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Kids Kayak and Swimming, Wekiva Springs State Park Florida, Monday July 21, 2014

May 15, 2014

When and Where: Meet  at  Canoe Launch,  Wekiva Springs State Park(see Map) 745AM.

How long:  Expect to be on the way home by 3 PM. The plan is to kayak down Wekiva Springs Run then upstream on Rock Springs, then come back and swim. 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, day use fee,  donation to Sierra Club. The leader will send a breakdown of fees to the participants.

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