Virtual Locks & Rivers Passage Making

Livestream: Thursdays Only | 12:00pm-1:00pm

Boating the Chicago River is one of the best ways to see the city’s skyline. Going through the Chicago Harbor Locks and cruising the Chicago River amongst commercial traffic doesn't need to be a white knuckle experience. This 1-hour, virtual class will provide you with the know-how to safely maneuver through the locks and cruise the Chicago River.

We'll discuss topics like:

  • Rules and regulations of both the lock and the river
  • Locking procedures
  • Protecting you and your boat while in the lock
  • Tips for crowed locking
  • Communication with commercial vessels, locks, and bridges
  • Places to go and tie-up

Join us and be ready to hit the water with improved safety knowledge!