Sports Events

Whether you're a well-trained marathon runner or like to watch your favorite sport with a big bag of popcorn in hand, this list is for you.  We've stockpiled a collection of sports events going on in the Great Lakes Bay, from leisurely to lively.  Pick your next 5K or half marathon, catch a minor league baseball or OHL hockey game with the family, or browse for your sport of choice. 

Local and out-of-town runners will also love our Go Great Lakes Bay Active Facebook Page.  It's full of the most up-to-date info on all Great Lakes Bay Region races, including early bird registration info, race tips, and more.  Plus, you can connect and share inspiration with other runners, or meet someone new to take the journey to that next finish line with!


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When we say hangout in the parks we mean it. Hangtime is a low key program designed to let participants relax and enjoy the outdoors in hammocks and …more

Learn the difference between kayak styles and canoes and discover how stable and easy kayaks are to maneuver. This is a wet class, remember to bring …more

Great Lakes Loons vs. the Bowling Green Hotrods Fridays at Five: Country Western Night feat. Stebe Armstrong and the 25cent Beer Band …more

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Great Lakes Loons vs. the Bowling Green Hotrods $1 Family Feast Night, presented by Chemical Bank: $1 hotdogs, 16 oz Pepsi produc …more

The WWE Summerslam Heatwave Tour is coming to the Dow Event Center on Sun, July 30 at 7:00 pm. Tickets are: $17.50, $27.50, $37.50, $57.50, $72.50 &a …more

Recurring Events

This race prep will build your confidence in swimming, cycling, running and transitions. We will also highlight bike safety and basic maintenance; r …more


  • Jul 09, 2017 – Jul 23, 2017

Join our dance fitness class that incorporates fitness moves into dances to contemporary songs. Judgement free atmosphere! Kids allowed to come …more

Learn the fascinating history of the Saginaw River as the Appledore sails from Downtown Bay City to the Saginaw Bay. Once out on the open water, hel …more

This class is meant for everyone and anyone interested in yoga. You will learn to breathe, yoga poses & modifications, along with techniques to …more


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