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Paddling Events & Programs

Come visit your Metroparks to enjoy some time on the water!  From evening paddles to adaptive paddle clinics to voyageur canoe tours, there is an opportunity for everyone to get out on the water and explore the parks from a new perspective. Click below to learn more and register.

Hudson Mills Metropark

Kayak Quest: Discover Beavers – August 14 Learn More

Kensington Metropark

Kayak Birding Basics: June 17  Learn More

Kayak the Summer Solstice: June 21   Learn More

YA Beginner Kayaking: July 12 Learn More

Beginner Kayaking:  July 19 Learn More

Adaptive Kayak Clinic: August 17 Learn More

Lake Erie Metropark

  • Canal Paddle Tour: May 31, June 2, July 13, August 10, September 6   Learn More  

Lake St. Clair Metropark

  • Voyageur Canoe    Learn More
    • June 21
    • July 5 & 19
    • August 2, 16 & 30
    • September 13 & 27
  • Scouts: Voyageur Canoe: June 15   Learn More
  • Adult Day Camp: Canoeing: August 15 Learn More

Oakwoods Metropark

  • Voyageur Canoe Tours    Learn More
    • June 8, July 26, August 10

Stony Creek Metropark

Voyageur Canoe    Learn More  

    • June 14 & 28
    • July 12 & 26
    • August 9 & 23
    • September 13 & 27

Canoe & Kayak Rentals

Exploring a day on the water by canoe or kayak is available at many Metroparks. You can learn more about the products available, pricing and rental information by clicking on the park you are interested.

Lake St. Clair
Stony Creek

Paddling Accessibility

Your Huron-Clinton Metroparks are committed to removing barriers, creating and improving access and increasing recreational opportunities for all.  As we look to the future, we will develop, update and improve facilities to meet or exceed ADA requirements – and look for ways to remove barriers to access so that individuals of all abilities have equitable access to Metroparks facilities, programs, services and activities. Click here to learn more about accessibility and how to request an accommodation at your Metroparks. 

You can explore accessibility features at individual parks by visiting the park webpage you’re interested. Under the accessibility tab you will find information on accessible amenities and features, including accessible canoe/kayak launches and adaptive paddling equipment that is available for use or rental.

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