| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:10 PM
The Chesapeake Paddlers Association, a nonprofit organization with more than 650 members and run strictly by volunteers, will hold Sea Kayaking 101, a class to teach the basics of the sport, March 10 in West River.
The seven-hour workshop, which begins...
| Jun 9, 2012
| 12:04 PM
Six Maryland state parks will participate in the Great American Backyard Campout on June 23.
The national program that encourages families to camp out in "backyards, neighborhoods, communities and parks" will be observed at Sandy Point State Park in...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 8:27 PM
Quick response by high school friends and a nearby kayaker likely saved the life of a 16-year-old Carrollton teen who was pulled from the swollen Patapsco River during the heavy rains of Sept. 7 at the village of Patapsco near Finksburg.
| Oct 10, 2011
| 2:56 PM
Nearly two years after Baltimore County took over Robert E. Lee Park from the Baltimore City government, the county is ready to open its newly renovated public space to the public.
The county will hold a ceremonial opening at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, Oct....
| Oct 8, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Tired of getting beaten up on the basketball court or twisting the night — and your back — away lunging to get that low volley? Is playing 18 holes frustrating, but not invigorating enough to get the endorphins cranked? Does a walk around...
| May 13, 2011
| 2:11 PM
Sunny skies. Warm sand. A bottomless iced tea. An endless sunset.
You'll find all that and more in a visit to the Delaware coast, home to Lewes, Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach, Bethany Beach and Fenwick Island — a collection of historic towns that...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Harford County water rescue personnel pulled four people from the Bush River Friday afternoon after a canoe capsized during a school field trip.
A county government spokesperson said Monday the mishap occurred in shallow water, which caused a boating...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Scott Parsons, of Bethesda, failed to advance from the qualifying run of the single kayak event Sunday at the Lee Valley Whitewater Centre.
Parsons, a three-time Olympian, placed 16th with a score of 94.16, which left him 1.59 seconds shy of advancing...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 10:20 AM
A new plan calls for increasing public access to the Chesapeake Bay by adding more than 300 new spots along the shore where people can fish, swim, put a boat in the water or just enjoy the view.
The draft "watershed public access plan" released late last...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 11:25 AM
Darnestown native Caroline Queen didn’t advance beyond the qualifying round in whitewater slalom racing earlier today, knocking out the only American in the field of 21 women kayakers.
The 20-year old Queen finished 18.30 seconds off the top mark...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 12:38 PM
The exploits of swimmers Michael Phelps and Allison Schmitt, both who have ties to Baltimore, have been well documented throughout the 2012 London Olympics. Phelps has won two gold and two silver medals so far, and Schmitt has won two golds, a silver, and...
| Mar 1, 2010
| 12:32 PM
— Coastal Georgia is wild, verdant and very not-Florida.
It is so not-Florida that 42-year-old Shane Ward, a naval mechanic from Jacksonville, prefers it to his own state for a little relaxation.
"Everything is still natural here," Ward said on...