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MI Big Green Gym 

For anyone wanting to get fit this summer, but find their budget is the leanest part of their lifestyle, a quick trip to Redford Township District Library for a free pass into MI Big Green Gym is the first step to getting started!

MI Big Green Gym is a partnership with Michigan Recreation and Park Association, the Department of Natural Resources, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan. It is designed to show just how easy it is to get out, get active and get healthier. Lucky for Michigan residents, MI Big Green Gym is as close as their nearest state park or community recreation center – and is now available for free thanks to more than 400 community libraries participating in the program, including RTDL.

Passes allow one vehicle into a state park for one day.  Many parks are offering free, "intro-to" programs with all the gear and expertise provided through the Rec 101 program. You can view a complete calendar of Rec 101 events on the DNR web page.   

“Whether you’re looking for cardiovascular health, rehabilitation or just getting ready for swimsuit season, these free passes are a great excuse to get up and go.  Hiking, biking, swimming, jogging, geocaching, or just a peaceful stroll, time in the park is good for the soul” said Ron Olson, Chief, Parks and Recreation Division of the DNR.Passes are valid for seven days from check-out and can be used for day-use only, not for use at prearranged/ multiple person private gatherings, or overnight camping.  The program is available May 16 to October 1.  

Library Hours

Sunday 2014-07-27 CLOSED
Monday 2014-07-28 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 2014-07-29 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 2014-07-30 10:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 2014-07-31 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 2014-08-01 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 2014-08-02 10:00 am - 5:00 pm