Current Events

Please note: Effective January 1, 2019 Southfield Parks & Recreation Department will no longer accept personal checks as payment for any class, program, special event, trip, membership or room/site rental.


Upcoming Events Information

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Family Game Night


Friday, March 22 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road
Free Admission. Snacks available for purchase.
Call (248) 796-4620 for more details.


It's time to take family time to the next level! Join us for our Family Game Night on Friday, March 22 and test your game skills kids vs. grown ups or brothers vs. sisters to see who will win the bragging rights. There will be larger-than-life games from Oakland County Parks and Recreation and the SBZ Game On mobile game truck along with music with DJ DeezyD and fun for the whole family! Admission is free! There will be snacks available for purchase. Call Southfield Parks & Recreation Department at (248) 796-4620 for all the details.



EGGS'travaganza 2019


Saturday, April 13 2:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road
Admission for ages 2-13 years old (Adults are free!):
Early Registration (now through April 9): $5/Southfield resident; $7/Non-resident
Late registration (tickets bought April 10 - 13): $8/ Southfield resident; $10/Non-resident
Call (248) 796-4620 for more details.


Come have an EGGSceptionally, EGGSciting time at EGGS’travaganza on Saturday, April 13! The fun begins at 2:00 p.m. and continues through 4:30 p.m. at the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road. Open to children 13 years and younger and their families.

EGGSpecially fun activities planned for the afternoon include: the Worlds of Music Family Fun Show, the return of the Chamberlin Petting Zoo, games, crafts, face painting, moonwalk and inflatable obstacle course and more! Snacks will be available for purchase.

Registration is going on now. You must register in person by April 9 to take advantage of the Early Registration Discount at the Parks and Recreation Building, 26000 Evergreen Road. Tickets are available at the door for an additional cost. Call (248) 796-4620 for more information.



Winter Brings Added General Skate Times at Southfield Sports Arena


The Southfield Sports Arena has added another opportunity to get out with your family and enjoy some ice skating fun on Sundays throughout the winter months! You can now join us for General Skate on Sundays from 12:30-2 pm or you can stop by later in the afternoon from 5:30-7 pm to skate. If you can't make it out on Sunday, don't worry General Skate continues to take place on Saturdays From 5-6:30 pm, unless otherwise noted (see below). Please see the Membership/Use Fees section of this website for details on skate times and fees at the Southfield Sports Arena. If you have any questions please call the Southfield Sports Arena at 248-796-4640.
*Upcoming Changes to General Skate Times
No General Skate on Sunday, March 10 from 12:30 - 2 p.m.



Seasonal Park Entrance Gate/Parking Lot Closures


In preparation for the winter season, the following park gates and parking lots are now closed until spring:
Brace Park
Pebble Creek Park
Bedford Park (south parking lot/Lathrup Blvd. entrance)
Freeway Park
Reopening will take place in the Spring based on the weather and park conditions. If you have any questions please call the Park Services Division at 248-796-4630.



Southfield Residents Can Purchase Discounted Detroit Zoo Tickets


We are excited to announce that Southfield Parks & Recreation has joined the Detroit Zoo's Tickets & More Online Discount Program! You may 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. Purchasing tickets has never been easier!


You may purchase tickets online immediately by visiting your exclusive Detroit Zoo Tickets & More Discount Online Program ticket store in either of the following ways:


1: Click on our special Detroit Zoo link https://tickets.detroitzoo.org/affiliate.asp?ID=0F8E5784-1B1F-4FDE-8B69-108A9B125D7E This link will take you directly to our special "store" site without the need to enter a password.

2: You can also reach the site by going to https://tickets.detroitzoo.org and enter our exclusive Ticket Store User Name: Southfield parks and recreation


Please note: If you wish to visit the Polk Penguin Conservation Center, you will need to get a free, timed-entry pass. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis at main admissions gate only. We hope you and your family enjoy the Detroit Zoo this season! If you have any questions concerning the Detroit Zoo ticket program please call us at (248) 796-4620.