Senior Activities

Full Moon Walk Feb 24
Come experience a nighttime walk through the Civic Center Park Nature Trails in search of nocturnal animals. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight, lantern, or head lamp.

There is no charge or need to pre-register. The group will meet near the Civic Center Park Picnic Shelter #1 (behind the Southfield Sports Arena, near the playground).
Chit Chat with Angie Feb 21
Join Angie, the Senior Coordinator for Southfield Senior Services, for coffee and casual conversation on Wednesday, February 21 at 8:30 am in the Southfield Pavilion. Get the scoop on upcoming activities, and share ideas about future programming.
Come out and be a part of the conversation.
Black History Month Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers 2024
Join The Secret Society of Twisted Story Tellers® for "Modern Day Black History," the finale of Southfield Celebrates Black History Month, hosted by the talented Satori Shakoor. The event will be held on Friday, February 23, at the Southfield Pavilion. Come early at 6 pm for a 45-minute Pre-Glow Meet and Greet session with the performers before the performance from 7-9pm. You can purchase General Admission tickets for $15 per person either in person at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk (26000 Evergreen Rd), or online at

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers will be presenting the show Modern Day Black History, produced and directed by Satori Shakoor and hosted by Cheryl James. Featuring true and personal stories told by storytellers Emeline King, Monica Morgan, Darrell Siggers, and Viakim Royster-Weary. A special after show Q&A with the performers as well. Don't forget to save time to browse the Storytellers Marketplace throughout the night.

Please call the Southfield Parks & Recreation Department at (248) 796-4620, Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm for tickets or more information.
Black History Month Walk Through History
Know The Past, Shape The Future
Explore the impactful lives of influential African Americans with us. Walk through their stories, achievements, and legacies in a unique display bringing history to life. Walk Through History will be on display inside the Southfield Pavilion (26000 Evergreen Road) from February 1 – 29.
Admission is free.
Summer Job Fairs
Join our team and experience the fun of working in Parks and Recreation!
Opportunities Available for
Seasonal (up to 40 hours a week) and
Part-Time (30 hours a week or less)
Workers 18 Years and Older
Stop by the Southfield Pavilion and talk with us:
Tuesday, March 5 1 - 3 pm
Thursday, March 7 5 - 7 pm
Saturday, March 9 10 am - 12 pm
Winter 2024 Parks & Recreation Activities Guide

Winter 2024 Parks & Recreation Activities Guide

Get ready for an exciting winter season with our latest edition of Parks & Recreation Activities Guide. You'll find information on our new Pre-school Fun parties, as well as classic programs like our month-long Southfield Celebrates Black History Month programs. Keep an eye out for the guide in your mailbox!

There have been changes to programs since the guide was sent to print.
The Nordic Pole Exercise Classes scheduled for Fridays (pg 34) has been changed to an additional day of Chair Exercise due to demand.

Registration can be done online for many 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, 9am-5pm).

Winter 2024 Parks & Recreation Activities Guide
New Release

The Southfield Scribe January - March 2024 Senior Newsletter

Happy New Year!
The January-March 2024 edition of The Southfield Scribe senior newsletter is here!
Information on AARP Tax Aide and the popular Grand Experience at Mackinac Island's Grand Hotel trip are included.
Call Senior Services at (248) 796-4650 for more details.

The Southfield Scribe January - March 2024
TOSS Passes
Call Senior Services at (248) 796-4654 for more details.
Monday-Thursday 9 am - 4 pm
Friday 9 am - 2 pm

The Senior Services office remains closed to the public but you can register for Senior Services programs at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk Window inside the Southfield Pavilion, Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

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. 

If you have any questions please call the Information Desk at (248) 796-4620.

Staying Active With Parks & Recreation

The City of Southfield offers a variety of programs for seniors that will help you stay active. Programs are offered at many sites throughout the city and include bounce volleyball, tennis, softball, chair exercise, golf, tai chi, water exercise, and line dancing. Programs are open to all residents (and non-residents) age 50 and over unless otherwise noted. 

For more information on specific classes, please call Senior Services at (248) 796-4650.