Parks & Recreation
225 W. Main St. Gaylord, MI 49735
Otsego Lake County Park
1657 County Park Rd.
Arnie Quay, Parks & Recreation Coordinator
Otsego County Parks & Recreation Website
Attendance at Community Center Programs
- Playgroup – 100
- Boyne Area Gymnastics 110
- Volleyball 80
- Bear Basketball – 200 players and 400 spectators
- Flag Football – 300
- Indoor Tennis – 10
- 6th Grade Students Rewards Programs – 150
- After School Students – 75
- February 2014 Rentals – 7 Parties approximately 200 people
Attendance at County Parks
- Clean-up Weekend – 750
- Sea Plane Fly-in – 1,000
- Fireworks – 3,500
- Halloween Weekends – 2,000
- The County Park has 35,000 visitors each summer.
- Wah Wah Soo – 10,000 visitors
- Irontone Springs – 2,550 visitors
- Louis M. Groen Nature Preserve – 1500
It is estimated that 55,000 – 60,000 people visit Otsego County Parks & Recreation facilities each year.
Otsego County Parks and Recreation Commission
Dave Baragrey – President Scott Courterier, Vice President Pete Awrey – Secretary Doug Johnson – Otsego Co. Board of Commission Bill Holewinski – Otsego Co. Road Commission Judy Jarecki – Otsego Co. Planning Commission Butch Fleming Abel Cruz Tom Johnson Bonny Miller Arnie Quay – Parks & Rec. Coordinator Keri Swantek, Recording Secretary
2016 Meeting Schedule
January 11th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 February 8th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 March 14th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 April 11th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 May 9th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 June 13th, Otsego Lake County Park July 11th, Otsego Lake County Park August 8th, Irontone Springs September 12th Otsego Lake County Park October 10th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 November 14th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 December 12th, Otsego County Building, Room 100 The Otsego County Parks and Recreation Commission meets the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:00p.m. All meetings are open to the public. Public Comment on all non-agenda items should be presented at the beginning of the meeting where provided during the agenda item for public comment(Article VI, section 9). Public comment on agenda items shall only be given during the public comment period of the agenda item. Public comment is at the beginning of the meeting so the Commission can hear concerns and questions before acting on an issue (Article VI, section 9) The deadline to add items to the Commission’s meeting agenda shall be seven business days prior to the next regularly scheduled Commission meeting (Article VI, section 13). In compliance 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 Building at (989) 731-7520 at least twelve (12) hours prior to the scheduled start of the meeting.
Otsego County Community Recreation Plan 2012-2016
Otsego County Community Recreation Plan 2012-2016 Otsego County Community Recreation Plan 2012-2016 – Amendments added 1-28-14 Otsego County Community Recreation Plan 2012-2016 Proposed Amendments 12-15