Events & Recreation

  1. Calendar of Events

    Browse upcoming events in Ypsilanti.

  2. Event Classifications

    Please review the Special Events Policy prior to completing an application for a special event permit. Contact the Special Events Coordinator with any questions or concerns.

  3. Flicker Upload

    Use this online form to submit your photos for inclusion in the Ypsilanti Community Photo Album.

  4. Friends Groups

    At present, staff from multiple departments work with the Recreation Commission and with numerous volunteer groups to provide park maintenance and programming. Each of the four major recreational facilities has an associated volunteer "Friends" group.

  5. Senior Programming

    The Ypsilanti Senior Center is located in Recreation Park. The center is open daily for fitness activities, crafts, cooking classes, meals, and social events. Additionally, the Center hosts meetings and events for various neighborhood and community groups.

  6. Special Event Application

    A Special Event Application is required for all events. Learn how to submit an application and information about fees.

  7. Youth & Family Programming

    Learn about the Parkridge Community Center and Rutherford Pool - both places that offer programs for local youth and families.

  8. Weddings

    Learn more about planning a wedding in the City of Ypsilanti.

  9. The Color Run

    The Color Run is coming to Ypsilanti on Saturday, June 25th! Please note several streets will be closed from 6 a.m. until noon for the race.

  10. Walk With Ease

    The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program is a exercise program that can reduce pain and improve overall health. If you can be on your feet for 10 minutes without increased pain, you can have success with Walk With Ease.