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Mindful Paddle

Event information

Date: Friday, August 2, 2024

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Fee: $20 per person.

Age: Ages 18 and older.

Contact: 815-722-4121

Location: Lake Chaminwood Preserve

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The front of a kayak on open water with a blue sky above. Photo courtesy of JoAnne Saleme

Event details

Enjoy a guided reflective experience as you glide on the waters of Lake Chaminwood. Connect to nature through all your senses in an immersive and regenerative way. This isn’t just a journey on the water but a time to reflect, recharge and let your stress melt away.


Event requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, July 31: 815-722-4121.


Participants are welcome to bring their personal canoe or kayak or use one on site. Previous paddling experience is recommended as this is a non-instructional program. Dress for the weather, and wear clothing that can get wet, including shoes. Bring a water bottle.

The launch area is easily accessible by a paved sidewalk 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.