Past Meetup

Ropes Course at Lincoln Marsh Natural Area

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Price: $25.00 /per person

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Ropes Course Description:

This is a great team building exercise and should be a ton of fun! Participants review and practice with safety equipment before ascending the 25 foot course. Participants are challenged with eight different elements to accomplish. Those elements are:

Hebie Gebie
Multi-Vine Crossing
Burma Loops
Catwalk
Cargo Net
Trestle Bridge
Wild Woozy
Hour Glass
Rope Bridge

What We Need From You...

Waivers – All participants must have signed waivers. A completed and signed waiver is required for participation. Click here (http://www.lincolnmarsh.org/PDFs/teams_course_forms.pdf) for the waiver.

Come Prepared! Programs at the Lincoln Marsh Natural Area are held entirely outdoors. There is no indoor facility. The restroom facility is a port-a-potty and no running water is available.

Clothing...

Listen to the weather forecast and dress appropriately.

Dress for comfort and wear clothing that can get dirty.
Wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes or boots (no sandals or crocs).
Light-colored clothing, sunglasses, and hats.
Bring rain gear if rain is in the forecast. The course will not be canceled due to rain.

Important Items to Bring...

Drinking water
Mosquito spray
Sunscreen
Hand sanitizer (there is no running water).

Please Do Not Bring...

Gum or candy
Money or purses

The course will be held rain or shine. In the event of lighting, the organizer and facilitators will make the call on canceling.

Directions to Lincoln Marsh Park Entrance

The main entrance to Lincoln Marsh is on the west side of the park, at the corner of Harrison Ave. and Pierce Ave. in unincorporated Wheaton

From County Farm Rd., turn east on Harrison Ave. and proceed one mile to the parking lot.
If you are coming from Jewell Rd. turn south on Electric Ave. where the Illinois Prairie Path crosses Jewell Rd. Proceed on Electric Ave. to Pierce Ave. and turn right. The entrance to the parking lot is at the end of the street on the left.

From the North

355 or 59 to North Ave. (Rte. 64)
North Ave. to County Farm Rd.
South on County Farm Rd. to the first street south of Jewell Rd. (Harrison)
Left (E) on Harrison which will end at the Lincoln Marsh parking lot entrance

From the East

88 West to Naperville Rd.
North on Naperville Rd. to Roosevelt Rd. (Rte. 38)
Left (W) on Roosevelt Rd. 1.5 miles to County Farm Rd.
Right (N) on County Farm Rd. 1 mile
Right (E) on Harrison (second street after the railroad tracks)
Harrison ends at the Lincoln Marsh parking lot entrance

From the South

355, 53 or 59 to Roosevelt Rd. (Rte. 38)
Roosevelt Rd. to County Farm Rd.
North 1 mile on County Farm Rd. to Harrison (second street on right after the railroad tracks)
East on Harrison which will end at the Lincoln Marsh parking lot entrance.

From the West

88 to Winfield Rd. exit
North 3.0 miles to Roosevelt Rd. (Rte. 38)
East 1.2 miles to County Farm Rd.
North 1 mile on County Farm Rd. to Harrison (second street on right after railroad tracks)
East on Harrison which will end at the Lincoln Marsh parking lot entrance

For more details please visit:
http://www.lincolnmarsh.org/tr/options.html

This is an ADULT event only! We must have 15 people attend or the event will be canceled.

This is also a pre-paid event. $25.00 covers the cost and fees.