The Michigan Activity Pass includes 443 parks, cultural attractions, and other venues throughout the Lower and Upper peninsulas!
Looking for a fun, educational or outdoor experience for the family? Like to plan more activities for you and your family this summer but working within a budget? The Chelsea District Library has just the program for you and all that’s required is a library card!
The 2018-19 Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) runs from May 24, 2018 through May 23, 2019 and will enable library cardholders to print free or discounted passes to state parks and cultural attraction throughout the State of Michigan, including passes to any of Michigan’s 102 state parks or 138 state forest campgrounds. For a complete listing of Michigan state parks and campgrounds that require a pass click here. Free or discounted admission passes are also available for 203 historical and cultural destinations in Michigan. Some of the cultural attractions for the 2018-19 year include: Crystal Coaster Alpine Slide at Crystal Mountain Resort, Marquette Maritime Museum, Michigan Railroad History Museum at Durand Union Station, and The Adventure Park at West Bloomfield; joining a list of favorites such as Michigan Sea Life Aquarium, Michigan Science Center, Detroit Institute of Arts, Holocaust Memorial Center, Southern Michigan Railroad, Sloan Museum, Meadow Brook Hall, Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum, and so many others.
For a brochure of participating organizations by region, click here and select the Brochure tab in the top menu.
There will be five passes available per attraction per library each week. Library patrons must print out their passes, which are good for seven days. Passes can be checked out online at the Michigan Activity Pass website either from home or at the library.
Like MAP on Facebook to get up–to–date information on happenings at MAP partners throughout the year. For help checking out a Michigan Activity Pass click here.
The Michigan Activity Pass program is courtesy of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR), the Michigan Recreation and Park Association (mParks), The Library Network, and almost 200 Michigan arts and cultural organizations. It is available to Michigan’s nearly 400 public libraries and is designed to provide reduced cost or complimentary access to arts and cultural organizations across the state of Michigan, and encourage Michigan residents to use the state’s parks and recreation facilities to increase physical activity.