Parks & Recreation

The Parks and Recreation Department offers a wide range of recreational programs, athletic programs, and special events for all ages and interests throughout the year. 

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City Park Information

Reserve Your Spot Today!
Park Shelter Permits for are available Monday - Friday 8am - 4pm There is a $60 nonrefundable fee to reserve a park shelter. You must apply in person and you do not have to be a Lincoln Park resident. Driver's License required. Sorry, no phone or mail requests will be accepted.

Park Permits
Help us avoid overcrowding. Plan your picnic by requesting a Park Permit at the Bandshell. Permits also entitle your group to use the restrooms.

Room Rentals
Rooms are available for your party, meetings, showers, hobby shows, fund raising events, etc. For rental information, contact the Parks & Recreation Office at 313- 386-1817.

Shelters Are Located At:

Council Point

Council Point Park Pavilion

Youth Center 1

Youth Center Park Pavilion #1


Youth Center Park Pavilion #2


Youth Center Park Pavilion #3

List of City Parks:

Braverman Park
Located at Detroit and Washington. This park has a playscape.

Council Point Park
Located along River Drive with the parking lot entrance at Stewart. This park is our newest and definitely among our very best. Council Point is home to two baseball/softball fields, two soccer fields, an inline skating rink, a looped walking path of 1.9 miles, a playscape, a pavilion, a restroom facility and some of the most picturesque scenery in Lincoln Park. The Ecorse Creek runs along the entire length of the park which encompasses approximately 27 acres. 

Exchange Park
Located at Dix and McLain and featuring a playscape.

Forest Park
Located at the intersection of Richmond and Buckingham. The park is wooded and rustic with electricity and no other facilities.

Ford Park
Located at Buckingham and Wilson, features include a ball diamond and playground equipment.

Ford Motor Park
Located at Cicotte and the Railroad tracks, features include a playscape, ball diamonds, and pavilion. This park's playscape was installed through one of our Community Build efforts in 2001.

Jaycee Park
Located at Harrison and Ferris, features a playground.

Kiwanis Park
Located at Gohl and LeBlanc, includes ball diamonds, playground, picnic area, pavilion and restroom.

Lions Park
Located at River Drive and LeBlanc along the Ecorse Creek. Features a playscape, swings, sensory garden, and paved looped trail. 

Maple Park
Located at Hazel and St. Johns. The park offers a playscape, ball diamond and picnic area.

Marion Park
Located at Marion and Southfield, has a tot lot and playscape.

Memorial Park
Located at Fort and London. Features include the Kennedy Memorial Building, Senior Center, War Memorial, open air bandshell, soccer field, playground, and the Blumrosen Memorial Rose Garden.

Papalas Park
Located at Montie and Pingree, has a ball diamond.

Paun Park
Located at Bailey and Hoover, features a picnic area.

Propspinner Park
Located at Ford and River Drive, features football and soccer field. Home of the Lincoln Park Jr. Rails Football Club.

Quandt Park
Located at Dix and Euclid, has lighted ball diamonds, playground, picnic areas, restroom and pavilion.

VFW Park
Located at Montie and Marion. Features play equipment.

Willow Park
Located at Montie and Empire, has a playscape and picnic area.

Youth Center Park
Located at Dix and Gregory, this park was formerly known as Gregory Park and is one of Lincoln Park's largest and best. Youth Center is home to the Lincoln Park Community Center and is an absolutely beautiful wooded park. Youth Center also has a fantastic playscape and several pavilions available for general use as well as reservations for birthdays, anniversaries, etc.

The Lincoln Park Community Center is located in Youth Center Park and is home to countless activities throughout the year.