Here is information on this years - HLC paddle on the Illinois - for all of you who were waiting!
Sunday, August 17, 2014; Distance: 16.4 River Miles
*Location: Start at Henry Waterworks Park with a light snack to get started, on to the Lacon Riverfront for lunch and end in Chillicothe, with a meal hot off the grill at Shore Acres Park Club House (100 Park Blvd—off 2nd Street/River
Beach Rd—South side of town)
*Please Note: Drop off your canoes/kayaks in Henry by 6:30 a.m. and drive to Chillicothe and park at Shore Acres Park (approx 20 min) on the North side of the club house. Buses will depart from the clubhouse at 7:15 to take participants to the start of the jaunt in Henry.
PLEASE: You may take coolers with, but NO Alcohol.
*Registration & Check In –Henry: 8:00 to 8:45 a.m. Jaunt Start: 9:00 a.m.
*Entry Fee: $25 per person for early registration until August 8, 2014 Early registration guarantees a t-shirt.
$40 per person for registrations after August 11—No shirt—CASH ONLY—NO Checks for late/date registration
*Checks Payable To: Chillicothe Park District
*Mail Checks and Form To: Chillicothe Chamber, Attn: HLC, 1028 N 2nds St, Chillicothe, IL 61523
**Effective 1 July all canoes, kayaks and paddle boards in ILLINOIS must have a paddle pass. This pass applies to all lengths. This annual paddle pass costs $6.00 and goes on the inside of the hull. This new requirement is not published in the Registration & Safety Act
Digest. It can be purchased at any point-of-sale business that sells fishing licenses like Dicks or Wal-Mart.
**A Coast Guard approved “Back To Life” Jacket must be in each vessel—One for each person
Questions may be directed to the Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce—309/[masked]
If you need a rental unit please contact Quest Water Sports - (815) 433-2200.
I will try and get a link to the registration form if one becomes available. Below is a copy from facebook but for some reason they did not give me a link to use. If you get on facebook though there is a copy you can print. Otherwise just call the Chillicothe Chamber of Commerce.