Gananoque – Another exciting weekend of performance boating returns to the 1000 Islands region. Poker Runs America and Power Boating Canada brings 2 days of power on these majestic waterways!
1000 Islands Gananoque Poker Run is an event in which participants race between five checkpoints along the St. Lawrence River and drawing a playing card at each stop. The objective for the participants is to have the best poker hand at the end of the event; the person with the best hand at the end of the run is the winner! The best in power boating is always on display – high performance power boats (also called cigarette boats) make up the roster to these events and are a sight to behold for boating enthusiasts and racing enthusiasts alike.
Boats arrive in Gananoque, ON
Poker Run: 10:30 a.m.– 3:30 p.m. (times are approximate)
The best place to catch a sight of the boats is along the waterfront in Gananoque, ON or in one of the parks along the Thousand Islands Parkway. The start of the run is best seen at Joel Stone Park (125 Water Street, Gananoque, ON, K7G 2M5). Spectators are asked to respect social distancing guidelines.
Taking place along the mighty St. Lawrence River; the Poker Run departs from the waterfront in Gananoque, ON, at 10:30 a.m., heading east to the Village Quay marina. The boats will then head west towards Wolfe Island, stopping for lunch on the Island between 12 – 2 p.m. before departing back east to Brockville at Blockhouse Island for their next card stop. The next stop will be in Rockport, Ontario at approximately 3:10 p.m. for another card, before heading back to Gananoque to finish at 3:30 p.m..
For more information or to register for the event please contact: Call 1-800-354-9145 ext. 252 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org