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Posted on: July 5, 2018

Sailing I class offered for adults beginning July 31

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Learn the basic skills of sailing through a class being offered by the Johnson County Park & Recreation District beginning in late July.

Sailing I is for ages 18 and older. Participants will learn about types of boats, launching techniques, docking, maintenance, and safety. Basic swimming skills are required. To find this program in the My JCPRD Activities catalog and online listings, browse first under adult and then nature & outdoors. In the printed catalog and when using the website’s advanced search, look for the keyword “boating.”

Sailing I consists of two indoor lecture sessions and four water sessions. The indoor sessions will take place beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 31,  and Thursday, Aug. 2, at  the Johnson County Arts & Heritage Center, 8788 Metcalf Ave., Overland Park. The water sessions will take place at 9 a.m. on four consecutive Saturdays beginning  Aug. 4 at Shawnee Mission Park Lake. The cost for a total of six two-hour sessions is $70 per person for Johnson County residents or $77 per person for nonresidents. If you wish to use your own boat, please call Seth Salmans at (913)  826-3491.

For more information or to register by phone, call (913) 831-3359 or register online at

The My JCPRD Activities catalog, with information and a registration form, is available for pickup at all Johnson County Library branches.