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August 26th 2023 Cleanup Event Plans


Thank you so much for helping us clean the Schuylkill River on Saturday, August 26. Here is our itinerary and required items for the day. Pertinent addresses are at the bottom of this email so they’re easier to find.


7:30 AM – Volunteers with watercraft drop off at Lock 60 vessels, paddles, life vests – everything you plan to take on the water – Before proceeding to check-in

8AM – Registration at Longford Park and Safety brief – park your vehicle across the street at Graphical Packing International, near the dedicated cleanup dumpsters

9AM – Cleanup Begins! River Crews shuttle to Lock 60 compliments of Save the Schuylkill

12-2PM – Cleanup crews arrive at Port Providence and begin filling dumpsters


Everyone on the river must have:

  • Life Vest
  • Whistle
  • Close Toed Shoes (No Sandals/Flip-Flops)
  • Filled Reusable Water Bottle
  • Boat/Paddle Board
  • Paddle
  • Backpack
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen/Sunglasses

Land Crew must have:

  • Close toed shoes
  • Filled Reusable Water Bottle
  • Backpack to carry trash bags
  • Snacks
  • Sunscreen/Sunglasses

Optional Items – tools that might help do the work:

  • Litter grabber
  • Rake
  • Rope/Twine
  • Towel and Extra Pair of dry clothes and shoes for the event end

What we provide: waivers, whistles, safety instructions, gloves, trash bags, safety vests, sunscreen, insect repellent, litter grabbers and pickers, transportation to Lock 60 after check in.



We are excited to see you and work together for a cleaner Schuylkill,

Save the Schuylkill (

Litter Lifters of West Vincent ( IG: @LitterLiftersofWestVincent)

Green Valleys Watershed (


If you have any questions, please email or text Chris LaBarre 484-947-3680



Watercraft Drop Off starting at 7:30AM:

Lock 60 Recreation Area

400 Tow Path Rd.

Mont Clare, PA 19453


Event Parking at Registration starting at 8:00AM:

Graphic Packaging International

1035 Longford Rd.

Phoenixville, PA 19460

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