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Welcome Summer Paddle

Event information

Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Fee: $20 per person.

Age: Ages 18 and older.

Contact: 708-534-8499

Location: Monee Reservoir

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A group of kayaks sitting in the water. Photo courtesy of Lauren Dundek

Event details

Enjoy a relaxing morning on the waters of Monee Reservoir as we welcome summer on the solstice. Everything you need, including a life jacket, paddle and your choice of a canoe or kayak, will be provided. Once off the water, hang out by the fire and enjoy s’mores.

Event requirements

Registration required by Tuesday, June 20: 708-534-8499.


This is a recreational, non-instructional paddle on the water. Wear clothing that can get wet, including shoes. Prior paddling experience is strongly recommended.

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.