Local Parks

Published June 6, 2024

NOVI — The long-awaited splash pad memorial to the late meteorologist Jessica Starr-Rose officially opened to the public May 25, in time for the Memorial Day holiday.

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Published June 4, 2024

BIRMINGHAM — The Department of Public Services is in the process of developing plans for the Booth Park entry plaza and trail improvement project.

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Published May 22, 2024

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Clinton Township is moving closer to getting a park with greater accessibility for disabled children.

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Published May 21, 2024

FARMINGTON HILLS — Farmington Hills resident Claudette Wellons recently spent part of her Tuesday morning at the Costick Center and said it is “excellent” that parks and recreation activities are funded.

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Published May 8, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — As the landscape grows in at Macomb Township’s newest park, volunteers spent the morning hours of Arbor Day on April 26 planting trees in the southern end of Pitchford Park as the first step of growing a hummingbird garden.

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Published May 4, 2024

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Voters in West Bloomfield have been tasked with deciding whether to approve a 20-year, $25 million bond proposal for the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission.

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Published May 3, 2024

HAZEL PARK — The playscape at Green Acres Park has received updated equipment and quadrupled in size, thanks to a major investment by Oakland County Parks.

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Published May 2, 2024

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OAKLAND COUNTY — On a recent sunny and pleasant Monday morning, Clawson resident David Swanson found himself where so many Michiganders like to be this time of year – on a golf course.

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Published April 20, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — With roots planted by two previous Cool City Committee members, the St. Clair Shores Community Garden has been thriving over the last couple of years. Now, it is preparing for the new season.

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Published April 15, 2024

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Officials in Macomb Township look to make the most of April’s showers to grow May flowers, as the Board of Trustees on April 11 accepted grant funds to plant a hummingbird garden at Pitchford Park.

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Published April 2, 2024

EASTPOINTE — The city of Eastpointe is working to provide residents with another way to enjoy summer fun.

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Published March 12, 2024

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Officials are in the process of updating the Recreation Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe’s Joint Parks and Recreation Master Plan.

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Published March 7, 2024

ROYAL OAK — Improvements to a pocket park located at the intersection of 13 Mile Road and Main Street were unanimously approved at the Feb. 12 City Commission meeting.

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Published March 6, 2024

ROCHESTER HILLS — Rochester Hills is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a large investment into its parks system.

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Published March 5, 2024

FERNDALE — Wilson Park’s improvements are slated to begin in early April. At a Feb. 26 meeting, the Ferndale City Council voted to approve a bid proposal for the construction and construction management of Wilson Park’s upcoming improvement project.

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Published March 4, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In a 6-0 vote at their meeting on Feb. 20, the St. Clair Shores City Council approved a request to increase contingency costs for the pool pump house project.

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Published February 21, 2024

NOVI — New pickleball courts and parking lots will soon be seen at Meadowbrook Commons and Wildlife Woods Park.

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Published February 20, 2024

FERNDALE — The Parks and Recreation Commission in Ferndale has a lot of goals in mind for 2024.

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Published February 12, 2024

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Oakland County Parks is announcing several projects made possible through its $20 million Healthy Communities Park and Outdoor Recreation Investment Plan.

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Published February 7, 2024

TROY — A portion of the upcoming Troy skating ribbon and event venue at Jeanne M. Stine Park will move forward thanks to a significant contribution from the Troy Community Foundation.

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