Category Archives: Guide

2020-2021 Ann Arbor Preschool Guide

Ann Arbor Preschool Guide - 2020-2021

If you have a child who will be 3-5 this fall, it is time to start looking for preschools for the 2020-2021 school year. Thank you also to the Preschools who purchased upgraded listings. Gather Preschool Information There are several upcoming events to help you start your preschool search. Mark your calendar for the Ann Arbor District Library’s Preschool Expo on Sunday, January 26 […]

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Ann Arbor Young 5s & Kindergarten School Guide for 2020-2021

Ann Arbor Kindergartens & Young 5s Information

It’s time for Kindergarten & Young/5s Enrollment. We’ve got a list of Ann Arbor Kindergarten and Young 5 Programs plus Roundup Dates. Check out the information below on Ann Arbor area Elementary Schools. Kindergarten vs Young 5s Kindergarten has changed since I was in school. There are more academic expectations and it is now a full-day program. Young 5s offers […]

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Ann Arbor High School Guide for 2020-2021

Ann Arbor High School

With my daughter in 8th grade, I realize that I have as many questions about finding a high school as I did for Kindergarten. There are even differences among the 3 Ann Arbor Public Schools comprehensive high schools School of Choice & In District Transfer Many of the local school districts offer School of Choice. School of Choice allows students […]

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Family Friendly Ann Arbor Races

Family Friendly Ann Arbor Races

There are lots of Family Friendly Ann Arbor Races throughout the year. There are charity races, holiday themed races, and more. Featured Ann Arbor Races Thank you to the races below for sponsoring their event listings. Family Friendly Race Tips If you are running with your kids, we have a few tips: Register early! Most races offer discounted registration the […]

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Indoor Swimming Pool Guide

Ann Arbor Indoor Pool Guide

My daughter loves swimming! When she was younger, I found that swimming periodically would help her maintain her swimming skills. Fortunately there are a number of Ann Arbor Indoor Pool options so kids can swim year round. Swimming Pools The Ann Arbor Indoor Pools below are open to the general public with a daily admission fee. Pools that require a membership are not included in this […]

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Ann Arbor Ice Skating Guide

Ann Arbor Ice Skating Guide

There are several Ann Arbor Ice Skating Rinks available including both indoor and outdoor options in winter. In 2016 Ann Arbor added 3 natural outdoor rinks that are available when the weather is cold enough. As a child my favorite part of winter was ice skating. When I lived in Illinois, our neighborhood park offered outdoor ice skating (basically it was a gully that […]

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Ann Arbor Apple Orchards & Cider Mills

Ann Arbor Outdoor Activities - Ann Arbor Orchards & Cider Mills

One of my favorite fall activities is picking apples, enjoying cider and donuts, and enjoying a fresh baked apple pie. I’ve compiled a list of Ann Arbor Apple Orchards and Cider Mills. I have split the list into those offering U-Pick Orchards and those that do not. I have compiled information on several of the local apple orchards and cider […]

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Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays? When I moved to Ann Arbor I was disappointed to learn that Ann Arbor doesn’t have a Fireworks display and that many local displays are spread throughout the week before Fourth of July instead of that night. Growing up Fourth of July Fireworks were an annual tradition. Local Ann Arbor Fireworks Display […]

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