Orion Parks And Recreation, MI

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Orion Center  |  1335 Joslyn Rd  |  Lake Orion, MI 48360

Parks & Recreation: 248.391.0304 x3500
Rental Inquires: 248.391.0304 x3502
Contact Email: parksrec@oriontownship.org

Orion Center Hours:
Monday: 8:30 am-9:00 pm (staff until 7:00 pm)
Tuesday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:30 am-9:00 pm (staff until 7:00 pm)
Friday: 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: Private Events Only

Parks & Recreation Staff
Orion Center Main Line:   248.391.0304 x3500
Great Lakes Athletic Club Main Line:   248.393.3085
Director of Parks, Recreation, & Facilities: Aaron Whatley x3501
Assistant Director: Chelsie Petrusha x3504
Parks Superintendent: Ryan Lopez x3526
Facilities Superintendent: Tyler Light x3507
Office Assistant: Eve Ryan x3502
Recreation Programmer: Jennifer Vezina  x3503
  Melissa Opsahl X3511
  Jesse Sampson x3506
  Tyler Carpenter x3505
Clerk: Renee Amlotte  x3508
Orion Township Library Branch:   x3517
Meals on Wheels Branch:   x3510

Great Lakes Athletic Club |  3800 S. Baldwin Rd  |  Lake Orion, MI 48359
Athletic Club Hours:
Monday- Friday: 5:00 am-9:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 6:00 am-8:00 pm
Children Center Hours: 
Monday- Thursday: 
9:00 am-1:00 pm | 4:00-7:00 pm
Friday & Saturday:
9:00 am-1:00 pm
Outdoor Pool Hours: 
Monday-Thursday: 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Friday-Sunday: 11:00 am-8:00 pm

 Sales/Membership Advisors:
Monday- Thursday: 
9:00 am-7:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am-3:00 pm
Indoor Pool Hours: 
5:00 am-6:00 pm
5:00 am-4:00 pm
5:00 am-6:00 pm
5:00 am-4:00 pm
5:00 am-6:00 pm
12:00- 6:00 pm
12:00-6:00 pm 

Indoor Family Swim:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 

11:00 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday:
11:00 am-4:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday:
12:00-6:00 pm

Great Lakes Athletic Club STAFF DIRECTORY

Main Numbers: 248.393.3085 248.391.0304
Director of Parks, Recreation & Facilities: Aaron Whatley 248.391.0304 x3501
Assistant Director: Chelsie Petrusha 248.391.0304 x3504
Aquatics Director: David Kirtek 248.391.0304 x3545
Billing Office: Trisha Leiffers 248.391.0304 x3530
Office & HR Manager: Kelly Fogleman 248.391.0304 x3531
Fitness Director: Regan Slocum 248.391.0304 x3535
Marketing Director: Maria Brandon 248.391.0304 x3536
Sales Director: Hunter Snyder 248.391.0304 x3544
Childcare: childcare@oriontownship.org 248.391.0304 x3546
Sales:   248.391.0304 x3549

Employment Opportunities

Mission Statement
We create community through people, parks and programs by providing recreation experiences, promoting health and wellness, protecting natural resources, fostering human development, strengthening safety and security, increasing cultural unity, facilitating related community problem-solving, strengthening community image and sense of place and supporting community development. 

General Program Registration Information
Register Early: Be sure to register early for classes as soon as possible. Quick registry will assure your spot in a particular program and it will also ensure that the program runs. For your convenience, there are several ways to register for our programs. PLEASE NOTE: Children must be the listed age by the first day of class, unless otherwise noted.

Register in Person, by Mail, Online, or use the Drop Box: Registration by mail is accepted. Please send your check or money order made out to "Orion Township" with the competed registration form. Mail to: Parks & Recreation Dept., 1335 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48360. Please include your telephone number with payment. You can also come in and register in person between 8:30am and 4:30pm, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:30am-7:00pm, Monday and Thursday, or drop your forms and payment in the Drop Box located at the front main entrance to the Orion Center.  PLEASE NOTE: Children must be the listed age by the first of day of class.

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