Perhaps you’ve heard about Geauga Park District’s free kayak borrowing for self-guided exploration of Headwaters Park this summer Wednesdays through Sundays. If not, visit bit.ly/gpdwhatsnew for details. Now, summertime opportunities have also been announced to explore other waters by canoe or kayak, and three are coming up in July on the incredible Lake Kelso at Burton Wetlands Nature Preserve.
Kelso Full Moon Kayak – Sunday, July 9 from 8:30 to 10 p.m.
Lake Kelso Kayak – Saturday, July 15 from 10 a.m. to noon
Flying Jewels Dragonfly Kayak – Sunday, July 23 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Naturalist-led floats are also scheduled at Headwaters Park on July 19 (Senior Day: Kayaking); at Eldon Russell Park on August 12 (Sunrise Kayak: In Search of Otters) and Aug. 27 (Polliwog Paddle Family Canoe); at LaDue Reservoir on August 27 (Don’t Tern Over for a Plover: Canoe Float); and at Bass Lake Preserve on September 16 (Swallow Sunset Canoe).
Registration is required for all scheduled floats at www.geaugaparkdistrict.org, where age restrictions are listed by program, or 440-286-9516. Provided life vests must be worn at all times. For more on Geauga Park District, call 440-286-9516 or visit www.geaugaparkdistrict.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or YouTube.