2020 Experience Medicine Hat Guide

Great Big Paddle

The Great Bigs The Great Big Pedal The Great Big Pedal is an event that celebrates the over 115kms of beauti- ful trails that Medicine Hat boasts. We try to gather as many people from avid cyclists, to new riders, just to show them howmuch fun it can be to ride your bike. We end at the Market at Medalta for a snack and to continue the fun communi- ty minded atmosphere. Come try it out this year – we would love to have you!

The Great Big Paddle The South Saskatchewan is a wonderful river that showcases the amazing wildlife, large coulees, and the historic downtown of Medicine Hat. We welcome all paddlers to this event to celebrate the wonderful recreational resource that our river is. We start at Echo Dale Regional Park and paddle to Strathcona Island Park, where there are food trucks and fun tomeet those who participated. The Great Big Paddle – can’t wait to see you there!

Great Big Pedal

Beat the Heat Skateboard Competition The competition is every year on July 1st at the Kinsmen Skate Plaza right next to Kin Coulee Park. One of Canada’s largest amateur competitions with competi- tors from across Canada that travel to Medicine Hat to compete. In prior years we have had $6000 in cash prizes and over $20,000 in products given away. The Medicine Hat Skateboard Association is the competition organizer. They are a community group focused on improving the image of skateboarding by volun- teering in our community and interna- tionally. They have learning opportuni- ties called SkateSkool and operate an indoor skateboard park called Bay3. medhatskate@gmail.com

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