Water Recreation

Canoes, Kayaks & Paddle Boards

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If canoeing, kayaking and paddle boarding are a favorite pastime, you can enjoy a fun afternoon paddling on the Globe Mill Pond or take a "paddle" up the raceway. Paddle along the Standish Dam, Globe Mill Pond or up the Raisin River. Enjoy the day as you paddle along the River Raisin Run with nearly 3 miles of waterways to explore. 

Canoes, kayaks and paddle boards are available for rent at the Tecumseh Paddling Company by calling
Mark and Jen at 517-423-2700 for more information and rental rates. 
Check them out on Facebook or at http://www.tecumsehpaddling.com/

Tecumseh's River Raisin Run - Looped Canoe Adventure

One of the most scenic features of Indian Crossing Trails is the River Raisin and now you can enjoy its beauty from an entirely new perspective, on the water! The River Raisin Run is a looped water trail nestled into the heart of Indian Crossing Trails. Grab your canoe or kayak and launch from Globe Mill Pond or below Standish Dam. You can enjoy nearly three miles of waterways and end your paddling excursion right back where you started from. Take in the splendor of a natural Michigan forest, filled with native plant species and wildlife. Make sure you bring your camera, Indian Crossing trails is home to; deer, fox, egrets, owls, plenty of small critters, and if you're lucky, you may even see the bald eagle that have taken up residency at Globe Mill Pond.

Don't have a canoe or kayak? No worries, you can rent one rent at the Tecumseh Paddling Company at 703 E. Chicago Blvd. Call Mark and Jen at 517-423-2700 for more information regarding watercraft rentals, guided excursions and rental rates. Visit them on Facebook for details and photos or visit http://www.tecumsehpaddling.com/


During the spring and summer... and even fall you may catch a glimpse of a grandfather and grandson enjoying the day making special memories while fishing on the shores at the Standish Dam, Globe Mill Pond, at Monument Park, on Raisin River or at Tecumseh Park "The Pit". Grab a fishing pole and a lawn chair... these are the moments that you will cherish for a lifetime.


Tecumseh Park "The Pit" – Bring the whole family, pack a picnic lunch, grab a lawn chair and your sunscreen and enjoy a day of fun in the sun at Tecumseh Park located on South Adrian Street.

Splash Pad – On any given summer day you can hear the giggles of small children enjoying the Splash Pad at Cal Zorn Park on the corner of Russell Road and South Evans. Parents watch as children cool off from the summer heat. The covered pavillion offers a great opportunity for picnics and reunions with family and friends.

Tecumseh Community Pool offers open swimming during scheduled hours. The indoor pool offers the chance to swim rain or shine. It is located at the Tecumseh Middle School at 307 North Maumee Street.

Please call for the open swim schedule 517.423.5585.

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