Amenities and Tourism
Universities/colleges; Kettering (formerly GMI), University of Michigan-Flint, Baker College, Mott Community College, satellite campus for Central Michigan and Ferris State Universities and many private institutions.
Hospitals/healthcare; Three major in-patient hospitals with over 1200 bed capacity.—Genesys Health Park, McLaren Healthcare, and Hurley Medical Center. As well as diagnostic, and out-patient facilities.
Convention and Visitors Bureau; Information on hotels, convention space, major car shows, and entertainment. Through the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, the bureau has trained dozens of Certified Tourism Ambassadors.
Parks and Recreation; The largest county parks system in the state of Michigan—boating, fishing, trails, sightseeing, camping, special events—including Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad (a Top 30 national historic preservation society), and For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum with Nature’s Superheroes Treehouse featured on Animal Planet. For paddler and boater enthusiasts, the Flint River Water Trail offers a unique mixture of natural and urban areas to explore. For more information on the water trail and current initiatives, visit the Flint River Watershed Coalition's website by clicking here. And so much more!
Home of the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League and member of the Canadian Hockey League—the world’s largest developmental hockey league.