Activity Guide Spring/Summer 2018 - Page 111

BOATING & FISHING IN THE PARKS PASSENGER BOATING Non-motorized passenger occupied boating is allowed only on Lake Ellyn. Boating is allowed between sunrise and sunset from May 1 to November 1 by permit only. Boaters must also have a current Water Usage Stamp from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Permit application and boating regulations can be found at www.gepark.org/boating. Permit applications must be submitted in person at the Spring Avenue Recreation Center. Permit Fee: $5 MODEL BOATING Model Boating is allowed on Lake Ellyn and Lake Foxcroft. “Model Boats” refer to electric or radio-controlled boats or sailboats that have maximum speeds of 15mph or slower. Model Power Boating is strictly prohibited. FISHING INFORMATION Fishing on Park District waters requires any angler who is 16 years of age and older to carry a valid Illinois fishing license. Fishing license information can be found on the Illinois Department of Natural Resource’s website at www.dnr.illinois.gov/fishing. All fishing is catch and release only and ice fishing is prohibited. For complete information, please refer to the Glen Ellyn Park District Ordinances, Sections 4.04 and 4.05. Don't Have a Boat? Join us for Boating in the Park! We have a variety of boats to experience in the water. Instructions can be given on dry land before you try our canoes, kayaks, or pedal boats. Venture out and enjoy the beauty of Lake Ellyn from the water. All ages welcome. Held at Lake Ellyn Park Time: Noon-4pm Fee: $5 per boat for 20-minutes 2018 Schedule Sunday, May 27 Sunday, June 10 Sunday, June 24 Sunday, July 8 Sunday, July 22 Sunday, August 12 Sunday, August 26 111