Parks & Recreation

Published February 8, 2019

During the mParks Conference and Trade Show Jan. 29-Feb. 1 in Kalamazoo, Kyle Langlois received the group’s 2019 Recreation Leadership Award.

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Published February 6, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS — The Clinton River Trail is celebrating its 15th anniversary this year with a variety of events for people of all ages.

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Published February 4, 2019

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Staff in the Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Department continue to discover new ways to reinvent their programs.

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Published February 1, 2019

People who want to paddle, pedal or pace through Sterling Heights will have more options, according to city officials.

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Published January 31, 2019

SYLVAN LAKE  — Chin up, back straight, look ‘em in the eyes and give a firm handshake. 

A new class in Sylvan Lake will teach young people a thing or two about being polite.

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Published January 22, 2019

TROY — Members of the Troy Nature Society, which manages day-to-day operations at the city-owned Stage Nature Center, wanted to build a pavilion on-site for several years to take the place of a tent used at outdoor events.

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Published January 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The city of Royal Oak is ready to request proposals for a landscape architect to design a 2-acre downtown park where the current City Hall and Police Department now stand.

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Published January 9, 2019

TROY — Troy’s trails and pathways plan will take a different turn after residents along the proposed route told city staff they don’t want the path to go through their neighborhood.

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Published January 4, 2019

WEST BLOOMFIELD — The West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission has a tagline on its 2019 winter guide: “The Nature of Community.”

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Published December 21, 2018

FRASER — Fraser City Councilman Michael Lesich said that support from the city and its volunteer residents was a “key driver” in turning McKinley Barrier-Free Park from a dream concept 12 years ago into reality.

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Published December 21, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — The city of Rochester Hills recently opened its first multigenerational activity area, located inside Bloomer Park.

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Published December 20, 2018

FERNDALE — A master concept plan for Geary Park improvements and its budget were approved 4-0 by the Ferndale City Council at its Dec. 17 meeting.

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Published December 18, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — A $228,400 grant is slated to fund improvements to Paint Creek Junction Park, located on Orion Road, between Adams and Clarkston roads.

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Published December 17, 2018

UTICA — Ever wanted to get a quick workout in on the way to or from work, or just during some free time? A new way to do so might be possible in Utica soon.

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Published December 5, 2018

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — There’s a new face behind the Paint Creek Trail. The Paint Creek Trailways Commission unanimously voted to hire Melissa Ford as the trail’s new manager.

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Published November 30, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Despite qualms about some plans contained in the document, the St. Clair Shores City Council approved the five-year parks and recreation master plan.

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Published November 30, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — The parks and recreation director for the city of Warren for the past 14 years will take the helm of the St. Clair Shores Parks and Recreation Department this month.

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Published November 26, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — A new, colorful sign has emerged at the entrance to River Bends Park, where the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, 4101 River Bends Drive, is located.

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Published November 21, 2018

HAZEL PARK — City officials in Hazel Park are buzzing with excitement over a $350,000 grant awarded to the community by the Sutar-Sutaruk-Meyer Foundation, which will be used to completely overhaul Scout Park.

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Published November 16, 2018

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Archery novices are invited to the Gobble Shoot at Marsh View Park Nov. 24.

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