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Adopt-A-Park in Royal Oak

Now offering 50 scenic parks, including two natural, charming, and pristine nature reserves

Kids Playing in Park

The City of Royal Oak Recreation Department recognizes charitable donations to improve its acclaimed parks and open spaces. Individuals, neighborhood associations, community organizations, and businesses may help improve Royal Oak’s park system with a contribution for a specific purchase at one of the City’s parks.

Donate to the Parks & Recreation department using the form below and learn more about adopting a City park.

Royal Oak City Parks

Royal Oak is proud of its 50 scenic parks, including two that are natural pristine reserves (Cummingston Park and Tehave Woods in Quickstad Park). Aggregately, they provide over 310 acres of natural woodlands and support a variety of interests. Some nestled in quiet neighborhoods focus on solace and retreat. Some have playscape equipment for children. Others provide tennis courts, frisbee golf, or play fields for organized team sporting events. Memorial Park, located at Woodward Avenue and Thirteen Mile Road, features three lighted ball diamonds and concession services.

Recreation and Sports

Assorted activities are available to Royal Oak youth, adults, and families through school, recreation, and organization facilities. Sports-minded youth can play in a number of athletic leagues, including hockey, baseball, basketball, soccer, and girls’ softball. 

Leagues and Instruction

Adult leagues provide play in basketball, touch football, softball, and sand volleyball. Swim instruction and open swimming are available to all ages through the school district facilities. Children and adults can participate in instructional programs for dance, golf, tennis, badminton, tai chi, general fitness, and other activities. The city’s John Lindell Ice Arena houses two indoor ice rinks for hockey leagues, year-round open skating, and instructional classes for figure, hockey, and speed skating.

Donate to Royal Oak Parks & Recreation by completing the form below:

Donate by Mail to Royal Oak Parks & Recreation

If you wish to donate by mail/check, please make checks payable to: ‘Royal Oak Civic Foundation.’
Click Here for the mail-in donation form include with any mail-in checks:
Please send the donation form (above) along with your check to the following address:

Royal Oak Civic Foundation
Attn: Jill Martin, Executive Director
203 S. Troy St. Royal Oak, MI 48067