This fall, participate in the magical, mysterious, and spooky excitement of Halloween by attending any one of the family-friendly events across Oakland County! From hayrides and pumpkin-picking, to trick-or-treating and solving corn mazes, there’s no shortage of great activities for residents of all ages to enjoy this holiday season. To see the full list of events near you, click the button below:Continue reading
Apples, cider, and donuts, oh my! Temperatures are chilly, and the flavors of fall are crisp. It’s the season that brings friends and families together on breezy days and cooler nights. Colorful trees make the perfect backdrop for a trip to a local cider mill. Oakland County is home to several cider mills that produce locally grown apples. Check out our full list of locations or use our interactive map for Oakland County cider mills.Continue reading
Pickleball. Have you heard of it? This trending sport takes inspiration from other racket sports such as tennis, badminton, and ping pong and has become one of America’s fastest-growing sports according to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association (SFIA).
As the popularity of this paddleball game rises, Oakland County communities are now offering many pickleball court locations for residents of all ages to enjoy. Take a swing at pickleball and check out our list to find a court near you! Ready, set, pickle!
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City of Auburn Hills Community Center
1827 N. Squirrel Road, 48326
2121 Midvale Street, 48009
North of Southlawn between Southfield and Shipman Roads
Deer Lake Athletic Club
6167 White Lake Road, 48346
Costick Activities Center
28600 Eleven Mile Road, 48336
Farmington Hills Community Center
29995 W. 12 Mile Road, 48334
6000 Clarkston Road, 48348
Carls Family YMCA – membership needed
300 Family Drive, 48381
Friendship Park – pickleball courts coming soon
3380 Clarkston Road, 48362
248-391-0304 x 3500
Jesse Decker Park
4080 N. Squirrel Road, 48359
248-391-0304 x 3500
Wessen Indoor Tennis Club – membership needed
121 Branch Street, 48341
2139 Austin Avenue, 48309
Jack & Patti Salter Community Center
1545 E Lincoln Avenue
Nakota Road & Mandalay Avenue, 48073
Farnum Avenue & Alexander Avenue, 48067
Waterford Recreation Center
5640 Williams Lake Road, 48329
Drake Sports Park
6801 Drake Road, 48322
Do you know of any additional pickleball courts in Oakland County? Send us an email and let us know at email@example.com.
Oakland County is home to a huge variety of perfect swimming spots to cool off during the hot summer weather. Plenty of parks are lakeside and house beautiful beaches, such as Groveland Oaks County Park in Holly or Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston.
If you prefer pools, you can find a pool at Waterford Oaks Waterpark in Waterford or Red Oaks Waterpark in Madison Heights. If you are looking for adventure, you can find splash pads and water obstacles at Normandy Oaks Park in Royal Oak and the WhoaZone at Heron Beach in Holly.
Being out on the water is one of the best parts of summer, but it is vitally important to stay safe while you are swimming. Take a look at these swimming safety tips before taking a dip in your favorite lake or pool.