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July 2015

Wisconsin River Overnighter

July 29 at 6:30 am - July 30 at 1:00 pm

Rocktown is going on a kayak/canoe overnighter on the Wisconsin River. The Lower Wisconsin River is considered one of the best float river trips in the country. Wide, shallow, and sandy with a huge selection of sandbars to camp, swim, and fish from, the Wisconsin is perfect for beginners or families with children that want a relaxing ride without having prior paddling experience. The section of river we will paddle is located in the beautiful drift-less area of Southwest Wisconsin.…

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Women on Water Wednesdays – Aurora

July 29 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Aurora,
107 Spruce St
Aurora , IL 60506 United States
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WOWWEB

Come paddling in a low key, fun social setting with our Woman on Water Wednesday series. We meet at the store at 10, get outfitted for paddling, go over some safety and dry land instruction, and then head out on the water for an hour or so paddle. We will be off the water in time to visit the many spots downtown for lunch. The price for this experience is $30 and includes kayak, paddle, PFD, guide, and a great…

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Women on Water Wednesdays – Rockford

July 29 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Rockford,
313 N Madison St
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
WOWWEB

Come paddling in a low key, fun social setting with our Woman on Water Wednesday series. We meet at the store at 10, get outfitted for paddling, go over some safety and dry land instruction, and then head out on the water for an hour or so paddle. We will be off the water in time to visit the many spots downtown for lunch. The price for this experience is $30 and includes kayak, paddle, PFD, guide, and a great…

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Dinner on the Dock Paddle: Rock River

July 30 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Rocktown Adventures Rockford,
313 N Madison St
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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  Paddle Trip:  Dinner on the Dock Paddle – Rock River Come see one of downtown Rockford’s best events from an unique vantage point during our weekly Dinner on the Dock Paddle. This social paddle is perfect for paddlers of all abilities……no water speed records will be broken! Rocktown staff goes out on the water, so there is some knowledge to be had as well. Kayaks, Canoes, Stand-Up Paddleboards are available for this paddle. We meet at the store at 6, get…

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Rockford City Market Paddle: Rock River

July 31 at 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Rockford,
313 N Madison St
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Rockford City Market Paddle Rockford City Market is in full swing and so is our bi-weekly Paddle to the City Market. Every other Friday we meet at 5:30 pm at Rocktown Adventures Rockford for a shuttle to Martin Park. We get everyone outfitted, go over some dry land instruction, and launch around 6:00ish.  After an hour paddle you are in the middle of a 4,000 person City Market complete with vendors, food, drink, and live music. The price for this experience is…

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August 2015

Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 – Aurora

August 1 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Jericho Lake,
39W365 Jericho Road
Montgomery, IL 60506 United States
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SUP Class July 2014

Learn how to do the fastest growing paddlesport activity in our Stand Up Paddleboarding 101 class. We will meet at Jericho Lake at 10 am by the boat ramp. This two hour experience starts with 20 – 30 minutes of dry land and safety instruction followed by an hour of on water instruction and paddling. The remainder of the class is for you to practice what you just learned. An instructor will be on the water with the class the…

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First Annual Kishwaukee Paddle Fest

August 1 at 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
6802 42nd St
Rockford, IL 61109 United States
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Kish Padle Fest Logo

Celebrate paddling and paddling culture at the First Annual Kishwaukee Paddle Fest. Live music, shuttle trips, paddling clinics, paddling clubs, kayak and canoe rentals…perfect for young and old, newcomers and grizzled vets alike. Come for the knowledge, stay for the fun! The Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Rocktown is providing shuttles to Bauman Park for a couple hour paddle down the Kish as well as offering kayak clinics and rentals. In addition to the paddling there will be live music…

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Kayak Class: Introduction to Kayaking – Rockford

August 2 at 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Rocktown Adventures Rockford,
313 N Madison St
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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Kayak on Shore

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 other paddlers. This 3.5 hour course is designed as a short 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…

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Women on Water Wednesdays – Aurora

August 5 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Aurora,
107 Spruce St
Aurora , IL 60506 United States
WOWWEB

Come paddling in a low key, fun social setting with our Woman on Water Wednesday series. We meet at the store at 10, get outfitted for paddling, go over some safety and dry land instruction, and then head out on the water for an hour or so paddle. We will be off the water in time to visit the many spots downtown for lunch. The price for this experience is $30 and includes kayak, paddle, PFD, guide, and a great…

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Women on Water Wednesdays – Rockford

August 5 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rocktown Adventures Rockford,
313 N Madison St
Rockford, IL 61107 United States
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WOWWEB

Come paddling in a low key, fun social setting with our Woman on Water Wednesday series. We meet at the store at 10, get outfitted for paddling, go over some safety and dry land instruction, and then head out on the water for an hour or so paddle. We will be off the water in time to visit the many spots downtown for lunch. The price for this experience is $30 and includes kayak, paddle, PFD, guide, and a great…

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