24977 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, MI 48076
Phone: (248) 357-9990
Fax: (248) 358-0140
Southfield Public Library is a great place to sit back and read and also be a part of the latest community events. There are regular Story Times for children scheduled in the event calendar, as well as comedy shows, and informational classes covering a range of topics. This three-storied glass encased book-house is a haven for book lovers of all genres and ages.
The Civic Center Park promises hours of fun for the whole family. The park boasts stellar recreational facilities that cater to a variety of sporting, recreational and leisure activities. While adults can spend the day at the Eagle Hills Golf Course enjoying a challenging game with fellow golfers, children and the young at heart will find much to delight in at the park's playground and baseball fields. The park also boasts an outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts, an ice skating arena, sand volley ball courts, handball courts and sheltered picnic spots that are open to all. The park's wooded area is an attraction in itself and is a favorite amongst the city's nature lovers. You can easily while away hours at a time strolling along trails that weave their way through the dense foliage and tall trees that shelter much of the Civic Center Park.The park is open throughout the year during daylight hours.
Spread over an area of close to 42 acres, the Bauervic Woods Park is a haven of peace and tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of Southfield. The heavily wooded park offers an opportunity to reap the benefits of a little outdoor fun without having to venture far from the comfort of your home. While outdoor enthusiasts will find much to rouse their interest along the trails that traverse the park, families with kids will delight in the playground and picnic spots set up here. Keep an eye out for the birds and local wildlife sheltering beneath the verdant canopy of trees, as you make your way through the Bauervic Woods Park. The park is open throughout the year from sunrise to sunset.
Burgh Historical Park is a picturesque place to pass the time in Southfield. There is an on-site gazebo, which hosts annual concerts in the summer, and multiple flower gardens located throughout the property. See the website for more information on renting the area for private events. The park is open from sunrise to sunset.
Since its establishment in 1959, Groves High School has come to be known as one of the state's best high schools. The school features an International architectural style with ample use of open space and natural light. The school boasts state of the art facilities that include not one or two, but seven computer labs besides science labs, art studios, an auditorium, a theater, a media center and a TV studio. Students can also choose to opt for a variety of Advanced Placement and Honors programs to make the most of their schooling. Apart from academics, Groves High School students are also heartily involved in a host of athletic and extracurricular activities, including more than 30 varsity sports and hobby clubs. The students proudly don their school's colors and stand behind their mascot, Freddy the Falcon, at inter-school games. Notable alumni include the likes of actor Bruce Campbell and Olympic Gold Medalist Meryl Davis. Through state of the art facilities, exceptional teachers and challenging programs, Groves High School aids every one of its students to excel.
Shain Park is the home of Wednesday evening concerts during the summer months. There are also several community events, art shows and the Village Fair held each year at Shain Park.
With its traces in history, Woodward Avenue is a must-visit on a family outing or just on a stroll with friends. A host of events including arts,entertainment and music are held here. At Woodward Avenue there are beautiful churches, museums, art galleries and auto heritages. This place is a popular tourist attraction because of its rich cultural heritage. For any further details about this place, visitors can contact Woodward Avenue Association.
Sullivan Park offers 31.5 acres of leisure time for the whole family, with picnic areas and a playground for children. The park is located west of Woodward Avenue, at Parkway Drive and Normandy Road. See the website for more information.
The Detroit Zoological Park is one of the nation's oldest and most stately zoos. Its huge main campus is located on land situated in the suburb of Huntington Woods but owned by the city of Detroit. Renovations of many of the zoo's older buildings and new exhibits have modernized the zoo. Popular exhibits include the new Amphibiville, home of the National Amphibian Conservation Center, a Wildlife Interpretive Center and adjacent butterfly/hummingbird gallery, a chimpanzee exhibit, a penguinarium and a model farm. The grounds are large and a free train is often crowded in summer.
Detroit Zoo Carousel is located inside the Detroit Zoo and was inaugurated in 2011. The carousel gives the pleasure of riding exotic and brilliantly hand-painted and hand-carved animals, birds, reptiles and amphibians and they also have a peacock chariot. Your two minute ride is well complemented with gentle music as 300 LED lights twinkle over your head. The zoo also rents the carousel for special occasions and birthday parties.
A historic neighborhood in north-western Detroit, the Rosedale Park is a National Register of Historic Places site since 2006. With 1533 structures, this neighborhood is one of the the largest historic districts in the sate of Michigan. Most of the houses in the area are brick houses and the first houses were designed by Albert Kahn in 1916. Subsequent additions were made to the district, where a combination of architectural styles like Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, American Foursquare, Arts and Crafts, Dutch Colonial can be found among many others.
Enjoy the beauty and activities of this eight acre lake and surrounding areas.