Monthly Archives: December 2018

2019 Lansing Oar and Paddle Club Activities


All trips will have coordination information posted on the Club Meetup page (registration required) prior to the activity with contact info. 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.

Sign up for trips at:
General information and schedules:
LOAPC blog:

Wearing a properly fastened Life Jacket is mandatory while on the water during all Club activities.

Jay Hanks (JH) – Recreation                            Loretta Crum (LC) – Recreation
Tony Kuhlman (TK) – Recreation                  Steve Lidia (SL) – Open Water
Linda Savage (LS) – Open Water    George Stockman (GS) – White Water          Todd Leigh (TL) – White Water            Kate Lederle (KL) – Recreation

Jan 1              27th Annual New Year’s Day Float – TBA (JH)

Jan 5              New Year Encore – Red Cedar River (JH)

Jan 19             XC Ski Local Day Trip (JH)

Feb 2              XC Ski Local Day Trip (JH)

Feb 23-24     38th Annual ASRO (JH)

Mar 2             24th Annual Quietwater Symposium

Mar 23          Shiawassee River (JH)

Apr 6              Looking Glass River I – DeWitt to Wacousta (JH)

Apr 20           Flat River – Covered Bridge to Lowell (TK)

Apr 27           Hugh Heward Challenge – MGROW

Apr 28         Belle Isle and Detroit River (SL)

May 3-8        Upper Peninsula Whitewater (TL)

May 11          Looking Glass River II – Wacousta to Portland (JH)

May 12       Strokes and Bracing Clinic – Lake Lansing (SL)

May 18          Grand River – whitewater practice TBA (GS)    cancelled

May 19       Strokes and Bracing Clinic – Lake Lansing (SL)

May 24-31   Southeast Whitewater – North Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia (TL)

May 25          7th Annual Paddle and Picnic – Grand River from Eaton Rapids                         to McNamara Landing with picnic after

June 1            Grand River – McNamara Landing to Dimondale (LC)       rescheduled TBA

June 5            Grand River – Whitewater practice TBA (GS)      cancelled

June 6            Grand and Red Cedar Rivers (SL)

June 8             Red Cedar River – Grand River Blvd to Ferguson Park, logjam clearing, water level dependent       cancelled

June 8            Crandell Lake (LC)

June 13-16     Wilderness State Park (SL)

June 14-16   Women’s Weekend in Cheboygan (LS)

June 15         Grand River – Dimondale to Grand River Park (LC)

June 22-25   Wisconsin Whitewater (TL)

June 22         Grand River – Grand River Park to Old Town (LC)

June 29         Grand River – Old Town to Grand Ledge (LC)

July TBA        Ottawa River Whitewater, Ontario (TL)

July 6             Grand River – Grand Ledge to Charlotte Highway (JH)

July 11-14     Grand Island, U.P. (SL)

July 14           Grand River – Charlotte Highway to Portland (LC)

July 20           Grand River – Portland to Weber Dam (LC) – postponed

July 27           Grand River – Weber Dam to Lyons (JH)

Aug 2-4        Lime Island (LS)

Aug 2-4         Crooked River (TK) – cancelled

Aug 10           Hell and Back – Pinckney Recreation Area (JH)

Aug 18           Sleepy Hollow (LC)

Aug 24          Youth Sports Event – Burchfield Park (KL)

Aug 31           7th Annual Paddle and Picnic TBA

Sep TBA         Surfing Clinic – Lake Michigan (SL)

Sep TBD        Float the Grand River (LC)

Sep 27-29     Pere Marquette River Surf and Turf (JH)

Oct 4             Red Cedar River Scouting and Clearing Part 1 (JH)

Oct 5              Red Cedar River Scouting and Clearing Part 2 (JH)

Nov 1-3         Jordan River Surf and Turf (JH)

Nov 9             TBD – (JH)

Nov 29          29th Annual Turkey Float TBA (JH)

Dec 7             TBD – (JH)

Dec 21           26th Annual Solstice Float TBA (JH)