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Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission provides a variety of special events at parks, preserves and facilities across the county. Check out all the great opportunities in your area to get outside, get active!
Event Location Date
Snow Much Fun! Rolling Hills County Park January 25, 2020
Kids Ice Fishing Clinic Independence Lake County Park CANCELLED
Ice Fishing Derby Independence Lake County Park CANCELLED
Ice Carving Festival County Farm Park February 8, 2020
Hunt for the Yeti Rolling Hills County Park February 9, 2020
Daddy Daughter Dance Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center February 15, 2020
Special Needs Splash Day Independence Lake County Park June 27, 2020
31-Day Challenge Various Parks/Preserves/Facilities July 1-31, 2020
Virtual Voyage Adventure Various Parks/Preserves/Facilities July 1-31, 2020
Firefly 5k Glow-in-the-Dark Fun Run!  County Farm Park CANCELLED 
Special Needs Splash Day  Independence Lake County Park CANCELLED
Rolling Hills Family Campout #1 Rolling Hills County Park CANCELLED
Special Needs Splash Day  Independence Lake County Park  CANCELLED
Rolling Hills Family Campout #2 Rolling Hills County Park CANCELLED
Special Needs Swim Day Rolling Hills County Park CANCELLED
Preserve Challenge Various Parks and Preserves September, 2020 
Doggy Dip Rolling Hills County Park CANCELLED
Independence Lake Family Campout Independence Lake County Park CANCELLED
Keep Your Distance 5K (Virtual) Rolling Hills County Park September 19-October 18, 2020
Glow in the Park 5K Rolling Hills County Park CANCELLED
Independence Lake Family Campout Independence Lake County Park CANCELLED
Halloween Hootenanny Independence Lake County Park CANCELLED
Monster Mash Rolling Hills County Park CANCELLED
Glow Disc Golf Tournament Independence Lake County Park October 9, 2020
Halloween Bash Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center CANCELLED
Santa & Friends Series - Pancakes with Santa Rolling Hills County Park December 14, 2019
Santa & Friends Series - Frozen Pool Party Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center December 15, 2019
Interested in sponsoring one of our events? Check out our 2020 Sponsorship Guide, or email Hannah Cooley, [email protected].