Canoeing for Beginners

Sat, June 25, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Saturday, June 25


Walnut Hill Boat Launch, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Never been in a canoe before? This program is the place to start! After learning the basics of canoeing and water safety, we will explore the animals and plants of Homer Lake while practicing paddling skills. All equipment will be provided; please bring water to drink and wear close-toed shoes. Minimum age to participate is 8 years old; an adult must accompany children under 18. $8 per participant, or $4 if you bring your own canoe. Space is limited. Registration required by June 23 via phone or email: (217) 896-2455 or Current public health guidelines will be followed; programs may be altered or cancelled due to weather or COVID-19 related concerns. For more info: (217) 896-2455 or

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