June 26, 2016 138 Canoes & Kayaks Just Jammed Into Lift Lock On Record Breaking Historic Day June 26, 2016/ PTBOCANADA There was an epic event called Lock 'n Paddle on Sunday (June 26th) at the Lift Lock (aka Lock 21) in Peterborough as part of National Canoe Day celebrations.Lock 'n Paddle's goal was to see how many canoes and kayaks they could squeeze into the Lift Lock. An amazing 138 crammed into the Lift Lock, breaking the previous record of 101. Here are some photos and tweets from this awesome day... Photo by Evan Holt 138 canoes breaks the previous record of 101 #NationalCanoeDay pic.twitter.com/h7PNKNMUbW— Traversing (@Traversing) June 26, 2016 138 canoers and kayakers getting ready to go up the Lift Lock in Peterborough, Canada (the hydraulic lock has a rise of 65 feet)...Paddles are in the water and we’re ready to go! #LocknPaddle pic.twitter.com/42e2ypKjVj— TrentSevern Waterway (@TrentSevernNHS) June 26, 2016 Seriously, look at this... incredible... The paddlers in the lock! #NationalCanoeDay #locknpaddle @TrentSevernNHS @ParksCanada @CndnCanoeMuseum @pktourism pic.twitter.com/R89gYGFMub— PTBO H2O (@PTBOH2O) June 26, 2016 At Lock 21 Peterborough lift lock with the family #nationalcanoeday @TrentSevernNHS @Ptbo_Canada pic.twitter.com/NluRngW0ii— Joel Kimmett (@JoelKimmett) June 26, 2016 Photo by Carey McMaster We did it! 139 boats! And one more tub to fill #NationalCanoeDay #locknpaddle #ptbo pic.twitter.com/YCNsoVLll9— Canoe Museum (@CndnCanoeMuseum) June 26, 2016 Epic. #NationalCanoeDay @pktourism @TheLandPTBO @Ptbo_Canada @weathernetwork pic.twitter.com/Uyh3VKhtzK— Eileen Kimmett (@EileenKimmett) June 26, 2016 Fitting 138 in? Well it was a bit of a jigsaw puzzle but they did it! Look at these pictures by Becca Mckenzie... Photo by Becca Mckenzie Great Day for a canoe ride @CndnCanoeMuseum @Ptbo_Canada pic.twitter.com/oDW7EzeOzl— Becca Mckenzie (@MckBecca) June 26, 2016 The best #NationalCanoeDay !! @Ptbo_Canada @pktourism @TrentSevernNHS @TheLandPTBO #ptbo pic.twitter.com/0aN5XK6rYl— Sabrina C ✌ (@SardinesCalo) June 27, 2016 What a great turnout for #LocknPaddle today at the @TrentSevernNHS! Congrats to all the paddlers! #NationalCanoeDay pic.twitter.com/1otqfiLRk5— Catherine McKenna (@ec_minister) June 26, 2016 There was even singing during this great Canadian moment...#NationalCanoeDay singalong #locknpaddle. This is so cool! In fact...#THISISLIVING pic.twitter.com/k0rol68WOf— Cara Walsh (@PtboCaraW) June 26, 2016 And check out this speed motion video of a "traffic jam" in Peterborough & the Kawarthas...138 Canoes & Kayaks at the Lift Lock @Ptbo_Canada. #locknpaddle #NationalCanoeDay pic.twitter.com/Ptix5mjv1u— Mauricio Interiano (@MauricioAI) June 26, 2016 It was a historic day—on the same day it was announced that $270 million will be invested into the Trent-Severn Waterway—that those that participated in will never forget... Photo by Evan Holt Here's the epic photo by Trent-Severn Waterway that really puts this whole day in beautiful perspective... Photo via @trentsevernNHS UPDATE: Here is a quick little video our Creative Director Evan Holt made while paddling up the Trent-Severn Waterway to the Lock 'n Paddle today... —post by Neil Morton & Evan Holt [Related: 15 Neat Facts About The Construction Of The Lift Lock]Engage with us on social media on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sign up for PTBOBuzz newsletter here. Watch our PTBOCanada Love video here.