Green, OH – The City of Green Parks and Recreation Division is offering Passport to Fishing programs, a 3-hour learn to fish event, for kids ages 6 to 15 years old on September 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Boettler Park pond, 5300 Massillon Road. The event is geared for kids along with an adult (grandparent, parent or older sibling) to participate together in the program.
The Passport to Fishing program, designed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, provides skills, techniques and information on fishing. The program consists of four stations each 15 to 20 minutes in length to learn casting; fishing knots and rigging; fish habitat and handling; and local information.
The program focuses on hands-on participation with a strong conservation message. Following the stations, participants will then apply what they have learned by fishing in the Boettler Park Pond. The cost to attend is FREE and includes bait and first time participants will receive a FREE rod and reel (based on availability). Registration is limited to the first 20 children. To register, visit www.cityofgreen.org or call 330-896-6621.
The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents. Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County. Visit www.cityofgreen.org.