Event calendar

Doughn’t You Want to Paddle?

Event information

Date: Tuesday, August 6, 2024

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Fee: $20 per person.

Age: Ages 16 and older.

Contact: 815-722-4121.

Location: Rock Run Rookery Preserve

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Three kayakers paddling on a lake. Photo by Suzy Lyttle

Event details

Start your morning with coffee, tea, doughnuts and paddling! Join certified American Canoe Association paddling instructors for a recreational paddle around Rock Run Rookery. Who wouldn’t want to start the day on the open water with sunshine, birds singing and breeze in your hair?


Event requirements

Registration required by Sunday, Aug. 4: 815-722-4121.


Previous kayaking experience is required, as this is a recreational program and not an instructional paddling program.

All equipment is provided. Personal kayaks are welcome. Wear clothing that can get wet, including water shoes or old gym shoes.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this workday should mention their request when registering or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the workday.