Parks & Recreation

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Parks & Recreation Department
350 Lakeshore Rd.
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI  48236

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Grosse Pointe Farms Parks and Recreation Department is committed to provide you and your family with enjoyable experiences through a wide range of programs such as Youth Swim and Tennis Lessons, Adult Tennis Lessons,  Aerobic Classes, Lap Swimming, Arts and Crafts, Swim Team, Synchronized Swimming, Youth Paddle Tennis Lessons, Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons, SUP Yoga, great special events, and quality park facilities. Our goal is to provide the highest level of service to our residents. 

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Park Hours
May 1st - October 31st
6:00 a.m. - Midnight

November 1st - April 30th
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Pool Hours
Regular Season Pool Hours begin June 15th
Large Pool: 10am – 9pm*
Baby Pool & Splash Playground: 10am – 7pm
*Pool will close at 9pm, or when the pool is deemed unsafe to swim

After Labor Day Pool Hours
September 4th - 7th
Large Pool:  4pm-8pm
Baby Pool & Splash Playground: Noon - 6pm

September 8th & 9th
Large Pool:  Noon - 8pm
Baby Pool & Splash Playground: Noon - 6pm

Parks and Recreation Office Hours

January 1st: Closed 

May 1st - October 31st
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

November 1st - April 30th
8:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.

Ice Rink Hours
Monday-Thursday: 3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Friday: 3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
Saturday:  10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Sunday:  10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Want to be a Pier Park Volunteer?
We are always looking for High School students and Adult Volunteers for our Special Events such as the Autumn Harvest, Easter Egg Hunt, Ice Cream Social and Winterfest on The Hill. If interested, please email your name, address and phone number to Michele Eickhorst at

Pier Park, located at 350 Lakeshore Rd., is a year round facility which offers many activities for Grosse Pointe Farms families. The facilities include; a Beach, Large Pool, Wading Pool, Splash Playground, Large Playscape, Tot Playscape, 3 Tennis Courts, 2 Sand Volleyball Courts, 3 Shuffle Board Courts, 2 Paddle Tennis Courts, a Refrigerated Ice Rink, 333 Slip Harbor, and a Community Building with Rentable Space.

In addition to Pier Park, the Parks and Recreation Department maintains Kerby Field which includes; 3 Baseball Diamonds, a Roller Hockey Rink / Ice Rink (during winter months) and a Dog Park.