Bayou Operations Events

May 13, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Vermilionville's Petit Bayou
This class is geared towards paddlers who have never been in a canoe or kayak before and would like to begin venturing into the world of paddling.
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May 21, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Vermilionville | Bayou Vermilion | Camellia Bridge
​The community is invited to let the good times flow on Sunday, May 21 for Bayou Vermilion District’s Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade at Vermilionville. The Bayou Vermilion Festival & Boat Parade is a celebration of and on the Bayou Vermilion that aims to increase awareness of the river as a viable source of recreation for Lafayette Parish as well as awareness of the Bayou Vermilion District’s efforts along the Vermilion.
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May 27, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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June 11, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville
This is a guided paddle trip where participants will be able to venture further into the depths of the Atchafalaya Basin via the Bayou Vermilion and enjoy the beauty of the bayou free from the distractions of the mechanized world. Lunch and an afternoon Cajun or Zydeco dance is also included.
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June 24, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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July 8, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Vermilionville's Petit Bayou
This class is geared towards paddlers who have never been in a canoe or kayak before and would like to begin venturing into the world of paddling.
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July 29, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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August 26, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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September 9, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Vermilionville's Petit Bayou
This class is geared towards paddlers who have never been in a canoe or kayak before and would like to begin venturing into the world of paddling.
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September 23, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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October 7, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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October 22, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville
This is a guided paddle trip where participants will be able to venture further into the depths of the Atchafalaya Basin via the Bayou Vermilion and enjoy the beauty of the bayou free from the distractions of the mechanized world. Lunch and an afternoon Cajun or Zydeco dance is also included.
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November 11, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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November 26, 2017
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Vermilionville
This is a guided paddle trip where participants will be able to venture further into the depths of the Atchafalaya Basin via the Bayou Vermilion and enjoy the beauty of the bayou free from the distractions of the mechanized world. Lunch and an afternoon Cajun or Zydeco dance is also included.
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December 9, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Vermilionville
This paddle is geared towards the paddler who has some previous paddle experience. If you are not quite comfortable yet with venturing into the water alone, or would like to add to your repertoire of paddle strokes this is the class for you.
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