Parks & Recreation

Summer 2021 Jobs
Applicants must be 18 years of age or a high school graduate unless otherwise noted. Lifeguards must be 16 years or older.
Email completed app to or call (248) 796-4603.
Summer in the City Concerts 2021
Summer in the City – Free outdoor concerts
Friday, June 18 – Larry Lee and Back in the Day with a fun mix of Funk, Jazz, Classic Rock and Motown favorites

Grab your lawn chair or a blanket to sit on, pack a picnic dinner (no alcohol please) and join us on the Southfield Municipal Complex front lawn (26000 Evergreen Road) from 7 – 9 pm for free night of summer music in Southfield.

Upcoming performances:
June 25 Angela Davis
July 9 The 313 Experience
July 23 Alise King
July 30 The Will C Experience

Call the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 (9 am-5 pm) for more details.
Movie Under the Stars - June 19
Movie Under the Stars!
featuring the movie Miss Juneteenth
Free program
Saturday, June 19 from 7-9 pm
Southfield Municipal Complex front lawn, 26000 Evergreen Road
Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on, your favorite movie snacks and goodies and watch the show on the big screen.
Call the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 (9 am-5 pm) for more details.
Daddy-Daughter Dance 2021
Daddy-Daughter Dance
New this year, the dance will be held outdoors in the beautiful Burgh Historical Park and Gardens.
Plus, there are 2 nights to choose from; Saturday, June 26 or Sunday, June 27, both from 6:30-8:30 pm.
There will be a DJ, strolling magician, snacks and special prizes for the young ladies. This is an all outdoor event so please dress for the weather and comfort.
Admission is $15/person Southfield resident ($20/non-resident).
Register by calling the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 (9 am-5 pm, Mon-Fri) or online via the gold button below.
Southfield Basketball Camp
Southfield Basketball Camp
Ages 7 – 12 years
June 28 – July 2 (M–F) 9 am – 4 pm
$160/Southfield resident ($180/Non-resident)
Beech Woods Recreation Center, 22200 Beech Road
Face masks are required.
Call the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 or Beech Woods Recreation Center at (248) 796-4670 (9 am-5 pm, M-F) for more details.
Parks & Recreation Information Desk Window

Parks & Recreation Information Desk Window Open

City of Southfield offices and facilities have reopened to the public and program registrations and picnic shelter reservations are being accepted at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk Window inside the Southfield Pavilion, Monday-Friday from 9 am - 5 pm.
• Customers coming to the Southfield Parks & Recreation Information Desk are asked to enter the Southfield Pavilion from the plaza deck (east) entrance or the north Pavilion entrance to access the Information Desk Window.
• Customers and staff are required to wear a mask upon entering all city facilities until at least July 1 or further notice.
• Credit card payments only
• Customers must have proper identification to sign up for programs
If you have any questions please call the Information Desk at (248) 796-4620.

Spring/Summer 2021 P&R Activities Guide

Spring/Summer 2021 Activities Guide

Our Spring/Summer 2021 Activities Guide is here! Details on Summer Day Camps, summer athletics, golf and the new outdoor Daddy-Daughter Dance are inside along with so much more!
Our safety protocols implemented over this past year remain in effect with our spring/summer programs. A PDF listing of these protocols along with the Indoor Programs COVID-19 Screening Flyer can be found below.
Registration can safely be done from your home online, just click the “Register Online” button above or register over the phone by calling the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at (248) 796-4620 or the Beech Woods Recreation Center Desk at (248) 7964670 (M-F, 9am-5pm).

Spring/Summer 2021 Parks & Recreation Activities Guide

We’ve had some changes to programs listed in the Spring/Summer 2021 Activity Guides since it went to print:

  • Southfield Basketball Camp Session 1 (June 21-25) has been canceled
  • Session 1 of all Swim Lessons have been canceled
  • Summer Wine Down Concert moved to Friday, Aug. 20 from 7-9 pm on the front lawn
  • All Karate classes; Li’l Tots through Advanced, will begin June 15
  • Spanish I and Spanish II are postponed until September

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.