Poker Paddle - April 9, 2022

Stand up paddle, kayak, or canoe for a cause!

A fundraiser and paddle-party for all skill levels, this is a family-friendly atmosphere at the lake. Paddle to card stations around the lake, then take your 5-card hand to win prizes back at the beach!

Is it a race?

Kind of; get to the stations first and get your pick of cards!


All proceeds benefit a local family battling cancer, the Kinnicks. 

Alistair Kinnick is a young man whose family has been working hard, as many of us have or will, to get their son critical treatment. Here is some of their story:

"Our youngest child, Alastair Tavis Kinnick at age 14 was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in his right femur. An avid soccer player, 4.0 student, cadet of the Air Force JROTC and CrossFit athlete, never had any pain in his leg until during a soccer game in early October when he was cleated and run into.

Thinking it was a sports injury and or growing pains we didn’t give it a second thought. Five weeks later with still worsening pain we took him in to see if he’d torn something. Never in a million years expecting the doctor to call us back after the X-ray saying he had a tumor on his bone. After an emergency MRI, a week later we’re at Primary Children’s hospital preparing to start cancer treatment and major leg surgery. 

The year of 2020 took its toll on everyone, including us. We started a new business in 2019 only to have COVID-19 shut us down over and over again. Now just starting another new job and trying to recover from the year’s unruly path, we’ve yet to find our footing and thus ask for help and support in any way possible.

We are truly thankful and grateful for your assistance and fully expect Alastair to recover and excel beyond this major obstacle. He, as well as all of us, will be stronger and better people by the end of this."

Thank you again,

~ The Kinnick Clan


To contribute directly to the Kinnick family, click here:


Volunteer Opportunities Available! Call 435-467-9988 to volunteer.

    Event Schedule

    • 8:30am: Volunteers meeting at Dig Shop. 
    • 9:00am: Event Check-in, Packet Pickup at Dig Shop.
    • 10:00am: Poker Paddle Paddlers launch from Dig Beach.
    • 11:30am: Poker Paddle card hand turn-in for prizes at Dig Beach for all participants.


    • $50 - Full registration for Poker Paddle, includes Kayak or SUP to use for the event.
    • $35 - Kids under 14, over 14 & bringing your own gear to paddle, or not paddling but wanting to participate.


    Date and Time

    Sat, April 9th 2022
    9:00 AM – 12 PM MDT


    Dig Paddlesports at Quail Creek State Park
    472 N 5300 West
    Hurricane, UT 84737
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