Be a Spirit Team Captain

Embody the spirit of the river at our 2023 Summer Float Party on July 23 by becoming a Spirit Team Captain. By leading a team of up to four individuals, you and your fellow floaters will help raise funds in support our mission to make the river safe and accessible for people and wildlife animals. Apply by June 4 to become a Spirit Team Captain and get your team ready for an enthusiastic float on the river.

Early Bird tickets are also available now so get your inner tubes, floating loungers, and inflatable swim toys and join 300 other festive to celebrate the river’s renaissance as we float the North Branch of the Chicago River from River Park to Horner Park in Chicago. Watch highlights from the 2022 Summer Float Party.

If you are interested in learning more about how to be a sponsor of the Summer Float Party, contact Annie Hanrahan at