Local Parks

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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Published February 6, 2024

ROYAL OAK — Improvements are to be made at Dickinson Park after the City Commission gave unanimous approval to a proposal from the Recreation Department Jan. 22.

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Published February 2, 2024

ST. CLAIR SHORES — At their Jan. 22 meeting, the St. Clair Shores City Council approved the 2024-2028 parks and recreation master plan in a 7-0 vote. Interim Parks and Recreation Director Rob Spinazzola and City Planner Liz Koto presented the agenda item.Read More

Published January 9, 2024

TROY — Plans to establish a 70-acre protected county park on a Troy School District property are on hold after grant funding for the project could not be obtained.

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Published January 9, 2024

FERNDALE — The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments recently announced that it will award more than $2 million in funding for projects across five cities, including Ferndale.

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Published December 18, 2023

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Through a collaboration with Bloomfield Hills, the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission has officially taken on operations of the former Pine Lake Elementary property, 3333 W. Long Lake Road.

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Published December 9, 2023

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PONTIAC — The City of Pontiac and Oakland County Parks announced on Dec. 7 the opening of the new fishing pier at Pontiac Oaks Park, formally known as Hawthorne Park

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Published December 6, 2023

ROCHESTER — Residents of Rochester can weigh in on the latest parks and recreation master plan during an upcoming public hearing.

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Published December 4, 2023

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — In the cold morning hours of Nov. 18, the residents of Macomb Township waited for the leash to drop.

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Published December 4, 2023

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — America’s pastime will become more accessible next year as a new adaptive baseball field will be built at Neil Reid Park in Clinton Township.

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Published November 29, 2023

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OAKLAND COUNTY — Oakland County Parks and Recreation is encouraging people to not sacrifice their health and wellness goals just because of the cold weather.

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Published November 8, 2023

SOUTHFIELD — The Southfield Parks and Recreation Department has been revamping and renovating parks around the city over the past nine months. A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Oct. 26 at Miller Park to celebrate the accessible, updated parks.

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Published November 8, 2023

ROCHESTER HILLS — The public is invited to help shape the future of four community parks during two upcoming open house events hosted by the city of Rochester Hills.

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Published October 21, 2023

WEST BLOOMFIELD — People who have been hoping for more green space in the northeast part of West Bloomfield Township have something to be excited about, as the West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission has taken over operation of the former Pine Lake Elementary School property, located at 3333 W. Long Lake Road.

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Published October 20, 2023

FARMINGTON HILLS — The city of Farmington Hills is offering an opportunity for residents who utilize the city’s parks and recreation services to share their opinions as to what they would like to see.

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Published October 10, 2023

FRASER — The city of Fraser will host a fundraiser to support the Know Resolve nonprofit and its mission of raising awareness of mental health issues.

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Published October 10, 2023

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — A popular neighborhood park in Grosse Pointe Woods will soon be reopening with new play equipment that will keep a wider range of little ones active.

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