- Sunday, Aug 6, 2017 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Pick up your "Belle Isle Family Fun Passport" from the Detroit Boat Club beginning at 10am. Continue the journey around Belle Isle to witness the revitalization efforts of the DNR. Make a stop at The Dossin Museum, the Aquarium, the Nature Zoo, and/or the Conservatory. Each stop has a special activity and participation will garner a stamp in your passport. Submit your passport for review at the Detroit Boat Club and earn a special prize.
Detroit Boat Club — Hands on miniature wood boat building craft and regatta (boat race).
Aquarium/Conservancy — Treasure Hunt for animals in different environments.
Nature Zoo — Participate in a macro-invertebrate water sampling station.
Dossin Museum — Knot tying station and flag signal decoding.
MAYOR'S CUP ROWING RACE
10am - Mayor’s Cup race between the Detroit Boat Club Crew and the Canadian team from the Detroit Yacht Club to the Detroit Boat Club.
Antique and Classic boats will be on display in water in the wells and on land in the lot. Journey into our
historic building built in 1902 to learn about the unique history of the organization and building.
There is no charge for boat participation, cruiser power provided upon request, and docking is available on Saturday (August 5th).
Awards will be given at 3pm for the following three categories: President's Award, People's Choice, and Oldest Boat.
$5/person or $15/group of four
This fee includes: Belle Isle Family Fun Passport, all activities, picnic lunch, and prize.