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Boating Safety & Inspection

Dates: Now - Jul. 13, 2019
Times: 8 a.m. - noon
Category: Sports/Recreation
Location: Rock Run Rookery Preserve, 23065 S Youngs Road, Joliet, Il 60436
Phone: (815) 722-9470
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Visit with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary and get a free boat safety inspection that ensures you are compliant with Illinois Department of Natural Resources' safety regulations. After the inspection, you will receive a 2019 decal to put on your boat signifying that you have successfully passed inspection by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary. You can also pick up tips on how to be the safest you can possibly be while operating a boat. Forest Preserve staff and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions you may have about boating in the Forest Preserves as well as boating safety regulations. Sidewalks are accessible.

What's Nearby:
Starved Rock Lodge - Cabins
Joliet Iron Works Historic Site
Utica Business Association
Joliet Slammers Baseball
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Grundy County Corn Festival

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