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Kayak Kollege

Shepley Rd Channahon, IL

Dates: Jun. 22, 2024
Times: 10am-2pm
Location: Lake Chaminwood Preserve, Shepley Rd, Channahon, IL

This workshop, led by American Canoe Association certified instructors, introduces participants to the sport of kayaking on flat water. Specific instruction and safety topics are covered on shore. Paddle strokes are demonstrated, and the variety of kayak types are discussed. Wet exits are demonstrated by instructors on the water, and there will be time allotted to try out some paddling strokes.

Fee: $35 per person. Age: Ages 12 or older. (Children must be accompanied by a registered adult.) Registration required by Thursday, June 20, by calling 815-722-4121 or online.

All equipment is provided. Personal kayaks are welcome. 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 accessible via paved pathways. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service to participate in this program should submit a request online no later than 48 hours before the program.

(Photo by Anthony Schalk)

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