Belle Isle Park

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Belle Isle Park

Address:E Grand Blvd & Jefferson Ave
Detroit, MI 48207

Phone:313-852-4075
Fax:313-852-4074
Web: www.ci.detroit.mi.us/recreation/
Size: 983 acres.
Location:Located five minutes from downtown business district on an island in the Detroit River. Accessible by bridge.
Facilities:Canoe rentals, trails, conservatory, gardens, nature center, amphitheater, aquarium, casino, marine museum, fishing piers, swimming beach, nine-hole golf course and driving range, playgrounds, sports areas (including 10 lighted tennis courts and cinder running track).
Activities:Canoeing, fishing, hiking, bicycling, swimming, golf, basketball, football, soccer, ice skating, handball, racquetball, tennis.
Special Features:The park, which features five miles of shoreline, was designed by renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

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The Belle Isle Detroit Grand Prix brings motorsport back to the heart of Motor City and is the fourth and final street circuit of the season following events at St Petersburg, Florida; Long Beach, California; and Houston, Texas.
DETROIT, June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of students from the Detroit Area VICA Industry Council (DAVIC) will learn about Grand Prix racing firsthand Friday, June 5, as they join ITT Automotive engineers on the all-new Belle Isle Detroit Grand Prix course.