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Sports and Recreation Professional Sports Teams of Southeast Michigan Detroit Lions (NFL)

Ford Field Detroit (313) 262-2009 www.nfl.com/lions

Detroit Pistons (NBA)

Little Caesars Arena (248) 377-0100 www.nba.com/pistons

Detroit Tigers (MLB)

Comerica Park Detroit (313) 471-BALL www.mlb.com/tigers

Detroit Red Wings (NHL)

The seven municipal parks include Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve, a pond, tot lots, tennis courts, sand volleyball, Community House, portions of the Paint Creek and Clinton River Trails and smaller parks with various athletic facilities. There are Kayak lockers under the main street bridge.

City of Rochester Hills www.rochesterhills.org

General questions and shelter reservations: (248) 656-4673, Sports field reservations: (248) 656-4797 Has 14 parks with a variety of venues and athletic facilities including:

Avon Nature Area Nature trails, pond, gazebo, scenic overlook, Clinton River frontage.

Little Caesars Arena (313) 471-7444 www.nhl.com/redwings

Avondale Park

United Shore Professional Baseball

Bloomer Park and Velodrome

@ Jimmy John’s Field in Utica Michigan Independent minor league baseball.www.uspbl.com

Shelters, cricket field, sledding hill, volleyball nets, play structures and hiking/biking trails.

Metro Area Sports & Recreation Websites

Earl Borden Park

www.OakGov.com

Oakland County parks system (See full listing at end of this section.)

www.guide2detroit.com

This site offers a neat list of links to an unusual variety of sports and amusement locations throughout the area. It covers everything from archery to wrestling, boxing and scuba diving.

www.mhsaa.com

The home of the Michigan High School Athletic Association. All sorts of information regarding every high school sport, rules and regulations are located here!

www.michigan.org

A specific list of outdoor venues close to home, including boating, hunting and snowmobiling. The site includes addresses, phone numbers and descriptions of recreational areas.

Sports fields for rent, shelter, picnic and play areas.

Features batting cages, roller hockey, basketball, baseball, soccer, and tennis courts.

Pine Trace Golf Course (See golf information) Rochester Hills Museum and Van Hoosen Farm Thelma G. Spencer Park Features a lake with swimming beach, fishing, ice skating and boat rentals.

Veterans Memorial Pointe Granite monument, gazebo, memorial pathway.

Wabash Park Community garden plots. Applications available thru Dinosaur HIll Nature Preserve. Call 656-0999.

Yates Park

Local Community Facilities

Fish the Clinton River here.

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation (248) 651-7810

Spencer, Boomer and Yates parks require vehicle entry permits. Daily and annual permits can only be purchased at the park locations.

4480 Orion Rd., Rochester 48306 www.oaklandtownship.org Oakland township offers seasonal programs for residents and non-residents.

Bear Creek Nature Park Playground for children 5-12, picnic shelter, grill, trails, boardwalks and docks. Outdoor ice rink conditions permitting.

Cranberry Lake Park Site of Oakland Township’s historic district. Trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding.

NOTE: Seniors and handicapped residents may purchase annual passes at the Treasurer’s office as well.

Novaks Youth Sports Leagues (248) 632-6166

3100 Walnut Hills, Leonard, MI 48367 www.i9sports.com Basketball, cheerleading, flag football, soccer and lacrosse camps for children ages 3-14.

Draper Twin Lake Park

Archery

Shoreline fishing, trails, biking, cross-country skiing.

Oakland County Parks

Lost Lake Nature Park

Offers limited public deer archery hunting in six parks. Rules are listed on the individual park archery maps. Log on to www.OakGov.com

Sledding hill and warming shelter, kayak rentals, nature center, floating docks, wetlands and farmlands.

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Department is offering

Gallagher Creek Park Playground, picnic pavilion, restrooms.

Features a beginning archery range, basketball court, scenic overlook, trails, picnic area, active recreation fields, and outdoor ice rink.

target archery classes. Participants must be at least 8 years old. Open range shooting is also offered in Marsh View Park. Pre-registration is required. Call (248) 651-7810 or log on to www.oaklandtownship.org for fees, dates and times.

Paint Creek Trail

Bald Mountain Recreation Area (State park) in Lake Orion

Marsh View Park

5.3 of the 8.9 miles run thru Oakland Township.

Stony Creek Ravine Nature Park Pedestrian trail map is available online. Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (248) 656-8308 500 E Second St., Rochester 48307 www.rararecreation.org Youth programs, leagues, camps, special needs programs and adult sports leagues open to residents of Rochester and Rochester Hills. Oakland Township residents pay an additional fee.

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City of Rochester www.ci.rochester.mi.us

(248) 693-0567 Range is open year round. Log on to www.michigandnr.com for days and hours.

Royal Oak Archers

2762 Orion Rd., Oakland Township 48363 (248) 693-9799 www.royaloakarchers.org Clubhouse and its 3 ranges just off the Paint Creek Trail overlooking the creek.

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