• This event has passed.

« All Events

Double Dutch Festival and Canoe Flatfoot Lake

Date & Time:

Sat, Aug 7 • 10 am - 2 pm


Beaubien Woods
W Doty Ave S, southeast of E 130th St & S Ellis Ave
Chicago, IL 60827 (view web map)


Have you heard stories of your parents, aunties and cousins reminiscing about how they played Double Dutch when they were young? Come join Faith in Place and the Forest Preserves to learn this lost art that brought generations together. Also, enjoy beginner canoe instruction from Friends of the Chicago River. Brought to you in partnership with Faith in Place, Friends of the Chicago River and the Forest Preserves of Cook County.

All visitors over 2 years of age must wear a mask indoors at all times. Unvaccinated visitors should also wear a mask outdoors when physical distancing (six feet from other people) is not possible.


  • 312-415-2970