Category Archives: Winter

The Best Ann Arbor Sledding Hills

Ann Arbor Sledding Hills

Ann Arbor offers a number of great sledding hills! Which is your favorite? We have reviewed several hills over the last few years. Ann Arbor Sledding Profiles At Home We have a tiny hill in our backyard which is perfect for my daughter when it is still snowing and road conditions are not good. (It also allows me to stay indoors). Other Ann Arbor […]

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Arbor Annie’s Winter Break Week 2 Picks

Arbor Annie's Winter Break Week 1 Picks - December 26-29

The holidays are officially over, but school doesn’t resume until next week. Arbor Annie is here with suggestions for events & activities this week. Arbor Annie’s Winter Break Week 2 Picks I hope everyone had a great Christmas (if you celebrated) and New Years. While the holidays may be over, schools are still closed this week for winter break. Even with […]

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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. Last year Ann Arbor added 3 natural outdoor rinks. For the 2017-2018 winter, there are 3 natural outdoor rinks which opened in late December 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 […]

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The Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performance Guide

Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances

For many families seeing The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition. We are lucky to have a number of Ann Arbor Nutcracker performances to choose from. Sponsored Nutcracker Event Listings My daughter was excited to have a preview of Randazzo’s The Nutcracker at school this week. Check out their performance details here: Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performances: If you know […]

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Outdoor Fun on a Warm Winter Day

Mess Free Playgrounds - County Farm Park - Perennial Garden

The calendar may be the middle of February, but the weather this week is definitely spring like. Yesterday I was reviewing my activity reviews from the summer looking for outdoor ideas. Unfortunately, many outdoor activities are closed for the season. However, I do have a number of great outdoor suggestions for the next few days. Matthaei Botanical Gardens Matthaei Botanical Gardens is open year […]

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Ice Day Activity Ideas

Arbor Annie's Ice Day Picks - January 17, 2017

With freezing rain and icy roads this morning most local schools closed today. However, as temperatures rise throughout the day, road conditions should improve making it possible to get out of the house. My husband texted me at 9a after making it to work. He said that the main and secondary roads are mostly ice free and that the neighborhood and tertiary roads are still […]

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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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