We are looking to build community and fellowship in His love this summer:      

Tuesdays 9:30-11:30 AM (unless otherwise noted) 

Bring your friends…and picnic lunch if desired to continue the fun!

 

****Rain location: 242 Community Church (648 S Wagner Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103)*****

 

 

June 5th – Dexter Community Park (Dexter) (playground in Huron Farms near Busch’s)

Community Park is located on Ryan Drive and is open to the public. In the past few years, a walking path, gazebo, benches, basketball court, and other improvements have been made to this park.

 

 

 

 

June 12th – Ford Heritage Park (Ypsilanti)

Ford Heritage Park is found at 8399 Textile Road.  With an accessible playground, a roller slide, and a sway boat, Ford Heritage Park is fun for all.

 

 

June 19th – Children’s Garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens (Ann Arbor) ($)  NOTE: The Gardens open at 10:00 am. 

Discover, learn, and play on the trails and in the Gaffield Children’s Garden. Adventure backpacks filled with activities for self-guided fun are available during regular business hours from the front desk. Parking is $1.50/hr or $5/day.   Matthaei Botanical Gardens Guide

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 (June 26th – Kids’ Camp at Knox, for registered children only; space is limited)

 

 July 3rd – County Farm Park (Ann Arbor)

County Farm Park provides a unique play and learning area for children, encouraging active play and education, as well as passive recreation opportunities for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

county farm park trails

 

 

July 10th – Burns Park (Ann Arbor)

Spacious park suitable for all kinds activities! There are two playgrounds, a basketball court, baseball diamond and plenty of green space for various sports.

 

 

 

July 17th – Fuller Park        

Fuller Park features a pool, multiple soccer fields, and a play structure that features a tire swing. The park is on Fuller Rd across from the University of Michigan Hospital.

 

 

July 24th – Mill Creek Park (Dexter)

CANCELLED due to weather (and raindate location already booked this week)

Mill Creek Park (Dexter)

Mill Creek Park, on the north side of Main Street, is a 2.15-acre park located behind the fire station and next to the Mill Creek. The ¼ mile pedestrian path leads visitors across the Mill Creek and through wetland habitat before exiting into the Westridge of Dexter neighborhood. A wooden stairway was constructed to provide access from the park up the steep hillside to connect to the Dexter District Library and the Farmer’s Market.

 

 

July 31st – Gallup Park (Ann Arbor)

Gallup Park is a 69-acre park, located along the Huron River and Geddes Pond with scenic walkways that traverse small islands with pedestrian bridges. The park contains two playgrounds, a canoe livery, picnic areas, open field for play, and over three miles of asphalt trails for biking, rollerblading, walking and running. There are four parking areas: one at the main entrance off Fuller Road, two within the park along the park drive, and one further southeast on Geddes Road.

 

 

August 7th – Mill Pond Park (Saline)

Mill Pond Park amenities include open and wooded areas, nature trails, water access, the enormous ROMP (Recreate Our Mill Pond Park) play structure, picnic areas, etc. For those using MapQuest/Google maps or GPS for directions, use 565 W. Bennett Street, Saline, MI.

 

 

August 14th – REVISITING Children’s Garden at Matthaei Botanical Gardens (Ann Arbor) ($)  NOTE: The Gardens open at 10:00 am. 

Discover, learn, and play on the trails and in the Gaffield Children’s Garden. Adventure backpacks filled with activities for self-guided fun are available during regular business hours from the front desk. While there is no fee for the gardens, parking is $1.50/hr or $5/day.   Matthaei Botanical Gardens Guide

 

 

 

August 21st – REVISITING County Farm Park (Ann Arbor)

County Farm Park provides a unique play and learning area for children, encouraging active play and education, as well as passive recreation opportunities for visitors of all ages to enjoy.

county farm park trails

 

 

August 28th – Independence Lake (Whitmore Lake) ($)

Come spend a day at the lake!  Sandy beach, playgrounds, and water fun await. (Proceed to the actual lakefront, NOT Blue Heron Bay)  Vehicle daily admission is $6/car for Washtenaw county residents ($10 for non-residents); annual passes are available.

 

 

 

Questions?  Please contact

Virginia Quinn at 520-861-9999 or virginiagquinn@gmail.com   

DeeDee LeCompte at 734-355-3117 or kurtzd@umich.edu  

Sara Covel at 734-263-5224 or sara.covel@gmail.com