Kayaking lesson

Kayak Paddling & Safety Lesson(Beginner and Intermediate Level)(Co-sponsored by the Friends of the Mahoning River and the Ohio Dept. of Natural ResourcesSunday, June 5th., 12:30-2:00 or 2:00 - 3:30 at the downtown Youngstown YMCA$15.00 for the rental and lifeguard fees.Don’t dally, only 20 reservations!Contact Don at or 330-219-2459 for reservations Pre-Registration:Friends of the Mahoning … Continue reading Kayaking lesson

Save The Wetlands Donations

"Save Our Wetlands” If you would like to donate to the efforts, it would be appreciated. Any amount would help. 100% of donations would be used for the efforts. It is tax deductible. A donation of $15 or more will qualify new donors to a 1 year membership in the Friends of the Mahoning River.You … Continue reading Save The Wetlands Donations

Mahoning River (Tire) Cleanup

On September 12th 2020 at 10:00 am we will be having a cleanup focusing on removing tires. Volunteers for the cleanup would be appreciated. It will rely on weather as we do not want to be in the rain and we no not want murky water as we need to see the bottom. Below is … Continue reading Mahoning River (Tire) Cleanup

$588,000 Grant for Warren New Canoe/Kayak Launch

A Tribune Chronicle article talks about the recent grant gotten to build a canoe/kayak launch in Warren. Thanks go to reporter Allie Vugrincic for the article detailing the grant and launch including talking with our own member Tom Smith. WARREN — Warren’s share in a $588,000 Paddling Enhancement Grant program from the Ohio Department of … Continue reading $588,000 Grant for Warren New Canoe/Kayak Launch