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Mark Maxe

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Recreation - Newsletter

 

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Fall 2018 Newsletter

Upcoming Events/General Information
Youth Programs
Adult Programs
Senior Programs
Registration

Upcoming Events / General Information

71st Michigan Duck Hunters Tournament

Midwest Decoy Contest/Wildlife Art Show
September 15th & 16th, 2018 - 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, Brownstown MI

Dog Retriever Events
Kids Games
Lots of Good Food

Michigan Duck Hunters Tournament
Wildlife Arts & Craft Show
Huron River Distance “Jump Dogs”
Huge Outdoor Trading Post
Hunting & Fishing Equipment & Supplies
Dog Retriever Demonstrations
Hip Boot Races
Midwest Goose Calling Championship
World/Midwest Duck Calling Contest
Great Lakes Sling Shot Contest
Live Auction
Jr./Sr. Archery & BB Gun Shoot

In cooperation with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, Pointe Mouillee State Game Area, Brownstown, MI (734) 379-9692 For more information: www.miwaterfowlfest.org

Community Center & Event Center Booking 2019 Rentals

The Brownstown Community Center, located at 21311 Telegraph Road, and the Event Center located at 23345 King Road are now booking group rentals through 2019. The Community Center halls can accommodate up to 325 people and a full kitchen is available. The Event Center can accommodate up to 180 people and has a caterers kitchen.

Community Center rental rates range from $75.00 for groups of 50 or less on a weeknight to $525.00 for groups of up to 325 on a weekend. Halls are dividable to accommodate any size party and rental rates vary with party size. Kitchen facilities are available for a $50.00 charge. Event Center rates range from $425.00 on a weekday to $625.00 on a weekend day and include use of a caterers kitchen.

White table linens and clean-up services are also available for an additional charge at both locations. A security deposit is required to reserve a date at either location. To check date availability please call the Recreation Dept. at 675-0920

Fall Clean Up Weeks - October 1-12

During Fall Clean Up, Waste Management will accept, on your regular trash pick-up days, unlimited household rubbish and many items normally not accepted. Items accepted include small car parts, unlimited household rubbish, yard waste and bulky items. All must be properly bagged, boxed and/or bundled.

Due to Michigan law, tires can no longer go to the landfill. Therefore tires will not be collected curbside during Fall Clean Up Weeks. Residents can recycle tires at the Township Hall during these Clean Up Weeks only, at no cost.

Freon items will not be picked-up during the Fall Clean Up Weeks. Residents may call for a Freon item to be removed for a fee of $40 each. Payment & scheduling may be made through WM’s Customer Service Center at 1-800-796-9696. Note payment & scheduling must be done 24 hours prior to their collection day.

During any Clean Up Weeks please make sure all items are placed at the curb in 32 gallon or smaller containers weighing no more than 40lbs. Carpet must be bundled 4’ or less and branches must be bundled 3’ or less and small enough for 1 person to pick up (no more than 50lbs). Working together we can help “Clean Up” Brownstown starting at home.

A Holiday Night in Brownstown - SAVE THE DATE!

Brownstown Township will host its 2nd annual 'A Holiday Night in Brownstown' on Friday, November 30th from 6-8pm. The family-oriented evening will take place at the Brownstown Recreation Cam-pus to celebrate the beginning of the holiday season.

Information for a student poster contest will be shared with K-12 art teachers by the end of September asking their assistance to help fa-cilitate a student poster contest as part of the holiday event to help promote the event and get the students involved.

Entries will be judged and prizes awarded in three categories:
Grades K-5 winner will receive a $50 gift card along with the honor of lighting the holiday tree at the event.
Grades 6-9 winner will receive a $100 gift card.
Grades 10-12 winner will receive a $100 gift card AND their poster will be used as the marketing flyer for the event which will be distributed throughout the downriver area.

More details of the campus-wide event will be announced as the season approaches. In the meantime, mark your calendar and plan to celebrate this magical time of year at “A Holiday Night in Brownstown!”

Dog Park Passes Available

Bring your dog to enjoy a great day at the new Brownstown Dog Park. Located next to the Brownstown Animal Shel-ter, 23700 Lillian, the Dog park provides a safe fenced area for well behaved canine citizens to exercise and play off leash. All dogs must be registered through the Brownstown Water Dept.

Register at: Brownstown Water Department, 21313 Telegraph, @ King Road Mon-Fri from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.

Annual Fees: $25 for residents, $35 for non-residents Replacement cost is $25 for all lost cards.

The annual pass includes up to 3 dogs and is renewable on an annual basis.

To Register, the following must be provided: A Signed Dog Park Waiver, Current license (from Brownstown or other community) Proof of current vaccinations for each dog: Rabies, Bordetella & DHLP-P (Distemper Parvo)

Shred Day

Saturday, September 15, 2018
8am-12pm
Browntown Townshop Hall
21313 Telegraph Road

Limit 3-4 Small (15"L x 12"D x 10"H) boxes per person.
One-site for complete security
Shredded materials are recycled

Prevent Identity Theft - What should be shredded?
Any Document that contains confidential material.
Any document that oculd be used for the purpose of identity theft.
Any document that could cause harm in the hands of criminals

Acceptable
White ledger paper
Envelopes (with or without windows)
Manila folders
hanging file folders
*no need to remove staples, paper clips or rubber bands

Not Acceptable
Newspaper
Cardboard
CD's
DVD's
3-ring binders
Plastic
Magazines
VHS Tapes
Books
Bleached paper in brigh colors

Limited to residents only. Must have valid ID> Everyone on live by noon will be serviced.

Family Fun - Duct Tape Workshop

Friday, November 9, 2018
6:15pm
$8 per person - Includes Pizza and Pop!

Everyone registered will get all the supplies they need to create a Colorful and Fun project - with Duct Tape!. Adults will assist children in making a variety of cool fun projects the duct tape!

Workshop is about 60 minutes.
Preregistration is Required!
Must register by November 1st, space is limited.
Register in Person at the Community Center or online at www.brownstownrec.org

Beautification Commission Halloween Decoration Contest

A strange noise in the dark, a hint of a ghostly figure, a sudden chill the air of your closed door room. Spooky, scary stuff! But we think you can create an atmosphere even scarier! We think you have an amaz-ingly “ghoulish” imagination and are just “dying” to bring your ideas to life.

To that end the Brownstown Beautification/Historical Commission will be judging “Halloweenscapes” cre-ated by Brownstown residents from 6:00 to 8:00 PM, Tuesday October 23rd so be sure your lights are on! Homes (exteriors only) will be reviewed for “spookiness” and judged by the Commissioners.

Contest entrants are required to submit nominations with your name, address, phone number and email by Monday, October 22nd to the Recreation Department either in person at the Community Center, by calling (734) 675-0920, or via email to mmaxe@wdl.net. The will be some “ghastly” prizes for the winners!

Brownstown Historical Society, 23451 King Road

Going through old family photos or news clippings? Brownstown Historical Society is always looking for information on Browns-town families and area farms/businesses. Please consider donating or sharing those treasures!
Museum Hours:
2nd & 4th Sundays 1-4pm (or by appointment)
23451 King Road
248.318.5297
On 4th Sundays, Historian Dick Smith, will be available to answer questions on how to get started tracing your own family tree.

Youth Programs

MOTHER/SON FALL SWING

This annual dance provides a great opportunity for mothers and sons to spend a fun night out together. The evening features dancing, refreshments and a cowboy hat for the boys. Open to mothers and sons ages 3 and up.

Location: Brownstown Event Center 23445 King Road
Schedule: Friday, October 19 7:00-8:15 PM
Cost: $15.00 per couple Additional son $2.00 each

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE COMMUNITY CEN-TER AND MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE!

KARATE

Come and learn both Korean and Japanese Karate. This comprehen-sive Martial Arts Program features classes for ages 4 to adult, includ-ing weapons work at higher levels with top quality instructors at all levels.

Instructor: Bill Barker, Progressive Tactics Martial Arts
Location: Community Center

Schedule: Little Dragons - The Little Dragons program teaches the younger age group the skills needed for martial arts training at a later age. The program includes proper stretch, exercise and games to promote balance, focus, team work and discipline. Basic martial arts skills are then incorporated. Students have their own belt system based on class attendance and performance. Additionally life skill teaching occurs in all classes.

Boys & Girls Ages 4-6/Mons 6:00-6:45 PM
Cost: $45.00/month

Basic Karate - This program is a traditional martial arts program teaching self defense through balance, focus, team work and disci-pline. Certified instructors teach and evaluate students using the traditional testing and belt system.

Ages 7-12 Mon & Wed 6:00-7:00 PM
Cost: $60.00/month
Ages 13-Adult Mon & Wed 7:00-8:00 PM
Cost: $60.00/month

Modern Arnis - This program features a Filipino style of martial arts known for its knife, stick and sword work. Open to instructor approved advanced students.

Instructor Approved Adults Wed 8:00-9:00 PM Cost: $50.00/month

FREE PRE-SCHOOL MUSIC PROGRAM

The Woodhaven-Brownstown Schools, in cooperation with Brownstown Recreation and Woodhaven Recreation is offering FREE preschool music programs this fall. Make music a part of your child’s daily life. It improves their ability to move, think, create, reason, and express themselves. Come and see what music can do for you and your child. Instructor Tamara Walter will take kids on a musical adventure is designed to promote language, social, gross motor and early literacy skills for preschool children ages 0-5 years. A parent or guardian must attend with the child.

Brownstown Community Center
21311 Telegraph Rd.
Brownstown, MI 48134
Call to register (734) 675-0920

Wednesdays at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m.
September 19 October 17
November 14 December 19

SPACE IS LIMITED AND PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED!

BEGINNING TENNIS LESSONS

Come check out the new Thorn Park Tennis Courts and learn a life long sport! Tennis is a great game for all ages and can be enjoyed your entire life. Open to boys and girls, participants will learn the basics of the forehand, backhand, serve and volley. Enough to get you started playing tennis! Participants should bring their own racquet and water bottle, tennis balls provided.

Location: Thorn Park Tennis Courts, 23700 Lillian Street
Schedule: Tuesdays & Thursdays for 3 weeks
Ages 8 to 11 5:30-6:30 PM
Ages 12 to 16 6:30-7:30 PM
Session I Starts September 18
Session II Starts October 9
Cost: $41.00
Instructor: Mike Weatherhead

BROWNSTOWN RUSH RECREATIONAL SOCCER!

Brownstown Recreation and MI Rush Soccer Club have come together to form the Brownstown Rush Recreational Soccer Program. This exciting new soccer program, open to boys and girls of all skill levels, ages 4-10 years, will begin in the Fall of 2018. Program will consist of one team training session per week, as well as one game per weekend. A great program to start your child in soccer.

Location: Germania Hall, 23156 King Road
Cost: $80.00 with Parent Volunteer Coach includes Adidas game jersey & Rush t-shirt
$120.00 with MI Rush Staff Coach, includes Adidas game jersey & Rush t-shirt
Game Days: Saturdays or Sundays Sept 8 –Oct 21, times TBA
Registration Information: Online at michiganrush.com
Email Questions to Johnny McIntyre at downriverrush@gmail.com

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Come celebrate the holidays with the jolly old man himself. Program includes an all you can eat pancake breakfast, a visit from Santa, and a small gift for each child. Entertainment provided after breakfast.

Location: Community Center
Cost: $4.00 Children
$5.00 Adults
Schedule: Saturday, December 8, 2018
9:00 AM

All children must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
This program tends to fill quickly so don’t wait to buy tickets!

YOUTH DANCE

Dance Brownstown! In cooperation with Studio G Performing Arts, Brownstown Recreation is once again offering a complete dance program for ages 3 & up. Taught by professional dance instructors, the program is tailored for both beginning and intermediate dancers in the disciplines of Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Hip Hop and Theater plus a special Pre-Dance program for youngsters ages 3-4. Program runs September through May. Students must attend entire session to participate in the recital in late May. Costume and shoes additional.

Instructors: Studio G Performing Arts
Location: Community Center

Schedule:
Wednesdays, starting Sept. 12
6:00-6:30 pm Parent-Tot
(2 years old with parent or guardian)
6:30-7:15 p.m. Ballet/Tap (7-10yr)
7:15-7:45 p.m. Jazz/Hip Hop (7-10yr)
7:45-8:15 p.m. Tumble Dance (7-10yr)
8:15-8:45 p.m. Hip Hop/Tap
(Middle School & High School)

Fridays, starting Sept. 14
6:00-6:30pm: Pre dance (3-4 yr)
6:30-7:15pm: Ballet/Tap (4-6 yr)
7:15-7:45pm: Jazz/Hip Hop (4-6yr)
7:45-8:30pm: Hula/Tumble Dance (4-6yr)

Cost: $38/month 30 Minute Classes
$45/month 45 Minute Classes
Payment Plans Available.

Registration and Shoe Fitting - Friday, August 31 or Friday, September 7 5-9PM @ Community Center
Saturday, September 8 10AM-3PM @ Community Center.

Princess Predance: (3 & 4 year olds) Be a different princess every week at dance. Learn the basics of the 3 main genres of dance: Ballet, Tap (no tap shoes), and Jazz. This class will dance in the recital. Sticker book with princess stickers will be given each week!

Ballet/Tap: (4-6 year olds) You will start with traditional pliés and tendus and move on to more fast paced jumps and across the floor fun! Plus learn some great toe tapping tap dance moves! Of course Ballet/Tap performs in the recital. Stickers and sticker books each week!

Jazz/Hip Hop: (4-6 year olds) This fast-paced, energetic class is sure to please! Learn the basics of traditional jazz while implementing Hip Hop fusion into it. This class performs a high-energy Hip Hop in the annual recital! Stickers and sticker books each week!

Hip Hop/Gymnastics: (4-6 year olds) This class starts with high-energy Hip Hop and ends with basic tumbling, such as summersaults and cartwheels. Sticker books and stickers will be given out each week!

Ballet: (7-10 year olds) Learn the classical steps of Ballet in this class. This is a traditional Ballet class that moves through the various exercises beginning at the barre and moving to the center and across the floor. This class performs in the recital. Stickers and sticker books given each week!

Jazz/Hip Hop: (7-10 year olds) This fun-filled class is formatted as the 4-6 year olds’ class but incorporates more advanced movement geared for the 7-
10 age group. This class performs in the recital. Sticker books and stickers will be given each week!

*REGISTER FOR DANCE PROGRAM WITH STUDIO G PERFORMING ARTS
*(734) 362-0880*

Downriver Ski Club

Is anyone thinking about snow yet?

I’ll bet the Downriver Ski and Snowboard Club members are!

Please join us this winter for our fifth season of ski-ing and riding. The club is open to middle and high school students in the Downriver and surrounding communities, as well as their families.

Starting January 4 and ending February 15, we will travel by motorcoach from the Brownstown Community Center to the Mt. Holly Ski Resort. We will depart from the community center at 3:45 PM and return at roughly 11:30 PM. For students living on Grosse Ile, we plan to offer a bus pickup at 2:45 PM at the Grosse Ile middle school.

On Friday, February 22, all members reaching the intermediate-advanced proficiency level will have the opportunity to attend our weekend trip, where they will get a chance to test their skills at one of the more advanced resorts in northern Michigan.

Never skied or snowboarded? No problem! We will provide beginner through ad-vanced lessons each week taught by the certified instructors at the resort. Weekly lessons are required for all students until they receive their black patch.

Please join us on December 5 OR December 12 at 7 PM at the Brownstown Commu-nity Center for one of our general information meetings. You will be able to meet the club directors and learn all about the program.

Please like us on Facebook.com/downriverskiclub to see photos from last season, read club news and find dates for upcoming meetings. And feel free to con-tact the club directors with any questions: August Varady (734-732-2072, varac-ris@yahoo.com).

 

Adult Programs

EASY FLOW YOGA

Have fun while you learn the gentle postures (asanas) and restorative breathing techniques. Let this class help you to remove all the damaging effects of our stressful lives and improve your overall strength, balance and stamina. All ages and levels welcome. Wear comfortable, stretchable clothing and bring a mat, rug or blanket. Please refrain from eating an hour before class.

Schedule: Tuesdays 6:15-7:15 PM @ Community Ctr or
Thursdays 6:15-7:15 PM @ Community Ctr
Session 1 - 5 weeks starts September 18 or 20
Session 2 - 5 weeks starts October 23 or 25

Cost: Per Session $26.00 Per Session. Non-residents add $5.00.
Registrations received after class starts subject to $5 late fee

Instructor: Dr. Tracey Williamson, D.C., D.I.C.C.P., American Heart Association Certification,
Board Certified Diplomate in International Chiropractic Council on Pediatrics

CARDIO CORE

Blast fat and tone your core with this fast-paced, fun class! We will alternate cardio moves to burn calories and get your heart rate up with strength-building core moves to strengthen and tone your abs , back and shoulders. Core strength is at the heart of everything that we do, come join the fun and get stronger with us!

Schedule: Tuesdays 7:30PM-8:30PM @ Community Center
Session 1 - 5 weeks starts September 18
Session 2 - 5 weeks starts October 23
Cost: Per Session $26.00, Non-residents add $5.00
Instructors: Theresa Redick
Note: Students should bring their own exercise mat!

POWER YOGA

Power Yoga is a dynamic, energizing form of exercise that sculpts, hones and tones every muscle in the body. Power Yoga empowers you to purposefully use and train your body for everyday activities in life – bending, stretching lifting, reaching, twisting – so you can move through your everyday motions with more ease. Participants must bring a yoga mat, blocks, water bottle and a towel. Please refrain from eating 1 ½ hours before class.

Schedule: Mondays 7:15-8:15 PM @ Community Center
Session 1 - 5 weeks starts September 17
Session 2 - 5 weeks starts October 24

Cost: Per Session $26.00. Non-residents add $5.00. Registrations received after class
starts subject to $5 late fee

Instructor: Dr. Tracey Williamson, D.C., D.I.C.C.P., American Heart Association Certification,
Board Certified Diplomate in International Chiropractic Council on Pediatrics

ADULT CORN HOLE LEAGUE

Brownstown Corn Hole League covers 12 weeks of competition on Thursday nights. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the Season.

The best of 3 games each night. Point system will be used to determine overall League Winner. Rules will be provided at the first night of competition! Failure to abide by rules will result in elimination without refund.

Location: Community Center
Schedule: Thursdays 7:00 PM Starting January 17
Cost: $80/ 2 person team

CARDIO DRUMMING

Connect with your rhythm in life by combining music rhythm and movement. Drumsticks, fitness balls, and large buckets are all you need to put the fun in fitness. Release stress and aggression, sweat, sing and have a blast beating to the sound of your own drum. Anyone can do this high energy workout, no right or wrong way, Cardio Drumming will keep up on the BEAT!

Schedule: Monday 6-7PM or Thursdays 7:30-8:30 PM @ CCtr
Session 1 - 5 weeks starts September 17 or 20
Session 2 - 5 weeks starts October 22 or 25

Cost: $26.00 Per Session/Non-residents add $5.00
Registrations received after class starts subject to $5 late fee
Instructor: Monday - Malissa Mates Thursday - Theresa Redick

Note: Students should bring their own fitness ball, 65 cm for average height, 75 cm for those over 5’6’, a 17 gallon rope handled bucket. Sticks are available for purchase from the instructor at class for $5.00.

DOG OBEDIENCE

Who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks? Bring your old dog or new puppy to our dog obedience training class where they will learn to sit, stay, heel, and come when called. All dogs must be at least 6 months of age and have proof of vaccinations.

Location: Community Center
Schedule: Tuesdays starting September 18
7:00-8:00 PM Beginning Class
8:00-9:00 PM Advanced Class
8 weeks

Cost: $51.00 Resident
$56.00 Non-resident
Registrations received after class starts subject to $5 late fee

FREE WOMEN’S SELF DEFENSE CLASS

FREE ladies (12 and up) self defense class- ON GOING.
Each month, there will be instruction and practice in different techniques covering kicking, striking, escaping, self defense and fighting from the ground. Psychology and strategies will be discussed as well. "Self defense is best done when practiced regularly. Don't rely on ideas you think about, or what you believe you would do. Practice so it becomes automatic." Wear work out clothes.

Location: Community Center
Schedule: Mondays 8:00-9:00 PM
Class meets first Monday of each month
Cost: FREE
Instructor: Bill Barker, Progressive Tactics Martial Arts

ADULT FALL SOFTBALL LEAGUES

Brownstown Recreation is accepting applications for team entries for our Fall 2018 Adult Softball Leagues through September 7, 2018. All leagues will follow USSSA rules, playing a 10 game season plus double elimination playoffs. Games are played at Thorn Park and Fort-Gib Park.

Entry Fee: $300/team plus $80 refundable deposit
Leagues:
Men:
Tuesday Doubleheaders
Thursday Doubleheaders
Sun. Doubleheaders (4 Divisions)

Co-ed:
Monday Doubleheaders
Wednesday Doubleheaders
Friday Doubleheaders

Start Date: Games start the week of September 9th

For more information call Athletic Coordinator Butch Coffee at (734) 675-0920

WINTER SWIM LESSON INFORMATION

Once again this winter the Recreation Department will be offing youth swim lessons at Carlson High School. Lessons will begin early February with dates to be announced in early November pending school use approval. Lessons will be available for beginners through advanced swimmer and the Downriver Minnows competitive swim team.

Check our website www.brownstownrec.org for more information later this fall.

 

Senior Programs

SENIOR CENTER ACTIVITIES

The Brownstown Senior Community Center offers a wide variety of activities for seniors on a daily basis. The Senior Nutrition Program, Health, Education and Enrichment Programs are conducted at the Center on an ongoing basis. The Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM. Below is a listing of the dates and times of ongoing programs. For more information contact the Recreation Department at (734)
675-0920.

Senior Program Schedule

Blood Pressure Clinic - 1st Thurs at Noon
Quilting - Every Wed at 9:00 AM
Chair Exercise - Every Thurs at 10 AM
Senior Exercise - Every Tues, Wed, and Fri at 10:00 AM
Senior Bowling - Every Fri at 1:00 PM @ Flat Rock Lanes
Travel Club - Every *1st Mon at 11:00 AM
(*September’s meeting on 1st Tuesday)
Evening Pot Luck - Every 4th Mon at 5 PM
Meijer - 1st & 3rd Tues at 11:00 AM
Kroger - 2nd & 4th Weds at 11:00 AM
Aldi - Last Tuesday at 11:00 AM
Walmart - 2nd Friday at 11:00 AM
Sr Tai Chi - Every Fri at 9:00 AM

Senior Trip & Travel Club

Receive discount on trips by joining the Senior Travel Club! Annual dues are $10. New trips announced at the monthly meetings held the first Monday of every month, except holidays, at 11:00 AM at the Community Center on Sept. 4 (Tuesday) Oct 1, Nov 5, & Dec 3.

Many more trips are available. Call (734) 675-0920 or stop by the Community Center for more information.

“Princess Bride” - Sept 28
Virginia Beach - Oct 8-13
Fall Color River Cruise - Oct 16
Fall Mystery Trip - Oct 20-25
5101& Escape Room - Oct 25
Driving Miss Daisy - Nov 4
Unholy Toledo - Nov 8
Detroit Zoo Wild Lights - Nov 17
NY City Holiday - Nov 27-Dec 1
Simply Streisand - Nov 28
Smokey Mtn Christmas - Dec 10-14
Historic Whitney - Dec 12
Christmas in Chicago - Dec 17-19
Late Night Catechism Las Vegas - Jan 19
DSO with Bianco - Jan 20
Mardi Gras - March 5
Firekeepers - March 25-26
Popcorn Falls - April 13
Detroit Behind the Scenes - April 30
Ireleand/Iceland Cruise - May 6-16
Alaska - June 10-20

HOT LUNCHES AVAILABLE

In cooperation with the Wayne County Office of Nutrition Services, hot lunches are available to seniors age 60 and over. Lunch is served Monday through Friday at 12:00 Noon in the Brownstown Community Center. Suggested donation is $3.00 per day. Reservations are due one day in advance and can be made by calling the Recreation Department at (734) 675-0920. Monthly menus are also available for pick-up at the Recreation Offices.

Hot lunches are also delivered to qualified homebound seniors.
Lunches are delivered Monday through Friday with frozen meals for emergency use. Any senior needing delivery should contact Wayne County at (800) 851-1454.

TRANSPORTATION

Through the use of a SMART Specialized Services Grant, the Township of Brownstown is pleased to offer transportation for seniors and disabled residents.

For a $1.00 co-pay, seniors and the disabled may ride the Senior Bus to the Community Center for scheduled activities.

Downriver Cab - available for transportation to Dr. appointments, banking, pharmacy, etc. $4.00 co-pay each way

Authorization is required so interested parties should contact the Recreation Department at (734) 675-0920.

PLEASURE SEEKERS

The Pleasure Seekers, Brownstown’s Senior Club, meets the 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month at 1 PM in the Community Center. The club regularly hosts dances and more. Annual dues are $10.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed to help deliver hot lunches to area homebound seniors. Meals are delivered daily at about 11:30
AM and the route takes about an hour to complete. If you are able to volunteer one or more days per week please contact Joan Yuhas at (734) 675-0920.


General Information

Registration Information

Registration for all programs may be made in person at the Recreation Department, 21311 Telegraph, Brownstown, by phone with full payment on a credit card, online at www.brownstownrec.org or by completing the form below and submitting with full payment to:

Brownstown Recreation
21311 Telegraph Road
Brownstown, MI 48183

All program fees already include a $1.00 per participant administration fee. This fee is used to help offset the costs of running the Recreation Department and help the Department remain self sufficient.

Non-residents are welcome in most programs and will be charged an additional $5.00 non-resident fee.

Fee Waivers Available

It is the policy of the Brownstown Recreation Commission that no Brownstown resident child will be turned away from a program due to the inability to pay a program registration fee.

If your child wishes to participate in any program, and you are unable to pay the registration fee, please request a fee waiver application from Parks & Recreation Director Mark W. Maxe at (734) 675-0920. All requests are handled confidentially.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

If, for any reason, you are not fully satisfied with any program, a full refund of the program registration fee will be issued upon request. Just stop in the Recreation Department and tell us why you were dissatisfied with the program, and full refund will be issued.

Program Suggestions

Ideas and suggestions for new programs are always welcome. If you have a particular program or event you would like to see offered by Brownstown Recreation, please contact Parks & Recreation Director Mark Maxe at (734) 675-0920.

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