool noodle.

The cost to enter the race is $5.00 per boat.  Registration is held at the Oil City YMCA through July 5.

For More Information

For more information about the Oil City YMCA and Y programs, please visit the YMCA website at www.oilcityymca.org, call 814-677-3000, and follow the Y on Facebook.

The Oil City YMCA is a branch of the Scenic Rivers Association, which includes the Clarion County YMCA, Clarion County YMCA, Younger Days Child Care and Camp Coffman.


The Oil City YMCA hours are Monday through Friday 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

(Article submitted by Michelle Murray, Marketing & Membership Director, Clarion County YMCA, Oil City YMCA, and YMCA Camp Coffman)

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