Detroit Recreation Department is pleased to partner with The Coca-Cola Foundation and National Recreation & Park Association in offering employment to our Military Veterans who will serve as Fitness Ambassadors towards a healthier Detroit. 

The Troops will instructor youth, adults and seniors in the area of Yoga, Latin Movement, Water Aerobics, Martial Arts/Karate, Aerobics, Kickboxing and many other workouts as well as instruction in healthy nutrition.

If you are a Veteran and would like to be an Ambassador applications available online and at the following sites:


  • Butzel Family Center / 7737 Kercheval
  • Heilmann Recreation Center / 19601 Crusade
  • Lasky Recreation Center / 13200 Fenelon
  • Northwest Activities Center / 18100 Meyers Rd
  • Patton Recreation Center / 2301 Woodmere
  • Williams Recreation Center / 8431 Rosa Parks Blvd.


Call 224-1100 or 224-1122 for more information!

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Troops for Fitness Application

To learn more about Troops for Fitness visit :National Recreation and Park Association