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Greens Bayou Regatta held with hundreds of canoes

Participants departing from Brock Park on Greens Bayou for the annual Regatta. Hundreds of canoes, kayaks, and a few custom boats participated.

The 4th Annual Greens Bayou Regatta took place on Saturday, September 28, 2019.

The race began at Brock Park Golf Course, located at 8201 John Ralston, Houston, TX 77044 at 9:00 a.m. And ended at Thomas Bell Foster Park located at 12895 Greens Bayou Street, Houston, TX 77015.

After the race, there were festivities, lunch, music and vendors. The Closing Ceremonies with awards to winners was at 2:00 p.m.

Complimentary shuttles were available to all attendees to take back to the starting line, retrieve their vehicles and pickup their boat from the finish line.

Besides the amount of water tropical storm Imelda left begin, the 2019 Greens Bayou Regatta raised $13,760 for paddle trail development.

The Greens Bayou Regatta, hosted by Greens Bayou Coalition, combines recreation, stewardship, and education on one of Houston’s most beautiful and secluded waterways, Greens Bayou. The 7.5 mile race course showcases two planned launch locations, Brock Park and Thomas Bell Foster Park. This annual event raises funds and awareness to implement the proposed 27.5 mile paddle trail.