Parks & Recreation

Published February 25, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — Though the pandemic shut down much of the fun in 2020, the Farmington Hills Special Services Department was able to provide some much-needed relief.

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Published February 24, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is seeking public input on proposed projects at Stony Creek Metropark that are being submitted to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Recreation Grants program.

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Published February 24, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Trail users will soon have a new place to access the northern end of the Paint Creek Trail.

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Published February 23, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission is encouraging people to head outdoors with a new online tool.

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Published February 22, 2021

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The 32-year-old Nature Center at Lake St. Clair Metropark has undergone a facelift thanks to a grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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Published February 8, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — Birthday parties, grad parties, family gatherings, retirements and more can now be hosted at the two park buildings in Madison Heights, following a vote by the City Council to make them available for rental.

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Published January 28, 2021

FERNDALE — The development of a splash pad in Martin Road Park will be delayed by a year.

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Published January 8, 2021

ROSEVILLE — A 2003 Roseville High School graduate is sharing his life-changing experience of hiking the Pacific Crest Trail.

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Published December 20, 2020

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GROSSE POINTE WOODS/ST. CLAIR SHORES — The vehicular bridge at Lake Front Park on Jefferson Avenue will receive a makeover.

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Published December 18, 2020

FRASER — Following a decision to shut down the city’s parks and recreation department and letting go of its longtime director, Fraser residents are wondering what the future looks like.

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Published December 18, 2020

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Bear Creek Nature Park and Marsh View Park in Oakland Township will soon get permanent restroom facilities.

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Published December 17, 2020

STERLING HEIGHTS — Puffin Park could eventually gain some new pathways and amenities as part of a development plan the Sterling Heights City Council recently passed, but more must happen before those changes become a reality.

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Published December 8, 2020

TROY — Troy locals will be able to walk in a winter wonderland soon at a new trail at Sylvan Glen Lake Park.

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Published December 8, 2020

BERKLEY — After years of development, the city of Berkley began improvements on one of its parks back in the fall.

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Published December 4, 2020

EASTPOINTE — A new statue celebrating equality has been approved for installation in Eastpointe’s Kennedy Park.

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Published November 20, 2020

ROYAL OAK — On Oct. 31, the city of Royal Oak and Oakland County partnered to offer walk-throughs at the future site of Normandy Oaks Park, 4234 Delemere Blvd., near Crooks and Normandy roads. Several families made the stroll in Halloween costumes.

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Published November 20, 2020

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — In light of the times, Clinton Township Parks and Recreation continues to try to offer the community events that are both fun and safe.

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Published November 20, 2020

FRASER — McKinley Barrier-Free Park in Fraser is set to get another addition in the spring.

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Published November 17, 2020

METRO DETROIT — With outdoors seemingly safer places to have distanced gatherings than inside, Huron-Clinton Metroparks saw attendance increase this year as metro Detroit residents looked for a place to safely get out of the house.

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Published November 9, 2020

BIRMINGHAM — With more than 70% of the vote, Birmingham’s electorate made a clear statement Tuesday, Nov. 3: Yep, we like parks.

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