Current Classes & Workshops
Leelanau State Park - Virtual 5K Run/Walk

Participate in a fun Virtual 5K that will benefit the Friends of Leelanau State Park as they raise funds for new playground equipment. You can bike, run or walk anywhere in the world!

Bald Mountain Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, May 22

Join volunteer steward Jenny S. as we continue to pull garlic mustard in high-priority areas of the park’s North Unit.

Ionia State Recreation Area - Summer Kickoff and Centennial Celebration

Join us as we kickoff summer and celebrate the Michigan State Park Centennial. There will be a ribbon cutting in honor of park improvements, a kids fishing competition, sand castle contest and campfire with S'mores (while supplies last of course!)

Silver Lake State Park - Beach Yoga at the Lighthouse - Special Centennial Session

Breathe, stretch and restore in the calm and quiet on Lake Michigan’s shore. 

Holland State Park - Stewardship Volunteer Workday, May 25

Come help us protect the resources of one of Michigan’s top destinations this holiday weekend! Volunteers are needed to help pull garlic mustard from the beautiful dunes and trail system.

Warren Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, May 25

Come enjoy an outing in the woods while helping remove garlic mustard, a pesky invasive, that threatens habitat at Warren Dunes State Park! Volunteers will pull these forest invaders from the forested dunes to help protect native species.

Highland Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, May 25

Enjoy the outdoors this holiday weekend by puling non-native, invasive garlic mustard from neat woodlands with other volunteer stewards! 

Waterloo Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, May 25

Give back to native habitat this holiday weekend by helping restore habitat! Join us for a garlic mustard pull to help keep this invasive plant from infesting a beautiful woodland.

Ortonville Recreation Area - OREA Memorial Weekend Poker Ride and Camp Out

Do ya' feel lucky today? Join the Ortonville Recreation Equestrian Association (OREA) for a fun poker ride and campout.

Ortonville Recreation Area - Big Fish Triathlon and Duathlon

3 Disciplines is excited to once again be hosting this fun, fast but challenging course at Ortonville Receation Area. 

Belle Isle Park - Grand Prix 5000 - Centennial Event

The Grand Prix 5000 is flat, fast, and flawlessly smooth course starting from the official Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix starting line. This race is part of the Michigan State Park Race Series.

Leelanau State Park - Pancakes in the Park

Enjoy fluffy pancakes, savory sausage, orange juice and Espresso Royale's new state park coffee under the pavilion with proceeds bennefiting the Leelanau State Park Friends Group.

Pinckney Recreation Area - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, May 26

Help us remove non-native garlic mustard from the woodlands near Hankerd Road.

Mears State Park - Pentwater Beach Yoga - Special Centennial Session

Breathe, stretch and restore in the calm and quiet on Lake Michigan’s shore. This all-levels, hour-long yoga session is practiced in the sand on the beach, to the backdrop of waves and bird calls. 

Interlochen State Park - Lighthouse Rehabilitation Center Adaptive Cycling Clinic

Come enjoy an adaptive cycling clinic where individuals with disabilities are invited to experience cycling in one of Michigan's beautiful state parks.

Proud Lake Recreation Area - Walking Forest Meditation and Yoga

Classes offered Thursdays, May 30 through Aug. 29 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Cost $5/person. Participants should meet at the Annex parking lot. Please note there will be no class June 6 (make up class offered June 5), July 4 and Aug. 15

Saugatuck Dunes State Park - Volunteer Stewardship Workday, May 31

Help us wipe out scattered populations of garlic mustard that threaten forest communities at Saugatuck Dunes!