2018 LOAPC Activities

2018 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/TK – recreation

SL/LS – open water, prior Meetup contact required

GS/TL – whitewater, prior Meetup contact required

Feb 24-25            37th Annual Au Sable River Overnight (JH)

March 3               Quiet Water Symposium

March 24            Looking Glass River – DeWitt to Wacousta (JH)

March 31            Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

April 15               Grand River: Weber Dam to Lyons; 2 rapids, maybe two runs (GS)

April 19-22          Manistee River – Baxter Bridge to Red Bridge (JH)

April 21               Sleepy Hollow (LC)

April 28               Grand Haven (SL)

April 28               Hugh Heward Challenge (MGROW)

May 5                  Cold Water Rescue Practice – Sleepy Hollow (SL)

May 5                  Red Cedar River – Grand River Blvd. to Ferguson Park (JH)

May 11-13            Au Sable River – Grayling to McKinley (JH))

May 18-20          Wilderness State Park (SL)

May 25-28           NE Wisconsin WW trip (Peshtigo, Wolf, etc.) Class 2 – 3+ (TL)

May 26                6th Annual Memorial Day Paddle and Picnic [location TBA] (JH)

May 28                Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

June 4                  6 PM start: Weber Dam to Lyons with practice moves (GS)

June 9                  Reenter and Roll Practice – Sleepy Hollow (SL)

June 9                  Youth Sports Event (JH)

June 11                6 PM start: Eaton Rapids WW move practice (GS)

June 15-17          Women at the Dunes.  Open water at Sleeping Bear Dunes, gals only!

June 16                 Overnight on Middle Island (SL)

June 23-25          Ottawa River Whitewater (TL)

June 30                Retirement paddle for Rich and Patty to Hell and back (JH)

July 6-8                Grand Island National Recreation Area (SL)

July 7                   Flat River [section TBA] (TK/LC)

July 14                 Navigation Clinic – Detroit River (SL)

July 15                 Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

July 28 – Aug 12 Lower Missinaibi (JH)  TRIP FULL

Aug TBA               Rodeo (SL)

Aug 24-26           Lime Island Rendezvous III.  Open water paddling to the island and cabins or camping.  (LS and TL)

August 25            Flat River [section TBA] (TK/LC)

Sept TBA              Long Boat Surfing Clinic – Location TBD (SL)

Sept 1                  6th Annual Labor Day Paddle and Picnic (JH)

Sept 3                  Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

Sept 7-10            WW Youghiogheny River area in PA; Class 2 – 3+ (GS)

Sept 8-9               Boardman River [section TBA] (TK)

Sept 13-16          Delirium Wilderness (JH)

Sept 27-30          Mackinac Wilderness (JH)

Oct 6                    Sleepy Hollow State Park (LC)

Oct 6                   Red Cedar River Clearing (JH)

Oct 11-14            Beaver Basin Wilderness (JH)

Oct 20                 Grand River [section TBA] (LC)

Oct 25-28           Backpacking Sleeping Bear Dunes (JH)

Nov 9-10             Backpacking Potowatomi Trail (JH)

Nov 23                28th Annual Turkey Float (JH)

Dec 1-2                TBD

Dec 22                 25th Annual Solstice/Christmas Eve Float (JH)





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