Summer Fun With Your Teen

. June 30, 2017.
summer-sports

Baseball

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Toledo Mud Hens

Minor League Baseball team affiliated with the Detroit Tigers. The Mud Hens offer promotions and themes for every game that include Postgame Fireworks and Sunday Funday with Kids.

Fifth Third Field
406 Washington St., Toledo, Ohio
Distance from A2: 53 miles (50 minutes)
Tickets: $12
TEENS: School Day Celebration on Thursday, August 27
A special $5 ticket cost for all students!

Lansing Lugnuts

Minor League Baseball team affiliated with the Toronto Blue Jays. Enjoy special events every day that include Mondays (Dog Days), Tuesdays (Deal Days– hot dogs, fountain drinks, and ice cream sandwiches all $1), Wednesdays (Winning Wednesdays– when they win, you win), Thursdays (Thirsty Thursdays– $2 Beers, ½ off Craft Beers) and Sundays (Kids Days).

Cooley Law School Stadium
505 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing
Distance from A2: 63 miles (1 hour)
Tickets: $8 for lawn seats.
TEENS: Friday and Saturdays LASCU Fireworks Nights Postgame

Detroit Tigers

American League Baseball played at Comerica Park in downtown Detroit. Friday Night Fireworks and Sunday Kids Days and Tiger Alumni Saturdays are a few promotions that make watching the Tigers so much fun!

2100 Woodward Ave., Detroit
Distance from A2: 43 miles (45 minutes)
Tickets: Starting at $8
TEENS: Sundays are Kids Days: Teens 14 and under
enjoy a free Tigers related promotional item.

Soccer

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Association Football Club (AFC) of Ann Arbor

Washtenaw County’s only semi-pro soccer team was founded in 2014 by local soccer fanatic, Jamey Amrine, with the goal of creating a community-based club that would promote the game on a larger scale.

Pioneer High School
601 W. Stadium Blvd
Tickets: Youth tickets start at $5 and adults start at $8.
TEENS: Become a Youth Member for $49 a year that includes lanyard pass, season scarf, tickets
to 8 home matches, on-field access to pre/post match, and priority for walkout and ball kid.

Races

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Jackson Speedway

Jackson Speedway features fun for all ages that includes go kart and lawn mower racing in a safe and competitive manner. The lighted 1/2-mile road course, 1/5-mile and 1/6-mile dirt ovals are great for beginners and experienced drivers alike. Go and watch races! On Fridays at 6:30pm there is go kart racing on dirt and cement tracks. Saturdays at 5:30pm. there are mini sprint, mini cup, and lawn mower races on the dirt track.

500 Speedway Drive, Jackson
Distance from A2: 35 miles (40 minutes)
Tickets: $5 to enter. Kids under 12 are free.
TEENS: Friday Nights at 6pm are “Ride and Drive” nights. For $50 you can learn to drive the go karts with a drivers training meeting, practice laps, and two heats in the feature race. Drivers must be able to maneuver the kart and be tall enough to drive (youngest suggested age 10-12 and up).

Roller Derby

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Ann Arbor Derby Dimes

Ann Arbor Derby Dimes is a roller derby team of dedicated women in southeast Michigan. Matches include kid-friendly activities with halftime entertainment.

Buhr Park
2751 Packard Rd
Tickets: Buy early online for $13.41, starting at $15 at the door.
TEENS: Student discount with valid student ID for $12.