Parks & Recreation

Published July 31, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Residents young and old discovered the secrets of Lost Lake and its surrounding wetlands with kayaks and fishing nets July 29 at Lost Lake Nature Park.

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Published July 31, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS/SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelden Trails at Stony Creek Metropark will soon be redeveloped, according to Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority officials.

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Published July 23, 2018

DETROIT — Dignitaries, friends and family gathered on Belle Isle July 6 to honor Ed Deeb, the founder of Metro Detroit Youth Day, and witness the unveiling of a new sign renaming a street on the island as “Edward Deeb Avenue.”

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Published July 18, 2018

FRASER — Fraser First Booster Club recently — and successfully — swung for the fences.

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Published July 17, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is preparing to offer a new resource to residents and visitors to the southeast Michigan area: visual mapping of several of the region’s parks, trails and waterways.

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Published July 13, 2018

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe is looking for residents to be part of the newly re-established Parks Commission, according to a press release from the city July 9. 

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Published July 11, 2018

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — A potential dog park along 21 Mile Road that has been in the works since 2016 will continue to sit on the shelf after the matter was met with some questions during the Macomb Township Board of Trustees meeting on June 27.Read More

Published July 6, 2018

DETROIT — The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments is preparing to offer a new resource to residents and visitors to the southeast Michigan area: visual mapping of several of the region’s parks, trails and waterways.

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Published July 2, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A hiking and biking trail that is in the works to connect the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Belle Isle in Detroit will get closer to completion thanks to a new section scheduled to be installed in Shelby Township.

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Published June 20, 2018

FERNDALE — Approximately a year ago, the Ferndale City Council approved the installation of a skate park at Wilson Park. In the time since, Wilson Park has remained skateless, but council approval of a new grant application looks to change that.Read More

Published June 5, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — The city’s 10-year parks and recreation millage will expire next June, and voters will be asked to take to the polls Aug. 7 to decide on another 10-year millage. 

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Published May 29, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — An extensive selection of summer activities can be found in township parks — from archery, kayaking and paddleboarding to a program about eating insects, officials said.

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Published May 15, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Department is going retro this year.

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Published March 26, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — St. Clair Shores is looking to improve its second-largest community park with a Recreation Passport Grant to help pay for new bathroom and playground facilities. 

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Published March 19, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Director Frank Pizzo likened any government department’s master plan to a type of road map, assessing the community and its residents and figuring out the next destination.

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