Current Events Calendar

2021 Spring Drawdown

unknown - check our home page for latest updates to this saga.
Above Cascade Dam

Past Events

Virtual 2020 The CTRA Annual Meeting

Wednesday June 3rd, 2020

The Cascade Thornapple River Association 2020 annual meeting will be held virtually this year. The CTRA Board appreciates your flexibility and understanding as we navigate the challenging circumstances related to COVID-19. Meeting minutes will be posted and sent out after the meeting to accommodate residents unable to attend in this virtual gathering format.

A live, free broadcast via Zoom online meeting service will be held. Please see email or mailer sent to your address for more information. If you have not recieved Zoom link info, reach out to us at

Topics will include financial update, year-in-review, river quality information, special assessment district (S.A.D.) update, board election and moreā€¦

2020 Free Fishing Days

Winter: February 15 & 16, Summer: June 13 & 14

2020 Fall Drawdown

October 8-11
Above Cascade Dam

2020 Spring Drawdown

April 9-12
Above Cascade Dam

2019 Cascade River Cleanup

September 21
Hastings to Ada: Facebook Event

2019 Fall Drawdown

October 10 - 13
Above Cascade Dam

2019 Fireworks

August 31, Dusk
Above Cascade Dam

2019 Free Fishing Days

June 8 - 9
Anywhere in Michigan!

2018 PFAS Open House

September 5,2018
Cascade Library Wisner Center

The PFAS Open House was held on Wednesday September 5, 2018 at the Cascade Library Wisner Center from 6 to 8 PM. The CTRA in conjuction with the Ada based Thornapple Association hosted this important PFAS update. Representatives from the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Kent County Department of Public Health and Human Services, Kent County Health Department, Gerald R. Ford International Airport and Cascade Township were on hand. The Open House PFAS related presentations and a Q&A session.

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