Mendon Ponds Park Beach Area

2019 EXPO Planning

Did you have a good time at the 2018 Outdoor Expo? Thought maybe you'd like to help with the planning? Here's your chance!

The planning committee is having monthly meetings for the 2019 Outdoor Expo on the third Wednesday of each month at 6 PM (check our calendar for updates). We're looking for folks who may want to join us. Come to some meetings, have dinner and check us out, no commitment necessary. If you’re interested email: or call 585-224-0912 for details and directions. Please come join us!

If you are interested in volunteering the day of the Expo, we need people to help set up and tear down, greet guests, guide vendors, and assist workshop hosts.  Only a two hour commitment is required.  For further details or to sign up, please contact the Expo Volunteer Coordinator at

What can I do there?

The Outdoor Expo offers you a day of learning opportunities to enhance your enjoyment for outdoor recreation on both land and water.
  • Participate in over 60 workshops for hiking, canoeing, kayaking, backpacking, camping, bicycling and many other related outdoor skills or just sit and listen to the music.
  • Check out the latest in kayaks and canoes on the pond.
  • Meet representatives of outdoor clubs and organizations.
  • Refreshments will be available for purchase at the Expo.
  • Music by the Golden Link Folk Singing Society
Past workshops have included:
  • Map & Compass, Tarp Hanging, Bike Maintenance, Bike Emergency Repairs, Changing a Flat Tire, GPS, Astronomy, Treating the Water, Packrafting, How to Pack Your Backpack, Winter Backpacking & Camping, Birding Workshop, Camping Essentials, Orienteering for Beginners, Knots, Building Your Own First Aid & Survival Kit, First Aid in the Wilderness, If You Are Lost in the Woods, Cooking for Backpacking & Camping, Basic Paddling Strokes, Whitewater Demonstration, Paddling Safety, Kayak Rescue Demonstration, Planning a Day Paddle
  • See what you missed last year -2018 Schedule and Workshop Descriptions

Expo 2016 - photos by Jet Thomas


Steven Tryon,
May 26, 2015, 11:16 AM