Otsego County Parks and Recreation

Welcome to the Otsego County Parks and Recreation

Contact Information

  • Mike Tarbutton, 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
  • Otsego County Parks & Recreation Commission
  •  Parks & Recreation Board Meeting: Thursday May 15th 6:00pm at the Otsego County Community Center
  • Public Notice

    The Otsego County Parks and Recreation Commission has changed the May 2014 meeting to Thursday, May 15th at 6:00pm at the Otsego County Community Center. This is a change from the regularly scheduled meeting which was to take place on Monday May 12th at the Gaylord Regional Airport. The public is welcome to attend. For more information please call (989) 732-6521. In complaince with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with physical limitations that may tend to restrict access to or participation in this meeting should contact the Otsego County Community Center at (989 732-6521) at least twelve (12) hours prior to the scheduled start of the meeting.

    Upcoming Events

    Free Camper Clean-up Weekend, Otsego Lake County Park

    Midwest Youth Team Tennis, Otsego County Community Center

    Horseshoe League Meeting Tuesday May 6th, 7:00pm, Otsego County Community Center

  

Otsego County Community Center      

 

 

 

Otsego Lake County Park

 

 

 

Irontone Springs

 

  

 

Wah Wah Soo

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Libke Fields

 

 Johannesburg Lake - Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve

 

Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve

                                                                                            

 

Attendance at Otsego County Parks & Recreation facilities:

  • Community Playgroup - 100
  • Boyne Area Gymnastics - 110
  • Volleyball 80
  • Bear Basketball 200 players & 400 spectators
  • Flag Football - 300
  • Indoor Tennis - 10
  • 6th Grade Students Gym Time for Student Rewards - 150
  • After School Students - 75
  • February Rentals at Community Center 7 parties. Approximately 200 people
  • Otsego Lake County Park
  • Sea-Plane Fly-in 1,000
  • Clean-up Weekend - 750
  • Fireworks - 3,500
  • Halloween Weekends - 2,000
  • The County Park has 35,000 visitors each summer.
  • Wah Wah Soo - 10,000 visitors each summer
  • Irontone Springs - 2,550 each summer
  • Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve - 1500
  • It is estimated that 55,000 - 60,000 people visit Otsego County Parks & Recreation facilities each year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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