Main Content Act 156 of 1917 friendly link Printer Friendly bills affecting index and updates Search within this Statute for RECREATION AND PLAYGROUNDSAct 156 of 1917AN ACT authorizing cities, villages, counties, townships and school districts to operate systems of public recreation and playgrounds. History: 1917, Act 156, Eff. Aug. 10, 1917 © 2017 Legislative Council, State of MichiganThe People of the State of Michigan enact: DocumentTypeDescription Section 123.51SectionPublic recreation system; powers of municipality. Section 123.52SectionPublic recreation system; powers of school district. Section 123.53SectionPublic recreation system; operation. Section 123.54SectionPublic recreation system; location.