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Event Calendar

Boating Safety & Inspections

Event Information

Date: Saturday, 08/10/2019

Time: 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Fee: Free

Age: All ages

Contact Phone: 815.722.9470

Location: Whalon Lake

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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

Event Details

Visit with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and get a free boat safety inspection that ensures you are compliant with IDNR safety regulations.

After the inspection, you will receive a 2018 decal to put on your boat signifying that you have successfully passed inspection by the Coast Guard Auxiliary.You can also pick up tips on how to be the safest you can possibly be while operating a boat.

Forest Preserve staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions you may have about boating in the forest preserves as well as boating safety regulations.

Event Requirements

No registration required.

Sidewalks are accessible. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should mention their request when registering, or submit a request on-line no later than 48 hours before the program.



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