Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2022

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2022. Oakland County Parks events, campground and camping events, waterparks info, nature programs, free events, family events, and more! For more info on these events, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks.

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Oakland County Moms highlights special events from the Oakland County Parks and Recreation calendar to bring you the latest news and info on special events at Oakland County Parks!

Due to the recent Oakland County Parks & Recreation millage approval…. active military, seniors, veterans, and adaptive needs citizens can receive a FREE 2022 OC resident vehicle entry pass for the county-owned parks & dog parks. An Annual Vehicle permit is just $30 for residents and $48 for non-residents. They’re available now here.

Any cost associated with Oakland County Parks events are subject to change.

Oakland County Parks Events – June

Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 2p-4p
Oakland County Parks Events – How to Plant a Tree
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Come to this FREE program to learn how to select a species for planting, correctly plant the tree and maintain it for years to come. This program is suitable for ages 8 and up. Preregistration is required by calling 248-858-0916. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, June 5, 2022 from 2p-3:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Oh Deer
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
If you’ve ever wondered about the life of deer and amazing acrobatic abilities, this program is for you. This program is suitable for ages 5 and up. Cost is $5/person. Preregistration with payment required by calling 248-858-0916. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Thursday, June 9, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, June 11, 2022 from 10:45a-noon
Madison Hts Weekend Events – Plush Pal Picnic
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Kids, grab your favorite stuffed animal and an adult friend to join us for a fun-filled outing with story time, refreshments, game and a craft centered around your preferred plush pal. Learn about the roles their real-life counterparts play in nature. This program is suitable for all ages. Cost is $5/child. Preregistration with payment required by calling 248-858-0916. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 11a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Disability Dirt Day
Holly Oaks ORV Park (13536 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI 48442, 248-653-0710, hollyoaksorvpark@oakgov.com)
Disability Dirt Days is a series of off-roading events for individuals with disabilities. Rides are provided by volunteers and there is music and family activities to enjoy. Lunch is provided and each rider receives a free T-shirt. For additional information or to reserve your spot, text or call 248-221-8040 or email adaptive@oakgov.com. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 2p-4p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Hooked on Fishing
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
Come out and enjoy the free fishing weekend at Independence Oaks North. Learn about fishing tips and tricks and test the waters by borrowing some tackle. Since this is a free fishing weekend, fishing licenses are not required. This program is suitable for ages 6 and up. Cost is $6/person. Preregistration with payment required by calling 248-858-0916.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, June 18, 2022 from ??
Oak Park Weekend Events – Oak Park / Oakland County Parks BBQ Battle
Oak Park Community Center (14300 Oak Park, MI 48237)
Plenty of fun for the entire family – Amusement rides for all ages, music, grilling demos, food court, mini-pub and more. For more info on entering your BBQ team, 248-326-4900, brownjd@oakgov.com. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

July Events

Thursday, July 14, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, July 17, 2022 from 9a-2p
Waterford Weekend Events – Oakland County Parks Community Garage Sale
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Find hidden treasures for sale or sell items you no longer need during the Community Garage Sale. Attendance for buyers is free. Oakland County residents, community members, direct vendors and Mom2Mom sellers are welcome to register for a booth to sell items. Registration is open now. Cost is $15/booth; limit two booths per registrar. Contact the Oakland County Farmers Market at 248-858-5495, OCmarket@oakgov.com. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

July 20, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Oakland County Parks Events – August

Thursday, August 11, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

August 17, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

September

Thursday, September 8, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, September 18, 2022 from 9a-2p
Waterford Weekend Events – Oakland County Parks Community Garage Sale
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Find hidden treasures for sale or sell items you no longer need during the Community Garage Sale. Attendance for buyers is free. Oakland County residents, community members, direct vendors and Mom2Mom sellers are welcome to register for a booth to sell items. Registration is open now. Cost is $15/booth; limit two booths per registrar. Contact the Oakland County Farmers Market at 248-858-5495, OCmarket@oakgov.com. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

September 21, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, September 25, 2022 from 11a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Disability Dirt Day
Holly Oaks ORV Park (13536 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI 48442, 248-653-0710, hollyoaksorvpark@oakgov.com)
Disability Dirt Days is a series of off-roading events for individuals with disabilities. Rides are provided by volunteers and there is music and family activities to enjoy. Lunch is provided and each rider receives a free T-shirt. For additional information or to reserve your spot, text or call 248-221-8040 or email adaptive@oakgov.com. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Oakland County Parks Events – October

Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

October 19, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Sunday, October 23, 2022 from 11a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Disability Dirt Day
Holly Oaks ORV Park (13536 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI 48442, 248-653-0710, hollyoaksorvpark@oakgov.com)
Disability Dirt Days is a series of off-roading events for individuals with disabilities. Rides are provided by volunteers and there is music and family activities to enjoy. Lunch is provided and each rider receives a free T-shirt. For additional information or to reserve your spot, text or call 248-221-8040 or email adaptive@oakgov.com. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

November

Thursday, November 10, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Friday, November 11, 2022 (Veteran’s Day) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation offers complimentary park entry to all guests in honor of Veterans Day. Addison Oaks Park/Day Use, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks Park, Lyon Oaks Park/Day Use, Lyon Oaks Dog Park, Orion Oaks Park/Day Use, Orion Oaks Dog Park, Red Oaks Dog Park, Rose Oaks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

November 16, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Thursday, November 24, 2022 (Thanksgiving) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering complimentary daily park entry on Thursday November 22. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Oakland County Parks Events – December

Thursday, December 8, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

December 14, 2022 from 10:30a
Oakland County Parks Weekend Events – Homeschool Series
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)
A new science or nature theme each month. Homeschool sessions are adapted for two age groups: Ages 5-9 and ages 10-17. Cost is $10/child/session. Preregistration with payment is required by calling 248-858-0916 weekdays. No on-site registration will be available. Sessions are designed as a drop-off program for youth. Hosted by Oakland County Parks and Recreation.

Saturday, December 24, 2022 (Christmas Eve) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering free daily park entry on December 24. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks.

Sunday, December 25, 2022 (Christmas) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering free daily park entry on Christmas. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, December 31, 2022 (New Year’s Eve) – Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering complimentary park entry on December 31. Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. Visitors can enjoy free daily park entry with access to natural areas, trails, dog parks and all park amenities. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

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Oakland County Parks Nature Centers
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)

Oakland County Parks

Addison Oaks County Park
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Catalpa Oaks County Park
27725 Greenfield Road
Southfield, Michigan
248-858-0916

Groveland Oaks County Park
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

Highland Oaks County Park
6555 Milford Road
Highland, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Holly Oaks ORV Park
13536 Dixie Hwy, Holly, MI 48442
248-653-0710
hollyoaksorvpark@oakgov.com

Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, Michigan 48348
248-625-0877

Lyon Oaks County Park
52221 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, Michigan 48393
248-858-0906

Orion Oaks County Park
2301 Clarkston Road
Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
248-858-0906 or 248-625-0877

Red Oaks Youth Soccer Complex
29601 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-589-2294

Red Oaks Waterpark
1455 East 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-858-0918 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Red Oaks Dog Park
31353 Dequindre
Madison Heights, MI  48071
On Dequindre just North of 13 Mile
248-541-5030 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Rose Oaks County Park
10400 Fish Lake Road
Holly, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Springfield Oaks County Park
12451 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, Michigan
248-858-0916

Waterford Oaks County Park, Waterpark, Paradise Peninsula Playscape , Sled Hill, and BMX Track
2800 Watkins Lake Rd
Waterford, Michigan 48328
248-858-0916 (Activity Center)
248-858-0906 (Administration Offices)
248-858-0918 (Waterpark)
248-858-0915 (BMX)
248-858-0916 (Lookout Lodge)

Oakland County Market

Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)

Oakland County Parks Golf Courses

Glen Oaks Golf Course
30500 13 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan
248-851-8356

Lyon Oaks Golf Course
52251 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
248-437-1488

Red Oaks Golf Course
29600 John R
Madison Heights, Michigan
248-541-5030

Springfield Oaks Golf Course
12450 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, MI 48350
248-625-2540

White Lake Oaks Golf Course
991 N Williams Lake Road
White Lake, Michigan 48386
248-693-2700

Oakland County Parks Campgrounds

Addison Oaks Campground
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Groveland Oaks Campground
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

See our Events / Things To Do tab for more events, activities and things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit Michigan.

For more information on Oakland County Parks events and registration, visit www.OaklandCountyParks.com

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