All trips will have coordination information posted on this blog and on the Club Meetup page (registration required) prior to the activity with contact info. Scroll down to see posted trips. Note that a few trips require more advance commitment due to ferry or lodging reservations needed. Participants are responsible for having appropriate equipment and ability. Non-members must sign a Club waiver prior to participation.
Wearing a properly fastened Life Jacket is mandatory while on the water during all Club activities.
JAN 1: 23rd Annual New Year’s Day Float
MAR 1: Quietwater Symposium
MAR 8-9: 33rd Annual ASRO (Au Sable River Overnight)
MAR 29-30: Manistee River – M-72 to Smithville
APR 26: Hugh Heward Challenge (not organized by LOAPC)
APR 27: Grand River, McNamara Landing to Grand River Park
MAY 2-7: Jordan River Valley Surf-N-Turf
MAY 3: Paddle to Hell and Back
MAY 10: Grand River, Portland to Webber Dam
MAY 16-18: Huron River Sojourn Part I – Proud Lake to Placeway
MAY 17: Looking Glass River – Dewitt to Wacousta (Tony K.)
MAY 24: Grand River, Fitzgerald Park, Grand Ledge to Charlotte Highway and Picnic following the event. Club provides the grill, you bring your lunch!
MAY 24-26: Memorial Day Whitewater Beginner Trip Class II-III – Destination TBD depending on water. Day paddles, car camping
JUN 6-8: Backpacking Waterloo Recreation Area
JUN 7: Grand River, Eaton Rapids to McNamara Landing
JUN 14: Grand River, Webber Dam to Lyons
JUN 14-15: Southeast Whitewater Class II-III – Destination TBD depending on water. Day paddles, car camping
JUN 20-22: Huron River Sojourn Part II – Placeway to Argo Pond
JUN 28-29: Lime Island. Open water overnight with cottage or camping.
JUL 12-13: Paddle the Straits: Round Island Lighthouse and Mighty Mac Bridge. Open water day paddles, car camping.
JUL 18-20: Huron River Sojourn Part III – Argo Pond to Lower Huron River Metropark
AUG 1-3: Backpacking Pinckney Recreation Area
AUG 2: Jordan Lake to Tupper Lake and back (Tony K.)
AUG 9: Full Moon Paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park
AUG 14-18: Ontario Whitewater Class II-III – Day paddles, car camping.
AUG 22-24: Huron River Sojourn Part IV / 15th Annual Family Paddling Trip – Lower Huron River Metropark to Point Mouillee State Game Area
AUG 23-24: Leelanau State Park. Open water day paddles and car camping.
AUG 30: 2nd Annual Labor Day Picnic and Paddle in the Park
SEP 5-7: Manistee River Surf-N-Turf version 2.1
SEPT 6: Grand River, Charlotte Highway to Portland
SEPT 13: Grand River, Grand River Park to Old Town
SEP 20: Red Cedar River Clean and Clear Scouting Trip
SEP 27-28: 6th Annual Pine River Rendezvous (not organized by LOAPC)
OCT 4: Red Cedar River Annual Clean and Clear Project
OCT 11: Fall Color Tour, Grand River, Old Town to Jaycee Park, Grand Ledge
OCT 15-19: Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario
NOV 8: ”Lewis and Clark Reach the Sea” Commemorative Paddle
NOV 28-29: 24th Annual Turkey Floats I & II
DEC 20: 21st Annual Christmas Float