Parks and Recreation in Livonia MI
Livonia Michigan has over
- 1800 acres of park land
- 46 developed municipal parks
- 3 city owned and operated golf courses
- twenty-two playgrounds
- forty-three baseball diamonds
- thirty-two tennis courts
- 15 Miles of Nature & Ski Trails
- a walking path
- 4 Bocci Ball Courts
- twenty-five soccer field
- 3 Outdoor Swimming Pools
- 3 Natural Outdoor Ice rinks
- two indoor ice arenas.
- 11 picnic shelters
- an archery range
- 7 in-line skating courts
- 1 skateboard park
- 10 sand volleyball courts
- 3 fitness clusters
- 22 neighborhood parks with play structures
- 11 designated nature preserve areas some with trails.
Livonia’s Community Recreation Center located at 5 Mile Rd and Hubbard is a 130,000 state of the art square-foot facility with indoor facilities of:
- two pools one leisure pool and one competition lap pool
- four gyms
- gymnastics center
- climbing wall
- indoor soft playground
- fitness center
- indoor track.
- Outside features at this new facility include four soccer fields, in-lined skate rink, skateboard park, sand volleyball courts and water spray ground. .
- gymnasiums 2 gyms with over 27,000 sq ft of space
- tree fort
and outdoor facilities of:
Skateboard Park (14,000 SF in size), complete with Launching Ramp, ½ Pipe, Fun Box, Spines, 5′ Quarter Piano Bank Combo, 5′ Mini Ramp, Half Pyramid with, Planter, Kinked Grind Rail, 5′ Quarter, Bank with Roll-In, 6′ Quarter Pipe inline skate rink 85′ x 200′ with dasher boards Picnic Pavilion Area Two sand volleyball courts Asphalt jogging/walking path-half mile 4 Soccer fields Water spray ground for kids with water sprays and geysers
Livonia Golf courses. Livonia has 3 public golf courses. All Livonia’s golf courses are open seven days a week from April 1 until November 15, weather permitting. There are special rates for Livonia senior citizens and Livonia youths only.
Fox Creek Golf course is one of the newest of the Livonia golf courses (1988). The course offers two distinct nines, making golf challenging for golfers of all ages. The front nine is over 300 yards longer than its counterpart but is easier.
Whispering Willows Golf Courseis the oldest city owned golf course in Livonia. The course is known for hole #2, a difficult par 4, rated as one of the 18 hardest holes in the Metro Detroit area. Whispering Willows is considered one of the most popular golf courses in the Western Wayne county.
Idyl Wyld Golf Coursehas small greens and well placed bunkers. This older course is shorter in distance than the other two courses, however the small greens, numerous sandtraps, and fair amount of water make up for the distance.
Livonia’s walking paths are available at the following parks:
|Bicentennial Park||2,640 Ft.||.5 Mile|
|Clements Circle||2,100 Ft.||just under .5 Mile|
|Mies Park||3,896 Ft.||3/4 Mile|
|Recreation Center||2,560 Ft.||.5 Mile|
|Rotary Park||2,640 Ft.||.5 Mile|
|Bien Park||1,969 Ft.||3/8 Mile|
Hines Drive runs through the city with many parks. Newburgh Lake (not a swimming lake) and the Rouge River also runs through the city. Livonia offers many recreational opportunities including a a YMCA and a new recreational center. There are many private swim clubs located throughout the city.
|Livonia Parks & Recreational Center
15100 Hubbard St
|John F Dooley Park
14200 Harrison St
| Robert F Nash Memorial Park
14700 Henry Ruff St
| Millennium Park
28551 Schoolcraft Rd
| Compton Park
28874 Lyndon St
|John Stymelski Veteran’s Park
14275 Stark Rd
30799 Robert Dr
|Wilson Acres Park
| Rudolf Kleinert Park
9800 Fairfield St
30601 Pickford St
|Clements Circle Park
10201 Harrison St
|James E Miles Park
32499 W Chicago St
|West Sheldon Park
32901 Plymouth Rd
32255 Lyndon St
27800 Grantland St
|Country Homes Park
35400 Richland St
|Ford Athletic Field
33771 Lyndon St
Hubbard and 6 Mile Rd
Wayne Rd and 7 Mile Rd
Wayne County Parks & Recreation
33175 Ann Arbor Trl
All of these Livonia parks and recreation areas are within minutes or walking distance for Livonia residents. The city motto of Livonia, Michigan is “People Come First” and you can tell it from how the parks are kept up. If you are thinking of relocating to Michigan and want a nice place to live then check out Livonia MI.
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