Canoeing for Beginners

Sat, July 14, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Saturday, July 14


Walnut Hill Boat Launch, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 9-11 a.m. or 1-3 p.m.

Never been in a canoe before? This program is the place to start! After learning the basics of canoeing and water safety, you will be a part of a canoe caravan around Homer Lake. We will explore the animals and plants of the water while practicing your canoeing skills. All equipment will be provided; please bring sunscreen and water to drink. Minimum age to participate is 8 years old; an adult must accompany children under 18. $8 per person, or $4 if you bring your own canoe. Space is limited; register by July 13 at Choose the morning or the afternoon session. For more info:  (217) 896-2455 or

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