Summer Opportunities with Friends!


Get outdoors this summer with Friends of the Chicago River. Whether you want to volunteer and help restore riverside habitat, assist in event planning, or simply join us on one of our relaxing paddles down the river, Friends has a way for everyone to get involved!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Friends is excited to partner with REI to provide volunteer opportunities along the Chicago River. Sign-up today to become a Chicago River Eco-Warrior and join the ranks of dedicated people all across the region standing up to protect the Chicago River. 

PADDLING OPPORTUNITIES

Join a canoe trip.  For the more nocturnal folks, we even have a moonlight lagoons paddle.  Sign-up today.

RIVER ACTION DAYS

Are you looking to engage your employees on a whole new level?  Then join Friends of the Chicago River on a River Action Day!

CENTENNIAL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Become a part of a new community of stewards that help to restore critical habitat at five special sites along the Chicago River and Calumet River.  Sign-up today.