Leisure activities

From taking in a movie to playing sports — are abundant. In fact, Monroe County’s bowling lanes have hosted major tournaments and its racetracks attract drivers from around the country.

Auto racing

Flat Rock Speedway

14041 N. Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock, 782-2480. April-October.

Milan Dragway

10860 Plank Rd., Milan, 439-7368. April-October


Flat Rock Lanes

14700 Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock, 782-9393. 32 lanes. Leagues September-May

Forest View Lanes

2345 W. Dean Rd., Temperance, 847-4915. 20 lanes. Leagues September-May

Monroe Sport Center

15425 S. Dixie Hwy., Monroe, 242-0404. 48 lanes. Leagues September-May and May-August

Nortel Lanes

611 N. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, 242-3211. 66 lanes. Leagues September-May

Roller sports

Dixie Skateland

5179 N. Dixie Hwy., Newport, 289-1150. Skate rental, roller and in-line skating classes, free skating the last Wednesday of each month from 6-8 p.m., party room, stuff shop

Skateway Skating Center

925 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, 242-4099. Skate rental, family nights, Christian nights, school nights, snack bar, party room, video games

Ice sports

Monroe Multi-Sports Complex

333 N. Dixie Hwy., Monroe, 242-1300. Public skating, hockey leagues, tournaments, camps, clinics, classes in men’s and women’s hockey and figure skating, inflatables. ­Can be rented for parties or special events.



The Southern Michigan Timberwolves are Monroe County’s minor-league football team. Home games are played at Navarre Field on Jones Ave. in Monroe. Season is late May-September. Tickets are available at the gate. 735-3236


Phoenix Theatres

Mall of Monroe, 2121 N. Monroe St., Monroe, movie information line, 457-FILM; customer service
 line, 457-9080. Eight screens, some with Dolby Digital 3D projection units.

Milan Dragway

Racing at Milan Dragway