Parks and Recreation
Melvindale Veterans Memorial Pool
3155 Oakwood Boulevard
Phone: (313) 381-7965
Open daily 1pm - 6pm Mid June - Labor Day
Swimming: A daily pass can be purchased for $4 for residents/non-residents
Melvindale Days Festival
This festive family fun event has been an annual tradition in our city for over 25 years. A wide variety of canrival rides, live entertainment, tasty food along with the Little Miss Melvindale Pageant makes our festival an event that has something for everyone.At the close of every weekend, we conclude with an awesome fireworks display! Come join us!
Melvindale Parks & Recreation Department offers Beginner (Ages 5-12) and Advanced Beginner (Ages 5-12). Classes run 6 weeks and are $38 for Beginner/Advance Beginner. CLICK HERE for more information.
Trunk or Treat / Harvestfest
Each October the Parks & Recreation Commission hosts our Annual "Trunk or Treat" held at Allendale Elementary from 6pm-8pm. Hayrides, costumes, candy and more with plenty of family fun are offered at this event! Dates posted as the event approaches-you don't want to miss it! This event traditionally draws over 2,000 people and lines form fast! Hope to see you!
Tree Lighting Ceremony / Winterfest
Join us each December (date to be announced) as we light up the Christmas Tree at City Hall, hosted by our Parks & Recreation Commission. Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Mayor join in and sing Christmas Carols while the mayor presents SANTA the key to the city! Afterwards, everyone heads over to the Fire Station to enjoy Hot Cocoa and Donuts while the kids get to enjoy a visit with SANTA! Make plans to attend this event, you don't want to miss it!
Parks & Recreation Department
Located inside the Melvindale Arena
4300 S. Dearborn
Melvindale, Michigan 48122 P: 313.551-5627 or 908-4130
Laura Barbosa-Irvin, Director
News & Updates
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