When: Saturdays June 3-June 17, 2017, Classes are at 8am-9:30am and 9:30am-11:00am.
Where: Northerly Island, 1521 S. Linn White Dr.
The fee this year is $5 which includes fishing equipment, bait and a fishing license exemption. Register for fishing at here. Select ‘Programs” and search “Northerly Island Park” and the classes will pop up from there.
This event is for families and their children ages 8 and up. The 90 minute class includes in-class instruction and on-the-water fishing (weather permitting). Parents are required to stay for the duration of the class. You are not permitted to drop off children and leave.
Professional Instruction is provided by the Chicago Park District Chicago’s Fish`N Kids Program Fishing Instructors.
Parking is available in the Northerly Island Parking lot at the north end of the Nature Center Building (the old Meigs Field Airport Terminal) and costs $0.75 per hour before 9:00 AM and $1.75 per hour after 9:00 AM (anticipate up to $5.25 in parking fees).