SportPort – is a new equipment sharing pilot program that will provide kids with free and accessible sports equipment.

Trained coaches offer games, activities and healthy snacks to children between the ages of 5-13 in neighborhoods, parks, churches, and schools. Not enough children are given the chance to participate in sports. Our goal is to make sure every child – regardless of location, income, or ability – has the opportunity to get in the game. 

There are a number of reasons for your child to sample a variety of sports. They can discover the joy of playing a new sport or learn to play a variety of sports, which will help them develop new athletic skills and, overtime, can help prevent injuries and the burnout that can come from playing just a single sport continuously.

SportPort Lending Locations

We currently have 15 community partners across southeast Michigan that allow youth, families, parents, guardians and caregivers to borrow sports equipment, like just as easy as borrowing a book from the library.

Your family and children can access this equipment at the following locations:

Washtenaw County
Community Family Life Centers

1375 S. Harris Road
Ypsilanti, Michigan 48198
Willie Powell, Founder & Executive Director
(734) 961-7058
[email protected]

Washtenaw County
5 Healthy Towns Foundation

14800 E Old US 12
Chelsea, Michigan 48118
Matt Pegouski, Project Manager
(734) 433-4599
[email protected]

Oakland County
Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street
Pontiac, Michigan 48342
Josh Campeau, Teen Services Librarian
(248) 758-3942
[email protected]

Oakland County
City of Ferndale Parks & Recreation Department
1201 Livernois Street
Ferndale, Michigan 48220
Lisa Bryant, Deputy Director
(248) 544-6767 ext. 518
[email protected]

Oakland County
City of Hazel Park Recreation Department
620 W. Woodward Heights
Hazel Park, Michigan 48030
Sareen Papakhian, Director of Recreation
(248) 547-5535
[email protected]

Livingston County
Pinckney Community Public Library
125 Putnam Street
Pinckney, Michigan 48169
Hope Siasoco, Library Director
(734) 878-3888
[email protected]

Livingston County
Hartland’s Cromaine Library
3688 N. Hartland Road
Hartland, Michigan 48353
Marta-Kate Jackson, Youth & Teen Services Manager
(810) 632-5200 ext. 114
[email protected]

St. Clair County
City of Port Huron Parks & Recreation
2829 Armour St. Port Huron, Michigan 48060
Emily May, Recreation Coordinator
(810) 984-9712
[email protected]

St. Clair County
Marysville Community Center
867 E. Huron Blvd.
Marysville, Michigan 48040
Stefanie Schneider, Recreation Coordinator
(810) 455-1302
[email protected]

Macomb County
Greater Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church –
87 Robertson, Mt. Clemens, Michigan 48043
Tommy Barnes, Program Director, SportPort Mt. Clemens
Karl Haye, Program Director, SportPort Mt. Clemens
(586) 738-0055
[email protected]

Monroe County
Monroe County Opportunity Program
1140 S. Telegraph Road
Monroe, Michigan 48161
Stefanie Zorn Kasprzak, Executive Director
(734) 241-2775 ext. 206
[email protected]

Wayne County
Northend Christian Community Development Corporation
Oakland Avenue Urban Farm
9227 Goodwin, Detroit, Michigan 48211
Natosha Tallman, Program Director
(248) 607-8381
[email protected]

Wayne County
Boys and Girls Club of Southeastern Michigan
Fauver-Martin Club
24 Ferris Street, Highland Park, Michigan 48203
Carrie Young, Club Director
(313) 868-8450
[email protected]

Wayne County
Brightmoor Alliance
17421 Telegraph Road
Detroit, Michigan 48219
Larry Simmons, Executive Director
(313) 766-6041
[email protected]

Wayne County
City of Wyandotte
3200 Biddle Avenue
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
Justin Lanagan, Superintendent of Recreation
(734) 324-7100
[email protected]

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