Sports, Recreation and Outdoors

Saline Area Parks

Curtiss Park, 440 W. Michigan Ave., is 50 acres of rolling, grassy land along the Saline River below Oakwood Cemetery. The green space continues north along the river for another 54 acres as Mill Pond Park. Both parks have...

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Watkins Lake State Park & Preserve

14801 Arnold, Brooklyn (517) 467–7401 1,122-acre state park with 5.8 miles of trails through its high ridges, deciduous forests, meadows, and wetlands, and with views of 144-acre Watkins Lake. Birdwatching, especially waterfowl....

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Arctic Coliseum

501 Coliseum (734) 433-4444 Two-sheet ice arena for hockey, figure skating, and year-round public skating. Group and individual beginner and advance figure skating and hockey instruction for youth and adults. Day use for youth...

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Charles S. Cameron Pool

445 Mayer, Beach Middle School (734) 433-2260 Indoor 25-yard pool with youth and adult swim instruction, lifeguard training, pool party rentals, and the Chelsea Aquatic Club, which offers competitive swimming...

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Chelsea Wellness Center

14800 E. Old US-12, Chelsea (734) 214-0220 Members use a 25-yard lap pool, indoor track, cardio and weightlifting equipment, warm-water therapy pool, and steam room. Free fitness assessments. Classes in yoga, Pilates, aerobics,...

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Chelsea Lanes

1180 S. Main, Chelsea (734) 475-8141 Leagues, open bowling, corporate and birthday parties, pool tables, laser bowling, pro shop, Mark IV Lounge (see listing in Restaurants). Call for hours and lane availability....

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Chelsea Rod and Gun Club

7103 Lingane. Mail: PO Box 382, Chelsea 48118 Monthly archery, pistol, and trap shoots open to public. Rifle and pistol ranges for members. Youth program for boys and girls 12–18 focuses on firearms and archery safety and on...

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Pierce Lake Park Golf Course

1175 S. Main (734) 475-5858 Fees for 9/18 holes with cart:  (Oct. 1–close & April): Mon.-Fri. $28/$36, Sat. & Sun. $33/$43. Seniors (56 & over) and students (18-25) Mon.-Fri. $24/$28, Sat. & Sun. $33/$43. (May...

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Chelsea State Game Area

Entrance on Dexter Chelsea Rd. (517) 522–4097 (Waterloo DNR wildlife office) 803 acres around Four Mile Lake. Shore fishing, waterfowl hunting, small boat launch.

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Park Lyndon County Park

18801 North Territorial (1 mile east of M-52), Chelsea (734) 971–6337 This 335-acre park’s 2 miles of marked hiking trails (part of the Waterloo-Pinckney Trail) access a variety of habitats, including fens, marshes, bogs, ponds,...

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Pierce Lake County Park

1175 S. Main, Chelsea (734) 475–5858 Golf course, boardwalk, and nature trail in a 26-acre park. See sandhill cranes, red foxes, and painted turtles. Cross-country skiing. Open year-round....

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Waterloo-Pinckney Trail

This 33.9-mile hiking trail links the Waterloo and Pinckney recreation areas, passing pine plantations, open meadows, marshes, kettle bogs, forests, and 14 lakes. Good for cross-country skiing, hiking, and mountain biking....

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Waterloo Recreation Area

16345 McClure, Chelsea 48118 (mailing) (734) 475–8307 Campground reservations: (800) 447–2757 This sprawling 20,500-acre area is great for birding, boating, cross-country skiing, fishing, hiking, swimming, mountain biking, and...

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Chelsea City Parks

Chelsea Dog Park welcomes dogs registered with the city of Chelsea and people to its park on Letts Creek Linear Park Tr. east of McKinley. Palmer Commons at 304 S. Main, across from city offices, hosts Chelsea’s summer concert...

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Delhi Metropark

3902 E. Delhi Rd., Ann Arbor (734) 426–8211 This 53-acre park is a popular picnic destination and a handy spot to launch a canoe. Restrooms with running water. Shelters can be reserved. Metroparks entrance fees: $10/ day,...

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Michigan Sailing Club

8010 Strawberry Lake (Dexter Clubhouse), Dexter Membership includes use of club sailboats, windsurfers, canoes, kayaks, and stand-up paddleboards. Hosts formal regattas and informal racing on Baseline Lake at the Dexter...

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Dexter Wellness Center

2810 Baker, Dexter (734) 580–2500 Fitness floor, exercise studios, indoor track, lap pool, warm-water therapy pool, gymnasium with basketball court and Pickleball nets, locker rooms with showers and sauna, grab-and-go café....

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Dexter City Parks

Community Park on Ryan Dr. has a playground, walking path, picnic areas, sports field, basketball court, and a gazebo. At the end of Edison off Second, First Street Park (Horseshoe Park) has 10 horseshoe pits, a portable...

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