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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero
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From the Director's Desk


What to do this summer.......

After what would seem like a never ending winter, Lansing Parks and Recreation is ready for summer and Lansing has a lot to offer! Whether you enjoy water activities, running, walking, or bicycling, music, or a quiet picnic in the park, Lansing is the place to be. Did know there are three points of access across the city to put your canoe or kayak in the river? You may access the river at the City Market, Krueger Landing or Cherry Hill Park. If you want to see the city from a completely different perspective and enjoy a leisurely ride on the Grand River, this is truly a unique experience. If you prefer the shoreline, than you may enjoy fishing at Crego Park and strolling along the River Trail, which stretches through the city along the river and through numerous parks. A walk, bike ride or run along the trail will provide another very distinctive look at the city. Looking for something for the kids to do during the summer? Our Summer Kids Camp has six sites throughout the city and is eight fun filled weeks for ages 5 to 13. Each week will be centered on a theme and most weeks will include a field trip. For ages 10 to 13, each week will also focus on team building and leadership activities. If you enjoy a wide genre of music, our Concert in the Park series has plenty to offer. Free concerts are held on Wednesday evenings in various parks throughout the city. This is a great time for the family to listen to the music, relax and enjoy the outdoors. I look forward to seeing you this summer at one of our special events such as the 20th Annual Mayor’s Riverwalk, 4th of July Celebration, 16th Annual Mayor’s Senior Fair or enjoying one of our many parks.

Brett Kaschinske
Parks & Recreation Dept.
200 North Foster Street
2nd Floor
Lansing, MI 48912

Here at Lansing Parks and Recreation we strive to provide all of the Lansing community with quality recreational opportunities. One way we do this is through our youth scholarship program. In the economic climate of today we are finding more families in need of this financial assistance. Your donation will help us ensure we are able to offer scholarships to Lansing youth who request assistance.


Please visit the site above or click on our Facebook Site to link to the Go Fund Site