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Kayak Kollege

Event information

Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2024

Time: 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Fee: $35 per person.

Age: Ages 10 and older. (Children must be accompanied by a registered adult).

Contact: 815-722-9303

Location: Monee Reservoir

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A person paddling a kayak through the water. Photo by Chad Merda

Event details

This workshop introduces participants to kayaking on flat water. Instructions, safety, paddle strokes and the variety of kayak types are covered on shore, then we’ll hit the water to try our new skills.


Event requirements

Registration required by Wednesday, July 10: 815-722-9303.


No previous experience is required. All equipment, including personal flotation devices, is provided. The instructors are American Canoe Association certified.

Be sure to wear clothes and shoes that can get wet, and consider bringing sunscreen, sunglasses and a water bottle.

The natural surface launch area is accessible by a paved trail 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.