Parks Division

Parks and Recreation (248) 758-3035


NEWS ABOUT THE NEW PONTIAC OAKS COUNTY PARK

On September 12, 2023, Oakland County Parks presented its master plan for the Pontiac Oaks County Park. 
Click here to read the presentation.

View the below video to find out more about this exciting opportunity



PUBLIC NOTICE

The new 2021-2025 Master Plan for Pontiac's Parks and Recreation has been adopted and put into action.

Click here to download the 2021-2025 Parks and Recreation Master Plan (38 mb)

There is no shortage of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors in Pontiac. In addition to Pontiac's 30 city parks and recreation fields, there are three metroparks and six state parks within a short distance.

City Parks

Pontiac has eight major parks and 22 neighborhood parks. Below are a list of parks and the facilities that are available. Click on the map to get a detailed map of some of our major parks.

advancedcurbside_newsParks Sanitation Schedule - Click here for the Sanitation pickup schedule for each of the City parks.

Click below for a complete map of Pontiac's Parks.

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Major Parks with Amenities

parkmapsmall11. Galloway Lake Park - Perry St. @ Giddings Rd.

  • Sport recreational areas including, Two softball fields with press boxes, Basketball courts, Tennis courts
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic area with tables, grills & trash receptacles
  • Dock & fishing area
  • MINIMAL RESTROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE
2. Hawthorne Park - Telegraph Rd. & Hawthorne Park Dr .

  • Sport recreational areas including three horseshoe pits
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic area with tables, grills & trash receptacles
  • Open pavilion/shelter
  • Dock boat launch & fishing area
  • MINIMAL RESTROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE
3. Jaycee Park - Joslyn Ave. & Walton Blvd.

  • Sport recreational area including baseball fields (hardball), two horseshoe pits
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic area with tables, grills & trash receptacles
  • MINIMAL RESTROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE
 4. Oakland Park - Montcalm, Glenwood Ave & Hammond St.

  • Sport recreational areas including basketball courts, tennis courts, skate park
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic area with tables, grills & trash receptacles
  • MINIMAL RESTROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE
5. Beaudette Park - Orchard Lake Rd. & Sylvan Ct.

  • Sport recreational areas including softball fields, basketball court, tennis courts, two horseshoe pits, playground equipment
  • Picnic area with tables, grills & trash receptacles
  • Open pavilion/shelter
  • Dock, boat launch & fishing area
  • Trail access
  • MINIMAL RESTROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE
6. Murphy Park - Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. & Osmun St.

  • Sport recreational areas including soccer field, horseshoe pit, cricket set up, sledding hill
  • Playground equipment
  • Picnic area with tables, grills & trash receptacles
  • Open pavilion/shelter
  • Closed shelter/warming house (currently not available for rental)
  • MINIMAL RESTROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE
7. North Kiwanis Park - Stanley Ave. & Kinney Rd.

  • Baseball field
  • Playground equipment
  • Dock & fishing area
  • Trash receptacles
  • Street parking only
  • NO RESTROOMS AVAILABLE
8. Aaron Perry Park I & II (North Side & South Side) – Edison St. & Marquette St.

  • Sport recreational areas including soccer fields/goals, four softball fields
  • Bleachers located throughout park
  • Playgrounds
  • Small picnic area with tables, grills & trash receptacles
  • MINIMAL RESTROOM FACILITIES AVAILABLE
Neighborhood Parks - No Restrooms Available - Very Limited Amenities
STREET PARKING ONLY

 Argyle Park – Argyle & Avon Streets.

  • Playground equipment
  • Trash receptacles
  • Baldwin School Park – E. Howard and Edison Streets.
  • Playground equipment         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Madge Burt Park – Forest St. East of Baldwin        
  • Playground equipment
  • Cherrylawn Park – Cherrylawn Dr. & W. Yale Ave.         
  • Basketball Court        
  • Playground equipment         
  • Picnic tables         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Dawson Pond Park – Hazel & Peggy Aves.               
  • Picnic facilities         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Art Dunlop Park – South Blvd. east of Bagley         
  • Basketball Court         
  • Tot Lot 
  • Trash receptacles
  • Fisher Street Park – Fisher St. West of Franklin Rd.    
  • Tot Lot         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Charles Harris Park – University Dr. & Carr St.        
  • ½ Basketball court         
  • Benches         
  • Playground equipment
  • Art Heaton Park – End of Forest St.         
  • Basketball court
  • Indian Village Park – Huron St. & Genese         
  • Playground equipment
  • Lakeside Park – Lakeside Dr. & Montcalm         
  • Playground equipment         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Motor/Montana Park – Motor & Montana Sts.         
  • Playground equipment         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Neighborhood Park ( Unity Park) – Wall & Perkins Sts.   
  • Open Pavilion         
  • Basketball court        
  • Playground equipment         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Optimist Park – Fairmount Ave., Carlisle St. & Strathmore Ave.         
  • Playground equipment         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Richardson Park – Huron & Paddock Sts.         
  • Basketball Court         
  • Playground equipment         
  • Picnic tables         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Rotary Park – Wessen St.         
  • Basketball court         
  • Playground equipment         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Shirley & Willard Park – Shirley & Willard Sts.        
  • Basketball court         
  • Playground equipment      
  • Trash receptacles
  • South Kiwanis Park – S. Sanford & Wall Sts.     
  • Basketball courts         
  • Playground equipment             
  • Steed Park – Jessie & Elm Sts.         
  • Playground equipment         
  • Trash receptacles
  • Stout Street Park – Stout St. east of Johnson      
  • Playground equipment
  • Trash receptacles