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Upcoming Events Information

Learn to Skate Lessons December Session
Call (248) 796-4640 for more details.
Soulful Santa Celebration
Tickets on sale now at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk!

Soulful Santa Celebration

Saturday, December 14 from 12-4 pm

Sunday, December 15 from 12-4 pm

Southfield Pavilion, 26000 Evergreen Road

Tickets, for kids ages 12 and under, on sale now at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk, 26000 Evergreen Road.

Call (248) 796-4620 for more information.

Southfield Parks & Recreation in partnership with Southfield Youth Assistance present a Soulful Santa Celebration. The Southfield Pavilion will be transformed into a winter wonderland on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15.

Children can enjoy visits and photo opportunities with Black Santa, crafts and cookies and milk from sponsor Guernsey Farms Dairy. Families can enjoy storytelling, the Encore Photo Booth and browse our Vendor Marketplace where they can purchase holiday gifts for loved ones.

Tickets for children ages 12 and under are $3/Southfield resident and $5/non-resident child. Tickets are available for purchase in person only at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk at 26000 Evergreen Road. Please call Southfield Parks & Recreation at (248) 796-4620 for more information.

General Skate at the Southfield Sports Arena - Additional Time Added on Sundays!

General Skate at the Southfield Sports Arena for Sunday, December 8 will take place from 12:30 - 2 pm and again from 6 - 7 pm.

There will be no Sticks & Pucks on December 8. Call (248) 796-4640 for more details.

General Ice Skate hours have returned to the Southfield Sports Arena. There are numerous times throughout the week to take advantage of time on the ice and some great aerobic activity.

Lunch Skate        Mon.-Fri.             11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

General Skate    Sat.        5:00-6:30 p.m.

General Skate    Sun.       12-2:30 p.m.

General Skate    Sun.       5:30-7 p.m.

Sticks & Pucks (Drop-in Hockey)                Mon.-Wed. & Fri.             1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

                                                                    Sun.                                  4:00-5:00 p.m.

General Skate Admission fees are $4 per resident ($5 per non-resident). Admission for the Lunch Skate is $4 for both resident and non-resident and admission for Sticks & Pucks is $7.50 per person for resident or non-resident. Skate Rental is available on a first-come, first-served basis for $2.50. Please note that anyone participating in Sticks & Pucks MUST be 18 years of age or older and must bring and wear a helmet. They must also sign a Participation Waiver at the office before taking the ice.

Southfield residents ages 2 and up must show their Southfield Resident Leisure Card, Southfield driver’s license or a Business Leisure Card to receive the Resident Rate.

General Skate will run through May 2020. The schedule may vary from time to time due to tournaments and other special events so please call (248) 796-4640 to verify times.

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 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 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.