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There is so much to do and see with City of Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation. Ann Arbor’s 157 parks and 15 parks facilities play host to a variety of amenities and activities for all ages, abilities and interests.

Parks News
Gallup Park Universal Access Playground
The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor will celebrate their 100-year anniversary in 2016 and has chosen to help fund a community project to commemorate the milestone. Rotary has committed to raising at least $250,000 toward the construction of a Universal Access Playground (UAP) at Gallup Park. Learn more about this exciting project.

Spring/Summer Program Registration is Open
You can now register for 2014 spring and summer activities in the Ann Arbor parks. To start making summer plans for lessons and activities you can view the 72-page parks guide by clicking this link to view the PDF. Guides will be distributed the first week of March around the City of Ann Arbor including Larcom City Hall, all recreation facilities, the downtown library and more. 
2014 Summer Day Camp Registration Now Underway
Registration for summer day camps in the Ann Arbor Parks is underway. Fun-filled, character building and educational experiences include swimming, kayaking, golf, science, crafts and more! View information about camps at Buhr and Fuller Park Pools, Argo and Gallup Canoe Liveries, Huron Hills Golf Course and Leslie Science & Nature Center.

Sign up for one of our five day camps.

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2013 Fall & Winter Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Activity Guide
The 2013 Fall Winter Parks Guide features activities and lessons you can register for using our online system or in person at any parks facility. The new 2014 Spring & Summer guide will be available Friday, March 1.

Mission statement:
Together, we enrich life by cultivating exceptional experiences.

Core Values:
Stewardship:  We responsibly manage and care for our natural, cultural, and physical resources for current and future generations.
Exceptional Customer Service:  We interact with all people in a professional, friendly and respectful manner, while striving to exceed expectations.

Innovative Improvements:  We foster an environment that supports and encourages innovation and dynamic creative solutions.

Integrity:  We build trust and maintain accountability by doing the right thing.

Community:  We work collaboratively to include and engage the full diversity of our community.

Excellent Parks and Spaces:  We provide safe environments, beautiful spaces, and a welcoming atmosphere.

Fun:  Have fun!


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