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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. Office hours are from 8AM-4PM, Monday thru Friday. Please contact the Parks and Recreation Office to arrange a time to come in and apply for your pass.


Neff Park Pool  - CLOSED for the Season

The pool is now CLOSED for the season. We look forward to seeing you at the pool next year on Memorial Day Weekend!
For additional information about pool hours and aquatic programs, Click Here

2018 - 2019 Platform Tennis 

First Day for Platform Tennis Membership Reservations will be October 1st, 2018.  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 2018 - 2019 Season, Click Here 

Trick or Treating in the Village

 

The Annual Trick or Treating in the Village will take place on Wednesday, October 31 beginning at 3:30PM.  The event will run until 4:45PM.  


Trick or Treating in the Village is co-sponsored by the Grosse Pointe City Downtown Development Association and the Grosse Pointe Parks and Recreation Department.  




Annual Tree Lighting in the Village 

The Annual Tree Lighting in the Village will take place on Friday, November 16 beginning at 5:30PM.  The tree will be lit at 6:00PM.

This event is made possible through sponsorships by the Grosse Pointe Foundation, Harvard Grill, the Grosse Pointe Boat Club and the City's Department of Parks and Recreation.



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 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.