Mask Up Southfield
In accordance with the City of Southfield’s updated mask policy taking effect on Tuesday, October 12, all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a face mask (fully covering nose and mouth) before entering any city office or facility.
Walk Through History 2022
This outdoor display features information signs describing some well-known and lesser known influential African Americans throughout Southfield and world history. Walk Through History will be on display along the walking path on the front lawn of the Municipal Complex (26000 Evergreen Road) from February 1 – 28.
Kick-off Event 2022
Southfield Celebrates Black History Month 2022 Kick-off Event will take place on Saturday, February 5. The event will feature the Black History 101 Mobile Museum, a lecture by its founder Dr. Khalid el-Hakim, a Black-owned Business Marketplace and much more. The event will take place in the Southfield Pavilion at 26000 Evergreen Road from 4:00-9:00 pm. Admission is free. This program is suitable for ages 12 and up.

There will be a number or presentations and performances throughout the event including:
Hair wrap tutorial with Love Rose, owner of Wrapped in Love at 4:30 pm
Performances by Impulse Dance Academy, In the Zone Dance Studio (with drummer Marwan Amen-Ra) and Legacy Dance Studio
Spoken Word with Figure Skating in Detroit and The Delta Gems
Presentation by Black History 101 Mobile Museum founder Dr. Khalid el-Hakim at 7 p.m.
The Black-owned Business Marketplace will be open throughout the event for attendees to browse and support black-owned businesses from throughout the metro Detroit area.
DJ DeezyD will be providing music

Please note that all individuals must wear a face mask while at all Southfield Celebrates Black History Month indoor programs due to the continued increase of positive Covid-19 cases throughout the metro area.

Call (248) 796-4620 for more details.
Winter 2022 P&R Activities Guide

Winter 2022 Activities Guide

Our Winter 2022 Activities Guide is out and registration is being accepted in person and online. The guide features dance, tennis, karate, fitness and ice skating classes along with senior programs, details on our 2022 Daddy-Daughter Dance and Southfield Celebrates Black History Month events and more!

Registration can be done online for many programs, just click the “Register Online Today” button below. 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).

We’ve had some changes to programs listed in the Winter 2022 Activity Guide since it went to print:
• Beginning Tai Chi and Tai Chi Form - Jan 13-Feb 17 sessions have been canceled

Winter 2022 P&R Activities Guide

Volunteer Information

(to satisfy Community Service requirement)

Volunteer at a Special Event

The success the Parks & Recreation Department enjoys with its special events is due in no small part to the generous help of our volunteers. From helping in behind-the-scenes ways such as with set up or clean up, to helping throughout the event in situations such as running a game area or helping with the children’s arts and crafts area, volunteers are an essential part of our programs. Please email Cathy Fresia, cfresia@cityofsouthfield.com or call her at (248) 796-4603 if you are willing to volunteer at a Parks & Recreation Department special event. Community service will be documented for any credit needed.


Volunteer to Help with Senior or Therapeutic Recreation Programs

The City of Southfield has specific volunteer opportunities available relating to seniors and/or therapeutic recreation (recreation programs designed for those individuals with disabilities). Opportunities to work directly with these groups within programs such as bounce volleyball, wheelchair basketball, golf, tennis, etc. are available by contacting Claudia Brewer cbrewer@cityofsouthfield.com at (248) 796-4673. Contact hours will be recorded for those needing documentation for school.