Leisure Services

Important Park picnic and rental information:

  1. Township ordinance requires any groups of 20 or more to obtain a permit from the Leisure Services Office. Groups that do not obtain a permit will be unable to picnic.  Please see full Picnic guidelines for pricing and information or call the Leisure Services Office
  2. Handy Park only permits 2 areas for groups of 20 or more to use the park at one time, if those areas are rented, no other large groups are able to be accommodated on that date.
  3. All tables located in front of the Splashpad are for public use only and cannot be used for private parties.  Tables must be kept separated and not able to be grouped together.
  4. Grills are permitted in Township Parks, HOWEVER they must be at least 3 feet off the ground and charcoal cannot be disposed in the park. (ie. NO table top or hibachi type grills)

Splashpad hours are:
Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Noon-7pm.
*The splashpad will also be open on days when the NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE predicts temperatures of 90 degrees or higher.

We provide and supervise Athletic Programs, Township Parks, Ice Arena, Leisure Programs and Holiday Events.


  1. Park open from 6:00am to 11:00pm.
  2. No fireworks.
  3. Fires are permitted only in picnic grills.
  4. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Owners are responsible for removal of waste.
  5. No litter, loitering, or destruction of park area or property.
  6. Dumping of household waste prohibited.
  7. No motor vehicles permitted in the park other than in the parking lot.
  8. Peddling/soliciting is prohibited without a permit.
  9. Playing of loud music will not be permitted.
  10. No abusive language or behavior.

Any infraction of duly adopted park rules constitutes a misdemeanor or civil infraction and is punishable by law.

Parks Maintenance
The Redford Township Parks Maintenance Department is responsible for all maintenance, equipment installation, repairs and daily preparation of all 13 parks in Redford Township. This includes maintenance of 100 acres of grass area, picnic areas, concession stands, softball fields, baseball fields, little league fields, soccer fields, play structures, swings and other equipment located within the Redford Township Park system.

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Class & Event refund policy and waivers:
Participants hereby waive all claims for compensation for injury received while participation in any activity sponsored by the Charter Township of Redford Leisure Services Department, its employees, or representatives.

NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN AFTER THE SECOND CLASS HAS BEEN RAN. An administrative fee of $10 will be withheld on all refunds, plus the prorated cost of the first class. Only classes cancelled by Leisure Services will be refunded in full.

A $20 Fee will be charged on all checks returned for insufficient funds. Also, no refunds for one day programs and special events.

Announcements & Upcoming  Events
Leisure Services Fall and Winter 2015

Leisure Services
Fall and Winter 2015

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Leisure Services Adult Fall Classes 2015

Leisure Services
Adult Fall Classes 2015

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Leisure Services Youth Fall Classes 2015

Leisure Services
Youth Fall Classes 2015

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Leisure Services Fall and Winter 2015

Leisure Services
Spring and Summer 2015

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Detroit Zoo Discount Admission Tickets

Detroit Zoo Discount Admission Tickets

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Redford Township
Junior Athletic Association:


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Summer Playground Program
The Redford Township Leisure Services Department is seeking counselors for their Summer Playground Program for youth ages 6-13.
The program begins June 22, 2015 and runs Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm through August 14, 2015. Extra hours may be available.
Applicants must be 18 years or older and preferably have experience working with youth.
Salary $10.62/hour.
Interested applicants must complete an application and submit it, along with a copy of your high school diploma, to the Redford Township Personnel Office located at 15145 Beech Daly Road.
Applications can be downloaded from our website, www.redfordtwp.com or obtained from the Personnel Office between the hours of 8:30am-4:30pm.
Closing Date to apply is:
April 30, 2015

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Leisure Services Department Shelter & Picnic Area Policies and Requirements
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Resident rentals begin: Monday March 3, 2014
Non-Resident rentals begin: Tuesday April 1, 2014

Ball Diamond Usage Policy
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Free Tutoring/Homework Help
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Fitness Center & Weight Room
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See Pictures from the Fall Session of Parks and Recreation Cheerleading/Pom

Redford Youth Commission Redford Youth Commission
Park Commissioners
Parks Commission meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of the month at 7:00pm at the Redford Community Center. To have an item placed on the agenda, please call 313-387-2787 or email leisureservices@redfordtwp.com no later than the Wednesday prior to the regularly scheduled meeting.


James Bailey Chairperson
Dennis Bauer Vice Chairperson
Adam Bonarek Treasurer
John Gubachy Secretary
Anne Johnson  
Brad Lado  
Bill McSween  
Action Center
The NEW "Action Center" allows citizens to maintain an open dialogue with their Township Government. Citizens can fill out and submit forms online to report incidents, provide feedback, request tours and more.
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Community Help

Having trouble with Bed Bugs? Click here for more information.
Wayne Metro Community Action Agency has developed a reputation among care agencies as experts in assessing potential bed bug problems in homes, apartments and schools in our area. If you have reason to believe that a resident needs this service, please feel free to share this referral with them. The phone number to Wayne Metro is 734-246-2280.

Ways to Family Self-Sufficiency, Inc. www.wtfss.org

Stabilizing Neighborhoods Action Plan - SNAP (.pdf)

Did you know that the Redford Firefighters Fund loans wheelchairs, walkers, canes and crutches to Redford residents free of charge? Contact the South Fire Station for availability @ 937-2029. (Must show proof of residency at time of pick-up.)

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View the Public Service Announcement about MCHS Foster Care and Adoption by clicking the YouTube link below

Become a Licensed Foster Parent through the Judson Center
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Foster Care and Adoption through Vista Maria
(313) 271-3050 ext. 232


Little Lives, Big Dreams:
Wayne Metro Head Start

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Please look for the link on the Red Bar for Veteran Information

Blood Drives:



12121 Hemingway - inside the Redford Community Center,
Redford, Michigan, 48239
Point-to-Point Driving Directions

Office Hours of Operation: M-F 8:30am-4:30pm

Email: leisureservices@redfordtwp.com

  • Leisure Services Main Number: 313-387-2650
  • Youth & Family Services: 313-387-2787
  • Recreation Services: 313-387-2651
  • Senior Services: 313-387-2788
  • Adult Softball Rainout Line: 313-387-2656
  • Glenhurst Golf Course: 313-592-8758
  • Information Hotline: 38-PARKS
  • Redford Township Ice Arena: 313-937-0979
  • Wayne County Parks: 734-261-1990

View the Leisure Services Website

Youth Sports


This week in Redford

11-23 Parks Commission 7pm RCC

11-24 Board of Trustees 7pm Town Hall

11-25 Site Committee 4pm DPS Bldg

11-25 Zoning Board of Appeals 7pm Town Hall

11-26 Thanksgiving Day

11-26 Township Offices, Court & Library Closed

11-27 Township Offices, Court & Library Closed

11-28 Library Closed

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Electronic Payments for Tax and Water Bills

To pay via first class mail, please send to:
12200 Beech Daly Road
Redford, Michigan 48239

Important Numbers:

For general Information call the Clerk's Office
or the Supervisor's Office

For Parks and Recreation information call

Lost your pet, have a loose animal in the neighborhood or an animal not being taken care of?  Call Redford’s Animal Control
(313) 387-2565 (weekdays 8:30am-4:30pm)
or (313) 387-2551 (weekends and after hours)

For problems with Trash Pickup or Complaints call: Republic Waste (trash pickup complaints/questions)




2015 Fall Softball

Theresa Burgess