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Butterfly Ball

February 5 & 6, 2016

Enjoy a night of dancing, refreshments, and fun at our semi-formal Butterfly Ball. This Daddy-Daughter Dance is a popular tradition with many Canton families. Advance ticket purchase is REQUIRED & space is limited.

Currently tickets are on sale for residents. January 18 tickets will go on sale for non-residents. PLEASE NOTE: TICKET SALES END FEBRUARY 1 - NO EXCEPTIONS. For an additional fee: face painting, souvenirs, and professional photographs will be offered. You won’t want to miss out on these special memories.  For dates, times, and ticket information, visit 

Come Wonder Around at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Exclusively for 55+
Fee: $4M/$5R/$10NR

Enjoy a wonderful afternoon at the Detroit Institute of Arts on Wednesday, January 13 from 11am-3:30pm.  The trip includes general admission, transportation to and from the museum, a docent-led tour, and a private reception.  For more information, or to register, go to or call 734/394/5485.

Summit Celebrates 20 Years

In 2016, Canton’s Summit on the Park will be turning 20! Summit members are invited to help us celebrate on the 20th of each month as we mark this milestone with special Member Appreciation activities, refreshments and giveaways. For a schedule of these monthly celebrations, visit so that you can mark your calendars and be sure to come for a workout, but stay for the celebration!
The entire Canton Community is invited to join us in celebrating 20 years of our great facility on Sunday, February 28. The event will kick off at 1:30 pm at the Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway. Come join us for an afternoon of special entertainment, refreshments, open swim, raffles (including an Individual Annual Membership), giveaways and much more.
For more information, call Summit Membership Services at 394-5460. We invite you and your family to explore and enjoy all that the Summit has to offer.

Earn Summit Bucks

Be sure to take advantage of the Summit’s special promotion and earn $10 worth of Summit Bucks for every $50 you spend on eligible purchases January 1 -31. Summit Bucks can be redeemed for eligible Memberships and Health and Wellness purchases through February 28. Eligible purchases include: Summit Memberships, Swim Lessons and eligible Health & Wellness Offerings (including Registered Fitness Classes, Personal Training Packages and Wellness Coaching Packages).

Find all Summit Bucks details online at For more information, call Membership Services at 394-5460.

Expresso Challenge

Are you looking to be more active this winter?  If so, take advantage of the January Expresso Challenge!  The rider with the fastest lap time on Evening Bliss will be the winner and will be awarded a $20 gift card to Hayden’s Grill and Bar on Ford Rd. Join the challenge this January!

Second Chance to Take Canton’s Fit Family Challenge

Area families are invited to start a New Year’s Resolution with us this January! If you haven’t already registered your family, be sure to sign up by January 15 for FREE and commit to staying fit together. Awesome activities and opportunities to win cool prizes and incentives await participating families, including: Fitbits; Summit Memberships; and more!
Program “graduates” can show off their new endurance and stamina next June during the 2016 Liberty Fest 1-Mile Fun Run. Activities welcome all abilities, ages, and fitness levels. Upcoming activities include: January 15 – Fitness Frenzy at the Summit which includes yoga and Wii bowling for all ages; February 26 - Snowshoeing; March 11 - Ice Skating at Arctic Edge; April 16 - Get Outside and Ride Biking Event; May 20 Water Safety Day. Register your family online today at
For more information about this FREE family program, call 394-5460.
Winter Markets Return to Summit Banquet Lobby

The first of three monthly Winter Markets will be held on Sunday, February 28 in the Summit on the Park lobby, located at 46000 Summit Parkway. Markets are also scheduled for March 20 and April 17 at the Summit; all with special winter market hours from 10 am - 2 pm. Over a dozen local vendors will be featured at the Market. Michigan goods available include baked goods, artisan cheese and bread, produce, pasties, and sauce, hand-crafted soap and more. Bridge Cards accepted.  Shop Local. Eat Local. Be Local. For more information, visit as well as

Family Fun Days with Bartlett’s Kids Club

Is your New Year's Resolution to spend more quality time with the family? Here is a great way to start off the New Year. New in 2016, Bartlett’s Kids Club will be offering Family Fun Days every third Saturday of the month that focus on family time and uplugging from the world of electronics, all while “Staying on the Right Track.” Children will be able to earn Pride Paws for good behaviors. To find out more about Bartlett’s Kids Club, visit
On January 16, from 12 - 1:30 pm, our families will be making Family Time Capsules/ Memory Jars as well as having a New Year’s Dance Party. Pre-registration is required. Everyone who comes to our January Family fun day will be entered into a drawing for 4 wristbands for Liberty Fest.

This event is FREE for all Summit on the Park members, $3 per child for Canton residents, and $4 per child for non-residents. For additional information, visit

Build A Buddy PJ Party
Saturday January 23
Time: 10-11:30am
Ages: 3-7 yrs
Keep your kiddo's jammies on this morning - it's time for a peewee pajama-rama party! We will make our own bedtime stuffed buddy to snuggle, read stories, make a craft project and enjoy a "bedtime" snack! Participants are also encouraged to bring a blanket. Please indicate any participant food allergies upon registration. Register online at, or in person at the Summit Front Desk.
Puppy Love - Parent and Child Preschool Class
Thursdays Feb 4-11
Time: 10-11am
Ages: 2-5yrs
Fees: $28M/$32R/$40NR
Calling all dog lovers! Get ready for BIG fun as we learn all about dogs! We'll even sneak in a little science and math, as we learn about pets, size comparisons, sharing and learning in this 2 week class based on Norman Bridwell's classic Clifford the Big Red Dog book series.

Register online at or register in person at the Summit Front Desk.
Save $2 off registration for this class by entering coupon code at checkout:

Residents: PS15WINTERRES2
Non-residents: PS15NRWINTER2
Home Expo returns in March

Canton’s annual Home Improvement Expo will be held Saturday, March 5 from 9 am - 5 pm and Sunday, March 6 from 10 am - 3 pm at the Summit on the Park. At the Expo, do-it-yourselfers will find more than 100 exhibitors ready to give tips and information on a wide range of home improvement topics such as pools, decks, kitchens and much more.
The Expo is free to the public and focuses on home modernization, environmentally friendly home improvement projects, new products and landscaping ideas. How-to workshops will be held all weekend on a variety of topics from landscaping to new product lines. A hands-on children’s project center will be available for kids of all ages, and Expo goers will be able to “Ask the Inspector” how to make their homes safe and code compliant. The Expo is hosted by Canton’s Building and Inspection Services Division, the Canton Chamber of Commerce, and the Observer and Eccentric Newspapers. For more information call 394-5205.
Canton Leisure Services is hiring

Know anyone who is looking for a job this summer? If you enjoy a fast-paced, exciting work environment, we encourage you to join our Canton Leisure Services team. Open positions may include: Lifeguards; Swim Instructors, Special Event Coordinators; Canton Sports Center staff; Day Camp Counselors; Therapeutic Recreation staff; Golf/Park Rangers; Seasonal Operators and Laborers; and more! Visit to see a current list of job openings. Seasonal positions will be posted beginning mid-January.

The first round of seasonal interviews are scheduled to take place on March 5, 2016. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.

Happy New Year Wishes,
Summit on the Park Staff 
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