Recreation Programs

Whatever the season, Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department offers programs for all ages on a variety of topics. Take a walk with a naturalist, come try a new activity, listen to an exciting presentation, or see up-close wildlife!

Contact the park office to register

Family Programs

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Tinsel, Treats and Trolleys

Friday, December 6 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in Ada Village

Check www.adabusinessassociation.com for details.

Santa Parade

Saturday, December 7 11:00 a.m. in Ada Village

Check www.adatownshipmi.com/events for details.

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Amazing Owls

February 27 6:30 pm– 8:00 pm

Roselle Park $3/ Adult $2/ Youth or $10/ Family

Blandford Nature Center will be presenting LIVE owls and artifacts to teach about local owls and their unique adaptations. Hands-on activities and learning stations will also be available. Pre-registration is required since space is limited. To email your registration click here

Adult Programs

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Nature Ornament Workshop

December 14 10:00am– 12 noon

Roselle Park $10/person

Make hand crafted ornaments just in time for the holidays using natural supplies gathered from the parks. Materials guaranteed to make two beautiful ornaments with additional ideas and tips to bring home.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To email your registration click here

Winter Xc Ski Adults

Introduction to Winter Sports

January 11 10:00 am– 12 noon

Roselle Park $5/ person

Come learn about cross-county skiing and snowshoeing. Bill and Paul’s Sporthaus will supply demo snowshoes and cross-country skis, answer questions, and provide tips on technique. Demo sizes will be limited based on what they have available. This event is for adults and youth 12+.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To email your registration click here

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Hiking Yoga, and Cacao Workshop

February 15 9:00 am – 12 noon

Roselle Park $45 payable to Feral Yogi

Join Jenn Dodgson, Founder of Feral Yogi, for a three-hour winter wellness journey! Together we will embark on a one-hour winter hike followed by an indoor yoga and relaxation session and hot raw cacao ceremony.

Pre-registration required at theferalyogi@gmail.com

Softball Leagues

Team registrations begin in February. Leagues for men’s slow pitch, fast pitch and coed slow pitch are offered for spring and summer. We begin accepting 2020 softball team registrations in February 2020, with forms and fees due by March 18, 2020. The entry fee is $735 per team which includes softballs, umpire fees, awards, MASA fees and tournament.

For more information contact the Park office or rmccormick@adatownshipmi.com

Youth Programs

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Winter Skills Day Youth 9-12

Saturday February 8 10:00 a.m.. - 12:00 p.m Roselle Park $5.00

A drop off program for youth ready for an adventure outside in the park. This program will be an introduction to winter survival and snowshoeing. Bill and Paul’s Sporthaus will be providing snowshoes Come prepared to be outside. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. To email your registration click here

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2020 Summer Youth Programs & Day Camps

For Ages 6-13 (teens may volunteer to help)

We will offer a range of summer youth programs in 2020 including 3-day long Day Camps and half-day themed activities. Activities will be held at both Ada and Roselle Parks. Our 2020 program information and registration packet should be available in February.

Contact the Park office for details or to be added to a mailing list.

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School Based Programs

Opportunities for PreK-12 schools include guided field trips in the Parks, service learning projects, and rental of park facilities. For details, curriculum, fees if applicable, and scheduling, please contact the Park office.

Ada Parks Environmental Education Opportunities

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Boy and Girl Scout Programs

Scout groups are welcome to the resources of Ada Parks and staff to help complete badge requirements, conduct field trips, or rent a facility. Contact the Park office for details, curriculum, fees, and scheduling.

Other Area Programs & Recreation Links

The Ada Township Parks & Recreation Department provides community members with opportunities for the enjoyment of nature and other recreational opportunities. However, there are additional local organizations that serve Ada residents. Below is a list of helpful links:

Both Forest Hills and Lowell Public Schools offer a wide variety of youth and teen sport camps during the summer. Visit their websites for more information at www.fhps.k12.mi.us and www.lowellschools.com.

The Forest Hills Public Schools Community Services offers classes in computers, languages, exercise, sciences and visual arts for both adult and children. Check out their website for a complete list at www.enjoylearning.com.