This 100% volunteer event has gathered over 757 tons of debris from the Lake St. Clair shoreline since 1995.

The St. Clair Shores Waterfront Environmental Committee (SCSWEC), in conjunction with the Jefferson Yacht Club (JYC), spearheads this annual community effort to protect beaches and shoreline against water pollution along Lake St. Clair.

Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup Lake St. Clair

Promoting better water quality, a cleaner, safer lake, and greater public awareness remains at the forefront of civil responsibilities in waterfront stewardship.

Targeted areas:

  • Veterans Memorial Park & Beach
  • Blossom Heath Park & Beach
  • Chapaton Retention Basin shoreline at the foot of Nine Mile Road
  • Champine Park at the foot of Twelve Mile Road
  • Homeowner Association beaches, shorelines, and canal areas

Many St. Clair Shores businesses have donated goods for this event, including the We Are Here Foundation, Jefferson Yacht Club (JYC), and Advanced Aquatics Dive Shop.

Afterwards, join in the fun of the Lake St. Clair Celebration at JYC at 12:00 p.m. – music, food, and drinks provided.

Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup Lake St. Clair

What:          27th Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup

When:         Sunday, May 22, 2022

Where:        check-in @ Jefferson Yacht Club (24504 Jefferson Ave, St. Clair Shores, MI) then shuttles will take you to the beaches

Time:          8:00 a.m. – Noon cleanup (Noon – 2:00 p.m. lunch & celebration)

Register here


Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup Lake St. Clair
Annual Nautical Coast Cleanup Lake St. Clair

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