2022 Community Guide issue - LIFESTYLE 4 Birmingham Bloomfield

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For local club information and contact numbers check out: Running in the USA www.runningintheusa.com Road Runners Club of America www.rrca.org


Skateboard park in Birmingham’s Kenning Park by the ice arena on E. Lincoln. Call (248) 530-1640 for more information.

Skiing and Snowboarding DOWNHILL:

Alpine Valley in White Lake

(248) 887-2180 • www.skialpinevalley.com


Oakland County Parks have limited archery hunting in 4 parks:

• Highland Oaks in Highland • Lyon Oaks in Wixom • Orion Oaks in Lake Orion • Rose Oaks in Rose Twp Limited hunting is allowed in Addison Oaks “east

area” in Leonard where there are periods of controlled deer hunting open to the public. Log on to www.oakgov.com. Hunting is also available at these State recreational areas:

Pontiac Lake Recreation Area

7800 Gale Rd., Waterford, 48327 (248) 666-1020 3,745 acres of marshes, ponds, lakes and heavily wooded areas support a variety of animals for excellent hunting.

Highland Recreation Area

5200 E. Highland Rd., Highland, 48383 (248) 889-3750 5,900 acres of forest, marshes and rolling hills. Boat access sites on 4 lakes. Information about hunting licenses, seasons, fees, time tables and online applications can be found at www.michigan.gov/dnr. To purchase a specific type of license and see availability online, log on to www.mdnrelicense.com. The local DNR operations service center is in Detroit at 1801 Atwater, (313) 396-6890. To explore hunting areas by region or specific city, log on to www.michigan.org

Horseback Riding & Trails

Bloomfield Hills Ski/Snowboard Club and Lessons

• Addison Oaks • Highland Oaks • Rose Oaks • Springfield Oaks has an equestrian arena and stall

Blizzard Ski and Snowboard School

Oakland County Parks have multi-use trails in:

rentals for events on site. Metro Parks offer trail riding in:

• Kensington • Oakwoods • Wolcott Mill • Indian Springs

State Parks offer trails and camps in numerous recreation areas: • Brighton (Stable & Rentals) • Highland (Stable & Rentals)

• Pontiac Lake • Proud Lake • Ortonville

See “Parks”section for details, locations and websites.

Bowers School Farm

Community Horse Program. (248) 560-6020 • www.bloomfield.org Membership, riding and instruction opportunties for children as young as 8 years old.

Bloomfield Hills Jr. High Equestrian Team

jhewitt@bloomfield.org Riders grade 5-8 attending Bloomfield Hills Schools.

Bloomfield Hills High School Blackhawks Equestrian Team Jessica Smith (248) 841-5445 • www.bloomfield.org Varsity team for male and female riders August November. (fall sport)


Birmingham United Lacrosse JV and Varsity High School Teams www.birminghamunitedlax.org

Champion Lacrosse

Golf Association of Michigan

39255 Country Club Dr. #B40 Farmington Hills, 48335 (248) 478-9242 • www.gam.org Offers memberships, golf day calendar, course finder and more.

Michigan Womens Golf Association

www.mwgolf.org Website includes information about membership, events, programs, local league results and contact numbers.

30700 Telegraph, Ste. 3655 Bingham Farms 48025 248-255-1287 Michigan Golf www.championlacrosse.com www.michigangolf.com Camps, classes, teams and This website lists all public and private leagues for youth and adults. courses in the area including detailed U.S. Lacrosse, descriptions, reviews and estimated Michigan Chapter greens fees. www.michiganlacrosse.org Informative site for youth, Pure Michigan adults, high school www.michigan.org and coaches. This website lists courses, resorts and schools by city or region.

(248) 433-0885 • www.bloomfield.org (ages 5-18) P.O. Box 631 Bloomfield Hills 48303 (248) 677-9705 www.skikids.us In operation since 1963. Lessons available for all ages 3 through adult!

Mt. Brighton in Brighton

(810) 229-9581 • www.mtbrighton.com

Mt. Holly in Holly

(248) 634-8269 • www.skimtholly.com

Pine Knob in Clarkston

(248) 625-0800 • www.skipineknob.com


Log on to Oakland County Parks website at www.oakgov.com for groomed trail locations. The “Parks” listings in this section also offers more options as well. NOTE: Both Birmingham and Bloomfield school districts have high school varsity ski teams.


There are over 6,500 interconnected trails throughout the state.

Michigan Snowmobile Association

(616) 361-2285 • www.msasnow.org Lists of local clubs, safety class locations, trail maps and conditions.

Michigan Department of Natural Resources www.michigan.gov/dnr Information on ORV/ATV registration requirements.


Website lists parks and locations of trails.


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