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One of Detroit's  Premier 

Marina's & Boat Clubs

Latitude: 42.353557

Longitude: -82.985466

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About Us

The Marina is named after civil rights advocate and first Black City Council woman, Erma L. Henderson. Erma served on Detroit’s city council from 1972 -1985 where she served as Council President.


The marina occupies 15 acres along the Detroit River and is convenient to all of downtowns attractions. The marina underwent a $6 million renovation project that began in March 2000 which upgraded the facility to a modernistic marina. It is celebrated for encouraging diversity within the city of Detroit during a time of economic growth.


In addition to our leading edge amenities, the marina offers its members a fantastic location for Detroit’s famous on the river summertime events including the Freedom Festival Fireworks, Hydroplane and Boat races, Riverfront concerts, Belle Isle state park, Chene Park and Hart Plaza.



  • Exceptional views of The Detroit Riverfront

  • Close to Downtown

  • Easily Accessible Floating docks

  • Great views and access to the boat races and Fireworks show

  • 24 hour facility monitoring

  • Transient docks available

  • Can hold up to 60 foot boats

  • Features on site laundry facility and showers

  • 243 boat docks available

  • Winter Storage available at Sister location (Riverside Marina)

8800 E. Jefferson

Detroit, MI  48214

Ph: (313) 824.2457

email: office@riversidemarinas.com


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