Parks & Recreation
Click for the 2019 Summer Parks and Recreation Newsletter
Governor Whitmer Orders Residents to “Stay Home, Stay Safe’ For Michigan
In order to help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Neff Park Office, Bathhouse, Playground, and Elworthy Feild's Tennis Courts and Platform Courts are CLOSED to public visitors until further notice.
Neff Park Group Permit and Pavilion Rental Requests will not be received until the lock down has been lifted.
We appreciate your cooperation during these unprecedented times. Stay safe and stay well.
Park passes can be issued to individuals over the age of 10 residing within the City of Grosse Pointe. The passes are photo IDs which can be renewed annually by completing the Emergency Response Form which is mailed to households each year in early April.
If you have lost your park pass, one can be reprinted in the Parks and Recreation Office for a $5 fee.
The Neff Park Pools are closed for the season. Thank you for a wonderful summer and see you next year on Memorial Day Weekend!For additional information about pool hours and aquatic programs, click Here
Neff Park Ice Rink and Warming Room - Is Closed For The Season
The Ice Rink and Warming Room is open for the season, weather pending. Please check the website daily for updates or changes 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
First Day for Platform Tennis Membership Reservations will be October 1st, 2019. Reservations will be taken for play daily through April 30. Members may use the courts from 8 AM to 10 PM. 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 2019 - 2020 Season, Click HERE for more information For the 2019-2020 Membership Application, please click HERE
2020 All Pointes Daddy Daughter Dance Postponed - Details To Follow
The City will no longer issue permits for large gatherings or events due to the COVID-19. As a result, The All Pointes Daddy/Daughter Dance scheduled for March 21st has been postponed. Additional details regarding refunds or the potential of an additional event will follow.
16th Annual Spring Egg Hunt - CANCELLED
The Sixteenth Annual Spring Egg Hunt will take place on Thursday, April 9 at 5:00pm. Children of all ages are welcome to join us to collect the eggs scattered throughout the park and redeem them for a candy bag and a chance to win a prize!
Cost is $5 per child and no outside baskets will be allowed. Park Passes are required for entry.
Grosse Pointe Boat Club
2019 - 2020 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!
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