Active Adults

Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers a variety of programming for active adults. Explore our parks, try a new activity, learn about Oakland County history and enjoy socializing with others in a welcoming, friendly environment. Check back often as programs are added to the calendar and feel free to email or call 248-221-8040 with your questions, comments and suggestions.

Kayak Clinics

Active Adult Kayak Clinics will be held Fridays, July 15, July 29 and Aug. 19. Time slots will be assigned. Learn the basics of kayaking and how to use the accessible launch. Oakland County Parks Annual Vehicle Permit or Daily Park Permit required. Individuals over age 62 can apply for a free Annual Vehicle Permit by visiting for more information. Cost is $10/person. Reserve your spot by calling or texting 248-221-8040 or emailing

National Hot Dog Day Picnic

Join Oakland County Parks and Recreation for a picnic to celebrate National Hot Dog Day! This event for active adults is $5/person and includes opportunities for fishing, archery, nature education, lawn games, kayaking and pontoon boat rides as well as a hot dog, chips and lemonade lunch. Preregister and pay by July 13 by calling 248-858-0916 or mailing in the registration form above. This program, held at Twin Chimneys, requires an Oakland County Parks and Recreation annual vehicle permit or daily park pass for entry.