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Summit on the Park Facility Update

So much is happening in Canton this summer! Check out some of the exciting events coming up for September!

Summit on the Park Facility Update

Beginning Monday, September 7th at 12 Noon, the Summit on the Park will close for its Annual Maintenance Shutdown. The Summit, with the exception of the Aquatic Center, will re-open on Saturday, September 12th at 6 a.m. Please note that the Aquatic Center will be Closed for Renovations for 5 weeks and will re-open on Sunday, October 11th at 7 a.m.   These renovations will ultimately improve the Aquatic Center environment. 

Affected areas include: Entire Aquatic Center; Aquatic Center Locker Rooms (including special accommodation); Family Locker Room; Sauna; and Steam Room.   Please note that there will be no access to Aquatic Center Locker Rooms and shower facilities during the Aquatic Center’s 5-week closure.  Fitness Center Locker Rooms will remain open and available for all Summit guests.  Renovation Projects will include: Pool Filter Replacement; Aquatic Center Painting & Tile Repair; and Locker Room Improvements.
 
As a thank you to our Summit Members for their patience during these renovations, current members will get a total of 5 weeks of membership added to their current membership starting on September 8, 2015.  This is in addition to the extra week that is already included in all annual memberships to accommodate the week-long Annual Summit Maintenance Shutdown. 

Regular swim lessons will not be offered during this 5-week shut down and the next session is scheduled to begin October 11, 2015; however, Summit Swim School Participants will not be charged for September and October 2015.  Summit Swim School programs will resume the week of October 11, 2015, as well.

Questions or concerns can be directed to the Summit Front Desk at 734/394-5460.  For more information, visit www.summitonthepark.org


Community Unity & Peace Rally

Saturday, September 26 
6:30 - 9:30 pm
Heritage Park Amphitheater


The community is invited to join us in a Solidarity Walk with Musical Entertainment, Guest Speakers, and a Community Discussion.  All ages are invited to attend this free event promoting inclusion and tolerance, which will celebrate Canton’s pride and appreciation of its diverse population. 

This event is presented by: Canton Public Safety, The Canton Public Library, Canton Response to Hate Crimes Coalition (CRHCC), and Canton Leisure Services.  

For more information: www.cantonpublicsafety.org or www.niot.org


Fit Family Challenge

Take the Fit Family Challenge

Canton Leisure Services invites families to start a New School Year Resolution with us this Fall! Register your family 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!  For more information about this free family program, visit www.canton.org.

BLOCK Party

BLOCK Party

September 11
Canton’s premier Youth and Teen Center is hosting a Free Open House on Friday, September 11, from 7 - 9 p.m.  Plenty of family-friendly activities are scheduled to take place in The BLOCK parking lot, located behind the Canton Administration Building (the building’s west side). The evening festivities will include: refreshments, prizes, basketball and Dodge ball games, and Bonfire with S’mores. Plus, a DJ will be onsite providing Karaoke opportunities. Party-goers are encouraged to tour the Teen Center and check out all of its amenities, including: foosball, video games, computer lab with internet, The BLOCK café, lounge, quiet study room, pool table, and more! This event is free and open to the public.  For more information, visit www.cantonfun.org.

The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center

B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center

Canton’s popular After-School and Summer program is available to all teens ages 11-17 and features daily programming, tutoring, outreach, and recreation opportunities. This unique teen center encourages teens to gain hands-on experience with activities such as teen TV, cooking, music, art, youth and teen council, and much more. The most impressive part of the program is witnessing the growth and confidence in each of its participants. For a tour and more information about what The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center can offer your child, please call 398-5570 or visit www.cantonfun.org.

Brews, Brats, and Bands

Brew, Brats & Bands at the Barn

September 12

Canton Leisure Services is joining the Canton Historical Society, Holiday Market, Liberty Street Brewing Company, Canton Brew Works, and BeerFests.com to host its annual Brew, Brats, & Bands at the Barn fundraiser on Saturday, September 12 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Preservation Park, 500 N. Ridge Road.
 
Each 21 and over attendee can choose from a wide variety of specialty beers. Participants will also receive a commemorative mug while supplies last. Entertainment will be provided by “The Dale Hicks Band” and “All Directions.”  Tickets are 25 if purchased by September 6 and $30 at the door. A Designated Driver ticket is $10. Advance tickets are available online at www.cantonhistoricalsociety.org or at the Canton Treasurer’s Office and the Canton Farmers Market. For more information, call 394-5310.

Canton Farmers Market

Canton Farmers Market

Be sure to stop by the Canton Farmers Market and show your support for our local farmers and vendors!  Located at 500 N. Ridge Rd., the Farmers Market takes place every Sunday from 9 am – 1 pm rain or shine, until October 18.  This family-friendly market offers a wide variety of produce, foods, handmade items, and more. 

Lifeguard

Now Hiring Lifeguards

Summit on the Park is now hiring lifeguards and swim instructors. Flexible hours available in all shifts -great for college students or second job seekers. Not trained? If you are interested in earning your certification and ultimately working at the Summit on the Park, sign up for the free Lifeguard Training Course that will be held on weekends of October 2 - 4 and October 9 - 11. The class will be held Fridays from 5:30 - 9:30 p.m. and both Saturdays and Sundays from 1  - 9 p.m. Participants must attend both weekends of the class and must be 18 years of age or older. Apply online at www.canton-mi.org. Canton Township is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For additional information, call 394-5467.

Golf

Fellows Creek Golf Club Update

Did you know that Fellows Creek Golf Club can host your birthday party, wedding/baby shower, retirement or work holiday party or even your wedding reception? The Fellows Creek banquet facility can easily hold up to 220 guests with a full-size dance floor and up to 300 guests without it!

For additional information, call 734/728-1300 ext. 4 or visit www.fellowscreekgolf.com.

It's Golfing Weather!

A great way to enjoy September’s cooler weather is to play 9 or 18 holes of golf at one of Canton’s premier outdoor destinations. Pheasant Run Golf Club offers challenging golf at all skill levels at a great price. For rates and to reserve a tee time, visit www.golfprgc.org or call 397-6460.

Your Guide to Canton Leisure Services

Fall Issue of Discover Now Available!

To find the perfect activity for both kids and adults, including ones not listed, check out Canton Leisure Services' 2015 Fall/Winter Discover Brochure or visit www.cantonfun.org.  
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