Freshwater Snorkeling and Stream Study for Families

Snorkel in the Eso­pus Creek and dis­cover the under­wa­ter world of streams! Chil­dren at least 9 years old or enter­ing 4th grade and adult fam­ily mem­bers can attend a one-hour snor­kel­ing ses­sion in July, or a full day snor­kel­ing and stream study event in August. The July dates are Fri­day, July 12, 19, and 26 — reg­is­ter for one hour from 9:30–10:30 or 10:45–11:45. Attend a full-day of stream activ­i­ties from 9:30–4:00 on Fri­day, August 16.

All snor­kel­ing pro­grams are held at the Emer­son Resort & Spa, 5340 NY-28, Mt Trem­per, NY. All pro­grams are free for Ashokan Reser­voir water­shed res­i­dents (towns of Shan­daken, Olive, Wood­stock, and Hur­ley) and Emer­son Resort guests!

To reg­is­ter for a snor­kel­ing ses­sion in July, call the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram office at (845) 688‑3047 and ask for Linda. Reg­is­ter online for the all-day snor­kel­ing and stream stud­ies event on August 16 at: https://reg.cce.cornell.edu/streamsnorkeling-2019_251 or call the stream pro­gram office.

Please remem­ber to bring a change of clothes, a swim suit, a towel and old sneak­ers or water shoes (no open-toed shoes) that can get wet. You should also bring sun screen and bug repel­lant if needed. Other wise, every­thing else will be provided.

The event is offered by Cor­nell Coop­er­a­tive Exten­sion of Ulster County work­ing with the Ashokan Water­shed Stream Man­age­ment Pro­gram. See an infor­ma­tional video on the snor­kel­ing pro­gram at: https://youtu.be/fj0QGVVHJQk