About Waterford Parks & Recreation Department - Waterford, MIVisit website
Established in 1951 Waterford Parks and Recreation Department promotes health and wellness for all ages. With 16 parks and facilities spanning over 850 acres the department protects and preserves green space and hosts a variety of events that bring residents together, strengthening community image and sense of place. Athletic fields are bustling with athletes young and old and you can find nature lovers strolling trails of the Drayton Plains Nature center. Visit Hess-Hathaway Park, our USDA Licensed Animal Exhibit Farm complete with the All Kids Playground. The Waterford Recreation Center houses indoor recreation programs and events and is the go to place if you want to get the BEST homemade Apple Pie in October when the Golden Age Club volunteers make over 1,000 pies in one week during this annual fundraiser. We really are "Making Life Fun" by offering: A wide array of programming for the 50+ population including volleyball, pickle ball, day trips and international travel. Adult fitness and athletics including softball, yoga and dancing. Youth activities including ATV and boater safety, dance, archery, martial arts and league sports. Special events and activities for the entire family: Harvest Happening, Park-It Movie Nights, Summer Concerts in the Park and much more!