We need your support to help us improve access to and protect the water quality of our lakes and rivers.
Paddle Antrim’s mission is to protect our water resources by using paddle sports to connect people to our waterways.
Paddle Antrim is pleased to announce they will award $4,627 to four projects that benefit Northern Michigan’s waterways through their Ripple Effect Mini Grant Program. Paddle Antrim’s Ripple Effect Mini Grant Program is fully funded through earned income from the nonprofit’s events such as the Paddle Antrim Festival as well as paddling classes. “A portion of the income we earn through our events goes directly into this program,” said Deana… Read More »
Paddle Antrim warns paddlers to take precautions to protect themselves from heightened dangers of sudden, unexpected cold-water immersion while on late season paddling outings. “Whenever paddlers are out on the water, they should dress with the assumption they may end up in the water,” says Deana Jerdee, Paddle Antrim Executive Director. “Paddling is like any other sport, you need to wear the proper gear and have the proper skills to… Read More »
Over 280 paddlers and volunteers came out September 15 – 17 to celebrate the 7th annual Paddle Antrim Festival. This event was highlighted by over 200 paddlers taking to the Chain of Lakes Water Trail over two days – some completing as many as 42 miles. The Paddle Antrim Festival is a three-day event with two days of paddling. Paddlers start in Ellsworth and go anywhere from 7 – 42… Read More »