Upcoming Events Information
Registration for Summer Day Camps Begins April 20 for Southfield Residents
Southfield parents can begin registering their children ages 5-13 years old in our Summer Day Camp programs beginning Monday, April 20! Registration for all camps must be done in person at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at 26000 Evergreen Road for camps Tadpole, Wildwood and Evergreen or at the Beech Woods Recreation Center at 22200 Beech Road for Camp Kaleidoscope. Please plan on spending at east 15 minutes filling out the necessary camp forms. There is a Camp Information Form which will require child and parent contact information as well as Emergency Contact individuals, doctor's contact information, insurance information and all allergies and medications noted. Please refer to the Spring/Summer 2015 P&R Activities Guide in the Resources Panel of this webpage for a complete listing of day camps being offered this summer.
31st annual Fishing Derby
Saturday, May 2 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Rouge River at the Valley Woods Trail
Parking is available at the Raymond James Building on the south side of Civic Center Drive, just east of Telegraph.
Free No Fishing License required for the event.
Call (248) 796-4620.
We invite all Southfield anglers to join us for this free, one-day fishing event! A portion of the Rouge River will be stocked with Rainbow Trout and prizes will be awarded for special fish caught throughout the event. Participants are not required to secure a Fishing License for this event. There is a five-fish limit. All anglers need to bring their own equipment and bait (we recommend a single hook with corn used as bait). There is no pre-registration required.
Children 12 and younger and disabled individuals can fish from 8:00-9:00 a.m.; all ages can join in from 9:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Parking for this event is available at the Raymond James Building on the south side of Civic Center Drive, just east of Telegraph Road.
Tennis Free for All
Saturday, May 2 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Civic Center Park tennis courts, 26000 Evergreen Road
Free Admission but please pre-register by calling (248) 796-4620.
This 90-minute FREE clinic by the Parks & Recreation Department’s tennis instructors, Robert Hall, Jr. and Phillip Woods is designed for the inexperienced or beginning tennis player, but all levels of play are welcome. Instruction will include basic strokes, forehand, backhand, serve and volley. Please call (248) 796-4620 for more information or to secure your spot in the clinic
The Southfield Parks & Recreation Department offers Quick Start
tennis lessons for ages 4 and up. Lessons are offered throughout the spring and summer. Please refer to the Spring/Summer 2015 P&R Activities Guide in the Resources Panel of this webpage for a complete listing tennis lessons offered or pick up an Activity Guide at the P&R Information Desk, 26000 Evergreen Road.
Sign Up for Summer 2015 Golf Leagues
Registration is going on now for golf leagues at the Beech Woods and Evergreen Hills Golf Courses. Registration is done at the Beech Woods Recreation Center at 22200 Beech Road.
Details on all the leagues and tournaments offered for the 2015 season can be found in the Golf Courses 2015 Flyer (pdf)
but here is a brief description with days, times and fees provided.
Senior Golf League
Players must be at least 50 years of age. League plays at Beech Woods Golf Course on Tuesday mornings (tee times begin at 7:30 a.m.) from May 5 through August 18. Cost is $125/person for Southfield residents ($170/non-resident).
Women's Beginner Golf League
These 11 week leagues for beginners includes 2 weeks of clinic before league play begins. Held on Monday or Wednesday evening at the Beech Woods Golf Course. Tee times begin at 6:30 p.m. The clinics will be held May 11 & 18 or May 13 & 20 with play beginning the following week and continuing until July 27 or 29. Cost is $150/person.
Evergreen Couples Golf League
Couples are invited to join this fun new league that plays every other Friday evening at the Evergreen Hills Golf Course. Tee times begin at 5:30 p.m. and there will be prizes and an end-of-the-season bbq. The cost is $350/couple and play will be every other week from May 15 through September 11.