Your Fitness and Recreation Destination
News and Information:
Spring and Summer Class Registration
We're counting down the days until our spring and summer registration! Canton residents can register online at www.cantonfun.org
for Early Bird classes starting Wednesday, March 2 at 5 pm. All participants (residents and non-residents) can also register in person starting March 12 at 10 am during the Camp Fair at the Summit on the Park, located at 46000 Summit Parkway. Learn about available programs and classes online in the Spring/Summer 2016 Discover Brochure, which can be found at www.cantonfun.org.
For more information, call 734/394-5460.
March 5 & 6
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-yourselfer's 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. Classes and events at the Summit will be modified during the expo. For more information, call 734/394-5460.
March 12 from 10-12 pm
Wondering what to do with the kids this summer? Want to leave those electronics behind and have them experience new and exciting adventures? Camp Fair is the perfect place to come and see what Canton Leisure Services has to offer. We will have several representatives from traditional summer-long camps to weekly camps to summer programming all in one place. In addition, we will have fun activities for the kids. Mark your calendars!
Saturday, March 19
Bring the kids out to enjoy a variety of Easter and spring-themed activities! Maximize your experience by registering for the Easter Bunny Pancake Breakfast
which takes place just prior to this event in the Summit’s Grand Ballroom! No pre-registration is necessary for the Easter Eggstravaganza, however there is a $3R/$4NR fee per child which can be paid for at the event’s information booths. We will run continuous egg hunts between 10:30am-12:30 pm in two age categories to help keep the “hunting” fair for even our littlest participants.
Please allow some extra time for parking, as historically this is a well-attended event. The grounds tend to be very wet in early spring so please DRESS ACCORDINGLY. Please check out cantonfun.org prior to the event for a complete schedule of events. Fee: $3 per child R/ $4 per child NR, on-site registration. Ages: Up to 11 yrs
Family Fun Days with Bartlett’s Kids ClubMarch 19
Members please join us for Easter Extravaganza this month. Kids Club members will receive a dollar off admission.
We will see you all back at the Summit on the Park on April 16 at Noon for more Kids Club Family Fun!
Conquer the Summit - Indoor Triathlon Looking for a reason to keep up your training indoors? Enjoy competing in our 2nd Annual Indoor Triathlon. Participants will complete a 10-minute swim, 30-minute bike, and a 20-minute run with 10-minute transition times between each event. Participant scoring and placement will be determined by the total distance covered in each discipline, with awards given to the overall top male and female finishers and top finisher within each age group. Registration deadline: Sunday, March 13 by 5 pm *After the deadline, no more heats will be created and registration will be open until all heats are filled on an availability basis.Expresso Challenge
Ride a lap on Lost Trail and join the March Expresso Challenge. The rider with the fastest lap time at the end of March will be the winner, and receive a gift certificate to Super Bowl of Canton! Don’t miss this great opportunity to spend a night bowling with your family and friends with helping yourself stay fit!Winter Farmers Market Returns on March 20
Local vendors return to the Summit on the Park offering a wide array of delicious eats, sweet treats, and handmade goods. The indoor Market will tentatively feature: Bobilin Honey, Farmhouse Market (cheesecake, tarts, & more), The Pasta Shop, Farmington Soap Works, Classique Crafts & Bakes, Kapnick Orchards, Prochaska Farms, Steinhauser Farms (Pork, Beef, Chicken, Garlic & more), Jarhead Salsa & Tortilla Chip, Lula Bre’s Sweet Eats (Jellies & Jams), U.P. Pasties, and more.
Watch the Canton Farmers Market Facebook page for updated vendor listings. The March Market will run from 10 am – 2 pm, rain or shine. Bridge Cards are accepted. Find additional info about the Canton Farmers Market here
or visit us on Facebook:www.facebook.com/cantonfarmersmarket
.Come Wonder Around the DIA - March 24
Back by popular demand! The Detroit Institute of Arts' Come Wonder Around program is exclusively for those 55+ and includes transportation to and from the museum, general admission, and a private reception.
On March 24th
enjoy a screening at the Detroit Film Theatre: "King Lear". Register online
or at the Club 55+ Front Desk.Holistic Health and Wellness:
Healing with Essential Oils
March 19 from 11 am-12 pm
Learn about the art and science of aromatherapy to facilitate spinal health and whole-body wellness.
*New pricing: Early Bird $5 (18-49ys); $3 (50 and up)
Fee: 18-49yrs $6M/$7R/$12NR
Fee: 50 and up $4M/$5R/$10NRMom2MomApril 309 am - 1 pm
If you are overrun with old toys and outgrown clothes a Mom2Mom sale
is just the place for you to make some money as well as room in your house. Choose from two sizes of booths. Each booth will have an 8 foot table. The 9ft x 6ft space has only be enough room for your table. Rent 2 spaces and have tables and room if you'd like to bring a rack. There is also a 10ft x 10ft space that will have wall room. Feel free to get creative with racks or milk crates when displaying your items. All large items will go in our large item room for sale, which will allow you more room. Plus, we'll handle the transactions in there for you.
Set up will be available the night before, as well as early hours the day of the sale. Sales opens at 8 am for Early Birds for $2, and 9 am for regular admissions for $1.
If you are interested in renting space and participating, please contact Julie Allen or stop by the front desk at the Summit on the Park to register. Once the application is completed, please mail it with payment to the Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton MI 48188, Attn: Julie Allen. (Please make checks out to Canton Township or cash and credit card payments accepted at the front desk). All questions may be directed to Julie Allen at firstname.lastname@example.org
Upcoming Youth Classes/EventsJedi Training
April 24 from 2-4 pm
Ages: 5-12 yrs.
Attention eager, young Padawans! We are accepting registrations for Jedi Training. Our local Jedi are here to train you in the mastery of becoming a Jedi. Games, snacks and fun will be held at the Summit on the Park on April 24. Please leave all masks and light sabers at home. We will supply all Jedi items that day. Register online or at the Summit Front Desk.Junior Firefighters - Parent & Child Field Trip
March 19 from 10-11 amLocation: Fire Station #1Ages: 3-5 yrsCome to the place where our hometown heroes spend their time. We will dress up as fire-boys and girls in this interactive class that will take place at a real fire station. See where firefighters eat, sleep and work. Take a tour of the station and a photo on a real fire engine. Location: Canton Fire Station #1 Canton Center Rd. Register online or at the Summit Front Desk.
Seasonal Part-Time Positions Available
Thinking about a summer job? Canton Leisure Services is now hiring for seasonal part-time positions that start in April-June 2016. If you enjoy a fast-paced, exciting work environment, don't miss this opportunity to join a great team this summer! Students, here's your chance to gain valuable work experience in your field of study.
Apply now www.canton-mi.org/humanresources/jobs.asp
. Open Positions May Include: Lifeguards; Summer Camp Counselors; Summer Camp Supervisors; Therapeutic Recreation Camp Staff; Park Laborers; Pheasant Run Golf Course Staff; Canton Sports Center Staff; and more! Canton Township is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. For more information, call 734/394-5260.