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Black River Clean-Up

May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am - May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm


Clean up Lorain’s Black River with the LoCo ‘Yaks, short for Lorain County Kayak and Paddlesports Group. The Yaks promote fun, safe, and eco-friendly open-water kayak instruction and educational adventures for all ages and abilities, while supporting the maintenance and preservation of natural waterways.

Last year, 320 volunteers collected 20,500 pounds of trash, 254 tires and 1,360 pounds of scrap metal.


Saturday: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Check-in locations:

  1. Lakeside Landing: 301 Lakeside Ave. Check-in tables are up on the grassy hill in the pavilion.
  2. Eastside Industrial Park (aka Cromwell/ old dump): Missouri Ave. & Colorado Ave. Go south on Missouri past Colorado. where the road is normally closed (by Drug Mart). There will be signs.


May 5, 2018 @ 9:00 am
May 6, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
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Lakeside Landing
301 Lakeside Avenue
Lorain, OH United States