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Pavilion Shore Park

Pavilion Shore ParkAddress

43390 Thirteen Mile Road
Novi, Michigan 48377

Park Shelter Reservations Available: No

Description

This 11 acre park was opened on August 24, 2013. Hundreds of residents came out to enjoy the festivities and play at the new park. The park sits on the southern shore of Walled Lake and consists of walking paths, a fishing pier, picnic plaza, parking and waterfront seating. Just a short walk (.2 miles) to the west is Lakeshore Park with additional amenities: sand volleyball, swim beach, Horseshoe pits, BBQs, picnic shelters, play structures and over 10 miles of mountain biking and multi-purpose trails.

Walled Lake ParkThe Pavilion Shore Park has a rich history as the former home of the Walled Lake Amusement Park and the Walled Lake Casino. The Pavilion Shore Conservancy is an organization that is dedicated to preserving the area's unique heritage and promote its environmental, educational and recreational resources.

Click here for state of Michigan Fishing License information, Children 17 and younger are exempt.  

Amenities

Paved Trail

Fishing

Open Greenspace

Art

Restrooms

 

Historical Information

September 28, 2016

The restroom shelter opened Sept. 28, 2016, as Mayor Bob Gatt, State Rep. Kathy Crawford and PRCS Director Jeff Muck addressed attendees. Although not available for rentals, the facility provides welcome shade and restrooms to park patrons, local joggers and cyclists along the southern shores of Walled Lake.

Pavilon Shore Shelter / Bathrooms

Pavilon Shore Shelter / Bathrooms

Mayor Gatt speaks at the Pavilon Shore Shelter / Bathrooms Dedication

August 5, 2016

The foundation is poured and the restroom walls are being constructed.



June 30, 2016

The roof was installed on the new restroom/shelter at Pavilion Shore Park now that the foundation and beams are set. The project is targeting completion by Labor Day.

Pavilion Shore Park Shelter Roof being installed
June 2016 Restroom/Shelter Construction Progress

April 2016

Improvements at Pavilion Shore Park

Pavilion Shore Park Restroom Rendering
City Council approved the summer 2016 construction of a restroom/shelter at Pavilion Shore Park. The 50x30 structure will use design elements from the Walled Lake Dance Hall and casino from the 1920s.
 Pavilion Shore Park Restroom / Shelter Plans
Pavilion Shore Picnic Tables
Picnic Tables
Pavilion Shore Benches
Benches
Fate of Empire Sculpture at Pavilion Shore Park
Fate of Empires, a sculpture by international artist and Novi resident, David Barr reflects the rise and fall of empires, and ties in to the rich history of Pavilion Shore Park and its many past identities (including Walled Lake Amusement Park and the Walled Lake Casino).  Thanks to a generous donation from The Novi Parks Foundation, Fate of Empires was purchased and installed at Pavilion Shore Park.

January 14, 2016

Pavilion Shore Park restroom/shelter timeline established:

PRCS Commission presentation – January 21
Planning Commission – February 3
City Council final approval – March 28
Construction Begins – May 1

Pavilion Shore Park Shelter Rendering
January 2016 Restroom/Shelter Conceptual Rendering
Pavilion Shore Park Shelter Location
January 2016 Restroom/Shelter Location

September 28, 2015

Architectural and engineering firm Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc. awarded contract to design a restroom/shelter for Pavilion Shore Park.

October 2014

The need for restroom facilities was identified, replacing 2017-18 plans for a water feature and play structure.

August 2013

Pavilion Shore Park on Opening Day
Pavilion Shore Park Open House/Opening Day

March 11, 2013

Public Input Session conducted as a requirement of Phase 3 Grant Application to Michigan Natural Resources Trust Fund.

November 2012

Construction has begun at Pavilion Shore Park, located at Old Novi and 13 Mile Roads, necessitating a closure of the park through mid-summer 2013. During this time, we encourage citizens to enjoy the amenities at other nearby parks. A comprehensive listing of park and amenities can be found by clicking here.

Pavilion Shore Park Timeline

This is an estimation of work timeline which may be adjusted due to weather, etc.

Equipment Mobilization and Site Preparation – October 29, 2012-January 7, 2013
Boardwalk Construction – January-April
Landscape Walls and Terrace Construction – January-April
Grading, Electrical, and Sewer – April-May
Landscaping including Bollards, Flagstone, Bench and Table installation – June-mid-July

September 2012

Pavillion Shore Park Phase 1 & 2 Conceptual Plan
 Pavilion Shore Park Phase 1 & 2 Conceptual Plan - September 2012
Construction of Phases 1 and 2 of the Pavilion Shore Park has been awarded to a contractor and scheduled to begin in fall 2012. Completion is anticipated in July 2013.

Highlights of Phase 1 and 2 include:

General Conditions and Site Preparation, Utilities & Electrical, Site Improvements, Shoreline Stabilization and Native Plantings, Landscaping, Irrigation, Two Parking Areas, Additional Walks and Pier

Matters from September 10, 2012 Council Meeting:
 Approval to award a construction contract for Pavilion Shore Park Phases 1 and 2 to V.I.L. Construction, Inc., the low bidder, in the amount of $1,492,175.
 Approval to award an engineering services agreement with URS Corporation for construction engineering services related to Pavilion Shore Park Phase 1 and 2 in the amount of $144,719.

Landings Park Concept Plan
 Pavilion Shore Park Development Concept - January 23, 2012
January 26, 2012 - Development Plans Approved for Landings Park -  Construction will begin this summer at the park property located at Thirteen Mile and Old Novi Roads on Walled Lake

At the regular City Council meeting held on Monday, January 23, City Council has approved the design concept for the development of the 11-acre property commonly known as Landings Park. The initial development of the park, estimated to begin in late summer 2012, will include a stone waterfront and pier on Walled Lake, biking and walking paths intersecting the park, interpretive gardens and landscaping, a picnic lawn, and parking area.
Read the full press release.

Landings Concept Presentation

The development of the Landings Park property at Old Novi Road and 13 Mile was discussed at the January Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Commission Meeting, with the below Concept being presented by architectural firm Hamilton-Anderson. Following a public input session in December, an updated plan was presented to commissioners. The design concept as approved at the January 23, 2012 Council Meeting.

 Landings Concept Presentation (8.3 MB)
(To be presented  to the Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services Commission on 1/12/12.
NOTE: The parking area envisioned on page 8 of the concept presentation would be expected on one side or the other of East Lake Drive, not both. )

Estimated Project Totals by Phase

Phase 1 - General Conditions and Site Preparation, Utilities & Electrical, Site Improvements, Shoreline Stabilization and Native Plantings, Landscaping $625,124.31
Phase 2 - Additional Walks and Pier 287,964.60
Phase 3 - Pavilion and Waterfront Picnic Plaza 291,883.68
Phase 4 - Site Lighting and Play Equipment 198,000.00
Phase 5 - Water Feature and Bath House  554,400.00

  

For more information, please contact Jeff Muck, Director, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services via email or at 248-735-5611.