FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2017

Contact: Communications Office
573-751-1010
communications@dnr.mo.gov

Kayak clinics offered at Current River State Park

JEFFERSON CITY, MO, JUNE 23, 2017 – The public will have an opportunity to learn to kayak at free weekly clinics at Current River State Park south of Salem. The first kayak clinic will be held June 30 with additional clinics scheduled for July 7, July 14, July 21, July 28 and Aug. 4.  The clinics will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. so expect a full day of learning and being on the water.

The instructors for the clinics are certified by the American Canoe Association and all equipment will be provided. The morning session will be conducted on the lake with an optional afternoon session on the Current River paddling from Current River State Park to Round Spring.  

The clinics are free but space is limited so preregistration is required. To register or for questions, contact the park at 573-751-1224 or 573-858-3015.

The kayak clinics are sponsored by Missouri State Parks in conjunction with the Ozark National Scenic Riverways.

Missouri State Parks is celebrating 100 years in 2017. Visitors can experience all the park system has to offer with the Centennial Passport. Visit http://mostateparks.com/passport for more information. 

Current River State Park is located on Hwy. 19 approximately 23 miles south of Salem and 15 miles north of Eminence.  For more information on state parks and historic sites, visit http://mostateparks.com. Missouri State Parks is a division of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources.

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