Parks & Recreation

Are classes or events still taking place at the Community Center, Senior Center or Nature Center?

No, all scheduled programming has been cancelled through at least April 13 since the buildings are closed.

Can I still register for Parks and Recreation programs?

Yes, online registration for Parks and Recreation programs is available online at (click on the registration tab). You can also print out a form from the website and fax it to (586) 276-4064 or scan and email it to

What if I already registered for a program but it has been cancelled?

Credits and refunds for any canceled programming will be provided accordingly. If you have any questions for concerns, please email

How can I register for items that require in-person registration (e.g. pavilion rental, adult softball and volleyball, dog park pass, etc.)?

For Parks and Recreation items that require in-person registration, please email Parks and Recreation staff will then email the proper paperwork and give direction on how to return the form. 

Are the Sterling Heights Parks still open?

Yes, the parks, trails, tennis courts and pickleball courts remain open. However, certain amenities that involve larger group participation (e.g. pavilions, soccer fields, baseball fields, basketball courts, skate park, playgrounds, hockey rinks, etc.) are closed to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

What if I have already rented a pavilion?

Parks and Recreation staff will communicate with all renters once we know how long the park pavilions will remain closed. At least two weeks notice will be given.

Are the park restrooms going to be open?

In order to stop the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Dodge Park restrooms will be closed until April 13. All others are still closed for the season.

Is the SMART Transportation service still operating through the Senior Center?

The SMART Transportation service is operating for essential medical appointments only. New appointments for medical appointments only can still be made by calling 586-446-2757.