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‘Thrilling Thursdays’ return to downtown Mt. Pleasant
May 24, 2017

Beginning June 15, make downtown your destination every Thursday evening for activities designed to take you and your family back in time when summer was all about fun! Each of these "Thrilling Thursdays" will begin at 6 p.m. at Town Center, with the exception of the Supersoaker Festivus, which will be held at Island Park.


Great Egg Scramble is scheduled for April 8
March 31, 2017

Hop your way to Finch Fieldhouse (Campus of Central Michigan University – between Bellows and Preston streets) and join Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation, 95.3 WCFX and Graff of Mt. Pleasant for the Great Egg Scramble on Saturday, April 8. The celebration begins at 12:30 p.m. and admission is free. Canned goods will be collected for the Isabella Community Soup Kitchen.


Volunteers needed for Timber Town 2.0 community build in May
March 23, 2017

The City of Mt. Pleasant is seeking volunteers for the construction and installation of the Timber Town 2.0 playscape at Island Park.


33rd annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night planned for Jan. 22; Register today
January 3, 2017

Young ladies and their fathers are invited to the 33rd annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night on Jan. 22 at the Mt. Pleasant Comfort Inn & Suites


Registration for Man vs. Mountain continues; sign up early for discounted registration rates
December 13, 2016

Registration continues for the City of Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation’s Man vs. Mountain challenge on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.


Registration for Man vs. Mountain now open; sign up before Nov. 1 for a discounted rate
October 20, 2015

Registration is now open for the City of Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation’s Man vs. Mountain challenge on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016


CMU business fraternity donates $750 to Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation
October 8, 2015

With the check in hand, Pi Sigma Epsilon Vice President of Marketing Jake Mitchell, along with President Katiemae Bosscher, presented the Parks and Recreation Department of the City of Mt. Pleasant with a $750 donation Tuesday morning.


PEAK Community Service Day
July 14, 2015

The City of Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation PEAK program will be holding the 13th Annual Community Service Day food drive at Island Park on July 21 from 12 to 3 p.m.


Egg hunts and activities planned
March 24, 2015

Two egg hunts are planned for both children and teenagers leading up to Easter Sunday weekend.


Community input sought on for Parks and Recreation Master Plan
February 13, 2015

Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation is seeking input from residents and community members regarding the future of parks and recreation in the City of Mt. Pleasant. Citizens can share their input and ideas through a survey or by attending the open house.



30th Annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night
December 11, 2013

Fathers looking for the perfect holiday gift for the special young lady or ladies in their lives can create cherished and lasting memories by registering for Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation's 30th Annual Daddy-Daughter Date Night.


Registration open for 2014 Youth Basketball Program
December 11, 2013

Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation is currently accepting registrations for its Youth Basketball Program.


2nd Annual Adult Coed Winter Kickball Tournament
November 15, 2013

Those who enjoy getting out and active in the cold, winter weather will have the chance to do just that at the Mt. Pleasant Parks and Recreation's 2nd Annual Adult Coed Winter Kickball Tournament on Januar 25, 2014.


Parks & Recreation 2013 fall programs: Information and deadlines
September 30, 2013

Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation heads into fall with these upcoming programs and events.


Farmers’ Market 40th anniversary celebration planned for August 8
July 30, 2013

The Mt. Pleasant community is invited to help celebrate as the Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market commemorates its 40th anniversary on August 8.


Michigan ASA Girls’ Softball State Championship Tournament slides into mid-Michigan
June 10, 2013

Thousands of players, families and coaches will visit the Mt. Pleasant area June 27 through 30 for the Michigan Amateur Softball Association (ASA) Girls' Fastpitch State Tournament.


Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market celebrates 40 years of fresh, local food
June 3, 2013

The mid-Michigan community can once again browse a wide variety of locally grown fruits, vegetables, crafts and flowers as the City of Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ Market kicks off its 40th anniversary June 6.


Registration open for Kindergarten-Second Grade Basketball Program
December 4, 2012

Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation is now accepting registrations for its Kindergarten through Second Grade Basketball Program.


Children enjoy Dickens events at library
The Morning Sun - December 2, 2012

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Third-Sixth Grade Basketball Program to begin in January
December 2, 2012

Mt. Pleasant Parks & Recreation is now accepting registrations for its Third through Sixth Grade Basketball Program.