Paddle Sports
Paddling, such as canoeing and kayaking, provides an opportunity to see some of the most scenic areas of the lake and its tributaries that are not easily accessible by foot or vehicle.
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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Surf boards on Lake St. Clair? Really? That's right, Stand Up Paddleboarding, otherwise known as SUP it new, it's fresh, it's the hottest growing water sport  in the country and Lake St. Clair has some of the best conditions for it! Have you seen paddleboarding yet? It's pretty cool! 
Local parks including Huron Clinton Metro Parks, the private parks of Grosse Pointe and just about any park attached to Lake St. Clair, is quickly becoming populated with folks trying to get a taste of this fresh yet historic way of enjoying Michigan’s beautiful lakes and waterways. This unique hybrid of kayaking and surfing has become so popular that clubs and classes are forming all over Lake St. Clair and it’s the perfect place to learn and enjoy this sport….learn more here
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Whether you are seeking an exhilarating paddle on the open waters of Lake St. Clair or the serenity of a peaceful drift on one of the many canals or creeks, Lake St. Clair and its tributaries are where you can indulge your passion.
Kayaking is becoming an increasingly popular sport, since it’s fairly inexpensive and just about anyone can do it! Almost every local outdoor retailer now sells a variety of kayaks - anything from small, agile river kayaks to sleek, long sea kayaks. Not in the market to buy a kayak? Not to worry – there are several reputable liveries that service Lake St. Clair! Click Here to Learn More!
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Sprint and Splash at Lake St. Clair

The Second Annual Sprint and Splash will be held on Saturday, June th, 2014 at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township, Michigan.
Just like last year, the event will offer three options for participation- Duathlon: 5K Run and 2 Mile Kayak (please note this race can be done as an individual or as a two-person relay team), Family Friendly 5K Fun Run & Walk, and a Stand Up Paddleboarding Competition: 2 Mile Recreational Race or 6 Mile WPA Sanctioned Race. Registration is now open! Click here for more information on registration and fees!
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There are several great liveries and shops around Lake St. Clair where you can buy or rent a kayak, canoe, SUP board and more!
Great Lakes Surf Shop, located in St. Clair Shores, sells and rents Stand Up Paddleboards as well as gives lessons and runs camps! Simple Adventures, a kayak rental agency based out of St. Clair Shores, rents a wide variety of kayaks and will deliver to anywhere in MacombCounty. Located a little father north, in Algonac, MI, is The Kayak Store – which offers free demos, and new and used kayaks and paddling accessories for purchase! Click here to learn more about each of these paddle sports outfitters!
Click on the map below to discover the 
Lake St. Clair Water Trail Paddling Routes
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