Parks & Recreation Master Plan
Sports Field Reservations
Virtual Parks Tour
The following shelters are available May through mid-October:
2017 rental rates
do not include
vehicle entry fees or boat rentals:
Bloomer Park: Shelter/Tent rental hours: 8am - 8pm
Pine Grove & Hilltop Shelters
Tent (not included in Early Reservation Special)
Spencer Park: Shelter/Tent rental hours: 10am - 8pm
Tents (not included in Early Reservation Special)
Typically boat rentals cease in mid-August due to decreased staff.
Shelter Reservation Page
the Parks & Forestry office at
January 3, 2017
during normal business hours to
reserve your date
The mission of the Parks Department is to ensure that a wide array of recreational opportunities, both passive and active, are available to people of all age groups, interests and abilities, while protecting and conserving the integrity of our natural and historical resources.
The Parks Department is responsible for the operation, maintenance, planning, development and staffing of all City parks. Recreational activities are available year-round and include a lifeguarded swimming beach, fishing, boating, ice skating,and picnicking at
; hiking / biking / skiing trails, picnicking, a
, a sledding hill and shelter rentals at
; and active sports facilities at
that include baseball, soccer, tennis, basketball, roller hockey rinks and batting cages.
In addition to these services, the Parks Department hosts a number of annual events and provides for a variety of environmental and cultural heritage educational opportunities at the
Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
Michigan Recreation Passport
Show your support for outdoor recreation and help preserve green spaces for future generations
How much is the vehicle entry fee and which parks require them?
Can I reserve a shelter in one of your parks and is there a charge?
How do I reserve a sports field for baseball, softball or soccer?
How do I sign up for a sports league, recreation program, or enrichment class?
Are pets allowed in Rochester Hills parks?
Are alcoholic beverages permitted at City of Rochester Hills parks?
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Ken Elwert, CPRE
Director of Parks & Forestry
Alan Buckenmeyer, CPRP
Parks Operations Manager
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00
Virtual Parks Tour
Fri, Oct. 13
Hoot and Howl Hayride
Tue, Nov. 7
Learn to Coexist with our Wild Neighbors
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Clinton River Trail
Paint Creek Trail
Park Fee Schedule
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