Groups & Clubs

BIKING & CYCLING

Downriver Cycling Club

Established in 1978, DCC promotes fun and fitness through bicycling, participates in the recreational, travel and transportation uses of bicycles, and supports educational and legislative efforts for the safe and effective use of bicycles.
 

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Bicycle Belles of Downriver

Bicycle Belles of Downriver offer an opportunity to build confidence in women on bicycles. Their planned rides will build your cycling skills, while gradually increasing the distance and building your fitness level!

Beat the Train Detroit

Beat the Train in Detroit is a group bike ride through the streets of Detroit, MI.  They take in the sights of the Motor City from ground level, like you’ve never seen them before. 

Slow Roll Detroit

Slow Roll is a group bicycle ride that meets every Monday night in Detroit and has expanded into a national network of community rides. Each week they meet at different venues and take a unique route throughout the city, including all the major and minor neighborhoods.

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BOATING & KAYAKING

Riverside Kayak Connection

Riverside Kayak Connection (RKC) is Metro Detroit's largest paddling shop. Over the past 12 years they have dedicated themselves to the improvement of Metro Detroit water trails and public access for all. They offer Kayak tours, classes, and events for people of all backgrounds and paddling abilities.

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WE Kayak Grosse Ile

WE Kayak is a Grosse Ile based organization focusing on the waterways in and around Grosse Ile, Michigan. WE Kayak is the ONLY organized weekly paddle available to the general public.

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Grosse Ile Yacht Club

Full service yacht club, with over 100 deep-water wells with open direct access to the Detroit River and Lake Erie, a ten-ton travel lift and two-ton single point lift. They offer a wide array of member events throughout the year, and they offer learn to sail and racing programs for both junior sailors and adults.

Detroit Heritage River Water Trail

The Detroit Heritage River Water Trail is one of Michigan’s most dynamic and diverse water trails, traveling past the urban areas of downtown Detroit and the serene areas of the International Wildlife Refuge. The water trail is organized into four distinct paddling segments.

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WALKING, RUNNING & HIKING

Downriver Runners and Walkers

The Downriver Runners is an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization and Road Runners Club of America member. They promote and encourage the benefits of running and walking to residents of the Downriver Area.

Grosse Ile – Island Road Runners

The Island Road Runners club provides support and encouragement to its runners and walkers, as well as promoting community fitness and awareness. They encourage runners and walkers of all abilities to join their group.

Southeast Michigan Hiking Group

This hiking group distinguishes its hikes into two general categories, which are slower nature hikes meant for observing and adventurous hikes that cover more distance at a faster pace. Their goals are to educate and help all people to understand and enjoy Nature and outdoor activities for the knowledge and health of it.

River Rovers Walking Club

Meet: Wednesdays
Start Location: Elizabeth Park in Trenton
Time: Between 5pm and 7pm

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St. Joseph Catholic Church Walking Club

"Walk His Way"
 

Meet: Wednesday
Start Location: Elizabeth Park beside the shelter on the riverside
Time: 7pm

A beautiful and peaceful means of spending an hour with fellow parish members, friends, and family, offering a simple prayer, exercising, and enjoying the nature God created.

Trenton Trib Walking Club

Meet: Tuesdays
Start Location: 2836 W. Jefferson
Time: 11:00am - 12:00pm

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