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Sekani Adventure Day offers chance to try 11 outdoor sports

Jennifer Barker, center, and son Ian Barker, 7, get kayak paddles from volunteer Caleb Campbell at Sekani Adventure Day on Saturday. It was a first time for the Barkers to paddle together, and they were able to try rafting, canoeing and kayaking in an hour’s time. The event was put on by the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department at Camp Sekani, a natural area along Upriver Drive. (PHOTOS BY JESSE TINSLEY / The Spokesman-Review)
Jennifer Barker, center, and son Ian Barker, 7, get kayak paddles from volunteer Caleb Campbell at Sekani Adventure Day on Saturday. It was a first time for the Barkers to paddle together, and they were able to try rafting, canoeing and kayaking in an hour’s time. The event was put on by the Spokane Parks and Recreation Department at Camp Sekani, a natural area along Upriver Drive. (PHOTOS BY JESSE TINSLEY / The Spokesman-Review)

OUTDOOR SPORTS — Maybe you'd like to try a traditional sport, such as canoeing or kayaking, or maybe you're curious about more modern sports such as geocaching, slacklining or stand-up paddling.

Sekani Adventure Day — July 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. — at Camp Sekani Conservaton Area off Upriver Drive is the perfect opportunity. Try out a new sport while getting instruction and the chance to try a huge variety of outdoor equipment.

The event is sponsored by Spokane Parks and Recreation and boosted by volunteers from a variety of outdoor groups.  Other sports covered include mountain biking, letterboxing, paddle rafting, archery, map and compass navigation, scrambling and maybe rock climbing this year

Nothing is sold at this event. It's strictly try it and see if you like it.

Where: Camp Sekani Conservation Area, 6707 E. Upriver Dr. See map.

Cost: $9 pre-registration or $15 at the gate.

Get more info and pre-register online or call 625-6200.




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