Author: Amber Louchart

Backyard Playroom
Backyard Playroom

Backyard Playroom Hours and Location A phenomenal resource is available to the community, the Backyard Playroom provides families with an indoor space for children to play and adults to mingle.  The Backyard Playroom is located within the Cana Lutheran Church, 2119 Catalpa, in Berkley.   Their hours are currently Tuesday and...

Fun Summer Water Toy Ideas

Sometimes we can’t make it to the beach and we want to bring the summer water fun to our backyard.  Here are some fun summer water toy ideas.  This post contains Amazon affiliate links.  When you purchase items through the links on this page, you will be supporting Metro Detroit Mommy....

Soaking up the Sun Carefully
Soaking up the Sun Carefully

It is finally summertime. This year we are following the lead of local blogger, Ginny from 1000 Hours Outside and we plan to spend as much time as we can soaking up the summer rays. But, exposing yourself and your children to the sun too much can bring risks. Sunscreen and shade are a...

Mt. Elliott Park in Detroit

What a beautiful day, what a beautiful park.  Mt. Elliott Park is a gem right on the Detroit Riverfront, a perfect place to cool down and let your children play at their brand new splash pad. Originally published on 6/5/15. The park features a Great Lakes schooner-themed water feature with water...

Handy Park Splash Park in Redford

HandyPark (aka Capitol Park) is located at 26590 Capitol Ave in Redford, Mi.  The 18-acre site offers a Children’s Play Area, Picnic Area and Pavilion, Concession Building, Public Rest Rooms, Tennis Courts, Softball Field, Little League Field, Soccer Field, Sand Volleyball Courts, Skate Park, Summer Splash Pad and Walking/Bike Track. The...

Flodin Park in Canton and Splash Pad

 Canton’s Flodin Park is a 28.5-acre park located at 43399 Saltz Rd in Canton, Michigan.  The splash park is open daily Memorial Day through Labor Day from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. Flodin Park is host to a Baseball / Softball Diamond, Basketball Court, Creek, Nature Trails, Pedestrian Path, Playground, Pond, Splash Playground, Tennis Courts, Wetland Areas and Woodland Areas.   Parking...

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