? 2017 Wappingers Creek Water Derby


47th Annual Wappinger Creek Water Derby

The Aquatic Explorers would like to thank everyone that came to the 2016 Wappingers Creek Water Derby. We hope everyone had fun and hope to see you next year. Don't forget to mark your calendar!


Race Day 2017

April 29th 2017


We're excited to announce that we will be holding our 47th annual Wappingers Creek Water Derby on Saturday, April 29th 2017.


Canoe and Kayak rentals will be provided this year by;


Main Stream Canoes






Rules and an application for the race can be found here.




2014 Race Results

2015 Race Results

2016 Race Results



We're also looking forward to adding more sponsors to our event this year.  We're pleased that more and more local groups and businesses have decided to lend their name and support to this wonderful cause.


Applications to sponsor the Water Derby can be found here.




Race Sponsors


A special thanks to all of our sponsors for helping to make our race possible this year, and helping us to make it more enjoyable for all of the people who participate.

These companies and individuals are committed to improving thier community and reinvesting some of the money they make in this community back into it.

We encourage all of our members and visitors to visit and patronize these business as often as possible to thank them for thier committment to our community.