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Summer Safety Tips for the Whole Family

By: Dr. T. Jann Caison-Sorey, associate medical director at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan There are many health benefits associated with being outdoors and enjoying summertime activities. However, the season does pose its own set of risks for injury, so it’s essential that families are well-prepared. Taking preventive action can help ensure everyone enjoys a safe, happy and healthy summer.… Read More »Summer Safety Tips for the Whole Family

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 is really close to the splash pad area and playground… Read More »Flodin Park in Canton and Splash Pad

Bloomer Park: Fun and Nature Go Hand in Hand

An afternoon at Bloomer Park in Rochester is a study in fun and nature. With its extensive trail system and three separate playgrounds, this 200-acre park is a four-season recreation hub. A draw for local cyclists because of the velodrome, this park also brings in families looking to hike, picnic and play. In the winter, there is a wonderful toboggan hill and you might… Read More »Bloomer Park: Fun and Nature Go Hand in Hand

Dive Into Summer with Nat Geo

Did you know that two months of reading skills are LOST over the summer and that it can take up to two months from the first day of school for a student’s brain development to get back on track?  “Summer Slide” is very real and has lasting repercussions that can impact a student’s long-term academic performance. It can be hard… Read More »Dive Into Summer with Nat Geo