Welcome to Ferndale's

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation Department

The Parks & Recreation Department provides residents and visitors with many varieties of youth and adult recreation leagues, family-friendly events, spacious parks with unique, interactive amenities. The Department is dedicated to working with the community to improve quality of life by providing a wide variety of activities that encourage health, fitness, and cultural enrichment. The vision of the Parks & Recreation Department is to create a community through people, parks, and programs.

The Parks and Recreation Department has opened a new office working space at Incubizo, located at 1938 Burdette Street, Ferndale, MI 48220. Stop in and say hello! 

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To learn more about the City's parks and their amenities, please click here.


To learn more about events, programs, sports, and more, please click here.


Parks and Recreation Department

1938 Burdette St
Ferndale, MI, 48220


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Online Registration Catalog

Learn more information and register for special events, sports leagues, programs, classes, and more with our online registration catalog.

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How do I report an issue at a park?

If it is a police matter, please call the Police Department's non-emergency line at 248-541-3650, or 911 if it is an emergency.

If there is a concern regarding parks maintenance, sanitation, or other similar areas, please report it to the SeeClickFix portal.

How can I bring my dog to the dog park?

The dog park is available for Ferndale residents and their four-legged friends by membership only. To qualify for membership, residents must first complete a one-time dog safety course. This class is currently being offered virtually. Click here to sign up for the course.

After completing the course, residents must:

  • Fill out a membership application
  • Provide proof of Ferndale residency
  • Provide present Oakland County dog licensing information
  • Provide current vaccination records
  • Submit a $40 application fee

Visit the Dog Park page for more information.

Can I rent a City park?

The City of Ferndale offers several unique indoor and outdoor spaces for parties, events, athletics, and more. Visit the Fields and Facilities Rental page for more information.

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