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Boardman Lake Loop Trail Ribbon Cutting
August 19, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
After thirty years, community dreams came true as construction crews wrapped up asphalt, bridges and boardwalks to complete the trail around the Boardman Lake at the beginning of July. We are excited to come together with the community for a ribbon cutting ceremony at Medalie Park on Friday, August 19, 2022 at 6 pm to celebrate this incredible milestone! You’re invited to join us for music, light refreshments and kayak demos from The River Outfitters beginning at 5:30 pm, the ceremony will follow.
How to Get to the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
🚲Join Norte for a slow roll on the West side of the lake, beginning at Hull Park at 5 pm
Are you in need of a bike for the ride? Our friends at Brick Wheels will be providing bike rentals free of charge – just complete the form below!
Bikes can be picked up at Hull Park between 4:30-5 pm
Bikes must be returned to Brick Wheels by 8 pm
👟Join the Traverse City Track Club for a jog on the East side of the lake, beginning at Hull Park at 5 pm
🚌Hop on the BATA bus to skip the traffic and to free up parking spaces at Medalie Park. BATA will offer free park-n-ride shuttles every 15-20 minutes between the University Center and Medalie Park between 5:30 – 7 pm.
How to Continue the Celebration After the Ceremony
🍻 Visit Right Brain Brewery (225 E Sixteenth St) for Happy Hour ALL day on Friday, August 19. Our friends at RBB will also be offering popsicles for kiddos and grownups (beer popsicles!?) and free brain pop to help celebrate the occasion!
🥃 Visit TC Whiskey (201 E Fourteenth St) for Happy Hour ALL day on Friday, August 19. Bonus: those that spend $50 or more at the Stillhouse will receive a free magnet with their purchase. Don’t miss the Chubby Unicorn food truck and live music!
🌾 Bike or walk to the Oryana (260 E Tenth St) following the event for an extra 5% off your purchase!
🚶 Saturday, August 20: Join a walk, run or bike tour with some local leaders in the community. Totally free and totally fun. More here!