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Thursday, August 18, 2022

‘Kayak & Koffee’ event returns next month with trip to Tomoka River

The Marion County Parks and Recreation Department’s popular monthly kayaking program is set to return next month with a trip down the Tomoka River Paddling Trail.

The event, which is part of the Kayak & Koffee series, will be held on Saturday, August 13. Participants will meet at Brick City Adventure Park (1211 SE 22nd Road in Ocala) at 7:45 a.m., and transportation will then be provided to the event.

After enjoying coffee and light refreshments, the participating kayakers will enjoy a scenic ride on the river. The event is open to anyone ages 15 and up, and beginners are welcome.

There is a $50 fee per participant, and all kayaks and gear will be provided. The fee will be lowered to $25 for any participants who bring their own kayak equipment.

Everyone is encouraged to bring bug spray, sunscreen, and a bottle of water. Weather-appropriate clothing and a hat are also recommended.

For more information, or to register, visit the Kayak & Koffee event webpage or call 352-671-8560.