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April 2015

Kishwaukee River Kayak Fishing Series

April 25 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Espenscheid Forest Preserve,
4800 South Perryville Road, Cherry Valley, IL 61016 United States
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Kayak Fishing the Kishwaukee River Join Rocktown Adventures and Midwest Fishing Adventures in the first of a series as we explore kayak fishing the Kishwaukee River. This inaugural float will launch from Espenscheid Forest Preserve at 8:00 am. We will explore various spots as we make our way to the takeout at the Kishwaukee River Forest Preserve by 11:30-12:00. The price for this Catch and Release fishing experience is $70 and includes fishing kayak, paddle, PFD, guide, and shuttle back…

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Kayak Bass League Outing – Shabonna Lake

April 26 at 6:00 am - 1:00 pm
Shabonna Lake,
4201 Shabbona Grove Rd, Shabonna, IL 60550 United States
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Kayak Bass League Outing – Shabonna Lake First event of the season at Shabbona Lake State Park. Rocktown is providing kayak rentals to participants. Give us a call at 630-506-5706 or 815-636-9066 to reserve your kayak. Reservations required 48 hrs in advance. Kayaks are limited, so don’t delay. For more information on the event visit: http://www.kayakbassleague.com/events/5/shabbona-lake/

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May 2015

Rockford Paddlesport Celebration

May 2 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Rockford,
313 N Madison St, Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Kick off the start of paddle season with Rocktown Adventure’s Paddlesport Celebration May 2 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. We start the day with Demo paddles at Windsor Lake at 9:00 am. For $15, you can test paddle kayaks, canoes, and SUPs under the watchful eye of our paddlesport staff in 10-15 minute segments and really learn what fits your paddling needs. Your $15 fee is applied toward your purchase price when you purchase from Rocktown Adventures. This applies…

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Fishing Kayak Paddling and Safety Class

May 3 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Aurora,
107 Spruce St, Aurora , IL 60506 United States
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Have you found yourself fishing from the banks of a river or shores of a lake, wishing you could access that honey hole? If you answered yes, then a fishing kayak may just be the answer for you. Don’t worry if you are new to paddling as this class will teach you how to effectively paddle a fishing Yak! There is more to paddling a kayak then simply putting a paddle blade in the water and pulling it back. Learn…

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Kayak Class: Introduction to Kayaking

May 3 at 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rocktown Adventures Rockford,
313 N Madison St, Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Kayak Class: Intro to Kayaking Never been kayaking before or maybe rented a kayak but wanted to learn more? Rocktown Adventures Introduction to Kayaking is the perfect opportunity to gain some knowledge and skill for your next adventure and meet with other paddlers. This 3.5 hour course is designed as a short introduction to paddling a kayak. We will meet up at the store, go over some on-land instruction, and then head over to Windsor Lake. The launch at Windsor…

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Aurora Paddlesport Celebration

May 9 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Aurora,
107 Spruce St, Aurora , IL 60506 United States
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Kick off the start of paddle season with Rocktown Adventure’s Paddlesport Celebration May 9 from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. We start the day with Demo paddles at Jericho Lake at 9:00 am. For $15, you can test paddle kayaks, canoes, and SUPs under the watchful eye of our paddlesport staff in 10 minute segments and really learn what fits your paddling needs. Your $15 fee is applied toward your purchase price when you purchase from Rocktown Adventures. This applies…

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Fox River Kayak Fishing Series

May 16 at 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Aurora,
107 Spruce St, Aurora , IL 60506 United States
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Fox River Kayak Fishing Series Join Rocktown Adventures for the second installment of our Fox River Kayak Fishing Series. Exact location TBD based on water levels. The price for this Catch and Release fishing experience is $70 and includes fishing kayak, paddle, PFD, guide, and shuttle back to the launch. Come for the experience, leave with the knowledge. Trip is limited to 6 participants. Location is subject to change due to conditions. Call 630-506-5706 or send an email to info@rocktownadventures.com to…

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Kayak Class: Introduction to Kayaking

May 16 at 9:00 am - 1:30 pm
Rocktown Adventures Aurora,
107 Spruce St, Aurora , IL 60506 United States
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Never been kayaking before or maybe rented a kayak but wanted to learn more? Rocktown Adventures Introduction to Kayaking is the perfect opportunity to gain some knowledge and skill for your next adventure. This 3.5 hour course is designed as an introduction to paddling a kayak. Students are presented with basic information on a wide range of topics such as dressing to paddle safely, potential hazards and simple rescues, and entering and exiting a kayak efficiently. ACA instructors will teach…

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Paddle in the Park

May 16 at 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lake Atwood,
3804 US-14 , Crystal Lake, IL 60098 United States
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The McHenry County Conservation District invites you to their annual “Paddle in the Park” held at The Hollows – Lake Atwood Shelter on Saturday, May 16, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. Rocktown will be on site with paddling instruction, test paddles, and our full slate of summer events. Take a canoe, kayak or stand up paddle board paddling clinic. Test-paddle canoes, kayaks or stand up paddle boards from local retailers to find the one that is right for you. See demonstrations of paddling, rolling and rescue…

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Des Plaines River Marathon

May 17 at 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Kayak Race: Des Plaines River Marathon Looking to challenge your paddling skills? Check out the Des Plaines River Canoe and Kayak Marathon, the 2nd oldest continual canoe/kayak race in the United States. For more information on the event and/or to register please visit their webiste at http://www.canoemarathon.com/

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