Midland is the fifth largest city in Michigan based on land size and is often recognized as one of the safest, most diverse, and overall best cities to live in Michigan. Midland offers outstanding cultural opportunities ranging from world-class orchestras to historical tours and a science museum. For the sports-minded, Midland has NHL-size ice rinks, turf arenas, BMX bike track, & a nationally ranked tennis center all open to public. Unofficially, Midland is known as the “world softball capital” and home to minor league baseball team, the 2016 Midwest League Champion Great Lakes Loons. The community has several top-rated school districts, including Midland Public Schools and Bullock Creek School District.