Flip-N-Flop Fishing Tournament

Celebrate Michigan’s Free Fishing Day on the shores of Thompson Lake!  This catch-and-release, family-friendly event includes a pancake breakfast, fishing bait, and great prizes for kids 2-15 for the biggest fish caught that morning!  All fishing licenses will be waived for residents who would like to fish off of the beach and cemetery shores at Thompson Lake. The park admission fee will be waived if you enter before 10:00am.  Don’t forget your fishing pole!  T-shirts will be given to all registrants who sign up before June 1st.   Registrations will be taken in advance or on-site.  Pre-registration deadline for a t-shirt is June 1st.

15th Annual Howell Independence Aquathlon

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The Howell Independence Aquathlon claims the longest annual event of its kind in Michigan.  The multi-sport event includes a 2K run, a 750m swim, and a final 2K run.  The course runs through Howell City Park and beautiful Lakeview Cemetery.  The swim portion utilizes Thompson Lake off the shores Howell City Park.  There is also an optional One-Mile Open Water Swim.  The all-inclusive price allows you to participate in both events, or your choice. Deadline to register for the Aquathlon and be guaranteed a T-Shirt is June 25th.

Summer Day Camp

Camp Begins June 19th!

At Howell Recreation Summer Day Camp, we believe in trying new things.  That’s why our kids explore a variety of exciting programs and activities all summer long!  Each week is built around a different camp theme  complete with activities tailored to that special theme ranging from animals to swimming as well as a special camp field trip!