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Rivers of Color: Sunset Paddle

Event information

Date: Friday, July 21, 2023

Time: 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Fee: $20 per person.

Age: Ages 18 or older.

Contact: 815-722-9470

Location: McKinley Woods – Kerry Sheridan Grove

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The tip of a kayak in the water with the setting sun in the background. Photo courtesy of Jo Anne Saleme

Event details

Enjoy the peak of summer with an evening paddle with certified instructors at the confluence of the DuPage and Des Plaines rivers. Wear shoes and clothes that can get wet, and don’t forget your sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle.


Event requirements

Registration required by Thursday, July 20: 815-722-9470.


Previous kayaking experience is required, as this is a recreational program and not an instructional paddling program. All equipment is provided, including life jackets.

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.