Parks & Recreation

The Parks & Recreation Department provides residents and visitors with many varieties of youth and adult recreation leagues, family-friendly events, and spacious parks with unique, interactive amenities.

We have several adult and youth Sports programs open for registration!

More Information

The Parks & Recreation Department is dedicated to working with the community to improve quality of life by providing 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.


Parks and Recreation Department

1938 Burdette St
Ferndale, MI, 48220


Online Registration Catalog

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


If you are experiencing an issue at one of our parks, such as a concern regarding a tree, cleanliness, broken equipment, or more, please report it on our SeeClickFix platform.

Parks and Recreation FAQs

For additional questions, contact the Parks and Recreation Department at 248-544-6767. 

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 Ferndale Dog Park located at Wilson Park is only available to registered members. Dog Park membership is available to both residents and non-residents who have completed the required on-demand Dog Park Safety Course offered virtually by K9 Turbo Training. The membership fee is $40 for residents and $65 for non-residents. The park features several amenities for Ferndale's four-legged friends and their owners, including safe key fob access, fenced play areas for large and small dogs, sitting areas, dog water stations, waste pickup stations, urine-resistant shrubbery, and more.

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.