Rubber Duck Race returns Aug. 24

The annual Rubber Duck Race returns to the Westlake Recreation Center on Aug. 24. Proceeds benefit the Westlake Historical Society. 

The Westlake Historical Society's Rubber Duck Race is a fundraising event that will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at noon, at the Westlake Recreation Center pond. Funds raised will benefit the Westlake Historical Society’s Clague Museum, local history education, and special projects.

Join the race and adopt your rubber ducks – $5 for a single duck, $25 for a “Six Quack,” and $49 for a “Quacker Pack” with 12 ducks! For each duck you sponsor, you receive an adoption certificate with a number that corresponds to a duck in the race.

On race day, the adopted ducks (only ducks that have a sponsor are permitted to race!) will be released into the pond. The first rubber duck to cross the finish line wins! The more ducks you adopt, the greater the chance you will win a cash prize. There is no limit to the number of ducks you can adopt.

Duck adoption certificates are available from historical society members. You can also order your ducks online at

We hope you will join us on Race Day! Silent auction baskets and refreshments will also be available during the race.

Don’t forget our Pie baking contest! Please have your pie at the Rec. Center by 1:30 p.m. on race day for judging. 

For more information, contact the historical society at 216-848-0680 or Lysa 440-808-1961, or via email at

Lysa Stanton

Lysa Stanton is a retired special education teacher and the President of the Westlake Historical Society. She lives in Westlake with her wonderful husband, Dave and her awesome pets.

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Volume 11, Issue 15, Posted 10:09 AM, 08.06.2019