Detroit Recreation Department

Donors Pledge $15M To Help Detroit Recreation CentersDetroit Mayor Dave Bing says the financially struggling city has secured $15 million from outside donors to keep 17 recreation centers open.
Hundreds Expected At Free Kids Fishing Derby In DetroitMore than 500 youths are expected to become anglers on Saturday when the 16th annual Detroit Fishing Derby gets underway at Lake Frances in Palmer Park.
Bing Has Bold Plan To Save Detroit Rec CentersDetroit's mayor is working on a plan to keep recreation centers open while cutting millions from the rec department's budget.
Detroit Rec Centers On The Chopping Block?One of the areas that could be hard hit in Detroit's deep budget cuts could be the city's recreation department.
Detroit Recreation Dept.'s Swim Program Kicks Off MondayThe Detroit Recreation Department's "Learn to Swim" program starts Monday at five rec centers around the city. Classes will be held two days a week over the next 10 weeks.
Detroit Riverside Boat Launch To ReopenA once-popular boat launch that's been closed for a decade i will reopen.
Senior "Superstars" Of Sports & Recreation ShineThe Detroit Recreation Department's 27th Annual Detroit Senior Olympics continue today and run through Wednesday.
Detroit Recreation Department Hosts Kids Fishing DerbyThe Detroit Recreation Department and Hook, Line and Sinker, Inc. will host the 15th annual Detroit Area Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday, May 21 from 9 am to 3 pm at Lake Frances.
Kid Rock Writes Big Checks For DetroitKid Rock took his checkbook to Detroit City Hall, Monday, helping out several local charities to the tune of $50,000.
Time To Reserve Shelters For Belle Isle PicnicsThe Detroit Recreation Department is taking picnic shelter reservations starting Monday, at the Belle Isle Casino.
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