Thomas Township Parks and Recreation’s mission is to provide a wide variety of recreation opportunities and facilities for kids and adults. We believe in creating positive experiences by providing both leisure activities and recreational programs that fulfill the needs of the community and create lasting memories.
Rain Out Phone Number: (989) 781 – 5391
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Programs that are offered:
|Soccer – Thomas Township Soccer has 3 full size soccer fields located in Roberts Park. We offer non competitive programs in the spring and fall for ages Y-5 to 8th grade.|
|Boy’s Basketball -For boys in 2nd grade through 5th grade we offer basketball programs with games on Saturdays. Each child will be assigned a coach and have practices during week. All games are officiated so kids can learn the rules of the game.|
|Girl’s Basketball – For girls in 2nd grade through 5th grade we offer basketball programs with games on Saturday’s. Each child will be assigned a coach and have practices during week. All games are officiated so kids can learn the rules of the game.|
|Clinics – Thomas Township offers a couple different sports clinics. We offer soccer clinics, basketball clinics, and flag football. These programs run during the winter and spring. They are for boys and girls ages 4-8. Kids will learn form, agility and practice skills.|
|Archery – Archery is a new program which offers two different programs. Basic Archery is for kids and adults who have never shot a bow or just want to work on form and get some pointers on shooting. Explore Bowhunting is a program where kids and adults can learn about how to use trail cameras, build blinds, use compasses, call turkeys and other hunting/woodsman skills. These programs are offered year round. All equipment is provided.|
|Day Camps – We offer a summer Day Camp at Roethke Park for kids ages 7-12 and runs Monday -Friday 9 am-4 pm. Each week has a theme and a field trip! Camp begins in June and ends in August.|
|Girls Softball – We offer softball for ages 10 and under, 12 and under and 14 and under. Girls will be assigned a coach and play two games a week. Games start the last part of May and extend through the end of June.|
|Pool -Our pool is located at Roethke Park, we have a shallow 3 foot end and a deep 9 foot end. We offer day and season passes for the pool. We also offer swim lessons all summer long.|
|Senior Citizen Programs – Thomas Township offers a potluck and bingo for its senior citizens the first Wednesday of the month at 12 noon. This program meets from September through June.|
|Men’s Softball – We offer a Tuesday and Wednesday night men’s league. Games start at 6:15 pm, we play double headers, games average an hour.|
|For men’s softball schedule click – 2021 Game Schedule|
|Adult Sand Volleyball – We offer a Tuesday night Coed league. Games start around 6:00 pm. Based on the number of teams will determine the number of game played each week.|
|For sand volleyball schedule click – 2021 Sand Volleyball Schedule|
Other Recreation Opportunities:
Train – In 1973 Thomas Township began operating the train at Roethke Park. The train runs on 3/4 of a mile of track and seats over 30 passengers. The train hours begin mid June and runs until mid August from Noon – 4 pm Saturday and Sunday. Cost is $1.00 per person.
Fishing – Roethke Park has a stocked fishing pond with two fishing platforms, the pond has bass, blue gill, carp and catfish. All fish must be released as this is a Catch and Release area.
Free Concerts at Roethke Park Concerts are held at Roethke Park on Tuesday evenings from mid June through August from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Line up will be published as soon as bands are in place. More info on Summer Concerts Series page.
Free Movies at Roberts Park Check community calendar for dates and movie schedule.