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Community Center/Recreation Update

Pre-registration is required for all of our programs. Your full payment must accompany your registration. Registrations received after the due date will be placed on a waiting list and are not guaranteed placement in the program or on a particular team.

Make checks payable to Ypsilanti Township Recreation Department (YTRD) and include your Driver's License number on your check. There is a $30.00 charge for checks returned by a financial institution.


Online Registration

Register for Recreation Programs Online

Online registration is not available for 50 & Beyond Travel. All 50 & Beyond travel must be paid in person.


Parent/Sibling Policy

With your child’s best interest in mind and to provide the best learning environment, we ask that all parents refrain from entering the teaching area during classes unless otherwise noted in the class description. In addition, it is your responsibility to take your child to class and sign them in. DO NOT DROP YOUR CHILD OFF AT THE FRONT ENTRANCE. Our instructors will supervise your child while in class; however, it is your responsibility to supervise your child while out of the classroom (hallways, restrooms, etc). This is for your child’s protection as we have several other programs going on each day and several people walking the halls for exercise. We do not provide hallway supervision for your child. Here are our policies:

Pre-School Children (ages 2 - 5) - Parents must be immediately available for their child at all times (you must remain in the Center while your child is in class).

Children 6 - 9 - You must drop off your child to class and sign them in. It is highly recommended that you stay in the Center and/or have a responsible adult be in the center to supervise your child when out of the classroom (restroom breaks, breaks in between classes, etc).

Children 10 & Up - For safety reasons, is highly recommended that you drop off your child at class and stay in the Center for the duration of class. Dropping your child off (and picking up your child after class) gives you the opportunity to talk to your child’s instructor. For the benefit and safety of your child, we respectfully ask that you adhere to these policies. Failure to comply may result in the removal of your child from our program.


Class Cancellations

The Recreation Department reserves the right to cancel any activity due to lack of enrollment, inclement weather, or cause beyond our control. Every effort will be made to contact the participants in advance to schedule a makeup date and time.


Photo Disclaimer

Enrollment and/or participation in Recreation Department sponsored programs and events authorizes Ypsilanti Township, its departments, employees, and contractors to take photos and videos of you and your dependents for use in future brochures, flyers, documents, displays, in other Township publications, on the Township website, and social networking websites. The Township will not sell or authorize others to use such photographs for commercial purposes, and will not use them upon written notice from the participant for themselves and/or their dependents.


Family Discounted Rates

Family discounts are available for early registration in our programs.  The family rate policy is as follows:

 $6.00 off when registering two or more family members in the same or “like” program (additional $6.00 off per extra family member).

Not valid for on-line registration

Examples of “like” programs include soccer, youth dance, aerobics, where there are multiple levels or classes in the same program category.

Family rates do not apply to special events, one-day events or tournaments, unless specified.

Family rates are in effect through the specified registration deadline or the start date of the program (whichever comes first). Discount rates do not apply after class deadlines.

*We reserve the right to request additional verification and to reject any proof deemed questionable.


Refund & Credit Policy

Refunds/Credit Vouchers will be processed upon request in accordance with the following policy:

Full refunds/credits will be issued if the Recreation Department cancels a program.

A $10.00 administrative fee will be assessed for all refunds requested by the participant.

The $10.00 administrative fee will be waived for credit voucher requests.

Refund/credit vouchers requested after the first meeting of a program will be prorated from the date of the request.

If you cancel your registration for a program for which the Recreation Department has paid deposits, purchased equipment or incurred other expenses on your behalf; your refund, if any, will be reduced by the amount of the expenses.

No refunds/credit vouchers will be issued for any reason (other than medical) after the program is half completed.

Refunds or reduction of fees will not be given for classes missed by the participant.

Refunds will not be issued for athletic teams, one-day programs or special events.   

Refunds will be mailed directly to your home. Please allow 4 - 6 weeks processing time.


Notice to Persons with Disabilities

The Ypsilanti Township Recreation department endeavors to make all of our programs, services and facilities accessible to, usable by and available to all persons regardless of mental and physical ability. If you or a family member has a special need and would like to participate in one of our programs, please call us so that we can make the necessary accommodations to make your recreational experience fun and rewarding.

Community Center Office Hours & Location

Monday - Thursday, 8:00am - 8:00pm
Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm
(front desk closed 12:00pm - 1:00pm for lunch Monday - Friday)

Saturday, 9:00am - 6:00pm
Sunday, 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Community Center 
2025 E. Clark Rd. 
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

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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