Parks & Recreation

Softball Camp
Our Girls’ Softball Camp, for ages 9-12, will focus on the fundamentals of hitting, baserunning, fielding infield/outfield, and pitching.
Register online using the Register Online Today! button below or by calling the Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 (Mon-Fri, 9 am – 5 pm).
Fishing Fun 2022
Grab your fishing poles and don’t forget those worms! It’s time for some Fishing Fun! Join us on Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. at Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve to celebrate Free Fishing Weekend in Michigan. Open to all ages, this program is a great introduction to fishing for the whole family. No one needs a Fishing License to fish at this free event and you can come and go as you please.
Parks & Recreation staff will be at the park from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. along with Bass Pro Fishing and The Friends of the Rouge with crafts, casting practice and activity bags with coloring sheets, puzzles and more for kids ages 5-13.
Simms Park 5-17-22

Simms and Miller Parks Construction Update

May 17 Construction Update

The walking path at Miller Park is fully paved and cement work for the accessible entrances from the sidewalk and parking lot will be done soon.
Simms Park walking path will be paved soon and the old court surfaces have been removed and are being prepped for paving.

Both parks remain closed to the public due to the heavy equipment in use. For more information on park projects please call the Park Services office at (248) 796-4630 between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.

Spring/Summer 2022 Activities Guide

Spring/Summer 2022 Activities Guide

Our Spring/Summer 2022 Activities Guide is on its way to Southfield homes today! The guide features dance, tennis, karate, fitness along with information on Summer Day Camps for kids and our popular summer music opportunities like Summer in the City, Gazebo Concerts and Kids Concert series.

Registration can be done online for many programs (except camp and athletic programs), just click the “Register Online Today” button. If you have any questions please call the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 or the Beech Woods Recreation Center Desk at (248) 796-4670 (M-F, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.).

Spring/Summer 2022 Activities Guide

The mission of the Southfield Parks & Recreation Department is to provide excellence and equal opportunity in leisure, cultural and recreational services to all Southfield residents. Our purpose is to provide safe, educationally challenging, convenient leisure opportunities, utilizing public open space and quality leisure facilities to enhance the quality of life for Southfield’s total population that might not otherwise be available.