FREE COAST GUARD VESSEL INSPECTIONS
Join the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority at the Tompson Lake Boat Launch for FREE Coast Guard Certified Vessel Inspections on Saturday, May 18. A Vessel Safety Check is a courtesy check which usually takes 30-45 minutes and ensures your boat meets minimum safety standards. Click here for more information.
MLB PITCH, HIT & RUN
NOTE: NEW DATE AND PLACE!
The Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority will be hosting a local qualifier for the Scotts MLB Pitch, Hit, and Run competition. Each participant will have the opportunity to show their skills at pitching, hitting and running. Winners will move on to a sectional competition with a chance to compete at Comerica Park! Click here for more information.
CHALLENGER BRITISH SOCCER CAMP
The Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority is pleased to bring soccer camps to the Howell Area. Coaches from these camps come straight from Europe and are eager to teach children the finer points of soccer. Sign up by May 10 to receive a
FREE Challenger Sports Soccer Jersey worth $29.99! Click here for more information.
SUMMER DAY CAMP!
Looking for something fun and active for your 5-10 year old to do this summer? Well the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority has just the thing! Come fall down the rabbit hole and join the Howell Recraetion Summer Day Camp in a summer filled with Adventures in Wonderland. Campers will put their imaginations to good use as they explore Wonderland in a whole new way. All summer long campers will be celebrating their un-birthdays, making crafts with Cheshire Cat, playing ames with the Queen of Hearts, exploring science with the Mad Hatter, and so much more! Don't be late for these very important dates. Register today! Click here for more information.
HOWELL MELON FESTIVAL
A new website has been developed to promote the Howell Melon Festival that will take place on August 16-18, 2013. Check it out at www.howellmelonfestival.com
GENOA & MARION TOWNSHIP BECOME FULL MEMBERS OF THE RECREATION AUTHORITY
We take great pleasure in announcing that Genoa and Marion Township have approved becoming full participating members of the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority at the Tier 1 level. All corresponding benefits of full membership in the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority, will take effect with the Spring 2013 program offerings, and will allow all Genoa and Marion Township residents the lowest rates afforded to participating municipalities. Click here for more information.
MARION DISC GOLF COURSE
The Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority has opened the first 18-hole disc golf course in Livingston County. The Marion Disc Golf Course was designed by Jim Davis from Envision Disc Golf and will be open for play year-round from dawn to dusk for free. All holes are considered par 3 and players must provide their own discs. Course is located at 2877 W. Coon Lake Rd.
MRPA FOX THEATRE SATURDAYS
We are excited to announce that the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority has joined forced with the Michigan Recreation & Parks Association (MRPA) and the Fox Theatre to offer discount tickets to shows at the Fox Theatre on Saturdays. Those interested can purchase tickets online. A portion of your ticket purchase will go to the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority. Click here for more information.
DETROIT ZOO TICKETS
We are excited to announce that Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority has joined the Detroit Zoo's Tickets & More online discount program! You can purchase discounted tickets for the Detroit Zoo over the internet - Purchasing tickets has never been easier! What’s more, a portion of your ticket purchase will support Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority. Click here for more information.
SCHOLARSHIPS AND REDUCED FEE POLICY
This program is designed to provide financial assistance to children who wish to experience and participate in our recreational activities and programs. Click here to view our policy and to print the form for assistance.
BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING PACKETS AND AGENDAS
The Board of Trustees for the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority meet every other month on the 3rd Tuesday at 7 p.m. at the Bennett Recreation Center. Click here for more information for details on meeting dates and agenda items. A special board meeting has been called for 7pm on Tuesday, April 9 at Oceola Township Hall. For a copy of the agenda, please click here.