Otsego County Parks and Recreation

Welcome to the Otsego County Parks and Recreation


Contact Information

  • Kyle Ryan, Parks & Recreation Director
  • Arnie Quay, Parks & Recreation Coordinator
  • Otsego County Community Center (989) 732-6521
  • Otsego Lake County Park (989) 731-6448
  • Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve (989) 705-2181
  • Mailing Address: 225 West Main Street. Gaylord, MI 49735


  •  18 and older open basketball will start on Monday September 19th from 6:00-9:00pm Cost is $1.00 per person
  • Gymnastics classes will start Tuesday September 27th. Please call Boyne Area Gymnastics at 231-582-9787 for more information
  • Bear Basketball Registration forms are now available at the Community Center. Open to Students 3rd - 6th Grade
  • Otsego County and Elmira Township Recreation Plan Available for Public Review September 14th - October 14th. Please click here. www.discovernortheastmichigan.org/recreation.asp. Written comments may be submitted to Stephanie Loria, Northeast Michigan Council of Governments, P.O. Box 457, Gaylord, MI 49734 or by email to sloria(at)nemcog(dot)org

 September 14, 2016 - The Northeast Michigan Council of Governments (NEMCOG) is assisting Otsego County and Elmira Township with updating their 5-Year Recreation Plan. A draft of the plan will be available for public review and comment for the next 30 days at the Otsego County Library Reference Desk and at the link posted above. The Recreation Plan identifies goals, objectives, and action items for improving recreational opportunities in Otsego County and Elmira Township. Communities are required to have a current 5-year, MDNR-approved Recreation Plan in order to qualify for a recreation grant funding from the MDNR










Otsego County Community Center      




Otsego Lake County Park




Irontone Springs




Wah Wah Soo



Libke Fields


 Johannesburg Lake - Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve


Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve

















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