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Township Hall Reopens June 15 & Info About Parks Reopening

Township Hall will reopen to residents on Monday, June 15, but is still encouraging residents to do business remotely and by appointment. New procedures have been put in place when entering Township Hall to ensure the safety of our staff and residents. Upon arrival, all visitors must wear a mask inside the building, have their temperature recorded (a contactless process with an Infrared Thermometer) and will be asked to take a quick standard confidential screening questionnaire.

The Van Buren Township Senior Center, Parks & Recreation Department & the BAM: Belleville Area Museum will remain closed until further notice. All Township activities, programs and events have been canceled until July 5.

Van Buren Park, Quirk Park, French Landing Park & Riggs Park will reopen on Monday, June 22. Please note, under the Governor’s Executive Order, any outdoor park amenities where proper social distancing can’t be maintained will remain closed. For example, the Haggerty Sub Park & Van Buren Park Beach will remain CLOSED until further notice. All park patrons are asked to follow the CDC & State’s social distancing guidelines and practice proper hygiene when entering any Van Buren Township Parks to help limit the spread of COVID-19.

All play structures will reopen June 22, with the exception of Haggerty Sub. All play structures will not be sanitized and please follow the social distancing guidelines when using the amenities.

Van Buren Park’s Front Loop restrooms will open on June 22. However, the restrooms in the Back Loop will remain CLOSED until future notice. The Park Beach will remain closed for the remainder of the Summer due to the size of the beach and not being able to properly social distance.

The Quirk Park Splash Pad will open on Monday, July 6, and will not be sanitized. The Splash Pad is an open water system that does not use chlorine for treatment. The system pulls fresh water from the Township. Water is not reused. Please follow all social distancing guidelines and practice proper hygiene when entering the Splash Pad. Restrooms will open June 22 at Quirk Park.

Riggs & French Landing Park restrooms will remain CLOSED until further notice.

All Pavilion rentals have been canceled and refunds will be mailed to those who have already paid. Van Buren Parks & Recreation offices will remain CLOSED to the public until further notice. All Parks & Rec. classes, events and activities have been CANCELED for the Summer. Refunds will be mailed out to participants who paid for classes.

Join Parks & Rec. online, Monday through Friday, for a Five-Minute Fun Break, which will include quick activities, nature news, storytime, and more. Join the conversation and fun via Facebook. At the end of each week, a random drawing will take place for participates to win a prize.

For more information visit: https://vanburen-mi.org/parks-and-recreation/. Those who had been enrolled in classes, summer camps and pavilion rentals (when the building closed in March) will be issued a full refund. To get your refund please call 734.699.8926.