Events

Join us at an upcoming event and enjoy the treasure that is Walloon! 

OUR 2022 CALENDAR

JUNE EVENTS

JUNIOR MEMBER BUTTERFLY GARDEN PLANTING

JUNE 30TH  |  10AM – 12PM  |  VORAN FAMILY PRESERVE

Calling all Junior Members! Join us for a morning at our Voran Family Preserve and help us plant a new butterfly garden. You will learn more about the importance of pollinators, plant milkweed, and make seed kits to take home.  Click here to register!

 

JULY EVENTS

KAYAK CLEANUP OUTING

JULY 6TH  | 10AM – 12PM  |  WALLOON LAKE

After this year’s Fourth of July celebrations, we will be heading out on the water to help cleanup debris and trash left behind. We invite you to join our efforts by kayak or paddle board anywhere you would like around the lake. Email connor@walloon.org if you are interested in volunteering.

 

 

WANDER WALLOON: MILL POND PADDLE

JULY 8TH  |  9AM – 11AM  |  STOLT RD. PUBLIC LAUNCH

Join us for a relaxing morning paddle to the northernmost area of the West Arm, Mill Pond. During the paddle, we will talk about the area’s ecological significance and highlight our conservation plans for the 50th preserve the WLAC has protected – the Mill Pond Nature Area. Click here to register!

 

BOATER SAFETY DEMO DAY 

JULY 15TH | 10AM – 2PM  |  CIRCLE PARK IN THE VILLAGE

Join us for our Third Annual Boater Safety Demo Day taking place on Friday, July 15th. Sessions will be from 10am-12pm and 12pm-2pm for wakeboarding/surfing, waterskiing, and sailing. Learn about boater safety and gain experience out on the lake with instructors! For more info or to sign up, email wlac@walloon.org.

 

 

BOATER SAFETY EDUCATION COURSE

JULY 18TH  |  2PM – 6PM |  MELROSE TOWNSHIP HALL

Our WLAC Safety Committee has partnered with the Charlevoix County Sheriff’s Office who will be hosting FREE Boater Safety Education Courses this summer. All kids (10+) and adults are welcome to sign up, and you will receive your Michigan Boating Safety Certificate upon completion. Plus, one lucky attendee will win a US Coast Guard approved life jacket from Tommy’s! Click here to register.