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Parks & Recreation
fThe 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.

2016 Parks and Recreation Summer Newsletter

Parks & Harbor Commission: Special Public Hearing Wednesday, January 18 at 7:00pm in the City Council Chambers

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.  

2016 - 2017 Platform Tennis 

First Day for Platform Tennis Membership Reservations will be October 3rd, 2016.  Membership applications and information available for the 2016 - 2017 Season, Click Here 

Neff Park Ice Rink and Warming Room CLOSED for the Season


The Ice Rink and Warming Room are CLOSED for the season

Weather pending, the Ice Rink and Warming Room are open every 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.  

Sixth Annual All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance 


The Sixth Annual All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance will take place on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Grosse Pointe South High School.  The dance begins at 6:30pm and runs until 8:30pm.    


This semi-formal event is for girls 12 and under.  Registration for the event opens February 1, 2017 and is $8 per person.  This includes single stem rose, appetizers, refreshments, and dancing.  Don’t forget your camera as there will be locations to take photos!  There will also be an opportunity to mingle with a Princess!

The 2017 Daddy Daughter Dance is brought to you by Henry Ford Health Systems.


To register online, please click here.  Registration runs through Friday, March 17.


Neff Park Marina - Open April 1st - November 1st

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.

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

2016 - 2017 MParks Detroit Red Wings - Discount Tickets
Click here to view the group ticket flyer, additional information and link to purchase tickets.

2017 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

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