Livonia Parks and Recreation Department Happenings - April 17, 2018

Sports and Recreation

April 20, 2018

From: Livonia Parks and Recreation Department

Day Camp Registration

Summer day camp registration is underway at the Kirksey Recreation Center and online at http://bit.ly/2kHrPfP. There are a variety of Camp offerings this summer. Everything from Camp Swoosh (full day) to Playground Program (half day) to sports and dance and S.T.E.A.M. camps. For a complete list please visit http://bit.ly/2nf4rIC

ORV Safety Class April 28

The Off Road Vehicle (ORV) safety class is open to persons of all ages, but is required for students ages 12-16 who wish to operate an ORV (ATV, UTV, Motor Cycle or related 2-wheel, 3-wheel or 4-wheel). 

This course is designed to teach you how to be a safe and responsible ORV operator and covers the latest laws. To earn your certificate, students must attend 7 hours of instruction and pass a written state exam. Students 8-10 must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration required.  (Only those that need a certificate need pay. Parents who are attending with their child to supervise need not pay.)  

Register for only $18 online at  http://bit.ly/2kHrPfP or at the Kirksey Recreation Center for the 9 a.m.-4 p.m.class on Sat., April 28.

Nominate Livonia for a Park Improvement Grant!

Support our local parks this Earth Month by visiting them and nominating Livonia to improve a lucky park! Nominate Livonia for the Meet Me at the Park Earth Month Campaign at NRPA.org/DisneyMeetMeAtThePark and one of our parks could receive a $20,000 grant for improvements. 

The city with the most nominations at the end of April will receive the funding.When you nominate Livonia, you’ll be entered into a sweepstakes to win a GoPro Prize Pack.

In its fourth year, the Meet Me at the Park Earth Month campaign is a collaboration of the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Walt Disney Company  to help fund local park improvement projects. 

Save the Date

May 4 - May the 4th Be With You - 6-10 p.m. Kirksey Recreation Center - Register at http://bit.ly/2kHrPfP

May 5 - Pitch, Hit, & Run - 8:30 - 11:30 a.m.Ford Field - Register on site

May 5 - Take Pride In Livonia Day - 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. - Register at (734) 466-2415

May 6 - Kirksey Recreation Center 15th Anniversary Open House - Free for Residents $3 Non-Residents