Flotilla ’21 – Expedition on the Flint!

Are you ready to choose your own adventure on the Flint River Flotilla ’21 – Expedition on the Flint? Will you encounter river creatures, or find buried treasure? It’s up to you! The Flint River Flotilla returns for its 7th year on Sat., Aug. 7th, 2021, with launches from 10am – 2pm. Visit our event page to register, sign up to be a volunteer or sponsor, order merch, and get the full info!

Flint River Flotilla How-To

Ready, Set, Adventure!

1. Purchase tickets & pre-order your Flotilla gear here through Thursday, August 5th at 5pm. Day-of registration will begin no earlier than 12pm on Saturday, 8/7.

2a. Shuttling will be limited due to social distancing. Please drop your flotation devices, kayaks, canoes, life jackets, etc. and extra people at Tenacity Brewing (119 N. Grand Traverse) and then proceed with your vehicle to the parking area at Mott Park and hop on the shuttle back to the launch site.

2b. Park at Mott Park Rec Area near the Paddlers’ Landing – enter off Sunset Dr. just east of Ballenger Hwy (see map below).

3. Hop on the shuttle (courtesy of Mott Community College & MTA) to the registration and launch site at Tenacity Brewing, 119 Grand Traverse

The shuttle service begins at 9:00am and runs until 2pm. NO FLOATS ON THE BUS! All shuttle riders must wear a mask while on the bus and have a forehead temperature check. If this is a problem, please plan to find alternate transportation to Tenacity Brewing. There is no parking at Tenacity for Flotilla participants.

4. Check in at the registration table and get a hand stamp showing you have paid and completed your liability waiver. All participants must wear a life jacket. No alcohol or glass on the river.

5. Take a group photo at the photo station sponsored by General Motors & NAETC.

6. Enjoy your Expedition on the Flint!

7. Your adventure will end back at the Mott Park Rec Area and the Paddlers’ Landing, where you will receive your Flotilla ’21 sticker.

*  Event will occur rain or shine. Severe weather may delay start time. *If you don’t feel well, please stay home! 

Flint River Flotilla ’21 Shirt

The Flint River Flotilla ’21 shirt is available for pre-order here (thru 7/26) in 3 soft styles: unisex tee, ladies’ cut racerback tank, and unisex tank. Unisex 2021 tees and vintage 2019 and 2020 tees will also be available for purchase day-of at Flotilla registration.

Shirts are the following styles:

Unisex Tee – District DT6000 – cotton-poly – Dusty Peach – XS to 4XL

Ladies’ Cut Tank – District DM138L – cotton-poly – Dusty Peach – XS to 4XL (no Med.)

Unisex Tank – District DT5300 – cotton-poly – Heathered White – XS to 4XL

Sponsor logos on the back.




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