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   ** updated 03/25/05 **

We are starting a New Year under a new management, with Ralph still steering our boat. Phil Smith has come with new great ideas, and we invite all of you to visit us, to see what's new, and we welcome any sugestions.

New Rental Prices:

The price for rental will be starting with May 1st:

Canoes                    1 Day             $45, each additional day $25

Kayaks                     1Day             $55,  each additional day $30

Cash or credit card accepted. $50 security deposit required with cash.

No Checks !!

48th Annual Des Plaines River Canoe Marathon in May 22, 2005.

This will be the first year when we will bring the canoes to the start line, and pick up at the finish.

If you want to reserve a boat for this event, call us before May 17th to make a reservation. Pay in advance $80 (non refundable) full paid, cash or credit card.

For more info about the race, call 847-604-2445 or visit the website: 



Chicagoland Canoe Base gift guide has been added to help visitors select just the right paddling-related present for friends or family.

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