Three women sitting around an outdoor fire pit in the winter holding snowshoes
  • There are opportunities for a number of recreational and social activities available at the RAM Center. Michigan's abundant natural resources are close at hand and available for everyone to enjoy and appreciate. Enjoy canoeing, hiking, cross-country skiing, swimming or fishing when the work day is over. Bring your own movie and enjoy an outdoor theater next to a crackling bonfire-a treat your group will surely remember.

  • Private beach

    The RAM Center’s private beach is located on one of Michigan’s most beautiful lakes. The beach can be used for campfires, kayaking and much more. 


    Enjoy eight miles of beautiful wooded trails that are available for hiking, biking, running, snowshoeing and crosscountry skiing.


    The center has four canoes, a row boat, life vests and paddles available for rent.

    Team sports

    There are many opportunities for team sports, such as water and sand volleyball, basketball, horseshoes and baseball. 

    Winter sports

    Take advantage of Michigan’s winters with ice fishing, sledding, snowshoeing, crosscountry skiing and downhill skiing. Guests will have access to miles and miles of groomed cross-country ski trails located across the main road of the facility. Snowshoes and ice fishing equipment are available for rent. 

    Outdoor fires

    Enjoy an evening campfire on the water or on our brick patio for an additional fee. 

    Indoor activities

    A pool table and ping-pong table are available in the lower level of the Conservation Education building. Playing cards and a variety of board games are available near a cozy fire as well.