Starting on Monday, July 6, 2020, the Oak Park Recreation Office will open for shelter and field rentals. In accordance with the Governor's Executive Orders, gatherings of up to 100 people are permissible. Until that date, all shelters and fields are available on a first come, first serve basis at no cost.

The Oak Park Recreation Office will be open on July 6 for business transactions only. There will be no programming or meetings in the Community Center until further notice. The building will be set up with social distancing guidelines and protocols and limiting the number of customers in at one time to three. All rentals must be processed in person to allow for signing of the rental contract. We accept credit card and cash payment only (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover).

Please call the Recreation Office at (248) 691-7555 for more information.

Residents of all ages, from pre-school children through seniors, can participate in a variety of classes and activities. We offer family-friendly programs and activities. Youngsters can enjoy baseball, basketball, and flag football leagues, plus clinics that teach the fundamentals and help children to  reach their potential. Individuals in all groups enjoy our beautiful municipal pool and putt-putt course from June through August.

We also coordinate annual events, such as Winterfest, Daddy Daughter Dance, Mayor's 5K Race, Independence Day Parade and Fun Fest, and the Halloween Boo Bash.


The mission of the Recreation Department is to enrich the quality of life for our diverse community while establishing a high standard of excellence in our programs, activities, parks and services.


Recreation Department
City of Oak Park
14300 Oak Park Blvd.
Oak Park, MI 48237
Phone: (248) 691-7555

Drop Box

A drop-box is located in the community center, for your convenience. Feel free to drop off registration, rental forms, and program fees in this box.

Register Online

Enroll in Oak Park Recreation's programs and activities. For a list of current offerings, download the latest version of our City Magazine and Recreation Program Guide. To enroll in the classes, click on the graphic below:


Recreation Master Plan

The Oak Park Recreation Department would like to sincerely thank the members of the community for taking the time to answer our Recreation Master Plan Survey and share your experiences, hopes and suggestions for our parks, facilities, capital improvements and programs for the next five years.  Copies of the City of Oak Park's Parks and Recreation Master Plan (2018-2022) are available for public review at the Oak Park Recreation Department, the Oak Park Library, and in City Hall. Or, if you would like to review the report online, visit City of Oak Park's Parks and Recreation Master Plan (2018-2022).

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Upcoming Events

All Events

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday: 9:00am to 1:00pm, 2:00pm to 5:00pm
Every Other Friday: 8:00am to 1:00pm, 4:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Hours of Operation: 

Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursday: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Friday: 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Men's Only Swim:

Tuesday and Thursdays:
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 

Women's Only Swim:

Monday and Wednesdays: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Sundays:  10:30 - noon 

Note: The pool will be opening up on June 19th for the 2021 summer season.

Mini golf will remain closed for the 2021 summer season.