Canoe & Kayak by the Light of the Moon
The Rice Creek Chain of Lakes makes a perfect setting to paddle under the light of a full moon. We will get out on the water and let Mother Nature entertain us with an abundance of wildlife, a beautiful sunset, and a spectacular full moon. Space and boats are limited. Pre-registration is required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Canoe and Kayak by the Light of the Moon 8/15/2019 - 8/15/2019 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM Th WargoNatur Info
Introduction to Kayaking
Learn the basics behind this fun and easy recreational activity. We will cover basic strokes, boat safety, bracing, and the common question of “which kayak is best for me?” Join us as we explore the lakes around Wargo Nature Center, the Mississippi River at Coon Rapids Dam, and the Rum River. Space is limited so sign up early. Pre-registration is required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Introduction to Kayaking 5/30/2019 - 5/30/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Th CoonRapids Info
Register Introduction to Kayaking 6/19/2019 - 6/19/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W RCCL RP Info
Register Introduction to Kayaking 7/10/2019 - 7/10/2019 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM W RCCL RP Info
Register Introduction to Kayaking 7/20/2019 - 7/20/2019 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Sa CoonRapids Info
Register Introduction to Kayaking 8/28/2019 - 8/28/2019 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM W CoonRapids Info
Nordic Walking
Anyone can do it! It takes a simple walk and turns it into a full body workout and it doesn’t feel like you are working any harder. Increase your heart rate, burn more calories, strengthen your upper body and create resistance to build better bone density. Pre-registration is required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Nordic Walking 5/31/2019 - 5/31/2019 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM F Lakeside Lions Park, Spring Lake Park Info
Register Nordic Walking 6/20/2019 - 6/20/2019 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Th Lakeside Lions Park, Spring Lake Park Info
Stand Up Paddle Boarding
Fun, easy, cool, and a great workout! Class sizes are very small and the instruction is short and easy, so most of our time will be out on the water. Pre- registration is required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Stand Up Paddle Boarding 6/19/2019 - 6/19/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM W RCCL RP Info
Register Stand Up Paddle Boarding 6/25/2019 - 6/25/2019 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM Tu CoonRapids Info
Register Stand Up Paddle Boarding 7/10/2019 - 7/10/2019 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM W RCCL RP Info
Register Stand Up Paddle Boarding 7/20/2019 - 7/20/2019 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Sa CoonRapids Info
Register Stand Up Paddle Boarding 8/28/2019 - 8/28/2019 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM W CoonRapids Info
Friday Evening Paddle
Join us for a leisurely Friday evening paddle on beautiful George Watch Lake at Wargo Nature Center. A staff person will be along to help get everyone set up with equipment, assist with instruction if needed, and lead the group on a sunset paddle. Canoes and kayaks are available and are included with the registration fee. Families welcome, age 4 and up recommended. No paddling experience required but pre-registration is required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Friday Evening Paddle 6/14/2019 - 6/14/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM F WargoNatur Info
Register Friday Evening Paddle 6/28/2019 - 6/28/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM F WargoNatur Info
Register Friday Evening Paddle 7/12/2019 - 7/12/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM F WargoNatur Info
Register Friday Evening Paddle 7/26/2019 - 7/26/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM F WargoNatur Info
Register Friday Evening Paddle 8/9/2019 - 8/9/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM F WargoNatur Info
Register Friday Evening Paddle 8/23/2019 - 8/23/2019 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM F WargoNatur Info
Fat Tire Biking
NEW! Join us for a ride on one of our new fat tire bikes as we cover basic riding skills. Pre-registration is required.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Fat Tire Biking 7/9/2019 - 7/9/2019 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Tu RCCL RP Info
Register Fat Tire Biking 8/26/2019 - 8/26/2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM M Mississippi West Regional Park Info
Kayak Fishing
Kayaks are an easy, and quiet, way to get on the water to pursue your favorite fish species. Kayaks, PFDs, paddles and fishing equipment (if needed) will be provided. An experienced angler will be along to provide help with fishing tactics, what tackle to use, kayaking instruction, etc. Some fishing experience and a valid fishing license are required. Pre-registration is required. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register *NEW* Kayak Fishing 6/26/2019 - 6/26/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM W RCCL RP Info
Register *NEW* Kayak Fishing 8/21/2019 - 8/21/2019 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM W Lake George Regional Park Info
Rice Creek Paddling Adventure
The Rice Creek flows 22 beautiful miles on its way to the Mississippi River. We will be paddling 7 miles of the most scenic and wild sections of the creek. Bring your own boat or rent one from us. Space and boats are limited. Pre-registration is required. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a registered adult.
Activity Name Code Dates Times Days Location
Register Rice Creek Paddling Adventure 8/22/2019 - 8/22/2019 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Th Info