Calling all kayakers! Beginners and pros!

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Recreation Rundown
Clinton River Kayak Trip


Enjoy a kayak trip down the scenic Clinton River


Thursday, July 11 from 4:30-8:30 pm, ages 18+

Paddle the Clinton River, a calm flowing, beautiful river close to home, just 25 minutes from our Recreation Activities Center. Receive a brief kayak lesson on how to successfully enter, exit and paddle. Our Naturalist will accompany you as your own personal guide. This is a three hour leisurely paddle with a bus ride to and from the launch. Choose single or double sit-upon kayaks at registration. Fee is per person (not per kayak). All equipment is provided, including life jackets. 


Register for a single kayak


 Register for a double kayak




Summer-on-the-Bank is Saturday, July 13th and we need volunteers!


Join us at our second Summer on the Bank! This is the perfect way to volunteer for a fun summer event with the community. Volunteers are needed to help with supervising water inflatables, helping at the fishing pier, run large inflatable games and other general stations. The event runs from 11 am-3 pm but the volunteer shifts are from 9:30am - 3:15pm.



Sign up to volunteer!

frank lloyd wright


Trip: Frank Lloyd Wright - Smith House and Lunch


Thursday, July 18 from 9:45 am - 2:30 pm, meet at the Recreation Activities Center, ages 50+

Take a tour and get a unique view of the Smith House, a custom Usonian home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in the 40s. During the tour, you will view the inside of the home, its landscape and learn more about the couple who purchased it. Lunch will be on your own at the Cranbrook Institute of Science Cafe. Transportation to and from the Recreation Activities Center is included. This trip is sponsored by the Senior Resource Group through the West Bloomfield Chamber. 


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Leader in Training

Leader in Training Workshop for ages 13-16


Are you between the ages of 13 and 16 and looking to develop your leadership skills? Join us for a 3-hour workshop to do just that!

Date: July 12th

Time: 9am to 12pm

Location: West Bloomfield Police Department (Training Room) 4530 Walnut Lake Rd. 48323

Cost: $10

Topic: Workforce Preparation Skill Building

  • Interviewing skills
  • Leadership goal setting
  • Building your summer experience into a resume or interview
  • Basics of resume building

A camp waiver must be complete prior to registration.


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