FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
BOB ROTATORI - 216-635-3263 -or-
KAREN FREEDMAN - 216-635-3253
The kids are back in school, the temperatures are cooler, and
the fall colors are approaching their peak. There's no better time
to learn a new outdoor skill through courses and trips offered by
Cleveland Metroparks Institute of the Great Outdoors (IGO).
The following are some of the IGO offerings this fall:
Wednesday, September 22 � 6:30 - 9:30
Rocky RiverNatureCenter � Rocky
River Reservation -OR-
Wednesday, September 29 � 6:30 - 9:30
NorthChagrinNatureCenter � North
Chagrin Reservation -OR-
Wednesday, October 6 � 6:30 - 9:30
BrecksvilleNatureCenter � Brecksville
Learn the basics to having a safe and enjoyable backcountry
experience. IGO knowledgeable staff will cover topics such as
tents, backpacks, water filters, sleeping bags, and more.
Registration is required. Fee: $15.
Camp & Kayak Getaway
Wednesday, September 29 � 6:30 - 8:30
Friday, October 15 - Sunday, October 17
Enjoy a camping and kayaking getaway to
SaltForkStatePark. Located a few hours south of Cleveland, Salt
Fork offers calm waters for kayaking and peaceful campsites.
Participants are required to have taken an IGO kayaking class
within the last two years. Registration is required. This program
is for adults. Fee: $85 (includes camping permit, boats, camping
Backpacking in Pennsylvania
Tuesday, September 28 � 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday, October 13 � 6:30 - 9:30 p.m.
Garfield Park Reservation
Friday, October 22 - Sunday, October 24
Explore the fall beauty of the Allegheny
Mountains via the Hickory Creek Wilderness and a section of the
Tanbark Trail. This intermediate level trip hosts a variety of
unique features ranging from historical sites to sheer natural
wonders. Registration is required. This program is for adults.
Fee: $85 (includes equipment).
Participants can enjoy the knowledge and expertise of seasoned
instructors with all IGO programs.
IGO also offers equipment adaptation and assessment to make
outdoor recreation opportunities available to all individuals,
regardless of ability.
Some classes have prerequisites, including a level of
proficiency and knowledge.
For more information, a complete list of IGO courses and trips,
detailed trip fact sheets, and to register, call 216-341-1704 or
online at clevelandmetroparks.com.
Discover the outdoors and learn new skills with
the Institute of the Great Outdoors of Cleveland
Metroparks - part of your life, naturally.