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Posted on: March 4, 2021

March 9 - Washtenaw County Parks Virtual Commission Meeting Instructions

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Virtual Meeting Instructions

In an effort to practice social distancing, the Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commissioners will hold a virtual commission meeting on Tuesday, March 9 at 2:00 p.m.

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

From the Director - Planning for Summer 2021

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Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) is committed to providing diverse recreation opportunities that reflect the needs and well-being of the community. As we look forward to spring and summer of 2021, we are developing plans to open o...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Wooded Wetland Magic: Where the Fairies and Frogs Roam

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Wooded Wetland Magic: Where the Fairies and Frogs Roamby Elle Bogle

Have you ever been walking in the woods and come across what appears to be a large, muddy puddle? Maybe you continued walking past it and didn’t give it a second thought; or maybe you hear...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Pierce Lake Golf Course - Opening Day!

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Ah, the crack of the golf ball on a perfect shot, the pop off a tree, the splash in the pond...well, it still feels good. Spring is in the air and opening day at Pierce Lake Golf Course is right around the corner on April 1 (anticipated date of opening is...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

WCPARC March News & Into the Outdoor Program Guide!

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Check out our new March News and latest publication, Into the Outdoors Program Guide!

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center – Modified Hours (Updated 1/15)

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ANN ARBOR, MI – On December 7, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services issued a new order which extended the State’s three-week pause as the numbers of newly infected and hospitalized residents remains alarmingly high. The Washtenaw County Pa...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission - COVID-19 Update - January 15, 2021

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ANN ARBOR, MI –  Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission will continue to pause all non-essential services and operate remotely/virtually where possible. Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation offices will be closed to the public and ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2020

Watkins Lake Network to Freedom

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The Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission (WCPARC) is proud to announce that Watkins Lake State Park & County Preserve has been awarded membership to the Network to Freedom program through the National Park Service (NPS) for its connection ...

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