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 $3 for residents and $4 for non-residents
Monthly passes are $60 per person / $80 for a family of 4, $10 per additional family member
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!
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 for fast! Hope to see you!
Tree Lighting Ceremony / Winterfest
On the first Sunday of December from 6pm-8pm we light the Christmas Tree at City Hall, hostedby 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 DPW
3315 Greenfield Rd.
Melvindale, Michigan 48122
Laura Barbosa-Irvin, Director
Office closed Saturday and Sunday.
News & Updates
Recreational news and updates can also be found on Comcast channel 10 and WOW channel 12.