New Year’s Resolutions for Oakland County Residents

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Oakland County Residents. The new year is upon us and it’s time to make some resolutions and look forward to the new year.

Thankfully, there’s not shortage of resources in Oakland County to help make this year better more fun and productive. Here are a few suggested New Year’s resolutions for Oakland County Residents …

New Year’s Resolutions for Oakland County Residents

New Year’s Resolution Suggestion – Fitness Unleashed – Everyone seems to make some pretty hardcore fitness resolutions. Why not make one that’s EASY to keep? The Oakland County Animal Adoption Center let’s you visit their facilities on your lunch breaks to walk a pooch around on their property. You may shed some unwanted pounds AND find your new best friend. The Oakland Pet Adoption Center is located at 1200 N Telegraph Bldng 42 E, Pontiac, MI. For more information, please visit or call 248-391-4100.

New Year’s Resolution Suggestion – Night Sledding at Lost Lake Park in Oakland Twp. Lost Lake is my favorite sled hill in Oakland County AND they have night sledding on Friday and Saturday nights. Night Sledding at Lost Lake has a fast hill, a slow hill, and a cozy warming shelter at the bottom of the well-lit hill. Lost Lake is worth the drive, no matter where in Oakland County you live.

New Year’s Resolution Suggestion – Take the family to a local winter festival. Motown Winter Blast isn’t the only winter festival in Metro Detroit. Celebrate winter (because were stuck with it) at winter festivals like Fire & Ice, Berkley Winterfest, Winter Family Fun Day and many more. Check ’em out!

New Year’s Resolution Suggestion – Hit the libraries! Despite some pretty severe budget cuts over the years, the local libraries still offer summer reading programs, seasonal events, weekly adult programs, video game days for teens and tons of fun events & programs.

New Year’s Resolution Suggestion – Visit an Oakland County park you haven’t tried yet. It doesn’t have to be down your street. Oakland County has many parks featuring giant playscapes, free public beaches, miles of trails, swimming and more! Find one you haven’t been to yet, pack a lunch, & explore!

New Year’s Resolution Suggestion – Hit the Metroparks! Check out the FUN family events at your local Metroparks. Get outdoors and burn some calories!

New Year’s Resolution Suggestion – Don’t forget Girls Night Out! Several local communities and DDA’s host annual and bi-annual Girls Night Out / Ladies Night Out events & I’ve been to SEVERAL of them. They all feature local downtown shopping, drink specials, prizes, specials and freebies. You don’t have to wait for them either, you can create your own wine-fueled Girls Night Out craft/pottery events , Girls Night Out painting eventsother fun Girls Night Out suggestions….

New Year’s Resolution – Kids Night Out = Date Night – Drop the kids off for an evening of FUN and enjoy your own date night or Girls Night Out with your sweetheart or BFF. Let the pros as these places entertain the kids. They’ll have fun, you’ll have fun!

OK, I could go on and on… so, I’ll cut it short. The main point of the New Year’s resolutions suggestions for Oakland County residents is so we can see that there are so many things to do and see in this part of Michigan. It pays to drive outside of your own zip code to explore the many places and events that happen throughout Oakland County ALL YEAR long.


What are your favorite New Year’s Resolutions for Oakland County Residents?

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