BELLBROOK — Join Greene County Parks and Trails for a hands-on class to learn the basics of canoeing, boating regulations, paddling, proper personal floatation devices and more.
Class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 17, at Spring Lakes Park, 2191 Ferry Road. Canoes, paddles and personal floatation devices will be provided. The class will include classroom time, hands-on training and in-the-water instruction.
“Our own naturalist Ashlee Schmitt is also a certified watercraft instructor and will be assisting with the training,” said Greene County Parks and Trails (GCP&T) Chief Naturalist Cris Barnett.
As part of the training, individuals will be in canoes practicing newly learned skills. The class is open for those between the ages of 12 and 80. Participants between the ages of 12 and 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
Cost for the class is $10 for Greene County residents and $15 for non-residents. Registration is required before June 11.
For more information, call GCP&T at 937-562-6440, visit www.gcparkstrails.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Story courtesy of Greene County Parks and Trails.