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Never tried snowshoeing before? Now is the time to learn!
Becoming an Outdoors-Woman (BOW) is partnering with Five Rivers Environmental Education Center to offer a Women’s Learn to Snowshoe Workshop.
Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 9:30 am (get there a little early if you need to rent snowshoes)
Place: Five Rivers Environmental Education Center, 56 Game Farm Road, Delmar, NY 12054 (Albany County, just south of the City of Albany)
Cost: Free, except for snowshoe rental
Who: Women age 18 and older
Space is limited. Registration required (see below).
We’ll go over the basics of how to put snowshoes on (and take them off), walk and turn while we’re indoors. Then we’ll venture outside to put our new skills to work on a short walk along portions of the Old Field and Wild Turkey Trail. The class itself will probably be done by 11:30 am, but once you get the hang of it you are free to explore the many beautiful trails at Five Rivers on your own.
Snowshoes rentals are available at Five Rivers for a fee of $5.00 (you can use the snowshoes until 4 pm) or bring your own snowshoes. If there is not 6” of snow on the ground on February 6th the program will be cancelled.
To register: Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
The name of the workshop: Women’s Learn to Snowshoe
Your full name
Snowshoe rental needed? Yes or No
You will get an email reply stating you are registered for the workshop or you are on a waiting list. You will be registered based on when your email, with all the required information, is received. The class size limit is 30.
Please do not reply to this email. Replies go into an untended mailbox. For questions or comments, please contact me at the email address below.
Albany, NY 12233-4754
Visit our website at http://www.dec.ny.gov