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Parks
Master Plan Public Review Draft
Review Period: January 22nd through February 22nd
Pond Hockey Cancelled
Department Mission
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.

Responsibilities
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 Spencer Park; hiking / biking / skiing trails, picnicking, a velodrome, a sledding hill and shelter rentals at Bloomer Park; and active sports facilities at Borden Park 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.

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Rochester Hills Master Park Plan Underway
The City of Rochester Hills is currently in the process of updating the Parks and Recreation Master Plan for 2016-2020 and is seeking community input. Read on...
Early Parks Shelter Reservation Special
The Parks & Forestry Department is again offering an “Early Reservation Special” for park shelter rentals. Receive a $50 discount off the regular shelter price if you make your reservation before April 30th. Additional Info...

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