Current Events

Upcoming Events Information

Return Engagement Family Movie Night

Friday, March 27 6:30-9 p.m.
Southfield Pavilion and Room 115, 26000 Evergreen Road
Free Admission. Refreshments will be available for purchase.
Call (248) 796-4620 for more information.

Join us for the Return Engagement Family Movie Night on Friday, March 27 for a fun family night out. There will be crafts, moonwalk, basketball, bowling, an inflatable obstacle course and a special Lego display and activities with the Michigan Lego Users Group and Bricks 4 Kidz, along with a showing of The Lego Movie. Admission is free and refreshments such as hot dogs, sausage, nachos, pizza, popcorn and drinks will be available for purchase. The Lego Movie is rated PG and follows Emmet, an ordinary Lego construction worker who is thought (mistakenly?) to be the prophesied "Special" and the key to saving the Lego universe from the evil tyrant, Lord Business.  Please call the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at 248-796-4620 for more information.

Southfield Sports Arena Hiring Lifeguards for Summer 2015


Saturday, April 4 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road
Tickets can be purchased at the P&R Information Desk now through April 4.
Admission for kids (Adults are free!!):
Tickets bought now thorugh March 31: $5/Southfield resident; $7/Non-resident 
Tickets bought from April 1-4: $8/Southfield resident; $10/Non-resident
Call (248) 796-4620 for more details.

EGGS'travaganza is open to children 14 years and younger and their families. The fun happens from 11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4 in the Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road.

Activities include: an obstacle course, themed games and various activities, moonwalk, LEGO demonstration and hands-on activities, face painting, Miniature Motorways and prize station! Food and some craft activities will be available for an additional cost.

Registration is going on now. You must register in person by March 31 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.

Spring Break Camp 2015

For kids ages 5-12 years old
Monday, April 6 - Friday, April 10 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Parks & Recreation Building, 26000 Evergreen Rd.
Registrations received by April 2: $30/day for residents (non-residents $35/day)
Registrations received April 3 or later: $35/day residents (non-residents $40/day)
Latchkey available before and/or after camp for an additional fee.
Call (248) 796-4620 for information.

Trips are planned to the Sea Life Michigan Aquarium, Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum and Paradise Park as well as Basketball America and the Detroit Zoo. Check out the Spring Break Camp flyer (pdf) for tentative itinerary. 

Southfield P&R Now Hiring Summer Camp Counselors and Latchkey Staff

We are looking for people ages 18 and over who would like to spend their summer outside, having fun swimming, playing sports, maybe hitting the beach or a waterpark once a week? We are now hiring Summer Camp and Latchkey Counselors for our Summer Day Camps. Camps begin June 22 and end August 28. If you are interested in applying, you must get your application in by April 2. Applications are available at the P&R Information Desk, Beech Woods Recreation Center or online at…/Huma…/general_employment_fill.pdf  Camp staff interviews will be held on April 18. Call (248) 796-4604 for more information.

Jr. NBA Youth Basketball Program

For kids ages 5-14 years old.
Games are played at Beech Woods Recreation Center.
Please see Jr. NBA League flyer (pdf) for more details.

Picnic Shelter Reservations 

Beginning Monday, March 2 groups may reserve picnic areas at Civic Center Park, Beech Woods Park, and Pebble Creek Park at the Parks & Recreation Building. 
All shelter reservations must be made by Southfield residents (or Business Leisure Card holder) in person at the Parks & Recreation offices between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Please call (248) 796-4620 for more information. Reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis and must be made by a Southfield resident or Business Leisure Card holder. Payment in full is required at time of booking. The picnic area may be reserved from 8:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. There are no refunds on shelter permits. The park and its amenities are available to the public as well as picnic permit holders. However, the picnic shelter is exclusive to the permit holder’s group. Electricity is not available at picnic shelters. No alcohol is allowed. Permit holder will be billed for any damage incurred during your outing. Please refer to the 2015 Picnic Shelter Reservation Informational Flyer (pdf) for complete shelter rules and information.
Beech Woods Park Shelter, 22200 Beech Road  
Maximum shelter occupancy is 65 people (12 tables)   $150/day
Civic Center Park, 26000 Evergreen Road  
Civic Center Park Shelter #1 Maximum shelter occupancy of 100 people (15 tables)   $200/day
Civic Center Park Shelter #2  Maximum shelter occupancy of 50 people (10 tables).  Only available for rental on Saturdays and Sundays. $100/day
Pebble Creek Park, American Drive, west of Franklin and north of 11 Mile Road
 Maximum shelter occupancy of 150 people (18 tables)   $275/day