Leisure Link eNewsletter

As summer comes to a close, there is still plenty of fun to be had in the Canton community.
Be sure to check out some of the exciting events and activities coming up in September!

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Summit on the Park News and Membership Special 

The Summit on the Park closed for its Annual Maintenance Shutdown Monday, September 2 at noon and will re-open on Saturday, September 7 at 6 a.m. 
 
Not already member? The Summit on the Park strives to offer its members the best fitness equipment and workout options possible.  With over 60 group exercise classes to attend each week, as well as an extensive variety of cardio and weight equipment, the Summit provides safe, effective, efficient and enjoyable exercise programs for its members and guests within the entire Canton community. Come find out what your neighbors already know and experience all that the Summit has to offer!  Get started here with a One-Week Free Trial Membership!

Back-to-School Summit Membership Special 
Make the Summit on the Park your fitness and recreation destination!  From September 7-30, sign up for an Annual Membership and save 10%!  This special offer is valid for Individual, Couples, Family, Student, Senior, and Kids' Corner memberships (excluding payment plans) and is only available at the Summit front desk.  For more information, please visit our website or contact membership services at 734/394-5460.

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Summit Lifeguard Classes Available

Are you looking for a part-time job?  The Summit Aquatic Center is currently looking for staff to cover morning, day, evening shifts. and is able to work around school schedules. Employee perks include: flexible scheduling, great pay, FREE Summit Membership, friendly staff atmosphere and more!  Lifeguard classes will be offered: September 13-15 and 21-22, or October 4-6 & 12-13 (Fridays from 5:30-9:30 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays from  9:00 am.-5:30 p.m.  For more information, visit www.summitonthepark.org or cal 734/394-5460.

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Canton Heritage Park Story Trail

Area residents are invited to attend the public ribbon-cutting ceremony that will be held for the grand opening of the Heritage Park Story Trail on Wednesday, September 11 at 5 p.m. This free event will be held at station #1 of the story trail, located on the park path near the west end of the Canton Public Library.  Presented in partnership with Canton Leisure Services, Canton Public Library and Blue Cross, Blue Shield, the Heritage Park Story Trail consists of a few pages of a feature book posted across seven stations on the half-mile trail.  The first installation features, "The Bear and the Piano," by David Litchfield.  Learn more here.  

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Canton Do Good Expo Returns

Join area residents, students, and local non-profits on September 11, the National Day of Service and Remembrance, to celebrate and connect with individuals and organizations who help make a difference in our community during the Second Annual Do Good Expo. This free event runs from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the Summit on the Park Banquet Center, located at 46000 Summit Parkway in Canton, MI. All ages are encouraged to attend this free event and take part in one of our hands-on community service projects for all ages, learn how you can make an impact at a local non-profit or service-based organization, purchase a raffle ticket or support local non-profits by donating. Needed items, include: canned or pantry food items, new socks, lotion, shaving cream, razors, Chapstick, adult diapers, new toys, arts & craft supplies, new winter hats and gloves and cleaning supplies.  Find additional information here, or call 734/394-5460.  


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Virtual 5K to Benefit Canton Parks

Canton Leisure Services is hosting the Love Your Parks Virtual 5K (3.1 miles) during the month of September to raise funds for local recreation and park opportunities right here in Canton.  Participants can run, walk, skateboard, SUP, bike, surf or swim a 5K anytime during the month of September and 50% of your registration fee will go to the Canton Parks.  This fundraise is an opportunity for ALL fitness levels to participate and run your own race...at your own pace...and support Canton parks while you're at it! Registration fees are just $30 per person and include an online training program and a finisher's medal! 50% of all registration fees will help put new shaded comfort stations in Heritage Park! Register online today at  www.mparksfoundation.org/virtual-5k and remember to select Canton!  For additional information, visit www.cantonfun.org

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Experience Canton Culture & Cuisine

In partnership with the Plymouth Canton Interfaith Community, Canton Leisure Services expands its You Belong Here initiative, inviting residents to explore and celebrate Canton’s rich diversity by attending the inaugural ‘Culture & Cuisine’ experience. This unique program will take place on Friday, September 20 and 27 from 6 - 8:30 p.m..  Round-trip shuttle service will pick guests up from the Summit on the Park and transport them to two unique destinations each night. Participating organizations include: Geneva Presbyterian, The Muslim Community of Western Suburbs (MCWS), Gurdwara Singh Sabha of Michigan, and the Hindu Temple. Each faith house invites all ages to learn more their neighbors through a very brief overview of their belief system, samples of cultural cuisine, and engaging musical performances. CLS and ICO hope that through these educational and enjoyable interactions, greater understanding, appreciation and acceptance will prosper in the community. A very limited number of tickets will be available. A $10 per person registration fee includes the full experience on both dates, and all proceeds will benefit the Interfaith Community Outreach.

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Canton Club 55+ Senior Games & Open House

Calling all adults ages 55 and up!  Canton will host its annual Senior Games from September 16-19, with an awards ceremony and luncheon scheduled for September 20.  This year's games will kick off with the annual Golf Tournament at Fellows Creek, followed by a number of indoor, field and court events.  Competitions will include: Pickleball, Tennis, Euchre, Will Bowling, various field events and more!  Register today at Canton Club 55+ or by calling 734/394-5485. 
 
Are you interested in learning what Canton Club 55+ has to offer? Stop by our Open House on Wednesday, September 25 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Enjoy light refreshments as you learn about programs and activities available for active adults.  For more information, visit www.cantonfun.org or call 734/394-5485.
 

The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center

B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center

Canton’s popular After-School and Summer program is available to all teens ages 11-17 and features daily programming, tutoring, outreach, and recreation opportunities. This unique teen center encourages teens to gain hands-on experience with activities such as teen TV, cooking, music, art, youth and teen council, and much more. The most impressive part of the program is witnessing the growth and confidence in each of its participants. For a tour and more information about what The B.L.O.C.K. Youth and Teen Center can offer your child, please call 734/398-5570. 

Brews, Brats, and Bands

Brew, Brats & Bands at the Barn

September 7

Canton Leisure Services is once again hosting a special fundraiser that will benefit the Canton Historical Society. Event sponsors include:  Holiday Market; Liberty Street Brewing Company; Canton Brew Works; Alphagraphics; Kennedy Nemier Insurance Agency Inc.; Choice Insurance Agency; Edward Jones Investments; Busch’s Fresh Food Market; and BeerFests.com.  The 10th Annual Brew, Brats, & Bands at the Barn fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 8 from 6 - 9 p.m. at Preservation Park, 500 N. Ridge Road.
 
Each 21 and over attendee can choose from a wide variety of specialty beers. Participants will also receive a commemorative mug, while supplies last. Entertainment will be provided by “Standing Room Only” and “All Directions.”  Tickets are $30 at the door. A Designated Driver ticket is $10. For more information, call 394-5360.

Canton Farmers Market

Canton Farmers Market

Be sure to stop by the Canton Farmers Market and show your support for our local farmers and vendors!  Located at 500 N. Ridge Rd., the Farmers Market takes place every Sunday from 9 am – 1 pm, rain or shine, through October 13.  This family-friendly market offers a wide variety of produce, foods, handmade items, and more.  See you at the Market!

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It's Awesome Golfing Weather!

A great way to enjoy September’s cooler weather is to play 9 or 18 holes of golf at one of Canton’s premier outdoor destinations. Pheasant Run Golf Club offers challenging golf at all skill levels at a great price. Find rates and reserve a tee time here, or call 734/397-6460.


Fellows Creek Golf Club Update

Did you know that Fellows Creek Golf Club can host your birthday party, wedding/baby shower, retirement or work holiday party or even your wedding reception? The Fellows Creek banquet facility can easily hold up to 220 guests with a full-size dance floor and up to 300 guests without it!  For additional information, call 734/728-1300 ext. 4.

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Spring Boys Lacrosse

Registration for Boys Spring Lacrosse is now open for all returning players and new Canton residents.  New non-resident players may register starting October 1.  Team spots are limited. This season will run March 1 to June 7 and will consist of league games and two tournaments.  Players must supply their own equipment.  Uniform is included in fees, which are $300 for Canton Residents and $360 for non-residents. For additional information, contact the Canton Sports Center at 734/483-5600.

Your Guide to Canton Leisure Services 2019 Fall and Winter Discover Brochure

Fall Issue of Discover Now Available!

To find the perfect activity for both kids and adults, check out Canton Leisure Services' 2019 Fall/Winter Discover Brochure or visit www.cantonfun.org.  Classes are filling, so register today! 

Be sure to take advantage of all of the these programs and activities that offer plenty of fall fun for all ages and abilities.  To find the perfect activity for both kids and adults, including ones not listed, visit www.cantonfun.org.


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