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Park Updates

Employment Opportunities: To apply for a job with Ingham County Parks Department, please click HERE and scroll down and click the link to apply under summer seasonal job opportunities. Positions available at Burchfield Park in Holt, Hawk Island in Lansing, Lake Lansing Parks in Haslett, and the Administrative Office in Mason:

Park Staff - $9.25 per hour. Positions include Rangers, Gate Attendants, Snack Bar and Rental Attendants.
Lifeguards - $11.00 per hour. These positions begin working in late May and continue through Labor Day weekend.
Office Management Intern - $10.00 per hour. Work location: Mason office.

Volunteer Opportunities: Looking for opportunities to learn about nature and to improve your favorite park?  We offer flexible volunteer outings for groups and individuals of all ages, please e-mail Emma Jakobcic (ejakobcic@ingham.org) and click HERE for more information.

Shelter Rentals: Ingham County Parks have picnic shelters that accommodate 50 to 375 people.  Learn which shelter will best meet your group’s needs by calling the parks office at 517-676-2233 or click HERE to review shelter prices, seating accommodations, and pictures of the shelters. Reservations can be made by calling 517-676-2233 Monday-Friday between the hours of 8:00am-4:30pm. 

Exploring Nature Day Camp at Burchfield Park: Registration is open for day camp at Burchfield Park.  Click HERE for session dates.  Call 517-676-2233 to register.

Upcoming Events

Jun 23

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Capital City Chordsmen
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! The Capital City Chordsmen will entertain us with live music! This barbershop group is a community favorite! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 

Jun 30

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Meridian Community Band
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! The Meridian Community Band will provide live music as the entertainment for the evening! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 

Jul 7

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Lansing Concert Band
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! The Lansing Concert Band will entertain us with live music! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 

Jul 14

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

The John Patrick Peters Band
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! The John Patrick Peters Band will entertain us with an evening of jazz music! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 

Jul 21

Sounds of Summer Concert Series

Sea Cruisers
Join us for a night at Lake Lansing South! The Sea Cruisers, a sock hop band, will provide live music! FREE PARKING starts at 6pm! 
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2017 Annual Park Passes Available

Annual 2017 passes, for Ingham County residents are available for $30.  2017 annual passes are valid from purchase date until December 31, 2017.   Non-Ingham County residents passes are $40.   Annual passes are available at all park gatehouses and in the parks office at 121 E. Maple St., Mason. There is a daily per vehicle entrance fee year-round of $3 for Ingham County residents and $5 for non-residents at Burchfield Park, Hawk Island, Lake Lansing Park-North, and Lake Lansing Park-South.  No vehicle entrance fees will be collected one hour prior to the Friday night Band Shell concert at Lake Lansing Park-South.  Ingham County welcomes everyone to our parks.  If paying the vehicle entrance fee would be a hardship, please ask the attendant to waive the fee with a hardship pass.

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