Paddle Antrim Festival offers great experience on the Chain of Lakes Water Trail

  Paddling is becoming an even more popular recreational activity and Paddle Antrim is offering kayakers a great way to get out on the water with the third annual Paddle Antrim Festival. This Festival celebrates Northern Michigan’s waters and communities and highlights the diversity of the Chain of Lakes Water Trail. This two day festival, September 15-16, is a fun, non-competitive kayak event where paddlers can enjoy being out on… Read More »

$3,000 in Ripple Effect Grants Awarded

Paddle Antrim recently awarded $3,000 to three projects that benefit Northern Michigan’s waterways through their Ripple Effect Mini-Grant Program. “We are so excited to support these great projects. Our Ripple Effect grant program provides a wonderful way for us to expand our impact by funding projects that support our mission of protecting our waterways and connecting people to these amazing waters through paddling” says Deana Jerdee, Paddle Antrim’s Executive Director.… Read More »

Paddle Antrim Offers More Kayaking Classes

Paddle Antrim is excited to offer additional kayaking classes again this summer. They will offer an evening session of the Fundamentals of Kayaking on July 10th in Bellaire. This is a great class for beginners or for those who have been paddling for a while and want to learn basic safety skills and improve technique. Classes will include both land and water instruction. They will also offer a full day… Read More »

Ellsworth Pig Roast Evening Paddle

Paddle Antrim invites all paddlers to join them Friday evening on June 16th for a community paddle, part of the Ellsworth Pig Roast Celebration. This relaxed, hour-long paddle will travel down the calm waters of Ellsworth Lake. All types of paddlers are welcome – canoes, kayaks, and stand up paddle boards. All participants must bring their own paddle craft and personal flotation device (i.e. life vest). All ages are welcome… Read More »

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