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Kayak Kollege

Event information

Date: Friday, June 30, 2023

Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Fee: $35 per person.

Age: Ages 10 and older. (Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.)

Contact: 708-534-8499

Location: Monee Reservoir

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Two people on a kayak on a lake. Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event details

This workshop introduces participants to kayaking on flat water. Instructions, safety, paddle strokes and the variety of kayak types are covered on shore, then hit the water to try your new skills. All equipment, including personal flotation devices, is provided, and the instructor is American Canoe Association certified.


Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, June 29: 708-534-8499.


Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and consider bringing sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle. No previous experience is required.

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.