Sports Skills 

For the time being please contact the Parks and Recreation office for up to date time and locations of these events. 

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Punt, Pass, & Kick

The NFL Punt, Pass, and Kick competition allows youngsters to showcase their football skills with scores based on distance and accuracy. The competition is FREE and open to boys and girls ages 8-15. Our local competition is usually in late-September. Winners have the opportunity to move on to a regional competition and event a state competition at Ford Field.



Pitch, Hit, & Run- RESCHEDULED 
Schmitzer Ball Diamond

is a FREE baseball skills program that allows youth to showcase their abilities in a fun competition. Participants "pitch" strikes at a designated target, "hit" a ball of a tee for distance and accuracy, and "run" from second base to third and home for time. Winners at our local competition participate at a sectional competition. Champions at sectionals have the opportunity to move on to a competition at Comerica Park and possibly even the National Finals at the MLB All-Star Game.


Turkey Challenge

Join us for our annual Turkey Challenge in November!! Challenges include free throw shooting, football throwing, putting (golf), disc throwing and more! Prizes include turkeys, chickens, and cornish hens. The competition is for participants in grades 2-8. Teams are made up one adult (mom or dad) and one child that will use a variety of skills to accumulate points. Teams will compete in three different age divisions. The cost to participate in the challenge is at least one nonperishable food item (to be donated to a local food pantry).