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St. Patrick’s Weekend Hiking Workshop and Hike at Sunrise Park, Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Weekend! - Family Fun Day - NEW Register View Cart

Hiking Workshop at Sunrise Park
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day weekend and join the Suffield Parks and Recreation Department, The Trees for Suffield Initiative and Reach Your Summit  for a one of a kind fun, interactive workshop going over all you need to know about day hiking basics in the Nutmeg State.
This workshop will go over important trip planning information, Leave No Trace Principles and concepts of hiking for improved fitness and well-being. Each participant will also receive and updated map of Sunrise Park. Hear stories, learn tips and enjoy a show-n-tell of essential gear that can help make your day hiking experiences better with, Reach Your Summit guide and owner, Mat Jobin's first-hand experience from guiding groups for over 14 years and tackling solo pursuits and through hikes. Following the workshop, there will be a short guided hike in beautiful Sunrise Park for all levels and abilities. Participants will also have the opportunity to identify various Trees at Sunrise Park with a representative from Trees for Suffield Initiative.  

There will be a beginner hike for the younger children, families and those who wish to go on a shorter hike then a more advanced hike for all those who wish for a longer hike. Please be sure to bring a water bottle, wear proper hiking footwear and dress in layers.

This is the perfect program to learn more about hiking and gear and to enjoy our beautiful Sunrise Park and Trees while also celebrating St. Patrick’s Day weekend with the whole family!

General Information
  • INSTRUCTOR: Mat Jobin, Owner of Reach Your Summit, www.reachyoursummit.net, Donna Carney-Bastrzycki-Suffield Parks and Recreation, Volunteer Stephan Bastrzycki
  • Registration closes on Wednesday, March 15 and/or earlier if enrollment reaches maximum capacity.
  • Limited enrollment.

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St. Patrick’s Weekend Hiking Workshop and Hike at Sunrise Park, Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Weekend 
8 - 99 N/A Sa  03/18/2023
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Sunrise Park Upper Pavilion
$5.00 Res, $5.00 Non-Res
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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