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COVID-19 Update: Recreation

AlertYpsilanti Township Offices are CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC until further notice.

Employees will be available by phone or email at this time. If this changes, we will provide updates.

The following services are being temporarily suspended and will resume when the Coronavirus level of risk diminishes:

 

• All 50 & Beyond programming. The Nutrition/Lunch program suspended until April 6th.
• All classes and programs taking place in at the Community Center including the Youth Basketball program.

Park System: Ford Lake Park, North Bay Park, Ford Heritage Park, Loonfeather Point Park, North Hydro Park and our neighborhood parks will remain OPEN during the COVID-19 pandemic until further notice.
We encourage our residents to utilize our beautiful parks as an outlet and a way to exercise and connect with nature during this difficult time. Please be respectful of those around you and continue to observe the social distancing recommendations given. Please stay tuned for any further updates or changes.
Please note that park restrooms will remain closed until permanent above-freezing temperatures take hold.

 Rules GraphicA complete list of rules and ordinances are available from the Park Rangers.

  • Swimming or wading is not allowed from the shores of Ford Lake. The lake has sharp drop-offs, soft bottoms and currents, which can be dangerous.
  • Parking vehicles must be done in designated parking areas.
  • Alcohol possession and consumption of alcohol is not allowed in Township Parks.
  • Fires are allowed only in outdoor cooking grills and in shelter buildings where cooking grills are available. All other fires are prohibited without prior written consent of the administration.
  • Amplified Sound must be maintained at a level not to breach public peace of the facilities.
  • Hunting is not allowed in any Township Park.
  • Pets must be kept on a leash at all times while in the park. Owners must clean up after their pets.
  • Fireworks and Firearms are not allowed in any park.
  • Overnight Camping in any park is prohibited.
  • Defacing or Removal of Park Property, including wildlife (plant or animal) is prohibited.
  • Personal Watercraft motor vehicles admitted into Ford Lake Park. You may transport a maximum of two jet skis. Personal watercraft must be off of the water one hour prior to sunset.
  • Tents and Canopies require a special permit.

Charter Township of Ypsilanti Community Center •  2025 E. Clark Rd. Ypsilanti, Mi 48198  •  (734) 544 - 3800

Mon. - Fri., 8:00am - 8:00pm  •  Sat., 9:00am - 6:00pm • Sun., Closed