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Ann Arbor Playgrounds with Sandboxes

Ann Arbor Playgrounds with Sandboxes

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Parks with Sandboxes? Many kids love playing in sand boxes, and they are a staple of many parks in the Ann Arbor area. Some of these sandboxes are large and feature diggers or climbing elements. Other sandboxes have toys that have been left for communal use. Since 2015, Ann …

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Ann Arbor Water Parks

Splash the Day Away at an Ann Arbor Water Park

Your water-loving, adventure seeking kids will have a blast at these Ann Arbor Water Parks. Outdoor Water Parks Outdoor water parks operate seasonally – typically Memorial Day to Labor Day. These are a great way to spend a summer day. Rolling Hills Blue Heron Bay Jump Island Splash ‘n’ Blast Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center …

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Ann Arbor Pools

The Best Ann Arbor Outdoor Pools to Visit Today

Summer is here, that means swimming season. This article will help you find the best Ann Arbor outdoor pools that you can visit today and all summer long. Public Outdoor Pools The Ann Arbor pools below are open to the general public with a daily admission option. Many also offer multiple visit passes and season …

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Ann Arbor Swimming Lakes

The Best Ann Arbor Swimming Lakes

Are you looking for the best Ann Arbor swimming lakes? Check out these lakes within an hour of Ann Arbor with beaches. The list includes a Great Lake and a variety of inland lakes. Michigan State Parks Michigan Department of Natural Resources operates state parks and recreation areas throughout the state. Several DNR sites near …

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Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? While restrictions have been easing over the last month, the need for advanced planning has affected or canceled a number of events for 2021. We ask all our readers to still keep precautions in mind – get vaccinated, wear masks and keep social distance when …

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Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays in 2021? Many firework displays are still cancelled for 2021. Despite being outdoors, fireworks typically draw large crowds. They also require advance planning to get prime dates. With local restrictions changing mid-June many communities didn’t have the chance to schedule a fireworks show around July 4. When …

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Dexter's Mill Creek North Playground

Dexter’s Mill Creek North Park – Tuesday Playground Profile

This profile of Dexter’s Mill Creek North Playground is part of our Tuesday Playground Profiles Series. Are you interested in sponsoring the series? Contact us for details. After taking off the summer of 2020, we are resuming the Tuesday Playground Profile Series for Summer 2021. Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground …

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Ann Arbor Beckley Park Sign

Ann Arbor’s Beckley Park Playground – Tuesday Playground Profile

This profile of Ann Arbor’s Beckley Park is part of our Tuesday Playground Profiles Series. Are you interested in sponsoring the series? Contact us for details. After taking off the summer of 2020, we are resuming the Tuesday Playground Profile Series for Summer 2021. Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in …

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Ann Arbor Outdoor Movies Summer 2021

Ann Arbor Outdoor Movies

I’ve loved seeing outdoor movies since my first trip to the drive-in. There are lots of options for outdoor movies near Ann Arbor. Since COVID, outdoor & drive-in movies are great for maintaining social distance especially with kids not yet able to be vaccinated. Michigan summer nights are often cool making for great movie watching …

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