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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. 


2015 Summer Recreation Newsletter: Click Here
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


Neff Park Pool - Open Memorial Day - Labor Day

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

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.  

Trick or Treating in the Village
The Annual Trick or Treating in the Village will take place on Friday, October 30 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 20 beginning at 5:30PM.  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.
2015 - 2016 Platform Tennis 
First Day for Platform Tennis Membership Reservations will be October 1st, 2015.  Membership applications and information available for the 2015 - 2016 Season, Click Here 
Neff Park Ice Rink and Warming Room is open December - March
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.
The Ice Rink and Warming Room is currently CLOSED for the Season
2015 - 2016 MRPA Detroit Red Wings - Discount Tickets
Click here to view the group ticket flyer, additional information and link to purchase tickets.
 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 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 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.