EAST BETHANY — Area residents can learn to use a map and compass during an orienteering activity at the Genesee County Park & Forest Interpretive Nature Center.

The session will take place Sept. 26, organizers said in a news release. Experts Rick Worner and Linda Kohn will teach 10 to 11 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to noon.

The session is described as perfect for beginners or those who want to practice their skills.

All materials are provided, no experience is necessary.

Orienteering is a family-friendly sport for people of all ages and ability levels. The program will be conducted outdoors.

All participants must sign a waiver before orienteering. Masks must be worn whenever unable to maintain 6 feet of social distance.

Participants are encouraged to wash their hands often with soap and water for 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer.

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Visit www.roc.us.orienteering.org/ or call park officials at (585) 344-1122.

For more information visit www.co.genesee.ny.us/departments/parks or contact park officials.

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