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Open Swim


Tuesdays: 6-8 pm

Thursdays: 6-8 pm

Fridays: 6:30-8:30 pm

Sat/Sun: 1:30-5:30 pm



Lifeguard Class

May 13-15 & 20-22

Train to become a lifeguard at the Summit on the Park.

 A great job for high school students - retirees!



Farmers Market:

Sunday, May 15
9am-1pm

Preservation Park
500 N. Ridge Road


Shop Local.
Eat Local.
Be Local.



Your Fitness and Recreation Destination


News and Information:


Summit Summer Shape Up Membership Special
Get ready for Summer with a Summit on the Park Membership!  Take advantage of the Summit’s ‘Shape Up For Summer’ membership special and save!

From Now – June 30

Purchase and activate this 3-month individual membership any time from April 1 - June 30 and take advantage of these special rates: Canton resident $105 and Non-resident $135. This offer cannot be combined with any others and is not valid on prior purchases. For more information call 734/394-5460, or visit www.summitonthepark.org.


Liberty Fest Annual Membership Special

It’s coming – mark your calendars!  During the entire month of June our Individual, Couples and Family Annual Membership will be 20% Off.  More details will be available in our June edition. 


Expresso Bike Challenge
Join the Expresso Bike Challenge this May!  The rider with the fastest lap time on Alpine Splash will be the winner of 2 Liberty Fest Carnival wristbands!  You don’t want to miss this chance to get fit, while having the chance to have some free fun at this year’s Liberty Fest.
Ride the challenge today!


Swim Lessons
Summer is right around are you signed up for swim lessons?  The Summit on the Park offers a variety of swim lessons for all ages.  Visit us online at www.cantonfun.org to find the class that best fits your schedule!


River Day Celebration

May 21 from 8am-1pm

Canton's annual River Day Celebration will be held on Saturday, May 21 from 8am-1pm at Flodin Park, located on Saltz Road at Morton Taylor Road.  The event will take place rain or shine and volunteers of all ages including residents, students, and scouts are encouraged to participate.

River Day is hosted by Canton's engineering Services Division and sponsored by Friends of the Rouge. For more information, or to pre-register for the event, call 734/394-5150.




Upcoming Classes/Events


Water Safety Day
May 20 from 6:30-7:30pm

Did you know that May is National Water Safety Month? Come join us at our 2nd Annual Water Safety Day.  Learn about water safety and get a free swag bag to the first 100 participants!  Check out our inflatable water slide while you enjoy a free hotdog, chips, and pop from Cruisin’ Custom Coneys.

Register at the Summit Front Desk, or online at www.cantonfun.org.


Kids' Night Out
May 21 from 4-8pm

Looking for a night away from the kids?  Let the Summit Aquatic staff take care of your children in a positive and safe environment, while you enjoy a Saturday Night Out! Your kids will have an evening of supervised activities such as games, pool time and a kid-friendly movie (rated G or PG).  Cost is $20 for members, $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents.  Additional siblings are $10 each, after payment of the first child is received.  The party, which includes pizza and beverages, starts at 4 pm and runs till 8 pm.  Kids ages 5-12 years old are welcome.


Future Kids' Night Out dates and themes are: 
May 21 - Glow in the Dark
June 11 - Fourth of July 

Pre-registration is required by the Wednesday before the event.  Call 734/394-5460 and sign up today!



Summer Youth Activities - Basketball, Baseball, and More!

Basketball league play and camps are available this summer for girls and boys.  Sign up for Canton's recreational coed basketball league comprised of blended grades (3/4, 5/6, 7/8-grade as of fall 2016).  All games are scheduled between 6-10pm at Summit on the Park, Tuesdays, June 7-July 27.  Playoffs are August 9 for qualifying teams.  Per player fees are $60 for Summit members, $65 for Canton residents and $75 for non-residents.  Fee includes a T-shirt.

Four Pat Watson sport camps will be held this summer which include: Basketball, July 11-15 and July 25-29, baseball July 18-22 and a NEW Legends All Sport Experience, August 1-5.

To register for any of these activities, go to www.cantonfun.org.  For details, contact the Canton Sports Center at 734/483-5600.


Liberty Fest Coming Attractions

Canton's best summer tradition is right around the corner! Join us for canton's 25th Annual Liberty Fest from Thursday, June 16 through Saturday, June 18 on the grounds of Heritage Park, located behind the Canton Administration Building at 1150 S. Canton Center Road. This year's event will feature three fun filled days of great entertainment, exciting rides and Midway games, delicious food, American's Most Wanted Car Show, Monster Truck rides, a spectacular fireworks display and much, much more!


Festivalgoers who can't get enough of their favorite carnival rides can purchase discounted ride wristbands online at www.cantonlibertyfest.com now through Thursday, June 16 at Noon.  The Megaband will give you unlimited access to all wristband approved rides, during all three days of the event, for just $60.  Megabands can only be purchased in advance online.  Single Day unlimited ride wristbands that are valid for any one day are $22 each online before the Festival and at the carnival will cost $22 for Thursday, $25 for Friday, and $27 on Saturday. All discounted wristband online sales will end on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Noon.

Run, walk, strill and celebrate your freedom at the Canton Liberty Run 5K, 10K, and 1 Mile on June 18th.  A portion of your entry fee will help fund recreation and trail improvements in Canton.  Gather your favorite red, white, and blue gear and make your way to the starting line!  Entry includes a free beer at the canton Rotary Club's Adult Beverage Tent, T-shirt, and finisher's medals for all distances!  NEW theme for 2016: Patriotic in Plaid!  Come decked out in your favorite Red, White, Blue, and Plaid apparel.  Visit www.cantonlibertyrun.com for additional details.  For more information on events and attractions, please visit www.cantonlibertyfest.com or call 734/394-5460.


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.

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