Senior and adapted kayaking programs coming to Ann Arbor through grant
ANN ARBOR, MI-- A $1,500 grant will help Gallup Canoe Livery in Ann Arbor make kayaking an activity for all ages and abilities. In July, Gallup Canoe Livery, 3000 Fuller Road, will offer new senior and adapted kayaking programs. The adapted kayaking program will allow participants with a disability to kayak accompanied by trained support staff and an instructor. Participants in the adapted kayaking and senior program will have a kayak fitted to them. READ MORE FROM THE ANN ARBOR NEWS:Bob Johnson, former Ann Arbor councilman and land preservationist, dies at 83Growing group seeks solutions to school-aged child care shortage in Ann ArborAnn Arbor gives initial OK to new law standing up for renter rightsDebbie Dingell blasts ‘coldness’ of owners at flood-damaged Ypsilanti apartmentsAnn Arbor OKs high-density zoning for transit corridors, but not without dramamlive.com
Construction on Ann Arbor’s Gallup Park Loop Trail to begin in April
ANN ARBOR – A section of the Gallup Park Loop Trail is in need of repair and will be under construction starting the first week of April. Work on the segment, between the canoe livery and the boat launch, is set to be completed in early June if weather permits. City staff will put up signs and barricades to direct trail users away from the work zone. Trail users riding, walking, cycling or commuting along the path are asked to follow the posted detour. “While the temporary closure is an inconvenience to users, the replacement of the pathway is intended to provide longer-term durability,” the city said in a news release.
Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation: Tubing prohibited on Argo Cascades starting Friday
ANN ARBOR, Mich. Starting Friday, you wont be able to lazily float along Argo Cascades in your tube, according to Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation. The department made an announcement Wednesday afternoon that tubing will no longer be permitted in the Argo Cascades section of the Huron River, which wraps around the northeast part of downtown Ann Arbor. The decision was made to support ordinances and orders made by the City of Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County Health Department. The City of Ann Arbor ordinance, effective as of Monday, Aug. 24, limited outdoor social gatherings to 25 people and indoor gatherings to 10. But individuals with their own tubes continue to use the Argo Cascades creating crowds that are not consistent with the current orders.Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation staff will work with Ann Arbor Police Department to enforce the new ordinance.
Ann Arbors annual canoe, kayak auction set for June 17
ANN ARBOR City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation will be holding its annual canoe and kayak sale at Gallup Park on June 17. From 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., the Gallup Canoe Livery will be showcasing and selling one- and two-person kayaks, aluminum canoes and rowboats that are used and damaged. Attendees are asked to practice physical distancing and payment will only be able to be made by credit card. The Gallup Canoe Livery is at 3000 Fuller Rd. Like what youre reading?
Trick or Treat on the River gets Ann Arbor families into the Halloween spirit
ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Starting at the Gallup Canoe Livery, ghastly ghouls, families of witches and wizards and furiously fuzzy creatures are invited to paddle along the Huron River. On Oct. 13, the annual Trick or Treat on the River will return to the Huron River for an afternoon of canoe or kayak-based trick or treating. For more information, visit the city of Ann Arbor Department of Parks and Recreation Trick or Treat webpage. About GIVE 365GIVE 365 is a volunteer and outreach program managed by the City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation. All About Ann Arbor is powered by ClickOnDetroit/WDIV.