Youth Programs

Young Boater's Camp

Learn introductory training for canoeing, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and personal watercraft safety with this class for ages 10-15!  This six week program also allows participants to receive their Ohio Boater's License upon completion of the program.  The first session begins June 4 and runs through July 9, second session begins July 11 and runs through August 15, 2019.  The cost is $75 ($25 non-refundable deposit due at time of registration).  The class runs from 8:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.  For questions, please call 330-861-7118.  Funded by a grant from ODNR Division of Parks and Watercraft. 

Level 1 Paddling Courses

Ages 10 and older are welcome to learn the basics of canoeing, kayaking or paddle boarding at Lake Anna Park.  Courses are $10 each and held one day from 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.  Pre-registration is required.  Please call 330-861-7118 to register.  Classes and dates listed here:

July 27 or August 4 - Stand Up Paddle Board

Ohio Boater's Safety Education Courses

All classes 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., held at the Parks Office located at 500 West Hopocan Avenue. Please call 330-861-7184 to register.

Course are on Saturdays:

  • August 4
  • October 6


No fee for ages 17 and under, $25 for 18 and above.

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