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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. 


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2014 Summer Recreation Newsletter Now Available: Click Here
Upcoming Special Events, Dates and Discounts: 

2015 NORBS Registration Forms Now Available Online.  All forms can be found by clicking here


Extended Hours for New Park Passes
The park office will be open extended hours for residents getting their park passes for the first time.  Please call the office (313.343.5257) to find out what documentation you will need.  The dates and hours are:

Monday April 13 4:00pm-7:00pm
Tuesday April 14 4:00pm-7:00pm
Wednesday April 22 4:00pm-7:00pm
Thursday April 23 4:00pm-7:00pm


Neff Park Pool opens Memorial Day Weekend; Saturday May 23rd, 2015

For additional information about pool hours and aquatic programs, Click Here

Neff Park Marina Opens April 1st, 2015
2014 - 2015 Platform Tennis 
First Day for Platform Tennis Membership Reservations will be October 1st, 2014.  Membership applications and information available for the 2014 - 2015 Season, Click Here 
Neff Park Ice Rink and Warming Room is CLOSED For The Season
Weather pending, the Ice Rink and Warming Room is open everyday from 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.
2015 All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance; Saturday March 21st, 2015
The Fourth Annual All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance will take place at Grosse Pointe South's Main Gym on Saturday March 21 from 7 - 9PM. Registration opens February 1st, 2015 with a cost of $8 per person.  Registration includes a single stem rose, appetizers, refreshments, photo and dancing.  There is a registration deadline of Friday March 13th, 2015.   To register online, Click Here.
2015 Neff Park Spring Egg Hunt; Thursday April 2nd, 2015 at 5:00pm
Please join us for Neff Park's 11th Annual Spring Egg Hunt as we cut the Egg Hunt Ribbon at 5:00pm sharp.  The event is for ages 8 and under, cost is $3 per child, egg hunting bags will be provided and must be used, no outside bags/baskets will be permitted.  There will also be a golden egg hunt, petting farm and a photo opt. with Peter Cottontail.  Valid Park Passes will be required for admittance to Neff Park.
 2015 Detroit Zoo MRPA 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 Click Here for details on Zoo More Packaged Deals.

2: Go direct to your online store 24/7 from any computer with an Internet connection to 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:
This winter City Residents are welcome to use Grosse Pointe Park's movie theater between November 15th and April 15th.  City Residents must show a valid park pass to be admitted.  No guests.  Tickets may be purchased on the day of, up to one hour prior to the show.  For movie information or additional questions, call 313-822-4313 or visit