All Levels Yoga in Oakland Township

Join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation for “All Levels Yoga” inside the Cranberry Lake Farm Main House The All Levels Yoga sessions are gentle and just right for everyone. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. These sessions are led by Pavel Bednarski, RYT-200 and are 6 weeks long. All of the sessions will take place inside Cranberry Lake Farm Main House. Adults 12+ Residents: $48 Non-residents: $72 Sundays, February 24 - March 31, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Register by February … [Read more...]

Romance Through The Ages

Calling all romantics for an evening of Chocolate Fondue, Card making Crafts, and Culture at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District - Tuesday February 12, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - held in the main house at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District, 388 W. Predmore Rd. Oakland Township 48363. Participant fee is $15 for Oakland Township residents and $18 for all others. Space is limited to twenty guests so reserve your spot today by calling the HDC office 248-608-6807 or email … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Annual Winter Carnival

On Saturday, January 26, join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation at a new location for their annual Winter Carnival. Outdoor activities include ice skating, ice carving demonstrations and photo op, kiddie sledding, archery, a scavenger hunt, and a variety of carnival "snow games" - penguin bowling, pin the nose on the snowman, hockey goal shoot, and a snow ball fight. Indoor activities include a pinecone bird feeder nature craft, two tent shows with Magic Joe and Michigan Stiltwalker's … [Read more...]

Freezing Mad Science in Oakland Township

Oakland Township Invites Children Ages 3-5 Years Old to Come Out and Experiment with Ice Freezing Mad Science for 3-5 Years Old With winter breathing its frigid air across the ponds and streams, Oakland Township Parks and Recreation has noticed them turning solid. They are not one to ignore nature’s cues so they will be holding a program for participants to play with ice! From the warmth of the nature center, participants will perform experiments with wacky hand-shaped ice cubes and salt to … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Recommended for State Grant

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Recommended for State Grant to Develop Iron Belle – Paint Creek Trail Northern Trailhead On December 12, the Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board recommended that Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission (OTPRC) be awarded a $228,400 Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund grant for improvements at the Township’s Paint Creek Junction Park. The purpose of this grant project, titled “Iron Belle - Paint Creek Trail Northern Trailhead” is to … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trail Hires New Trail Manager

The Paint Creek Trailways Commission, an intergovernmental agency that owns and operates the 8.9 mile recreational Paint Creek Trail, is proud to announce the hiring of Melissa Ford as the Paint Creek Trail’s new manager. Ford’s responsibilities as Trail Manager include overseeing the maintenance of the Trail, managing Trail development projects, grant administration, and leading updates of the Trail’s Recreation Master Plan. Ford replaces Kristen Myers, who served as the Trail’s manager … [Read more...]

Sleepy Black Bears at Cranberry Lake Park

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Is Partnering With Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve for a Special Preschool Event The busy animals of the parks are starting to slow down. It must mean one thing: winter is almost here. Before it gets too cold outside, join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation to enjoy one more adventure from Cranberry Lake Park. For this special class, a Dinosaur Hill naturalist will be marching everyone with their own stuffed animals through the trails while collecting … [Read more...]

Preschool Park Explorers Time for Turkeys

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is Collaborating with Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve for a Special Preschool Event November 30 Lost Lake Nature Park is home to more than just a quiet kayaking dock and exciting sledding hill, it’s also home to woodpeckers, garter snakes, and of course, wild turkeys. With enough turkey in everyone’s bellies after Thanksgiving to last everyone through the winter, it’s only right to learn about the comically large birds that can be seen walking through the … [Read more...]

Gobble Shoot in Oakland Township

Oakland Township Invites Families to Come Out and Celebrate an Outstanding Archery Season Gobble Shoot - Families (Ages 8+) Saturday, November 24, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation in celebrating a successful outdoor archery season at Marsh View Park. Don’t know how to shoot? They will show you how with their 1st Shot Demo Program. Doughnuts and cider will be provided while supplies last. Free Drop-in. No registration necessary. Marsh View Park 3100 E. … [Read more...]

Hitching Posts at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District

"Living in a township where horses are not only welcome in its parks, but are given parking privileges is great. I know of many equestrians who are selling their acreage due to lack of riding trails. Thank goodness this is not the case in Oakland Township,” said resident equestrian and Addison Oaks Trail Rider (AOTR), Libby Dwyer. “Having the Addison Oaks Connector Trail linked with Cranberry Lake Park was a great addition to our Annual Camp ’N Ride Event at Addison Oaks County Park this … [Read more...]