“What a great event for kids in the city to get out in the outdoors! Thanks for the rod & reel too!” – Parent of a Fishing Kid

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This is a Fishing Kids event designed to provide all children the opportunity to enjoy a quality outdoor recreational experience through the sport of fishing.Fishing Kids Program Logo

Thanks to the generous donations of several organizations, businesses and community groups, children ages 5 to 14 years old will have an opportunity to receive a hands-on fishing lesson from volunteer anglers. Participants will also have the opportunity to take part in water safety, boating and natural resource demonstrations.

Registration Details:   Event open to all kids (age 5-14) of all abilities. Sign up now, as spots are limited and are first come, first serve.

Volunteers: On-shore volunteers are needed to assist the kids fish, hand out gear, clean fish, etc. Groups or Individuals are welcome to join us help 400 kids and their parents learn about the sport of fishing! Thanks for your time and energy!

Sponsors: The Green Lake Chamber of Commerce is looking for additional sponsors to make this event great! All Sponsors will receive recognition at the event and be able to have promotional material in the registration packets. Sponsors contributing over $250 will receive their logo on the back of the t-shirt and on display at the event.

Check out more at: LoveGreenLake.com

Event Location

Green Lake
Seattle, Washington (map)

 

Event Contacts

Event Coordinator

Brad Cooper

206-383-0197

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2016 Event Recap:

Coordinated by the Green Lake Chamber of Commerce, led by President Brad Cooper, the event was held in front of the Bathhouse Theater on May 14th. The rods were assembled this year by Sue Daniels’ special education students in preparation for the 300 pre-registered kids, who would be fishing in 5 sessions. Over 35 volunteers gathered that morning to set up, while the Seattle Harbor Patrol prepared to give a water safety course to each group of kids and parents. The day began with overcast skies which in later sessions turned to rain, and as true Washingtonians, the kids and parents fished right through the rain, in their boots and rain ponchos, still catching great memories.

Thanks to our Event Sponsors

Green Lake Chamber, Love Green Lake, Green Lake Homes For Sale, Green Lake Village, Mockingbird Books, Edward Jones, Gregg’s Cycle, Baba, Absolute Mortgage, Greenlake Bar & Grille, Homestreet Bank, Seattle Parks & Rec, Promotion Events, Inc., St. Catherine of Siena Parish, Abintra Wellness Massage and Hypnotherapy, Take Me Fishing, Zebco, C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation

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