Monthly Archives: November 2016

2017 LOAPC ACTIVITIES

All trips will have coordination information posted prior to the activity with contact info on the Club Meetup page (Meetup registration required to view). Scroll down and click “More Meetups” to see all 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. Nonmembers must sign a Club waiver prior to participation. No club dues required for participation.

Wearing a properly fastened life jacket is mandatory while on the water during all Club activities.

RSVP required at https://www.meetup.com/Lansing‐Oar‐and‐Paddle‐Club/

 

JH – president trip, skill levels vary, inquire on Meetup for details LC or TK – recreation

WW – whitewater, prior Meetup contact required OW – open water, prior Meetup contact required

 

January 1                             25th Annual New Year’s Day Float @ 2:00 pm Sunday (JH)

February 25‐26                  36th Annual ASRO (JH)

March 4                                Quietwater Symposium (non‐LOAPC)

March 11                             Looking Glass River – DeWitt to Wacousta (JH)

March 25                             Shiawassee River – Henderson Park to Parshallburg Dam (JH)

April 1                                   Afternoon rec paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

April 15                                 Quarter Hugh Training Run, Grand River, Charlotte Hwy to Portland (LC)

April 22                                 Half Hugh Training Run, Grand River, Fitzgerald Park to Portland (LC)

April 22 or 29                      Spring whitewater warm‐up, local river TBD (WW)

April 21‐23                           Pine River base camping (JH)

April 29                                 MGROW Hugh Heward Challenge, Grand River (full, half, or quarter) (non‐LOAPC)

Summer long weekend TBD Fathom Five National Marine Park/Flowerpot Island, Ontario (advanced open water paddling, island camping, date will be confirmed when reservations open May 2) (OW)

May 6                                   Bike ride from Ovid to Owosso on CIS Trail

May 12‐14                           Little Manistee River base camping (JH)

May 13‐14                           Slippery Rock Creek, Pennsylvania (class II‐III whitewater, motel or car camping) (WW)

May 20                                 Looking Glass River, Wacousta to Portland (LC)

May 27‐29                           Wisconsin whitewater (class II‐IV), Bear Paw resort camping or cabin (WW)

May 27                                 5th Annual LOAPC Memorial Day Saturday float and picnic – location TBD (JH/LC rec)

May 29                                 Holiday morning rec paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

June 3/4                               Maple River – TBA (TK)

June 10                                 LOAPC Youth Sports Event (JH)

June 11                                 Grand River, Old Town to Jaycee Park (LC)

June 18                                 Flat River Covered Bridge Tour I, Fallasburg to Lowell (TK/LC)

June 17‐18                          Pennsylvania whitewater TBD (WW)

June 21‐25                          Massasauga Provincial Park, ON (JH)   TRIP FULL  –     9 persons maximum – permits have been acquired.  You can join us by making your own reservations.

July 4                                     Holiday morning rec paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

July 6‐9                                 Big Island Wilderness Area, U.P. (JH)                             9 persons maximum per group – no reservations

July 14‐16                            Women at Wilderness (just gals at Wilderness State Park, open water paddling, car camping) (OW)

July 19‐23                            Sylvania Tract, U.P. (JH)    TRIP FULL10 persons maximum – permits have been acquired.    You can join us by making your own reservations. 

July 29                                   Morning rec paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

August 5                              Flat River Covered Bridge Tour II, Lowell to Thornapple Confluence (TK/LC)

August 4‐6                          Cheboygan State Park (open water paddling, car camping) (OW)

August 12                            Morning rec paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

August 19                            Morning rec paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

Aug 25‐27                            18th Annual Family Paddling Trip (JH)

September 2                      5th Annual LOAPC Labor Day Saturday float and picnic – location TBD (JH/LC rec)

September 4                      Holiday morning rec paddle, Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

September 8‐10               Backpacking Nordhouse Dunes (JH)

September 9                      Rec paddle, location TBA (LC)

September 16                   Day Hiking in Island Lake RA (JH)

September 20‐24             Backpacking Pictured Rocks, U.P. (JH) Permits  have been acquired for 12 persons.  Early reservations can be made my contacting Jay Hanks

October 6‐7                        Red Cedar Project (JH)

October 14                          Fall Color Tour, Grand River, Portland to Webber Dam (LC)

October 19‐22                   Jordan River Surf‐n‐Turf (JH)

November 10-12               Platte River (JH)

November 24                    27th Annual Turkey Float (JH)

December 2‐3                   Pere Marquette River (JH)

December 23                     24th Annual Christmas Eve/Solstice Float (JH)

December 31                     26th Annual New Year’s Float @ 2:00 pm Sunday (JH