Orienteering is a recreational and competitive sport, a kind of hiking/running game, which involves using a detailed map, and a compass, to find one's way through unfamiliar terrain. The map and compass skills used in Orienteering are useful to hikers and backpackers, as well as all those interested in fitness and the outdoors
Arrive at 9:00am (400 E Kelly Park Rd) for a basic orienteering class by the activity leader, Sheryl Bly. We can walk/run the course in groups of 2-4 folks or individually if you choose after the class. The courses are 3 – 5 miles in length and take approx 2 – 3 hours. There is a $3 fee/car to get into the park & there is a $6 fee to participate in the Orienteering course. Follow the Florida Orienteering signs once you arrive at Kelly park in Apopka. Bring Compass, (if you have one) lunch, bug spray & plenty of water in a camelback or small backpack and a hat. Please RSVP to the leader – Sheryl Bly,[masked] or [masked] (M-F only).