Outdoor Fun Center

Saginaw Children’s Zoo (Saginaw)

MISSION: We are a regional destination celebrating nature, wildlife, and lifelong discovery through affordable and engaging experiences. OFFERS: Open to the public – hours & admission Summer Camps STEM Programs Birthday Parties VISIT THE WEBSITE

Great Lakes Bay Loons (Midland)

The Great Lakes Loons have been a Single-A partner of the Los Angeles Dodgers since the team’s inception in 2007. Offers: Birthday Parties Minor League Baseball Games Lou E’s Kids Club VISIT THE WEBSITE

Grandpa Tiny’s Farm (Frankenmuth)

This is a fully operational Centennial Farm focused on fun educational experiences.  Tours include many hands on exhibits and learning experiences including petting the Farm animals. OFFERS: Petting Zoo Tour – Apr – Dec Lavender U-Pick – July – August The Farm Store – May – Dec Pumpkin U-Pick Sept- Oct Amazing Maize!  Sept – Oct […]

Japanese Cultural Center and Tea House (Saginaw)

Welcome to our strolling garden. Its gate opened in 1971 as designed by Mr. Yataro Suzue and Lori Barber. He stated then: “beauty is not trickery, not illusion . . . but arranging elements like trees, water and rocks in a way that there is no crowding, no competition for attention.” Our Mission: “to promote intercultural understanding and peace […]

Kokomo’s Family Fun Center (Saginaw)

Since 1996, Kokomo’s Family Fun Center Inc. has been where adventures happen. Discover a roller coaster, go-karts, arcade games, mini-golf, and more. OFFERS: Birthday Parties Arcade games Mini-golf Laser Tag VISIT THE WEBSITE

Whiting Forest (Midland)

Whiting Forest of Dow Gardens welcomes the public to explore the longest canopy walk in the nation and 54-acres of forest trails, ponds and apple orchard. OFFERS: Canopy Walk Hiking Playground with water play area VISIT THE WEBSITE

Thrune Park (Midland)

Thrune Park is an interactive learning play area that is fenced and gated – perfect for Midland’s youngest residents. The park was reopened in 2011 after receiving a complete renovation, funded by the Charles J. Strosacker Foundation. Improvements include a new restroom facility, covered benches, redesigned accessible pathways, an upgraded water feature and new play […]

Gerstacker Spray Park (Midand)

This spray park is fun for people of all ages, offering large and small fountains for children to play in. Water features are motion activated and operate dawn until dusk from June 1 – October 1. VISIT THE WEBSITE

Dow Gardens (Midland)

Since 1899 the Dow Gardens have grown from 8 acres in size, to 110, featuring a vast variety of plant life, guided tours, and other events.  There is a charge for admission. OFFERS: Children’s Garden Story Time Summer Camps Insect Collecting Class Growing Gardens Special Event – Christmas Walk, Halloween Walk, Butterflies in Bloom Exhibits […]

Midland City Forest (Midland)

Midland City Forest is owned and operated by the City of Midland Parks and Recreation Department. At 520 acres, City Forest is Midland’s largest park and is perfect for year-round outdoor activities. There is no charge to enter the park at any time. OFFERS: Birthday Parties Cross Country Skiing Hiking Trails Ice Skating Mountain Biking […]