Parks & Recreation

Powell Township Parks and Recreation is a volunteer committee consisting of 8 township residence and meets the second Tuesday of the month at 7pm - the public is welcome.

The committee oversees the planning and care of the townships 3 parks as well as the Fire on the Bay fire Works, July 4th Kids Games, and Holiday Soft Ball Games

Draver Park & Pavilion: Located across the street from the Powell Township Post office on Hoffman Street. The Park contains the Soft Ball Field, Food Stand, Playground equipment and public restrooms. The committee is working on a plan to bring the playground equipment up to current safety and ADA standards.

Burns Landing & Boardwalk: Located on county road KF the site is the location of the original settler's cabin, picnic area and board walk to the beach. Current projects are the restoration of the cabin, extension of the boardwalk and pavilion at the beach. Recently the Parks and Recreation Committee received the Michigan Township Participating Plan Grant for Burn's Landing Security Lighting.

Pete TenEyck, Arline Erickson, Darlene Turner, Deanna Tendrup, Linda Gamble/ Absent: Becky Anderson

Thomas Rock scenic overlook: This jewel of the township was completed in 2010 with a universally assessable trail, information signage, picnic area and composting facilities. Plans are in the works for adding to the surrounding area and establishing walking and non motorized trails.

Thomas Rock Video- by Laurie Tallio


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