WEB EXTRA: Safety in a Canoe

By Brett Martin | bmartin@kolr10.com

Published 05/20 2014 08:13AM

Updated 05/20 2014 08:21AM

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - In the heart of the Ozarks, lakes and river ways are a part of many people’s lives. If you have a canoe or plan to use one this summer, it's important to know safety tips specific to canoes.

Whether it be a boat, jet ski or simple canoe, staying safe is important before you leave the bank. 
 
Kara Warren, from the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, offers clinics on safe kayaking and canoeing one the water.
 
She reminds us some of the most important things to have in your canoe.

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