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Parks & Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Department plans and directs year round recreational programs and operations.  The Director of Parks and Recreation supervise an extensive seasonal staff in coordinating the many activities planned and related to recreation fields, courts, buildings, pool, marina and related facilities.

Parks and Harbor Commission Meeting: Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00PM in the City Hall Conference Room
Agenda: Please click HERE

Click for the 2018 Summer Parks and Recreation Newsletter

 

Upcoming Special Events, Dates and Discounts


New Resident Park Passes


Please call the Parks and Recreation office (313.343.5257) to find out what documentation you will need to provide when applying for your park pass.   

The Parks and Recreation office is located in Neff Park. Business hours are 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday.  Please call ahead to schedule a time to come and get your pass.  

Upcoming Evening and Saturday Hours to obtain a New Park Pass:

Monday, April 16: 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Thursday, April 19: 4:00PM to 7:00PM
Saturday, April 21: 8:00AM to Noon
Wednesday, May 16: 4:00PM to 5:30PM
Thursday, May 17: 4:00PM to 5:30PM

 

2018 All-Pointes Cornhole Tournament


Grab a buddy and join us for the All-Pointes Cornhole Tournament!  The event will be held at Grosse Pointe Farms Pier Park on Saturday, May 19, 2018. Check-in begins at 11:30 with games starting at Noon.


The registration form and $25 fee must be completed and turned in at City Hall or the Parks and Recreation department by Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  Registration is limited to the first six teams.

The registration form can be found by clicking HERE 


All participants must be 18 and older.  


 

Neff Park Pool  -  Open Memorial Day - Labor Day

The pool is now closed for the season.
For additional information about pool hours and aquatic programs, Click Here


Online and Mail-In Lesson Registration COMING SOON

Online registration for swim and tennis lessons began Monday, May 14.  When registering online, you may register for any or all of the three sessions we offer throughout the summer.  Please enroll your child in the same level for all sessions, and changes will be made as necessary in the office across the course of the summer.

Please use the email you provided to us on your emergency response form as your login.  If you are new to the site, enter your email and press "Forgot Password" to have a randomly generated, temporary password sent to you.  Upon logging in, you can change your password to whatever you wish.  The site for online registration can be found by clicking HERE


Mail in registrations will also be accepted during this time.  That form can be found by clicking HERE

If you have any questions, please call: 313.343.5257

 

Michigan Parks and Recreation Association's Grand Experience at The Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island

The Grand Experience is a unique, all inclusive program, for individuals that are 50 or better in age.  This program is a result of a long lasting partnership between the Michigan Parks and Recreation Association (MParks) and the Grand Hotel.  It comes complete with five course dinners, a wide variety of unique programs and activities such as golf, tournaments, crafts, dancing and carriage tours that make your stay at this world class destination a truly                    Grand Experience

The trip will take place Monday, October 22 - Thursday October 25, 2018.  For registration and additional trip information, Click Here

 

Neff Park Marina  -  Open April 1 - November 1

All boats must be out of the Harbor by November 1st.  Annual renewals with the minimum deposit of 50% is due November 1st with the remaining balance due on or before February 1st.  All wells that do not receive the required deposit by the deadline will receive a $5 late fee for every week that the deposit is not paid.  All wells not paid for in full by February 1st will be forfeited and offered to residents on the waiting list.

Additional Marina information can be found, Here.  


Grosse Pointe Boat Club

Grosse Pointe Boat Club Membership Application - Interested in boating?  Join the Grosse Pointe Boat Club.  Headquartered in the "littlest" Club at Neff Park, the club promotes boating and water safety, enjoyment and seamanship, while providing sociability and fellowship among is members.  Boat ownership is not required.  if you have questions, please visit www.grossepointeboatclub.com.

 

2017 - 2018 Platform Tennis 


First Day for Platform Tennis Membership Reservations will be October 2nd, 2017.  Reservations will be taken for play daily through April 30.  Members may use the courts from 8AM to 10PM.  Courts may be utilized by members without reservations on a first come, first serve basis during open play times.  Membership applications and information available for the 2017 - 2018 Season, Click Here 

 

2017 - 2018 Detroit Red Wings - MParks Partnership Discount Tickets

 
Click here to view the group ticket flyer, additional information and link to purchase tickets.
 
2017 - 2018 Detroit Zoo - MParks Partnership Discount Tickets
 
We are excited to announce that the City of Grosse Pointe will continue the Detroit Zoo's TICKETS & MORE Online Discount program!.

City Residents may now buy specially priced tickets for the Detroit Zoo over the Internet with the added convenience of printing your tickets and then presenting them at the Zoo entrance. Simply visit our exclusive Detroit Zoo Tickets & More Discount Online Ticket Store in either of the following two ways:

1: Click Here for additional program details for General Admission, and for details on Zoo Adventure Packaged Deals Click Here

2: Go direct to your online store 24/7 from any computer with an Internet connection to https://tickets.detroitzoo.org and enter your exclusive store name password: City of Grosse Pointe

Purchasing tickets has never been easier! We hope you and your family enjoy the Detroit Zoo this season!
 

Grosse Pointe Park Okulski Theater:

 
The City of Grosse Pointe Park will not be opening up use of their movie theater to the other Pointes as in the past.  It will remain open to Grosse Pointe Park residents and their guests only.


 

Helpful Links

Below is a list of helpful sites.






 

Neff Park Ice Rink and Warming Room - OPEN

 

The Ice Rink and Warming Room are currently OPEN


Weather pending, the Ice Rink and Warming Room are open everyday 12:00/Noon until 7:00pm.  

Join us for a warming fire catered with hot chocolate and s'mores every Saturday that the Ice Rink is open.


This winter we will continue to collect used ice skates to have available for Residents in the Neff Park Warming Room.  All sizes and types in good condition will be accepted. Please bring your skates to the Neff Park Office

 

 

 

2018 All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance

The All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance will take place on Saturday March 10 at 6:30pm in the Grosse Pointe South's Main Gym.  Registration opens February 1, 2018 with a cost of $8 per person.  Registration includes a single stem rose, appetizers, refreshments and dancing. 

The registration deadline is Sunday, March 4 at 11:59PM.

To register for the Daddy Daughter Dance, please click HERE.  



2018 All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance

The All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance will take place on Saturday March 10 at 6:30pm in the Grosse Pointe South's Main Gym.  Registration opens February 1, 2018 with a cost of $8 per person.  Registration includes a single stem rose, appetizers, refreshments and dancing. 

The registration deadline is Sunday, March 4 at 11:59PM.