Sports and Recreation METRO AREA SPORTS & RECREATION Websites www.oakgov.com
Oakland County parks system (See full listing at end of this section.)
This website will help navigate all the programs available within the city. It includes information and rates, parks, trail systems, tennis courts, little league and equipment rental details as well. • Birmingham Ice Arena 2300 E. Lincoln, Birmingham 48009 (248) 530-1640 • Lincoln Hills Golf Course 2666 W. 14 Mile Rd. Birmingham 48009 (248) 530-1670 (sledding, cross country skiing available in season, and dog park)
• Springdale Golf Course 316 Strathmore Bloomfield Township 48301 (248) 530-1660
• Skate Park 2300 E. Lincoln Birmingham 48009 Open dusk until dawn.
Home of the Michigan High School Athletic Association. All sorts of information regarding every high school sport, rules and regulations, is located here! A specific list of outdoor venues close to home, including boating, hunting and snowmobiling. The site includes addresses, phone numbers and descriptions of the recreation areas.
Local Community BEVERLY HILLS www.villagebeverlyhills.com
• Beverly Park 18801 Beverly Road 34 acres includes sledding hill, skating rink, and volleyball, basketball and tennis courts, baseball fields, disc golf course and “Little Free Library”. • Riverside Park Riverside Drive, east of Evergreen Fishing on the mill pond which is part of the Rouge River, grill and picnic tables. • Douglas Evans Nature Preserve On Evergreen, north of 13 Mile 18 acres of open space for walks and nature study. • Hidden River Nature Preserve On 14 Mile, east of Evergreen 15 acres serves as a plant and wildlife habitat.
PROFESSIONAL SPORTS TEAMS of Southeast Michigan
United Shore Professional Baseball
@ Jimmy John’s Field in Utica, Michigan. Independent minor league baseball. www.uspbl.com
Detroit Pistons (NBA)
Detroit Red Wings (NHL)
Detroit Tigers (MLB)
Detroit Lions (NFL)
Little Caesars Arena (313) PISTONS www.nba.com/pistons
Comerica Park Detroit (313) 962-4000 www.mlb.com/tigers
Little Caesars Arena (313) 471-7575 www.nhl.com/redwings Ford Field Detroit (313) 262-2222 www.detroitlions.com
Birmingham Community Education (Birmingham Public schools)
Offices at Seaholm High School, 2436 W. Lincoln, Ste. F102 (248)203-3800 Course catalog is available online and includes adult and youth programs, enrichment classes, recreation camps, recess programs and academic summer school.
The Bloomfield Schools provide the recreation venues for the township and city. This website lists the camps, classes and facilities available for use. • Bloomfield Hills Athletics, Recreation & Community Services 7273 Wing Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48301 (248) 433-0885 • Bowers School Farm 1219 E. Square Lake Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48304 (248) 341-6475 • E.L. Johnson Nature Center 3325 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills 48302 (248) 341-6485
Cranbrook Schools (248) 645-3678 • www.schools.cranbrook.edu The school offers a wide variety of day camps and programs for all ages. Sports include a youth multi-sport, field hockey, ice hockey and soccer. Specialized offerings include art studio, robotics, STEM, theatre and youth authors. Log on to the website and click “Camps @ Cranbrook” for detailed information. • Wallace Ice Arena 550 Lone Pine Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48304 (248) 645-3186 • Williams Natatorium 550 Lone Pine Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48304 (248) 645-3734. For more information about specific sports and leagues in the local area you can access information through these sites.
The Franklin Community Association maintains open park space which includes a gazebo, walking path, baseball fields and tennis courts.
Bass Pro Shop
4500 Baldwin Road, Auburn Hills (248) 209-4200 • www.stores.basspro.com
Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaur Road, Clarkston (248) 625-0877 • www.oakgov.com Classes and open archery times available.
Royal Oak Archers
2762 Orion Road, Oakland Twp. 48363 (248) 693-9799 • www.royaloakarchers.org Clubhouse and 3 ranges off Paint Creek Trail overlooking the creek.
Franklin Baseball and Softball League
P.O. Box 250140, Franklin 48025 (248) 945-1111 • www.franklin-baseball.com Provides great baseball and softball experience for boys and girls age 5 to 15!
Birmingham Little League
P.O. Box 2536 Birmingham 49012 www.birminghamlittleleague.org
Beverly Hills Little League
Bloomfield Baseball League
P.O. Box 977, Bloomfield Hills 48303 (586) 372-6299 • www.bloomfieldbaseball.com