Programs for All Ages
Kayaking

Intro to Kayaking
Wargo Nature Center
September 7; 1 – 3 pm

East Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
September 19; 5 – 7 pm
September 28; 6 - 8 pm

Ages 15+
$25/person (+ tax)

During this flat water course we will cover basic strokes, kayaking safety, and boat/equipment selection. Most of our time will be spent out on the water paddling and getting comfortable in the boats. No experience is necessary and pre-registration is required. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult. 

Kayaking - The Next Level
Centerville Beach, 
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve
September 6; 1 – 3 pm

East Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
September 28; 4 – 6 pm

Ages 15+
$25/person (+ tax)

This second (but still introductory) level kayaking class is designed for the kayaker with some previous paddling experience. You will learn a variety of second level skills including wet exits and entries, draw and sweep strokes, bracing, and more. Reduce fatigue and increase your paddling enjoyment by improving your technique. Space is
limited. Bring your own boat or we will provide one. Pre-registration is required. Participants under 18 must be accompanied

Paddleboarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Centerville Beach, 
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve
September 6; 5 – 6:30 pm

East Coon Rapids Dam Regional Park
September 19; 3 – 4:30 pm

Ages 15+
$20/person (+ tax)

Fun, easy, cool, and a great workout! Class sizes are very small and the instruction is short and easy, so most of our time will be out on the water. Pre-registration is required. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Canoe & Kayak By The Light Of The Moon
Wargo Nature Center
September 16; 7:30  – 10 pm
Ages 15+
$15/person (+ tax) Includes canoe or kayak rental

The Rice Creek Chain of Lakes makes for a perfect setting to paddle under the light of a full moon. We will get out on the water and let Mother Nature entertain us with an abundance of wildlife, a beautiful sunset, and a spectacular full moon. Space and boats are limited. Pre-registration is required. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Fishing

Introduction to Fishing
Peltier Boat Launch, 
Rice Creek Chain of Lakes Park Reserve
September 12; 6 – 8 pm
All Ages
$10/person, $5/per additional family member (+ tax)

Want to learn how to fish but don’t have rods and reels, tackle, or a boat?  We will not only supply you with equipment, but show you how to use it as well. A knowledgeable instructor will guide you on the water and show you where the fish are and how best to catch them. A fishing license is not required for this instructional class. Pre-registration is required.  Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.

Wargo Nature Center
Anoka County Parks
651-429-8007
www.anokacountyparks.com

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