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Splish Splash I was Takin’ a Bath: Kids Kayak Weeki Wachee Springs Run, Monday June 23, 2014

May 14, 2014

Join us for an incredible frolic in the clear blue waters of Weeki Wachee Springs Run. There are many places that are safe to swim or do tree jumping. Chances are high that we will see manatee and a host of other wildlife.



When and Where: Meet  at Paddling Adventures  (see Map)

Weeki Wachee State Park, Spring Hill, FL. 745AM.

How long:  Expect to be on the way home by 3 PM. However sometimes this outing is longer because participants are having such a good time swimming!

For: Kids and parents. Couples welcome. Unaccompanied minors welcome but the leader, Andy,  needs to know within 2 weeks of the trip.

Reservation: RSVP and send fees.  There is a $10 non refundable fee for your kayak. Send to Andy  Quinn, 215 E.Bay St., Suite 5, Lakeland, Fl 33801. Write your check to Ancient Islands Sierra Club. Kayaks are provided by the City of Winter Haven Natural Resources Division.

Contact: Ancient Islands Sierra Group Outings Leader Andy Quinn 863-683-9600 or

Bring: Water bottle, snacks, drink, sunscreen, swimsuit, wear clothing/footwear appropriate for the weather and that will be comfortable when wet.

Skill Level: beginner, no previous paddling experience needed. Andy will teach some basic Kayak strokes at the beginning of the trip.

Fees: Approximately $25 per person, slightly less for families. Includes kayak, parking fee at take out (Rogers Park), launch fee at Paddling Adventures, and donation to Sierra Club. The leader will send a breakdown of fees to the participants.

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