• Learn to Paddleboard, Canoe and Kayak at Cedar Lake

    June 26, 2019

    The City of Carbondale, Carbondale Park District, and SIU Student Recreation Center are teaming up to bring a new outdoor program to Cedar Lake this summer. Learn how to paddleboard, canoe, and kayak while enjoying the great outdoors.

    Classes will be offered on the following dates: 

    Stand-Up Paddleboard Instruction  
    Tuesday, July 9
    Ages 12 & Up
    5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm

    Kayak Instruction
    Wednesday, July 10
    Ages 16 & Up
    5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm

    Canoe Instruction 
    Friday, July 12
    Ages 16 & Up
    5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm

    The cost is $20 per person. This includes a boat, life vest, paddle and 45 minutes of instruction. To register, call the LIFE Center at (618) 549-4222 or register online at cpkd.org. Space is limited, so you are encouraged to sign up early. 

    “Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease. It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are open to new ideas, experiences, and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways. That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

    LIFE Center