Join us for the First Annual Dan Lucas Memorial Float

Join FBRA staff for a family-friendly float on the urban stretch of the French Broad River while also honoring the life and legacy of Dan Lucas, brother of FBRA founding board member Greg Lucas.  Proceeds from the event will go directly to the FBRA Financial Aid Fund.

 Participants will meet in the parking lot of Riverside Business Park and will be shuttled to the put-in atJean Webb River Park.  Participants will then paddle five miles to the site of the future French Broad River Academy Campus at 1990 Riverside Drive.


All tickets include shuttle from Riverside Business Park to put-in.  There are three options:

  • $20 per person to participate (you must provide your own paddle, PFD, and boat)

  • $35 pp to ride in a FBRA canoe and one participant must be a FBRA student or staff member (includes paddle, PFD, and boat).

  • $50 to ride in the FBRA raft guided by Greg of Dan Lucas.  (Space limited to the first 8 to sign-up)


Please complete this form to register for the event and contact the French Broad River Academy at 828.348.4320 or with any questions.

  • Host: French Broad River Aademy

  • Phone: 828.348.4320

  • When: Sunday, September 21 at 4:00 PM

  • Where: Riverside Business Park (large parking lot by river)