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Paddle Antrim Current News

Paddle Antrim Warns of Cold Water as Weather Warms

Northern Michigan is starting to see warmer air temperature and while the water looks tempting, Paddle Antrim warns paddlers to take precautions to protect themselves from heightened dangers of sudden, unexpected cold water immersion while on early season paddling outings. While spring is in the air and outside temperatures are warming, lake temperatures are much cooler, with Grand Traverse Bay currently only 40 degrees. When water temperatures are below 70… Read More »

Improvements Coming to Elk Rapids Rotary Park

Paddle Antrim is pleased to announce that the Village of Elk Rapids has approved a final design and engineering report for improvements to Elk Rapids Rotary Park. Elk Rapids is the end of the 100+ mile Chain of Lakes Water Trail which travels through 12 lakes and interconnected rivers and can serve as both the beginning and end of many paddling adventures. Rotary Park is the main trailhead for the… Read More »

Celebrating Our Amazing Female Leaders on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. At Paddle Antrim we have an exceptional roster of women leaders on our board and staff who deserve recognition and celebration today and every day.  Paddle Antrim Board Megan Olds –  Vice President/Treasurer  After spending her childhood summers at Glen Lake and along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Megan was inspired to move from Ohio to… Read More »

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