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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

Sep 26

MParks Grand Experience

The communities of Southern Michigan Recreation and Park Association invite individuals 50 years of age and better to join us on this all inclusive trip complete with five-course dinners, cocktail reception, carriage tour, and variety of programs exclusively for our group and this special 50th Anniversary that will make your vacation at this world class destination a truly Grand Experience!

When: Tuesday, September 26 - Friday, September 29, 2017
Who: Individuals 50+ and their guests (only one individual in each room must be 50 or over)
Where: Three nights at the elegant Grand Hotel

Click HERE to download the registration form.  Reservation deadline is May 12, 2017.
Oct 1

Take Steps for Crohn's and Colitis

Hawk Island County Park
This walk will benefit the Michigan chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis foundation of America. For more information you can visit ccfa.org 
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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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