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​​​​​​​​​​​2022 Fall River Program ​Registration 

Preregistration is required for all river programs unless otherwise noted.​​​

River Kids – Gallup Livery for ages 2-6  

Thursdays, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22,  5:30-7 p.m.​ Fun river program for children ages 2-6 years with a caregiver.  The session is once per week for four weeks. Preregistration is required. Resident, $70; nonresident, $84 per child/month. Each week you and your little one(s) will explore the river world by paddling a kayak, canoe or paddleboat on Gallup Pond. The children will experience the thrill of catching fish off the dock and discovering our river critters with boats, stories, art and play.  

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Trick or Treat on the River – Gallup Livery

Sunday, Oct. 16, between noon and 5 p.m. (rent at 3 p.m. to have a full two-hour rental before the event ends at 5 p.m.) Fee: $22/boat; no preregistration required: all ages welcome (children must be 1 year or older). Spend the afternoon enjoying the haunting fall beauty of the Huron River and trick or treating by canoe or kayak. As you paddle up and down Gallup Pond, you will encounter creatures handing out treats and candy. Feel free to dress up; and bring a bag for your candy. Keep an eye out for ducks, swamp monsters, witches, and pirates on your adventure on the river! If the weather is questionable (forecasting rain), please call the Gallup Livery after 10 a.m. for the event status, 734.794.6240 or the Trick or Treat page. ​

Adapted Kayaking – Gallup Livery

The Adaptive Kayaking program allows participants with a disability to learn how to kayak and to spend time kayaking on the beautiful Huron River, accompanied by trained support staff and led by a trained, certified instructor. Participants are fitted to a kayak, including time for any adaptations needed, given kayaking instruction, and along with trained guides at a 2 to 1 ratio, try out their new skills on the river. If a participant is unable to kayak independently, they can still participate in one of our tandem kayaks. Each session is made up of two private classes, family and friends are welcome to participate. Participants can schedule lessons at either our Gallup or Argo locations. Please contact us if you would like to schedule private lessons. Contact: Gallup Canoe Livery, 734.794.6240, Cheryl Saam, [email protected]. Fee vary depending on number of classes and hours spent on the river. ​​

Gallup Park Livery, 3000 Fuller Road, Ann Arbor, MI 734.794.6240 

Argo Park Livery, 1055 Longshore Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 734.794.6241 

Cheryl Saam, Recreation Supervisor [email protected]