Current Classes & Workshops
April
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Holly Recreation Area - Black Ace Disc Golf Singles League

April 4 - Sept. 19, 2018 join Black Ace Disc Golf Club's Singles league which is an 18 hole Professional Disc Golf Association (PDGA) sanctioned league.

May
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Silver Lake State Park - Beach Yoga at the Lighthouse

May 26 - Sept. 8, 2018 Yoga classes will be offered Saturdays, from 9-10 a.m. Cost $10/person. Participants should meet at the Little Point Sable Lighthouse. 

June
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Hoffmaster State Park - Serene Yoga Beach Series

June 5 - Aug. 30 2018 Serene Yoga will be hosting a beach yoga classes on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. $15 drop-in rate.

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Aug292018
Muskegon State Park - Serene Yoga Beach Series

June 6 - Aug. 29, 2018 Serene Yoga will hosts beach yoga classes on Wednesday's from 10-11 a.m. and  7-8 p.m. $15 drop-in rate.

Jun162018
Sep012018
Bay City State Park - Music from the Marsh

Come enjoy a variety of artists on the Saginaw Bay Visitors Centers Outdoor Stage. Saturday evenings, June 16 through Sept. 1 from 7-8 p.m.

Jun182018
Sep112018
Highland Recreation Area - Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education Programs

June 18 - Sept. 11, 2018 Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education will teaching Stand-up Paddle Boarding and Yoga classes. (see details for more information)

Jun182018
Sep032018
Mears State Park - Beach Yoga on Lake Michigan

June 18 -Sept. 3, 2018 Kalon Arts and Yoga Company offers vinyasa flow beach yoga, linking breath with movement Monday- Friday from 9:30-10:30 a.m.

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Aug302018
Pinckney Recreation Area - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

June 21 - Aug. 30, 2018 enjoy Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga classes offered Thursday evenings and Sunday mornings.

Jun222018
Sep172018
Proud Lake Recreation Area - Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education Programs

June 22 - Sept. 17, 2018 Huron Valley Recreation and Community Education will be offering karate and yoga classes. (see details for more information)

Jun302018
Aug252018
Dodge #4 State Park - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

June 30 - Aug. 25, 2018  Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP) Yoga Classes will be offered every other saturday from 9 to 10:15 a.m.

July
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Aug202018
Maybury State Park - Music at Maybury

July 2 -Aug. 21, 2018 join us for some free family-friendly entertainment on Mondays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Trailhead building (enter at Eight Mile Road).

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Aug182018
Island Lake Recreation Area - Stand-up Paddleboard Yoga

July 7- Aug. 8, 2018 join Eclipse Yoga for stand-up paddleboard yoga classes every other Saturday from 10-11:15 a.m.

August
Aug152018
Brighton Recreation Area - Rec 101: Intro to Yoga

Free yoga with explorer guide Maggie! We will be doing beginner yoga on the beach. 

Aug152018
Van Riper State Park - Archery 101

Certified archery instructors will be on hand to teach you the basics of archery.

Aug162018
Clear Lake State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Archery

Come learn basic archery from history to hands-on target shooting.

Aug172018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Antlers Gone Wild

Weave an Antler Bowl, Wall Basket, Carrying Basket or Wall Hanging using white-tailed deer antlers and a large selection of natural and dyed natural materials.

Aug172018
Seven Lakes State Park - Rec 101 Pheasant Friday

Join representatives from Pheasants Forever and learn about firearm safety and this organization's effort to restore the habitat for these beautiful birds.

Aug172018
Van Riper State Park - Archery 101

If you are interested in learning the basics of archery, these will surely be great events to do just that. Certified archery instructors will be on hand to teach you the basics of this great sport.

Aug182018
Brighton Recreation Area - Running Lab Trail Fest

Join Running Lab as they host Trail Fest. There will be a 10k, 5k and Dirty Double (for those willing to try both the 10k and 5k) trail races.

Aug182018
Rockport Recreation Area - XTERRA Rockport Rugged Triathlon

The word rugged sets the scene for this ellite athletic event and the name could not be more fitting.

Aug182018
Leelanau State Park - Pancakes in the Park

Enjoy fluffy pancakes, savory sausage, orange juice and MI State Park Coffee from Espresso Royale. Funds raised will benefit the Leelanau State Park Friends Group.

Aug182018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Everyday Tote

Basketry instructor Poppy Hatinger will guide you as you weave a reed tote basket with Shaker-style handles using heritage techniques basket makers used in times past.

Aug182018
Aug192018
Hoffmaster State Park - Photographing Birds Workshop with Tom Haxby

This class – taught by Tom Haxby, an award-winning and published freelance nature and wildlife photographer – will cover effective use of equipment, photography techniques and an introduction of raw processing.

Aug182018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Relaxation Day

Enjoy a yoga session on the lawn and a hike through Milliken State Park.

Aug182018
Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Hot Dog Days of Summer

Support the Friends of Bald Mountain Recreation Area with their family-friendly summer fundraiser. Enjoy grilled hot dogs, chips and pop for sale down at the park beach area.

Aug182018
Aloha State Park - Horseshoe Tournament (campers only)

Grab your partner for this fun horseshoe tournament!

Aug182018
Outdoor Adventure Center - World Honey Bee Day: Life of a Honey Bee

Participants will become a member of a honey bee hive and learn the different responsibilities and roles of a honey bee's short life.

Aug182018
Muskegon State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Kayaking

Come paddle your way into one of Michigan’s fastest growing sports, kayaking! Join us for a beginner course and learn basic kayaking skills including paddling, water safety and much more!

Aug182018
Outdoor Adventure Center - World Honey Bee Day: So, You Want to Be a Beekeeper?

You’ll learn how to become a beekeeper and the supplies and basics that you’ll need.

Aug182018
Muskegon State Park - Rec 202: Kayaking an Adventure

Join us for a kayaking excursion around beautiful Muskegon Lake. This course is recommended for those who have some kayaking experience.

Aug182018
Leelanau State Park - Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum Lobster Festival

Help support the restoration and preservation of the Grand Traverse Lighthouse by enjoying a lobster dinner alongside a beautiful view of Lake Michigan!

Aug182018
Aug192018
Burt Lake State Park - Rec 101: Intro to Orienteering

The compass is a key tool for exploring the outdoors. This introductory class will teach you how to properly use this navigational device.

Aug182018
Aug192018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Overnight Family Campout

Join us for the second annual campout at the Outdoor Adventure Center. Learn how to pitch a tent and roast marshmallows. Fun for the entire family!

Aug192018
Interlochen State Park - John Griffin Memorial Classic Car Show

Classic cars and BIG equipment equals fun for the whole family! New this year will be a "Classic Kids" event. Enter vintage pedal cars, tricycles and bikes!

Aug192018
Outdoor Adventure Center - World Mosquito Day

Learn how to make a holistic insect repellent, what individually makes us so attractive to mosquitoes, and why mosquitoes are considered the world’s deadliest animal towards humans at our informative event.

Aug192018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Lake of the Clouds in Stained Glass

Instructor Laura Hamlett will help you create a personalized stained glass scene of the Lake of the Clouds.

Aug192018
Outdoor Adventure Center - International Geocaching Day

Put on your adventuring boots and join us for a geocaching mystery hike!

Aug222018
Interlochen State Park - Lighthouse Rehabilitation Center Adaptive Paddling Clinic

Come enjoy an Adaptive kayaking clinic where individuals with disabilities are invited to experience kayaking on Duck Lake.

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Muskegon State Park - Santa's Sleigh Bells

Learn some unique facts about Santa’s furry friends, enjoy Mrs. Claus’ homemade cookies and make a Christmas craft!

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Aug252018
Waterloo Recreation Area - Horse' N Around Stables Moonlight on Horseback

Horse' N Around Stables is offering visitors the chance to enjoy a magnificent guided moonlight ride through the picturesque trails of the park on horseback.

Aug242018
Sterling State Park - Rec 101 Pheasant Friday

Join representatives from Pheasants Forever and learn about firearm safety and this organization's effort to restore the habitat for these beautiful birds.

Aug242018
Aug262018
Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park - Porcupine Mountains Music Festival

National and regional bands play all weekend on several stages. Children'sactivities and a hot food concession are available. The festival will take place rain or shine. 

Aug252018
Holland State Park - Beach Zumba

Enjoy a free introductory Zumba class on Lake Michigan lead by a local instructor.

 

Aug252018
Aug262018
Hartwick Pines State Park - Black Iron Days

Join blacksmiths and other artisans as they demonstrate how they make their crafts. Observe the steam powered sawmill in operation.

Aug252018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Get Hooked on Fishing!

Join us for some morning fishing on the Detroit River!

Aug252018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Nature Journaling at Milliken State Park

Hike with us into William G. Milliken State Park and Harbor to journal the amazing wildlife found in the area.

Aug252018
Van Riper State Park - Kayaking 101

Paddle on Lake Michigamme while learning kayaking safety skills and basic kayaking techniques.

Aug252018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Live Honey Harvest

The basics of how bees make honey and the process beekeepers use to harvest that honey.

Aug252018
Van Riper State Park - Kayaking 202

Join us for an advanced kayak paddle for those who are comfortable paddling and just want to get out with a group. Previous kayaking experience is required.

Aug252018
Pinckney Recreation Area - Bruin Lake Family Fun Dance (campers only)

Our campground host dances better than all other campground hosts! Bring your best moves and get jiggy with it at the Bruin Lake Family Fun Dance!

Aug262018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Archery Try-It, Aug. 26

This is your opportunity to learn more about archery. Two different sessions available.

Aug262018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Dog Days of Summer

Come to the OAC for a day of outdoor fun with your furry best friend!

Aug262018
Outdoor Adventure Center - Detroit River Sunset Photography Social Featuring Milliken State Park

Join us for an evening of photography, drinks, and music at our photograph-taking place at the top of the Milliken State Park hill.

Aug292018
Outdoor Adventure Center - WOW - Wild Over Wednesday: Teachers' Night!

Complimentary admission from 6 to 8 p.m. This month, it's a chance for teachers to learn more about field trip offerings at the OAC.

Aug292018
Grand Haven State Park - Live Birds of Prey - A Birds Eye View

Join the Outdoor Dicovery Center Macatawa Greenway for a Live Birds of Prey presentation highlighting the life history of various species including hawks, owls and falcons.

Aug302018
Outdoor Adventure Center - National Marshmallow Toasting Day

Enjoy a toasted marshmallow treat and recipes to take home.

Aug302018
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Ludington State Park - NWTF Intro to Turkey Hunting Clinic

Join us at the Hamlin Lake Beach Pavilion as we team up with the National Wild Turkey Federation to provide families an introduction to turkey hunting.

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Sleeper State Park - Rec 101 Pheasant Friday

Join representatives from Pheasants Forever and learn about firearm safety and this organization's effort to restore the habitat for these beautiful birds.