Recreation for Adults and Children
For a brochure containing information on Ann Arbor parks and recreation facilities and classes, contact the Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Department or visit their web site below. This contains information about parks and recreational facilities that are open to the general public:
Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation Department
A good way to relieve the stress of work and school and to remain physically active during the winter months is to join a gym or health club! The Ann Arbor area has many gyms and other work-out facilities both on and off campus.
University of Michigan Recreational Facilities
U-M offers a wide range of recreational activities for students, faculty and staff. U-M facilities offer weights, cardiovascular training machines, racquetball, basketball, volleyball, badminton, swimming pools, running tracks, fitness classes and much more.
Membership at the facilities listed below is free for enrolled students. Faculty and staff can purchase a membership for a discounted price. For more detailed information about locations, hours and fees, and other services offered please contact the U-M Department of Recreational Sports at 734.763.0050. Or, contact a specific location below:
Other Not-For-Profit Facilities in Ann Arbor
For a full listing of recreational activities and facilities in the Ann Arbor area, please visit Arborweb.
For additional information about clubs, programs and centers, visit Arborweb.
Nature Areas and Parks
In Ann Arbor
Enjoy the many neighborhood, city, and riverfront parks in Ann Arbor. Entry to Ann Arbor parks is free. Parks that are specially recommended are:
Beyond Ann Arbor
Michigan offers a large number of parks and natural scenery. For just some of the sites Michigan has to offer, see below:
Last reviewed: 10/10