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(734) 449-4464
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About Community Recreation

Community Recreation Department at Whitmore Lake Public Schools

Our WLPS Community Recreation Department holds possibilities for all types of events. The facilities are available for rental and for use through our youth & adult leagues. Our Community Recreation Department is here for you to get active, learn new skills, make new friends, and most of all have fun!

Community Rec Class Registration

WLCR is excited to offer online registration through Active.

Register Online or View Account

Class Registration In-Person

You can also visit the WLCR office outside the community pool at Whitmore Lake High School Monday, Wednesday and Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm to register and pay with check, cash, and credit card (Mastercard, Visa, Discover, and American Express).

Cancellations &  Refunds

WLCR will process full refunds for any programs cancelled by our department. All other cancellations must be made one week before the program begins or first day of practice or Kick Off event. A $5 or 7% processing fee, whichever is greater, will be deducted from refund amounts. After a program begins, we will only consider a refund with a medical note. A $40 fee will be assessed for checks returned for insufficient funds.

Community Recreation Location & Hours

7430 Whitmore Lake Road
Whitmore Lake, Michigan 48189
734-449-4461 Ext. 3057

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  • School Year Hours
  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday……..2:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Summer Hours
  • Monday and Wednesday….2:00pm – 6:00pm

Community Recreation Special Reminders

When Whitmore Lake Public Schools are closed because of bad weather, Community Recreation activities are cancelled. Every attempt will be made to reschedule; however, when circumstances prohibit, classes will not be rescheduled.

If inclement weather occurs after school hours or on the weekends, please check he WLCR office recording at 734-449-4461 Ext. 3057 for information.

Community Recreation registrations are on-going. You can click on the appropriate link to obtain class and league information or call during office hours.

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Maria Carter-Ewald

Community Relations & Recreation Director

A WLPS alum and a member of the community since she was one-year-old, Maria enjoys giving back to the community who has given so much to her. She strives to enrich the Whitmore Lake and surrounding community members’ lives with opportunities to get active, have fun, learn new skills and make new friends! Graduating from Central Michigan University with a major in Journalism and minor in Public Affairs and Women Studies, Maria enjoys using her communication and organizational skills and way with people to create something positive. She enjoys being involved in the community as a member of the Community Scholarship committee, Vice-President of the Whitmore Lake Foundation for Educational Excellence and a Zumba instructor. She has enjoyed being a part of the WLCR department since 2010 and is excited to continue to watch both aquatic and recreational programming grow and thrive. She lives in the Hamburg area with her husband and fellow WLPS graduate, Joe, their daughters Cecilia and Taytum and their dogs Penny and Bella. 

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Kelli Strong

Aquatic Programming Supervisor

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Craig Benedict

Recreation Coordinator

Prior to joining the WLCR team, Craig has been a Physical Education teacher in Brighton Area Schools, Livonia Public Schools and some smaller private local and charter schools.  He grew up in Canton, Michigan and went to school at Madonna University for his undergraduate degree. A few years later he continued on to Wayne State and received his Masters in Physical Education, and has been working in education ever since.  He has two daughters that are 13 and 11, Kylie and Lea, and also three step-children that are 13, 14, and 17, Makenzie, Logan, and Zakkary. His wife Kimber is an accountant for Plante Moran, and they live in Brighton. When they are not crazy busy with all of the children, we love to travel, spend time at the beach in Florida, and be around our family and friends.  “I am very excited about my new role as I get to continue to get children and families moving and to be active, which is my true passion. I look forward to meeting everyone and working with you in the future!”

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Whitmore Lake Community Recreation ● 7430 Whitmore Lake Road ● Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 phone: 734.449.4461 ext: 3057 ● wlcrinfo@wlps.net
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