2020 Kickoff

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COME OUT & PLAY on April 18, 2020

It’s time to kick off another year of paddling with  Makapo at the Newport Aquatic Center. Join us for an introductory paddle, great food and music, and the opportunity to learn about the many programs offered for people living with disabilities and their families.   

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Quick info

April 18, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Newport Aquatic Center

1 Whitecliffs Drive, Newport Beach CA

$5 for guests ages 13 and up

$3 for keiki under age 13


9:45 AM - Check In and Registration

10:00 AM - Welcome

10:15 AM - Introductory Paddling

11:45  AM - Lunch (included with ticket purchase)

12:30 PM - Aloha Farewell

What to wear

If you will be paddling with us please wear clothes that are loose fitting and quick drying, such as board shorts and non-cotton t-shirts.  Flip flops and water shoes are optional, but can be helpful.  A hat, sunglasses that have a strap to protect from loss, and sunscreen are all encouraged.  Makpo will provide the equipment and life jackets.


We need some energetic, fun-loving people to help us put on our Ohana Day events.  If you're interested, please contact info@makapo.org

See what happens at our Ohana Days: