The draft of the Ypsilanti Township Master Recreation Plan is available for your review. The files are quite large – please be patient with downloading. Click on each segment below to open it in a new window.
Summer’s nearly over. Fall routines are back. Are you ready for a class, a league, or a special event? From Beginning Guitar to Zumba to Football Leagues, we’ve got it all. We even have Bokwa – the world’s fastest growing group fitness program! Check out YTown’s fall recreation guide! Click here!
Have you heard? Non-motorized travel options keep improving in Ypsilanti Township! Click here to read about it!
Do you have the spring itch? Well, the Ypsilanti Township Recreation Guide for Spring and Summer 2013 is now released. Look through the list of classes, summer camps, sport leagues etc. that the township offers to help make your spring and summer great! Take a look here or check out the township website for more information.
Each year, the elected Park Commission publishes a report detailing the activites and improvements that occured during the year. If you are interested in the what’s been happening with the parks lately, take a look at the 2012 Annual Report by clicking here.
To see a list of the previous reports since 2006, click here.
Eye on Michigan (a website featuring maps, city guides, information about parks/beaches and an online store) has some great resources for Ypsilanti residents and visitors. Here are two maps of the different trails in the area. Pretty neat!
Over at the National Recreation and Park Association, they have a Top Ten list of park and recreation values. Those values are the reasons why parks are important everywhere, including Ypsilanti Township. They are listed here as important points to reflect on as the Ypsilanti Charter Township Recreation Master Plan is developed over the coming months.
The following summary is from the article, Top 10 Reasons Parks Are Important, by Richard J. Dolesh, Monica Hobbs Vinluan, and Michael Phillips:
More detail provided by the authors in the above link.