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Page 10-B- Thursday, June 3, 1982-The Michigan Daily
Ann Arbor's
parks offer the
great escape

who enjoy summer water fun. Canoes
and paddleboats can be rented by the
hour and the park has its own fishing
area. Bicycles, both single seat and
tandem, are also available for hourly
rental. In addition, Gallup's walkable
nature area is accessible to the han-
dicapped.
Island Park, located adjacent to
Fuller Park, is, as its name suggests,
an island, complete with picnic

shelters, tables and barbeque grills.
There is also a field game area and
wahls and trails accessible to the han-
dicapped.
Veterans Park, located at 2150
Jackson Road, has an outdoor pool and
a number of lighted tennis courts and
softball and baseball fields. Veterans,
however, also offers an unusual alter-
native to summer fun, an indoor ice-
See ANN ARBOR, Page 11

By FANNIE WEINSTEIN
Daily Staff Writer
The summer is usually the time when
students get their first taste of the nine-
to-five (if not longer) work day. Admit-
tedly, Ann Arbor is not a booming
metropolis but even in the summer, its
got its own grind and the hustle and
bustle can get to even the most tolerant
of city dwellers.
Well, for those who just can't deal
with the city's heat, even Ann Arbor's,
all is not lost, for within walking distan-
ce of almost every part of the city, a
cool pool is waiting to be dived into, a
barbeque is waiting to be grilled on and
a canoe is waiting to be paddled.
In the general Ann Arbbor vicinity,
there are more than lob park and
recreation areas, spread out over
almost 2,000 acres. They offer
everything from baseball and softball
fields to canoe and paddleboat rentals
to picnic shelters and nature walks.
A NUMBER of the parks can be
reached by Ann Arbor Transportation
Authority (AATA) buses and many
have facilities accessible to the han-
dicapped.
Perhaps one of the best features of
the parks is that almost all of the
facilities (except the pools) can be used
free of-charge and the fee for most ren-
tal equipment is relatively inexpensive.
The following is a summary of some
of the more popular recreation areas.
The list is by no means complete, but
may provide some insight for those
looking to break loose and get away
from it all (even for just an afternoon).
ARGO PARK and Canoe Livery,
located at 1055 Longshore Drive, is a
modest sized park, well-suited for a
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nature outing, complete with picnic
tables, barbeque grills, and trails ac-
cessible to the handicapped. For those
who prefer their fun in the water, the
park has a fishing and boat launching
area, as well as the canoe livery.
Canoes, paddleboats, and rowboats
may be rented by the hour on both
weekdays and weekends. Package trips
are also available.
Barton Park, located on the northern
outskirts of Ann Arbor and surrounded
by Barton Pond, is also made for nature
lovers seeking a relaxing afternoon
getaway. Spread out over more than 100
acres, one can explore the park's ex-
tensive nature areas.
Buhr Park, located at 2751 Packard,
has one of the city's four outdoor pools.
The pool is usually open until the early
evening and offers adult, general
public, and family swim times. Ad-
mission fees are based on resident and
non-resident status. Daily admission to
this and the other city pools is $1.25 for
adults and 75 cents for senior citizens
and children 17 and under. Season
passes are also available.
THE PARK also features facilities
for a number of other outdoor activities
including a volleyball court, six tennis
courts, four of which are lighted for
evening play, two baseball fields, two
softball diamonds and a field games
area. In addition, Briarwood Bus Loop
No. 2 goes right by the park.
Burns Park, located just off Stadium
Boulevard and Packard, is a small
recreational park but its size in no way
reflects its facilities. The park is well
equipped with a paved game court, two
basketball courts, five tennis courts, a
softball and baseball field, and a field
games area. For those who'd rather
exercise by eating, picnic tables and
grilling facilities are available.
Fuller Park, located off Glen Avenue
near the University Hospital, has the
largest outdoor pool in the area, com-
plete with three diving boards and a
spacious sundeck. The park is also the
home of a competitive swimming and
diving program. The 65 acre park
features four lighted tennis courts, a
field games area, and 10 soccer fields.
The park also has nature walks and
trails accessible to the handicapped
and can be reached by Huron Bus Route
No. 5.
GALLUP PARK, surrounded by
Geddes Pond, provides much room in
which one may roam. It's a choice spot
for a family outing but is sometimes
crowded, especially on weekends, and
parking is limited. Like Argo park,
there are facilities available for those

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