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Canton Farmers Market (at Preservation Park) - Sundays all summer

Canton Activity Crew  - ends August 12

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes (at Heritage Park) - through August 26


Cardboard Boat Race August 6

Family Field Day - August 12

Yappy Hour (at Canton Dog Park) - August 27


Monday-Friday: 12:30-3:30 p.m. (Camp-free on Thursdays)

Mondays: 7-9 p.m.

Tuesdays: 6-8 p.m.

Wednesdays: 7-9 p.m.

Thursdays: 6-8 p.m.

Fridays: 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Saturdays and Sundays: 1:30-5:30 p.m.

Your Fitness and Recreation Destination

There's still time for you and your family to enjoy fun-filled activities before we head into fall and children start going back to school.  Let the Summit on the Park help you make the most of the what's left of summer!  For the latest information on Summit classes, programs, events and activities, check out the Summit website or contact the front desk at 734/394-5460. 

Summit Annual Maintenance Shutdown

Beginning Monday, September 5 at Noon, the Summit on the Park will close for its Annual Maintenance Shutdown and will re-open on Saturday, September 10 at 6 a.m. For more information about this annual maintenance shutdown, contact the Summit front desk at 394-5460. 

Summit Family Opportunities Survey

It is the Summit's constant goal to provide the best quality recreation services available. As we enter the planning process to develop our Fall and Winter Family Activities at the Summit, we'd like to hear from all of you!  Please take a few minutes to complete this short online Summit Family Opportunities Survey. For additional information, contact Summit Membership Services at 734/394-5460. 

Calling All Seniors!

First Annual Canton Senior Games

A wide variety of events has been scheduled for Seniors interested in competing in the First Annual Canton Senior Games, which are scheduled to take place August 23-25.  Canton Club 55+ will offer a selection of events in which seniors may compete in for a nominal fee for a chance to win in their age category.   
Events Include: 

  • SportsTournaments: Golf, Pickleball, Tennis, Billiards
  • Cards/Wii Games: Euchre, Mahjong, Pinochle, Will Bowling
  • Field Games: Bean Bag Toss, Bocce Ball, Frisbee Toss, Softball Throw, Basketball Shot, Soccer Kick, Football Toss

Competitions will take place throughout Canton at:  Pheasant Run Golf Club, Summit on the Park, Heritage Park, Freedom Park and Griffin Park.  Register online by August 10th!  For additional information, call the Canton Club 55+ front desk at 734/394-5485. 

Annual Senior Golf Outing
Are you 55+ and like to golf?  Then register for the Senior Golf Outing, which will take place at Pheasant Run Golf Club on Tuesday, August 23.  Check in for this four person scramble begins at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Enjoy continental breakfast, 18 holes of golf with a cart, lunch at the Clubhouse and great prizes!  Come as a foursome or a single.  Golfers must register before August 17 at the Club 55+ enter Front Desk. Registration is $49 for residents and $54 for non-residents.  For more information, contact the Senior Desk at 734/394-5485.  

Summer Concert Series

There's still time to join us for your weekly dose of fresh air, family, and friends!  We encourage you to bring your blankets or folding chairs while you relax and enjoy the music on the amphitheater lawn.

School House Rock Concert Series

Come Rock Out with us on Wednesdays, from 6:30-8:30 pm around Canton.  This summer's lineup includes:

  • 8/10 : Rick Kelley - High Energy Children’s Entertainment at Canton Historical Society and Museum, 1022 S. Canton Center Rd

Last Thursday Night Concert of the Season

Summer concerts are in full swing at Heritage Park at the amphitheater stage on Thursday nights from 7:30-9 pm
The concert series line up includes:

  • 8/11 - All Directions - Blues, Jazz, Classic Motown and R&B

Family Events

2016 Championship Cardboard Boat Race  
Saturday, August 6

It's still not too late enter the 2nd Annual Cardborad Boat Race, where both families and local businesses can compete in the the Summit's Aquatic Center. Build a boat and register in person at the event.  Just arrive a few minutes earlier! Get as creative as possible with your boats designed out of only cardboard and duct tape. Each boat is judged by participants before the start of the race based on creativity of design. Then its off to the races, where participants jump in their boats and race from one end of the lap pool to the other. Trophies: Most Creative Boat, Fastest Boat Award and Titanic Award.

Family Field Day with a Movie in the Park

Friday, August 12
Join Canton Leisure Services near north pavilions in Heritage Park for this family health and wellness opportunity! We encourage the entire family to participate in our Canton Field Day events, even your grandparents! No pre-registration required, the $10 per family fee is paid on-site. Following the Family Field Day we will be playing "The Good Dinosaur" (Rated PG) in the park on the big screen. Food, snacks and popcorn will be sold on site. Even if you cannot make it out for the Field Day come for the movie - it is free!

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This Month's Member Appreciation Days

The Summit values all of our members!  To show our appreciation, be sure to stop the Summit Front Desk for a special treat!

Bartlett's Kids Club

The Summit on the Park values our members, especially our kids! The Bartlett's Kids Club is free to Summit Members and provides monthly activities for our littlest members. To register for the Kids Club, visit the Bartlett's Kids Club pageJoin us on August 20 from Noon- 1:30 pm to learn about bike safety with our friends from the Canton Public Safety Department.   We will go over the rules and of course take a nice bike ride.  In addition to our review of bike safety, we will also decorate our bikes and finish with a craft. Meet us at the Amphitheater August 20, 2016 at noon. Open swim to follow. Members: Free; Residents: $3; Non Residents: $4.  Pre-registration is required.

Preschool Summer Camp Fun

Spots are still available for this last preschool summer camp! Join us from 9:30 am to noon on August 14 for "Jurassic at the Park." Classes fill up quickly so register now. Sign up today by clicking the code number included below:

For a list of other classes still open, visit 

Fall & Winter Program Registration

The latest edition of the Leisure Services Discover Brochure is now online.  As always, it is packed with a variety of new classes, programs and events, as well as returning favorites.  Whether you are looking to learn a new skill, advance to a new level of training, or make a new family tradition, we have something just right for you and your family to take advantage of.  Visit to find out how you and your family can: hike the trails, play a round of golf, sign up for Zumba, take a painting class, attend a play, join a softball league, take up quilting, go on a family picnic, learn how to swim, or just take a stroll in any one of our beautiful parks.
Canton residents and Summit members are encouraged to take advantage of our Early Bird discounts on designated classes with online registration at starting on August 17 at 5 p.m. Walk-in and Non-resident registration begins on August 24 at 12 p.m.  Don't delay, as many classes fill up quickly.

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