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Kayak Kollege

Event information

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2022

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: $35 per person.

Age: Ages 12 or older. Participants younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove


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Event details

This beginner’s workshop, led by certified instructors, introduces participants to the sport of kayaking. Basic instruction and safety are covered on shore, and then participants will head to the water to try out new skills.

Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet, and don’t forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle. No previous experience is required. This program will take place on a slow-moving river.

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Event requirements

Registration required by Friday, Aug. 26: 815-722-9470.

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The natural surface launch area is accessible by a paved trail from the parking lot. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.