Oakland Township Parks and Recreation

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Virtual Nature and Activity Center provides fun, fitness, crafts, nature education, recreation and enrichment through these unprecedented times. We are committed to ensuring our community has the resources to help facilitate health and well-being. Visit this page often or follow us on Facebook and Instagram or our new YouTube Channel for new updates and ideas to keep you and your loved ones healthy, entertained and informed. 

Categories to explore:

  • Fitness and Wellness: Check out our on-demand and live-streaming opportunities to participate in programs to keep you feeling your best. Programs include our popular virtual yoga and tai chi classes.
  • Explore Nature at Home: On-demand programs about the best of Michigan's Great Outdoors including plants, animals, and habitats. Check out videos by our partner, Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve as well as other fantastic organizations and resources that value nature as much as we do.
  • Explore Our Parks: Here you'll discover what our parks are all about, with links to interactive maps. Learn about volunteer opportunities you can join and other informational nuggets that showcase what makes our parks so special.
  • Special Interest and Online Resources: Find unique and fun activities in this section, such as challenges, contests, and more!

Free - Must pre-register at oaklandtownship.recdesk.com/
Hot Stars for a Cold Night! - Friday, 1/15/21; 7-8:30pm
Revel in the Ides of March! - Friday, 3/12/21; 7-8:30pm

Free - Must pre-register at oaklandtownship.recdesk.com/
Zoom - All Levels Yoga - Sundays; 12/20/20 - 1/24/21; 9:30-10:30am
Zoom - All Levels Yoga - Sundays; 1/31/21 - 3/7/21; 9:30-10:30am
Zoom - All Levels Yoga - Sundays; 3/14/21 - 4/18/21; 9;30-10:30am 
Zoom - Slow Flow Yoga - Sundays; 12/20/20 - 1/24/21; 11am-12Noon
Zoom - Slow Flow Yoga - Sundays; 1/31/21 - 3/7/21; 11am-12Noon
Zoom - Slow Flow Yoga - Sundays; 3/14/21 - 4/18/21; 11am-12Noon 
Zoom - Tai Chi Beginning Exercises - Tuesdays; 1/19/21 - 3/19/21 6-7pm


All About Owls 

All About Trees 

Boiled Sugar – Making Maple Syrup 

Dinosaur Hill @ Home – Turtles

Dinosaur Hill @ Home - Animal Homes

Dinosaur Hill @ Home – Backyard Birdfeeder

Dinosaur Hill @ Home – Squirrels 

Dinosaur Hill @ Home – Crested Gecko 

Dinosaur Hill @ Home – Snakes 

Dinosaur Hill @ Home – Rocks 

Dinosaur Hill @ Home – Giant Madagascar Hissing Cockroaches  

Western Chorus Frog  

Michigan Backyard Birds  

Backyard Bird Challenge  

Turkey Vultures 

Ludington Pudding Stone  

Driveway Chalk Sensory Observation Nature Journal  


Interactive Park Map
Park profiles with Natural Areas blog links

Share Your Ideas! If you have an idea for a virtual program or resource that you’d like us to offer, please let u know! Contact us at parks@oaklandtownship.org or call (248) 651-7810.

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