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Oakland County Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a Youth Abilities Special Fall Sports Day throughout the months of October and November. The program, for children with disabilities ages 6-18 years old, is held at the Boys and Girls Club in Royal Oak.
Individuals with physical disabilities six years and older can learn how to get fit and protect themselves Saturday, Sept. 27, 1-3 p.m. at Anytime Fitness in Pontiac.
Oakland County Parks and Recreation is bringing the international sport of FootGolf to Red Oaks Golf Course in Madison Heights.
The PGA-supported game that combines golf with soccer will be introduced at a special event Saturday, Sept. 27. The public is invited to participate in the four-person, nine-hole FootGolf Scramble for ages 12 and older.
The rich history of Addison Oaks County Park and the elegant Buhl Estate will be discussed at a special lunch Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Buhl Estate in Leonard.
Disabled veterans are invited to Autumn Fest, the annual Oakland County Parks and Recreation picnic complete with an afternoon of activities at Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston Saturday, Oct. 4 from 1-4 p.m.
Three Oakland County Parks will host special Dog Swims during the month of September.
Sponsored by Camp Bow Wow, the swims will be held:
Saturday, Sept. 6 -  Waterford Oaks Waterpark, 1702 Scott Lake Rd., Waterford
Sunday, Sept. 7 – Red Oaks Waterpark, 1455 E. 13 Mile Rd., Madison Heights
Saturday, Sept. 13 – Independence Oaks Beach, 9501 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston
Individuals with physical disabilities and disabled veterans can learn rock climbing at a special program offered by Oakland County Parks and Recreation Saturday, Sept. 13 from 2-5 p.m. at Planet Rock in Madison Heights.
Oakland County Parks and Recreation is partnering with All About Animals Rescue to offer services for dogs and cats including vaccinations $10/each and $20 microchips, heartworm tests and flea preventative treatments at clinics in August and September to get pets ready for fall.
With a July kick off to celebrate “National Parks and Recreation Month”, the Oakland County Parks and Oakland Parks Foundation announce the inaugural “Pics of the Parks” photo contest. The contest is also sponsored by The Oakland Press.
EVENTS SEPT. 6 AND 7, 2014
EVENT NAME:   Bow Wow Dog Swims, Fido Fest and Pet Vaccination Clinic