7710 West Saginaw Hwy Lansing MI 48917
517 - 323 - 8500

Parks & Recreation

Welcome to the Parks, Recreation and Cemeteries DepartmentWest Willow Canoe Launch

The Parks, Recreation, and Cemeteries department is responsible for four different divisions, as well as the management of the Delta 39’ers (50+) programs and the Aquatics Programs at Waverly East Intermediate School’s pool. The Parks and Recreation division is responsible for maintaining existing park grounds and facilities, acquiring and developing land for park use, providing varied recreational programs for all ages, enforcing the Park Ordinance, planning for the future in both park area requirements and recreation program needs, and maintaining assigned township grounds and facilities.

2023 Parks & Recreation Master Plan


  •  Parks are normally open from dawn to dusk.
  • Dogs must be always on a leash. (6ft max).
  • Dog owners are responsible for cleaning up after their pets and disposing of waste in a sanitary manner.
  • Motorized vehicles are restricted to designated parking areas only.
  • Snowmobiles, ATVs, and motorcycles are not allowed on park land or park property.
  • Fires are permitted only in picnic grills and must be attended at all times.
  • Please do not disturb the wildlife in the park. Hunting, trapping, catching, killing, or removal of any animal on park land is prohibited, as is disturbing or robbing nests, dens or burrows of any animals. Destruction of plant life and natural surroundings in the park is prohibited.
  • Campfires, camping, the flying of model airplanes or drones, fireworks, and loud noises or music are prohibited.
  • Swimming in any pond or drain is prohibited.
  • Skating or walking on ice upon any pond or drain is prohibited.
  • Picking and collecting of wildflowers, fruits, mushrooms, downed wood, or any plant material are prohibited.
  • Reservations for shelter or athletic field use may be arranged by calling the Parks and Recreation office at 517-323-8555.
  • The last day to cancel reservations and obtain a refund for a shelter/pavilion is 21 days prior to the reservation date.
  • Alcoholic beverages are allowed by permit only. Permits must be obtained by the person responsible (must be over 21) at the Parks and Recreation office.  No bulk alcohol containers allowed (Example: Kegs).
  • Bicycles may be ridden in any township park unless posted otherwise. Bicycles shall remain upon designated paths, trails, or roadways.
  • It is unlawful to litter or pollute on any park area or waterway.
  • Firearms or any type of weapon (bow and arrow, spring gun, etc.) are not allowed on park property.
  • No person shall bring into, use, or navigate any boat, canoe, raft, or other watercraft upon any part of the Grand River, watercourse, lake, pond located within the public park except where designated for such use.

Park Ordinances: https://library.municode.com/mi/delta_charter_township,_(eaton_co.)/codes/code_of_ordinances?nodeId=COOR_CH30PARE


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7710 West Saginaw Hwy
Lansing MI 48917
Phone: (517) 323-8500
Fax: (517) 323-8599
Monday - Friday:
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.