May 30, 2023

Hoigaard's Paddle Derby Returns June 1st

Hoigaard's Paddle Derby is back starting June 1st, with races taking place weekly at Thomas Beach on Bde Mak Ska. Registration will open at 5:30 pm on race day, with the race start set for 6:45 pm.

Distances will be a bit different this year due to light rail construction in the Isles-Cedar channel -- Pro Race class will be 6.4 miles; Derby class will be just over 5 miles; Sport and SUP classes will stay the same at 3.0 miles for Sport and 4.0 miles for SUP.

Races will run through August 3rd, although there will be not be a race on July 6th. Send any questions to