Annual children’s Fishing Derby is July 15 in Taylor

The annual Taylor Rotary Fishing Derby is set for 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, July 15, at Coan Lake in Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

The entry fee is only $2, but space is limited to 100 children ages 5 to 12. All children must be registered in advance at the Department of Golf, Parks and Recreation Office, 22805 Goddard Road.

Each child may use only one fishing pole and must provide his or her own bait. Prizes will be awarded in two age groups: Junior Division, ages 5-8, and Senior Division, ages 9-12.

The derby is sponsored by the Rotary Club of Taylor, which provides refreshments, T-shirts and prizes.

The event is part of the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival, scheduled for July 12-15 at Heritage Park.

For more information, call the Taylor Department of Golf, Parks and Recreation at (734) 374-3906.