Sports & Recreation

Minor League Sports – With a national reputation for great sports, top-notch facilities and youth-friendly hospitality, Saginaw County offers the best of all world’s for your sporting event. We’re home to two professional sports teams – the Ontario Hockey League’s Saginaw Spirit and the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Class “A” Mid West League affiliate Great Lakes Loons.

Wildlife and Fishing – Saginaw County is home to the 9,400 acre Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge and fabulous river-based events. With the largest confluence of rivers east of the Mississippi River – we’re home to one of the largest natural fish production areas in the country and fishermen flock to our rivers and Bay to enjoy many sport-fishing opportunities. Saginaw County is a popular destination for nature enthusiasts eager to participate in birding, fishing, boating, hunting and paddle sports.

Great golf is here! – Tee up in Saginaw and the Great Lakes Bay Region, where long fairways, rolling hills, and challenging greens await at more than 20 golf courses. We’re proud to be home to three championship courses: Apple Mountain – Freeland, The Fortress – Frankenmuth, and the Sawmill – Saginaw.

Saginaw Soccer  Sports are big business in the Great Lakes Bay Region and soccer gives our local economy one of the biggest kicks. The Saginaw Township Soccer Complex is the largest premier complex in the region offering 21 regulation fields.

Bowling in Saginaw County  With more than 170 bowling lanes, an abundance of billiard tables and dart boards, this region is a high-energy destination for tournaments and competitions in these always-popular sports.

Great Lakes Bay Regional Rail Trail  The Regional system also offers miles of rail trails for walking, running, biking or blading.

Click here for the Great Lakes Bay Convention and Visitors Bureau!