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Paddle, Play and Popsicles

Event information

Date: Thursday, July 18, 2024

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

Fee: $20.

Age: Ages 13-17.

Contact: 815-722-9303

Location: Monee Reservoir

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Red and blue kayaks sitting next to each other in the water. Photo via Shutterstock

Event details

Kayaking? Making friends? Popsicles? Sounds like the perfect summer day! Participants will start with an overview of kayaking basics led by American Canoe Association certified instructors and then participate in our paddle game challenges before cooling off from the friendly competition by enjoying some Popsicles.


Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, July 16: 815-722-9303.


Please note: Waivers will be emailed upon registration. Waivers must be signed and returned by a parent or guardian prior to the start of the program. An adult responsible for the registered participant must remain onsite during the program. 

All equipment is provided. Wear clothing that can get wet, including water shoes or old gym shoes. Consider bringing sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle. No previous experience is required.

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.