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Chesterfield Leisure Services
Parks.chesterfieldtwp.org (586) 949-0400 ext. 4 Follow us on Facebook! @ChesterfieldTwpPR
Safe and enjoyable ways to welcome Fall!
All About Animals Art Camp Ages 8-12 Aug 24 - 28 Mon - Fri, 10:30-12:30
$165R/$170NR Township Offices (Indoors) This fun and educational program will explore different
types of animals, habitats, and what they need for survival through a series of hands-on art projects and guided instruc-
tion. This class is a STEM-certified lesson.
Safe Sitter Babysitting Ages 11-15 Sept 26 Saturday, 9:00-3:30
$55R/$60NR Township Offices (Indoors) This nationally recognized babysitting course is
brought to you by A1 Health & Safety. Participants learn how to be safe, effective babysitters and build confidence in
their childcare skills during this workshop. Health educators cover first aid, CPR with mannequin practice, choking, age
appropriate activities, discipline, fire and crime safety, and more. Bring: Pencil/pen, snacks, drinks, disposable lunch,
facemask (required indoors), hand sanitizer (at least 60% alcohol base). No entry without facemask for this course.
Dance Lessons Ages 2-8 Various session dates and times available
$50R/$55NR Drop Everything & Dance Two different 6-week dance classes are offered: Itsy
Bitsy (2-4 yrs) on Mondays, 5:00-5:30 and Dance Sampler (6-8 yrs) on Thursdays, 6:45-7:15. Each class is designed for age-
appropriate fun while helping to develop small and large motor skills in a positive environment. Dance Sampler focuses
on Jazz and Pom styles of dance.
Private Horseback Riding Lessons @ Justamere Equestrian Circle. All ages welcome! See website for details.
Group Music Lessons available @ Evola Music. See website for complete details.
Community Concert & Dog Walk All Ages Sept 25 Friday, 6:00-7:30
FREE Bundle up and join us for a fall concert and community dog walk at the Township Offices. This event will
feature Sonic Freeway, playing the hottest dance hits from the 60s through today! Six foot physical distance and face
masks encouraged. Bring hand sanitizer, snacks and lawn chairs. Event is weather permitting only. Cancellations will be
made by 1PM on event day. Dogs must be leashed on Township property and are not permitted inside buildings.
Fall Colors Tour All Ages Oct 8 OR Oct 9 Thursday or Friday, 10:00-1:00
FREE Hop on a bus and tour through the Fall foliage in your own community! Tour will be led by Macomb County
Master Gardeners and the Chesterfield Beautification Committee. Pre-registration is required for this free-of-charge event.
Tour will be riding on a small bus that departs from the Township Offices and includes breaks for walking.
Mom & Son Kickball Ages 6+ Oct 10 Saturday, 11:00-1:00
$10R/$15NR Join Leisure Services for a trip around the bases at Pollard Park! Lunch will be served and teams will be as-
signed. After playing your games, enjoy lunch together and consider sticking around for some more old-fashioned fun!
Parks and Recreation will set up school yard games for open play. This outdoor event will be held, weather permitting.
Halloween Trunks, Tricks, & TreatsHalloween Trunks, Tricks, & TreatsHalloween Trunks, Tricks, & TreatsHalloween Trunks, Tricks, & Treats Saturday, October 17 12:00, 1:00, 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 Township Offices (outdoors)
$7R/$9NR Breeze through our outdoor trick-or-treating trail held on the grounds of the Township Office. Children will
find this Halloween event to be a perfect and safe place to show off their costumes. Trick or treating bags, a sweet treat,
a small pumpkin, and plenty of candy will be provided for each child. Limited attendance at each time. Ages 2-10.
After 24 years in the field of recreation, 2020 is turning out to be the one that is the hardest for the Township, our
employees and myself to face; the year that has presented us with the most difficult decisions, and the one that will
change the way we recreate for years to come. Never in my career, could I have imagined that bringing people
together, providing families experiences, seniors livelihood, and kids opportunities to experience new things would be
halted by a worldwide health crisis. Our efforts have always culminated with a busy, action-packed, whirlwind of innova-
tive in-person events, engaging activities and exhilarating holiday happenings that we love to enjoy with all of YOU.
Unfortunately, this year is continuing to be different than all the rest.
We welcome you back at a physical distance, with face masks and hand sanitizer, but large events remain on a
temporary hiatus. Organized recreation may look a little “different,” but we remain active in the community, committed
to creating opportunities for your family to enjoy as soon as we are safely able to do so! Excitedly, we will embark on new
adventures in recreation to bring you low-cost, high-quality, programs as soon as “togetherness” is a thing once more.
Visit us online at parks.chesterfieldtwp.org for program offerings as we roll-out, re-establish favorites and redesign
in ways that safely navigate through an ever-changing world. Follow us on our Facebook pages for the most up-to-date
information as new programs are being instituted often. For now, any changes to programming are based on safety and
the ability to adhere to executive orders, physical distance guidelines, and CDC recommendations, while maintaining the
experience you have come to love from Chesterfield Township Leisure Services. Here’s to good health, people, peace,
parks and programs!
~ Amanda Bowers, Leisure Services Director
Chesterfield Leisure Services ● 47275 Sugarbush Chesterfield, MI 48047 ● (586) 949-0400 ext. 4
Ice Skating Lessons Ages 3+ Sept 13 - Oct 22 Sunday or Thursday, Time varies by age
$100-110R/$105-115NR Suburban Ice Macomb Our ever popular ice skating lessons are back again! Parent/Tot
classes all the way through adult-aged lessons are offered. View complete details at parks.chesterfieldtwp.org. Skate rental
is available for $18 for the entire session or $3 per week.
TaeKwon Do Ages 5 - 15 Sept 22 - Oct 20 Tuesday, 5:45-6:30
$50R/$55NR Yu’s Academy The purpose of martial arts is to enable individuals to achieve
their full potential, both mentally and physically. In this class, children learn self-defense, strengthen the mind and body,
enhance self-esteem, build confidence, and develop discipline. No uniform purchase is required.
Junior TGA Golf Lessons Ages 5 - 12 Sept 26 - Oct 31 Saturday, 11:00-12:00
$119R/$124NR Township Offices (outdoors) TGA Premier Junior Golf brings the golf course to us. Children
will learn the fundamentals: putting, chipping, rules, etiquette and life values in a safe and nurturing environment. All equip-
ment is provided. TGA promises a student-coach ratio of 8-1 or better.
Bitty Basketball Ages 3 - 5 Sept 26- Oct 17 Saturday, 12:30-1:30PM OR 1:45-2:45PM
$40R/$45NR Youth Center Basketball is an exciting sport that can be learned and played
at an early age. It helps young children develop hand-eye coordination and learn the benefits of both teamwork and
exercise. This program uses shorter rims and focuses on the basics of the game, including dribbling, passing, and shooting.
Healthy Kids Running Series Ages 2 - 14 Sept 27 - Oct 25 Sunday, 3:00-4:00
$35 Early Bird/$40 Pollard Park The Healthy Kids Running Series is a non-profit program created
to provide kids with a positive and fun experience in the world of running. Runners with the most points after the five weeks
of racing win trophies. All runners in week 5 receive medals. Individual races may be purchased for $10. To register for this
program, visit www.healthykidsrunningseries.com. Early Bird registration is through 8/30/2020.
Karate Classes Ages 4+ Various session dates and times available beginning Sept 15
$35R/$40NR Genbu-Kai Karate of Michigan Why karate? Physically, you will have increased flexibility, have
stronger muscles, improved coordination and stamina. Mentally, you will have improved focus and concentration, and
clarity of mind. Spiritually, you will gain a sense of new-found ability to reach your goals, the right attitude to face daily
challenges, and a refreshed outlook on everything in life. A free uniform is included in the cost of class. If in person
instruction is not allowed, classes will take place online. 3 week, 6 class sessions available. See website for complete details.
Basketball Skills Camp Youth Center Oct 19 - Oct 22 Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:30 (1st-3rd Grade)
$40R/$45NR Monday-Thursday, 7:00-8:00 (4th-6th Grade)
Experienced coach and referee, Ron Masters, will show participants the proper techniques for shooting and ball handling,
along with the basics of team defense. Participants work in small