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Cardboard Classic Cancelled at Indian Springs Metropark

Local event a no-go due to erratic weather.

The Cardboard Classic, scheduled for Sunday, February 12 at Indian Springs Metropark has been cancelled. 

“We’ve had a pretty inconsistent winter, and with all the weather changes, we can’t guarantee that we will have enough snow,” said Kassie Kretzschmar, marketing manager for the Huron-Clinton Metroparks. “With all the effort that goes in to making a sled, we hate to see people prepare for this event, only to have it cancelled at the last minute.”

Children and adults were challenged to create a two-person sled of cardboard, tape, paint and glue to race down the park’s sledding hill, with prizes to be awarded for winners of the fastest and most creative sleds. 

For more information, please call 810-494-6026. 

Located along the Huron and Clinton rivers, the Metroparks provide a natural oasis from urban and suburban life as well as year-round recreational activities and events. A regional park system, the Metroparks consist of 13 beautiful parks covering 25,000 acres, ten spectacular public golf courses and two marinas on Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair, respectively. The parks also offer scenic nature trails, breathtaking beaches, educational activities and exciting winter sports. A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $25 annually for regular admission, $15 annually for seniors or $5 daily. General information can be found at www.metroparks.com or by calling 1-800-47-PARKS. 

(Source: Denise Semion, Chief of Communications Huron-Clinton Metroparks)

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