Ypsilantians are always looking to create more ways to connect around common interests. Listed below are known active free and low-cost clubs and recreational activities in and around Ypsi. 

outdoor rec clubs:

indoor rec clubs:

performance clubs:

hobby clubs:

  • Slow Fashion Club Sewing Circle
  • Gayyymers - Queer and Trans folk chatting about playing video games together. Mostly Minecraft at the moment

book and study clubs:

garden and nature clubs:

spiritual study clubs:

  • none listed yet

mutual aid and support groups:

(former) notable civic groups and clubs:

outdoor activities:



picnic, relaxation, frisbee, social gatherings at Riverside Park

walk, roll, soccer, music/film/social gatherings, andgardening at Frog Island Park

pickup basketball and diy skate park at Prospect Park

spend an afternoon at Peninsular Dam and Peninsular Park

walk or roll theWater Street Trail, fish, and bird watch at Water Street

(formerly) spend an afternoon at Water Street Commons

disc golf and fish at Waterworks Park

walk, calisthenics, basketball and baseball at Recreation Park

swim at Rutherford Pool

picnic, tennis, baseball, and basketball at Parkridge Park

walk, bike, calisthenics, and fish at North Bay Park

walk, roll, bike, or run the Border-to-Border Trail

take a walking tour with historian Matthew Siegfried

walk, run, or bike in Highland Cemetery or take anevening lantern tour with James Mann

swim, walk, run, roll, bike, or visit the water park at Rolling Hills Washtenaw County park

Summer Events

attend movie screenings outdoors with Abolitionist Block Party

see music on Friday evenings in Riverside Park at John E. Lawrence presents The Summer Jazz Series

attend a pancake eating contest at Totally Awesome Fest

show out your best colors atYpsi Pride

attend a luminary event at YpsiGLOW


sledding at Riverside Park

sledding and cross country skiing at Rolling Hills Washtenaw County park

indoor activities:


internet access, study, group meetings, events, and reading atYpsilanti District Library

community meetings at the Freighthouse, Senior Center, andParkridge Community Center

theater, dance, and events at Riverside Arts Gallery

music, puppetry, and events at Dreamland Theater

visit Ypsi museums and galleries:

list of activities in greater Ypsilanti