Residents & Visitors

​​​​​​​​​Ann Arbor is a vibrant, diverse and sustainable community offering exciting events, activities and programs for all.​

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Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

There's so much to do in the Ann Arbor Parks. Ann Arbor’s 162 park properties, which include 15 parks facilities, play host to a variety of amenities and activities for all ages, abilities, and interests.

Explore our Parks & Recreations


We offer a variety of programs for the entire family to enjoy. From hockey to skating to card games to outdoor activities.

Sign Up for One or More of Our Programs

Canoe Liveries

Located at different parks along the Huron River. Our liveries are ready for you to explore.

See More about Our Canoe Liveries


There are a variety of activities to choose in Ann Arbor. From Biking to Hiking to Canoeing and much more. Come Explore.

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Ann Arbor is rethinking waste by taking a fresh look at recycling, trash and compost operations in the city.

See Trash & Recycling Learn about Water Services See All Services
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Voting is a vital part of our community and our nation. We offer a variety of ways and opportunities to have your voice heard.

Upcoming Elections Absentee Voting In-person Voting

Sustainability Initiatives

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Climate Resilience

We view resilience as the ability to bounce forward, not backwards. This definition acknowledges that the world is continually changing in many ways

Learn more about climate resilience

Commercial Benchmarking

Buildings greater than 100,000 square feet are required to submit a benchmarking report to the City of Ann Arbor

Read more about the ordinances

Neighborhood Grants

The Sustaining Ann Arbor Together (SA2T) neighborhood grant program promotes and resources community-based activities in support of the City's sustainability and climate action goals.

Read more about the grant programs

100% Renewable Energy Pathways

Ann Arbor has set the goal of powering the entire community with 100% renewable energy by the year 2030.​

Learn more about the studied options