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Gift Certificates

Novi Parks offers gift certificates, perfect for birthdays and holidays. Gift-givers can customize the amount
and purchase an as e-card to be used
toward any Novi Parks program. No additional fees apply. Call 248.347.0400 for more information.

Create Memories with Family & Friends

Discounted tickets for the Detroit Zoo, Cedar Point, and select Detroit Red Wings games are available through the Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department.  Click here to discover the savings.

Shredding Saturdays

First Saturday Every Month, 9am-12pm

Through a partnership with Corrigan Record Storage, Novi residents may recycle up to 300 pounds with NAID Certified Secured Shredding for a $5 fee. Over 300 pounds is $.05 per pound. Hard drive destruction is available for a $5 fee.

Location: Corrigan Record Storage, 45200 Grand River Avenue

Novi Youth Council

Mondays (bi-weekly), 3-4pm
Jan - Dec

In summer 2005, the Novi Youth Council adopted a policy resolution encouraging Novi youth to become civically active within the community as members of the Nov Youth Council. Each year the Novi City Council interviews and appoints school students to the Youth Council. The 21-member council is charged with making recommendations to the City Council concerning the needs of children, youth and families in the city and the appropriate means by which public and private agencies in cooperation with volunteer efforts may address such needs. The two year term will begin July 2018 and go through Dec 2019. If you are a Novi resident in 9-12 grade and are interested in applying for a position, please visit or call the Community Relations Department at 248.735.5628.

The Great Campout

Sat-Sun, 3pm-10am

Jun 23-24

Take part in the ultimate family activity – The Great Campout at Lakeshore Park. Activities at Lakeshore include hot dog cookout, lawn games, open beach until 8pm, fire pits with s’mores, Walled Lake Fireworks, Campfire Storytime and a continental breakfast the following morning. The evening offers tent camping only on a 15x15 site with an adult present. There is a limit of two tents per site and SIX PEOPLE PER SITE. No pets. No refunds for this event. In case of inclement weather, camp at own risk. A $10 late fee applies following the registration date, up until the Friday before the event, if space is available.

Age: All
Price: Res. $35/Non-Res. $42
Location: Lakeshore Park, 601 South Lake Dr.
Registration Ends: Jun 15

Novi Nights Group Mountain Bike Rides

Tue, 6:30pm
Weather Permitting

Novi Nights is a beginner-friendly group ride hosted by the Motor City Mountain Biking Association. The ride has stopping points to regroup along the trail. All skill levels are welcome. Riders often enjoy a post ride gathering at Lakeview Bar and Grill.

Age: All Price: Free
Location: Lakeshore Park, 601 South Lake Drive

Novi Summer Luau – Oakland County Adaptive Recreation

Thu, 6:30- 8:30pm
Jul 19

Enjoy an evening of dancing and meeting new people in a fun and supportive environment. For individuals 18 and older with disabilities ($10/ participant $5/ caregiver). Register by July 11. Pre- registration with payment required; no walk–ins, no refunds. Pizza, limbo contest, music and dancing. Information and Registration call 248.424.7077 or

Save the date for Novi Hoedown on November 16.

Motor City Mountain Biking Association & Team Tree Farm Tree Farm Relay

Sat, 8:45am
Jul 28

Get ready for the 13th Annual Tree Farm Relay Event at Lakeshore Park in Novi, presented by the MCMBA and Team Tree Farm. This is the same format you have all grown to love… a unique 4-person team relay race! The course features lots of hills, passing zones and fun! This is a perfect race for the beginner looking to see what team / endurance racing is all about and for experienced racers looking to test their skills against rival teams. If you want to try an endurance race, but aren’t ready for the distance, this is the perfect event for you to see what the team racing concept is all about.

Age: 18+
Price: $100 per team before Jun 1, $120 until Jul 20 and $140 day-of

Movie on the Shore

Tue, 6pm
Aug 21

Join us for the final outdoor concert and movie of the season presented by Park It. The evening will be filled with lots of family fun activities; face painting, bounce house, giveaways and so much more. A food truck and Kona Ice truck will be on site for you to purchase delicious treats. The band, The Revivors, will start at 6:15pm and Sherlock Gnomes will start playing at 7:45pm. Make sure you get there early to get the best seat in the house.

Age: All
Price: Free Community Event
Location: Pavilion Shore Park