South River Federation and West & Rhode Riverkeeper, two Anne Arundel County non-profit Waterkeeper organizations, are dedicated to protecting the South and West & Rhode rivers and watersheds. Together they will host this inaugural fun festival at Mayo Beach Park and offer public access to water-related activities at no charge. Parking on site is limited but additional free parking and a shuttle service will be available at Mayo Elementary School to Mayo Beach Park.  

South X West Rhode event poster 2018Spend the day with Dad at the beach on Father’s Day, when the Riverkeepers for the South River and the West and Rhode Rivers team up to present the Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH South x West Rhode  River Fest 2018 at Mayo Beach Park on Sunday, June 17, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Family-oriented activities include kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding and swimming, plus live music by Guava Jelly and Swampcandy, water-based educational programs for the kids and a beer garden for adults.  Admission is free and kayaks and SUP’s will be available on a hourly basis at no charge. .

The festival is sponsored by Toyota as part of a nation-wide program organized by the Waterkeeper Alliance. This event is being hosted by the Anne Arundel County Department of Recreation and Parks.

We still need VOLUNTEERS! E-mail if you’d like to help! (Free t-shirts for volunteers!)