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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 Closed for the Season

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

Neff Park Marina Opens April 1st, 2015
Fall Harvest, September 26, 2015
The City's Annual Fall Harvest Festival will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 beginning at 3:00PM.  The cost of the event is $3 per person and includes a hot dog roast, petting farm with pony rides and a mechanical bull.  There will be an assortment of Fall treats including carmel apples, cider and apples from a local cider mill.  Apple pies will be raffled off and there will be arts and crafts for the kids!  
Once the sun sets, will be showing an outdoor movie, complete with popcorn! 
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 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 - 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:
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