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Parks are good for you, especially now
Parks are good for you, especially right now. Parks provide safe ways to stay physically active during this time. And, being outdoors can help you manage stress and anxiety. Outside of your home, parks are great places to just be yourself when you need a change of scenery. Here are some actions you can take to help keep our community safe.
Park Improvements for District 2 Summer - Fall 2020
Park Improvements for District 3 - Summer - Fall 2020
Park Improvements for District 4 - Summer - Fall 2020
Park Improvements for District 5 - Summer - Fall 2020
Park Improvements for District 6 Summer - Fall 2020
2020 - Park Improvements District 1
Special Event form for Parks and Recreation Centers
Application for usage of Detroit Parks Athletic Field
Application to host events at Hart plaza
Use this link if you wish to provide labor, artwork, or funding to physically improve or enhance a City asset such as a park or public space. A hardcopy version and sample gift letters are available upon request.
Use this link if you wish to partner with the City to operate or maintain a City asset, or to operate programs within a City asset, such as a Recreation Center.
Brennan Pool Rental Application
Every 5 years the City of Detroit undergoes a process to update it's Parks and Recreation Plan, we are currently in the first phase of an 18-month project to update the pla
Information about improvements at A.B. Ford Park and Lenox Center
Information about Detroit Parks & Recreation
Adopt a Park is a program where community groups, churches, and businesses partner with the City of Detroit to help maintain city parks by cutting the grass and keeping the park clean.
Detroit children will have more locations for recreational activities as 12 schools become After School Fun Centers through a partnership with the City and Detroit Public Schools Community District.
Belle Isle Park is a Detroit gem.
Easy tips for families
Dating back to 1865, Forest Hill Cemetery is located at the corner of Meyers and Lyndon on the west side of Detroit, almost adjacent to the Department’s Adams-Butzel Recreation Comple
Gethsemane Cemetery was dedicated in 1909 by two Evangelical Lutheran churches.
Mount Hazel was established in 1855 on Lahser between W. Mc Nichols and W. Seven Mile Roads.
Community Recreation Centers for the City of Detroit residents and visitors to our city.
The mission of the Butzel Family Center is to provide and promote a world-class multipurpose center or the community by coordinating quality social services and self-help technologies designed to i
Most notable as having a bustling senior program, Farwell is also home to the Barcus Tennis Facility boasting 24 courts!
Lasky Recreation Center is nestled in the Buffalo-Charles neighborhood, just adjacent to Banglatown. Lasky has a very diverse population including Yemeni, Polish, Bosnian and Bangladeshi.
A shining jewel in southwest Detroit, Patton Community Center is named for decorated U.S. Army General George S. Patton.
Everything you need to get back to programming in the parks
Detroit’s New Youth (ages 4-8) Soccer League is an opportunity for Detroit’s youth to learn how to play soccer and brought to you by Detroit Parks and Recreation Department.
Information about the Detroit Senior Olympics hosted by Detroit Parks & Recreation Department
Information on golf course residing within the City of Detroit.
Rouge Park Golf Course and driving range was opened in 1923 as part of the city of Detroit Park System. Hole #11 is considered by many as one of the most difficult holes in Metro Detroit.
Chandler Park is an 18 hole public golf course and part of the city of Detroit Park System.
Rackham Golf Course was established in 1923. The course was designed by legendary course architect Donald Ross.
Hart Plaza -Our vision is to be a premier venue and meeting space for outdoor cultural, musical, entertainment, and special events.
Historic Fort Wayne offers over a thousand years of rich history on Detroit’s riverfront.
Request for Information for Historic Fort Wayne
A 2019-2020 community engagement and strategic planning process, funded by the National Park Foundation with the generous support of the Kresge Foundation.
Information about planning an event at Historic Fort Wayne
Marinas owned by the City of Detroit.
Park Clean Up
These permits are available and have been updated to as a part of our COVID-19 regulatory process.
List of Recreation Center Programs
Recreation Center Policies governing swimming, family swimming, lockroom, refund and cancellations.
Information about Boxing in the Recreation Centers
Recreation Center Baseball
Recreation Center Aquatics
Riverside Park Conversion Project
Information about Phase One Rogell Park Implementation
Programming for Spirit Plaza
Youth Basketball Information