August 8th, 2015!
Flint River Flotilla
Saturday, August 8 at 1 p.m.
Sponsored by the Flint River Corridor Alliance
Enjoy a leisurely float down the beautiful Flint River
$10/person, Children 12 & under free
1. Register online at www.frcalliance.org. For additional information call
2. Day of event if you have a smaller flotation device* proceed to drop
off your car at Mott Park Golf Course enter off Sunset Drive just east of
Ballenger Hwy (see map on back).
3. A shuttle will transport you to the registration and launch site starting
at 12:00 pm. Make sure to bring payment with you if you did not.
*Anyone with a larger flotation device such as a canoe or kayak should drop it off at the firehouse (Tenacity Brewing) located at 119 N . Grand Traverse St. bef ore going to the Mott Park Golf Course to be shuttled back for registration. There is no parking available at the launch site .
***Event will occur rain or shine. Severe weather may delay start time.***
Participants will be responsible for making their own arrangements for rafts, inner tubes, canoes and/or kayaks, etc. There will be a limited supply of inner tubes and moderately priced floating devices available to purchase before the event. Inflatables are encouraged for easier access into the river, but are not required for the event.
AWARDS The flotilla is not a competitive event; however awards will be given for “Highest Energy”, “Most Colorful” and “Spirit” in a short ceremony at the conclusion of the float. The “Captain of Industry”award will also be given to the business with the most participants.
Following the event there will be a celebration party at the Mott Park Golf Course. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. ROUTE The flotilla will begin at the firehouse (Tenacity Brewing) at 119 N. Grand Traverse St, Flint and end at Mott Park Golf Course. Parking is available at the golf course off of Sunset Drive just east of Ballenger Highway. A shuttle will transport you and your floating device from the golf course to the starting location.
Saturday, August 8
Flotilla Committee meetings
are the first Monday of the month at 4:30, Location: TBD, contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.