Summer Pickleball Tournament

1st Annual SLPR Pickleball Tournament

Come join us in our 1st ever Pickleball Tournament on July 1st  & July 2nd! 

If you are a beginner or a regular, we dare you to bring it and show us what you got!  Round Robin Format.  ALL SCORES REPORTED TO DUPR – Great way to earn a DUPR rating! 

Different Ages & Levels Welcome


July 1st :   Men’s and Women’s Doubles

 July 2nd:  Mixed Doubles



4070 Lahring Road, Linden, Mi, 48451

COST: $40 per event.  $10 for each additional event


For any questions, please email at or text 989-395-0528 

You can also email at or call 810-714-2011.


SLPR is hiring for a Program Coordinator/Office Manager

SLPR is seeking a Program Coordinator/Office Manager:

Southern Lakes Parks & Recreation is taking applications for a full time Program Coordinator/Office Manager. The position is now open and will be accepting applications until March 31st or until filled.  


Applicants should possess a successful background and working knowledge of recreation and event programming and development, with a successful background in office management. Proficient use of Microsoft Office, Outlook, Adobe Suite, and knowledge of online registration and facility scheduling is required. Must understand budget development, be able to facilitate multiple initiatives, and have exceptional customer service and writing skills. Other qualifications include experience supervising event staff and managing instructors/coaches/coordinators. A background in building management/maintenance is a plus. Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation or related field preferred or successful on the job experience. References should be submitted with application.


  •  Successful experience in the parks & recreation environment, school administration, or other related experiences desirable.
  •  Proven success in recreational programming, competitive leagues, community involvement, and athletics.
  •  Experience working successfully with volunteer groups, service clubs and local/state agencies.
  •  Self-Starter Work Ethic
  •  Servant-Leader Ideology
  •  Problem Solving
  •  Decision Making
  •  Organization
  • Presentation
  •  Active Listening
  • Multitasking
  •  Conflict Resolution
  • Relationship Building
  • Innovative/Creative
  • Employee Motivation
  • Critical Thinking-2nd/3rd order effects
  • Adaptability
  • Planning/Strategizing


Some weekend and evening work required at special events, concerts, farmers’ markets, etc. Some light to moderate lifting required.

Starting pay is $40,000 annually and is commensurate with experience. Paid time off for vacation, personal and sick days plus a matching contribution to a Simple IRA and medical, dental and vision insurance is available. SLPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment offer is contingent on background check. Send cover letter, resume, and references to SLPR, Attn: Shirley Priestap, 150 S. Leroy St., Fenton, MI 48430 or email

Farmers Market

Become at Vendor at Farmers Markets in Fenton

Become a Vendor at the Fenton Farmers Market 2023

We are looking forward to a fabulous Market Season in Fenton! The Fenton Farmers Market opens Thursday, May 18th, 2023 and runs every Thursday until September 21st.  Shoppers can shop Thursday evenings 5pm to 8pm on the front lawn of the Fenton Community & Cultural Center. (150 S Leroy St, Fenton MI 48430).  Stop by Thursdays and shop your local Fenton Farmers Market!

Our Market vendors and our Market shoppers are some of the best! Out of safety of for our pet friends and the public, pets are not be allowed within the market space.

Come one come all, shop the Fenton Farmers Market!

Thursdays, May 18–September 21, 2023
Front Lawn of the Community Center

Fresh fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, free range chickens and turkeys, pork products such as bacon and sausage. Shop talented artisan and craft vendors too.

We offer Double Up Food Bucks for people who have an EBT card – spend $1 and get a $1 towards fruits and vegetables! (limit $20 a day).

Interested in becoming a vendor at the Fenton Farmers Markets?

We are looking forward to a wonderful 2023 Fenton Market Season.  We are now booking vendors for the upcoming season.

Please email the Market Manager at:

To download the Fenton Farmers Market Application, please click here

Fenton Farmers Market