1. News & Announcements
Community Members Invited to Purchase Brick Pavers for Patriarche Park
To celebrate the five-year anniversary of the Playground in the Park “Re-Imagined” project, the City of East Lansing is giving community members a second chance to purchase personalized, engraved brick pavers that will be installed at Patriarche Park.

East Lansing Family Aquatic Center Open for 2019 Season
The East Lansing Family Aquatic Center, 6400 Abbot Road, is officially open for its 2019 summer season. The 2019 season will run through Monday, Sept. 2.

Small Dog Park Opens in East Lansing
The City of East Lansing is excited to announce that a new 5,625-square-foot, fenced-in area for small dogs is now open to the public at the Northern Tail Dog Park, 6400 Abbot Road.

East Lansing Department of Parks, Recreation & Arts Shares Community Survey Results
Earlier this year, community members were invited to share input on the City of East Lansing’s update to its Five-Year Parks, Recreation, Open Space and Greenways Plan by attending public input meetings and/or participating in an online community survey. The survey results are now available online.

Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board Approves $219,000 Grant for Bailey Park Project
The Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund Board recently approved a $219,000 grant application from the City of East Lansing for a future improvement project at Bailey Park.

Upcoming Volunteer Park Work Days
Get involved in the restoration of the City's park biotic communities by removing problematic plant species and replacing them with native species. The volunteer work days take place the second Saturday of each month.

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  1. Classes & Programs
2019 Fall Connect

Take a look at the variety of arts, swim, dance, sports and fitness classes and programs offered through Parks, Recreation & Arts this winter and spring.
View Classes & Programs (Fall 2019)