Greater Midland Dow RunWalk
Jun
1
12:00 AM00:00

Greater Midland Dow RunWalk

- Saturday, June 1 -

OUR FLAGSHIP EVENT!
34 years and still running!  Whether you’re looking for a family event or great competition, you don’t want to miss the Dow RunWalk. There is a race for everyone: Half Marathon, 10K Run, 5K Run, 5K Walk, 1 Mile Run and a Tot Trot.

FINISHERS MEDAL for all 5K, 10K and Half- Marathon participants!

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Jun
12
8:45 AM08:45

Lighthouse Cruise Tours

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This is a trip you will not want to miss! Enjoy a delicious buffet at Audie’s Restaurant in Mackinac City, followed by a 3-hour expert-guided Lighthouse Cruise. On the Cruise you will enjoy the sights of five Great Lake lighthouses.

TRIP INCLUDES:

  • Fully escorted Motocoach bus trip

  • Full lunch buffet, in a private banquet room, at the amazing Audie’s Restaurant

  • 3-hour guided Shepler’s Westbound Lighthouse Cruise

  • Snacks, games, and prizes on the bus

Prizes donated by Bayside Home Care

SCHEDULE:
Depart: 8:45am
Return 9:15pm

COST:
$119 (Must be 10+)

REGISTER:
Register by May 9!

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Jul
20
12:00 AM00:00

Tri-Kids-Try

- SATURDAY, JULY 20 -

SWIM…BIKE….RUN

FOR ACTIVE KIDS AGES 3-15! This youth triathlon will challenge kids to swim, bike and run to complete their race at Plymouth Park!  This event emphasizes health, self-esteem and confidence. Start instilling healthy habits early to last a lifetime!  Train at the BE GREATER TRIATHLON CAMP (JULY 15-19)

NEW Friday night MINI TKT for kids ages 3-5 Limited to the first 50 (ONLY $2)

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Run the River
Aug
2
12:00 AM00:00

Run the River

- FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 -

Start your weekend off with a 5K, Riverdays and Balloon Fest! Join us at the Tridge for a full evening of activities including hot air balloons, food vendors, live music and a multitude of fun for the entire family! Run and Walk participants receive a pint glass, complimentary drink ticket and post-race refreshments.

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Loons Pennant Race
Aug
23
3:30 PM15:30

Loons Pennant Race

- FRIDAY, AUGUST 23 -

We’re moving our annual race to late August to join the Great Lakes Loons as they make a “RUN FOR THE PENNANT!”

Join us for an exciting evening as the Loons battle for a place in the playoffs during one of the last nights at the ballpark for the 2019 season!

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100th Birthday Bash - Annual Meeting 2019
Apr
18
10:00 AM10:00

100th Birthday Bash - Annual Meeting 2019

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We're kicking off our 100th year with a BASH! Scavenger hunts, activities, cupcakes, membership specials and prizes.

It's one giant organization-wide party!

Jump from center to center to experience it all! For every center you visit you' II earn an entry to our GRAND PRIZE DRAWINGS!

  • Overnight stay at Soaring Eagle Waterpark and Hotel with four water park passes!

  • Two nights stay at Grand Traverse Resort and Spa!

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COLEMAN FAMILY CENTER
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Cookies from local bakery
Cupcakes
Raffle items include Greater Midland swag and Community Center pool passes

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CORPORATE WELLNESS
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Free chair massages
Homemade granola bars provided by State Street Restaurant
Cupcakes
Tours of the East End Facility
Raffle items include State Street goodies and BOGO coupons - Greater Midland swag and Tennis Center class pass

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NORTH FAMILY CENTER
4:00 - 6:00 pm
Bounce house, crafts, archery
Custom deli wraps and cupcakes
Raffle items include North Family Party rental, Greater Midland swag and Community Center pool passes

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COMMUNITY CENTER
4:30 - 8:00 pm
Drop in scavenger hunt featuring the history of the center
Party Splash Bash - free admissions to the Oasis Pool
Pizza, cupcakes and party hats
Raffle items include Greater Midland swag and Tennis Center class pass
5:00 - 5:30 pm
Climbing the Decades - free admission to the rock wall
5:30
Happy 100th Year Birthday Celebration! - Music provided by Blast from the Past
6:00 - 6:30 pm
Greater Sports Performance circuit
6:45 - 7:30 pm
Cupcake Burn Off! - Family fitness challenge

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NORTH-END FITNESS CENTER
4:30 - 5:30 pm
Family Obstacle Course
5:30 - 8:00 pm
Fitness Trivia Challenge
Veggies, fruit and cupcakes
Raffle items include Greater Midland swag and Tennis Center class pass

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TENNIS CENTER
4:30 - 8:00 pm
Variety of on-court activities - speed gun challenge
Walk thru the decades featuring a photo history w/ trivia
Tennis & Tennise and giant Tennis Racquet & Ball
DJ Entertainment by Exit 675
Popcorn bar with all the fixin’s and cupcakes
Raffle items include Greater Midland swag, Community Center pool passes and Tennis Center class pass

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Pre-Season Garden Meeting
Apr
3
5:30 PM17:30

Pre-Season Garden Meeting

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The Greater Midland Community Center welcomes gardeners both new and experienced to apply for a plot this growing season. Full and half plots are available. For those whose mobility may be impaired, we offer four raised beds, two at 4’ high and two at 3’ high. The soil will be ready for planting with water and tools available. Must fill out an application.

  • Full plot, 20x20’ for $20

  • Half plot, 10x20’ for $10

  • Raised Bed plot $15

Anyone interested in gardening is encouraged to attend.

GMCC Community Garden Application

GMCC Community Garden Guidelines

Contact person:
Amanda Ewald | 50+ Program Coordinator
989.832.7937 ext. 2270 | aewald@greatermidland.org

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Be Greater Indoor Tri / Dive and Dash
Feb
17
12:00 AM00:00

Be Greater Indoor Tri / Dive and Dash

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Winter motivation!  Register for the BE GREATER INDOOR TRI; consisting of 20 minutes in each discipline (pool swim, spin bike, treadmill run).  Participants ages 13-14 will complete 10 minutes per discipline; 15-16 year olds - 15 minutes and 17-18 year olds - 20 minutes; with the run taking place on the track.  Transitions are 5 minutes.  Awards based on total distance covered in all 3 disciplines.

DIVE AND DASH participants will swim in the lap pool and run on the indoor track; time dependent on their age group destination. This is a great training motivator for TRI-KIDS-TRY on July 20! Participant award given to all!
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Dow Tennis Classic I Net Generation Kid's Fun Day!
Jan
27
1:00 PM13:00

Dow Tennis Classic I Net Generation Kid's Fun Day!

The Dow Tennis Classic has something for everyone! Greater Midland Tennis Center Pro staff and instructors will provide a fun and energized tennis experience for youth kindergarten through eighth grade. Star Wars characters provided by Lucas Productions will even be making an appearance.

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