11401 Hall Rd.
Utica, MI 48317-5900
Phone: (586) 739-7111
Fax: (586) 739-1041
The New Rink is a great location for a birthday part, or just a day of family fun. Skate your heart out or jump around in the Bounce Zone.
Plum Brook is a public 18-hole golf course where everyone from beginners to advanced players can hone their skills. This isn't one of the fancier courses around, but the no-frills course, which occupies 6300 yards (5750 meters) is great for those on a budget. The greens here are impeccable and the course has consistently received high ratings within the Tri-County area.
Freedom Hill County Park is a huge area that caters to many events that take place at Sterling Heights. There's a nice picnic area where you can enjoy relaxing on the green bed of lawn, munching your favorite bite. And if this doesn't impress you much, there's loads of activities that you can enjoy doing at the play-scape, nature trail and outdoor pavilions. For those who like watching performances, there's an amphitheater too, just for you. The park is also home to a gigantic conference center that can be booked for any event under the sun.
The Maple Lane Golf Club in Sterling Heights is a public golf course with three 18-hole courses. With so many options there is never any trouble booking a tee time in advance; in fact, they are not even required. The golf club also has a club house with a full menu and bar, for your enjoyment after a long day on the links.
Standing on the northwest corner of Big Beaver Road and John R Road, the Troy Sports Center is a well known sports facility. The center has four arenas and conducts training classes for beginners interested in sports like ice skating and hockey. The ice rinks here serve as the venue for most skating and hockey sports events. The Troy Sports Center also features a gymnasium which helps train the local athletes.
For all those who love skating, Skate World Troy, is the place to be at. Every day of the week has some or the other event happening here. Some days would see cartoon characters visiting and on some other days entry would be free for all the entrants who come in at a stipulated time. It offers training for the beginners and provides skate on rent so that no one may miss on the fun. The Skate World also hosts various events and parties.
Patterned after its popular predecessor, Kensington Metropark, Stony Creek has 4,461 hilly acres around a lake created by a dam on the Clinton River. It's a year-round recreational paradise. During the summers, it's a place to swim on several sandy beaches, launch boats, fish, picnic, bicycle or hike on the 10-mile park road or play golf on the 18-hole public course. Bike rentals are available. In winter, it's a great place for cross-country skiing, tobogganing, ice fishing or ice-skating. A nature center, a nine-hole frisbee golf course and group camping are also featured. It's a long hour's drive from downtown Detroit but easily accessible from the Pontiac-Auburn Hills area or anywhere in northern Macomb County.
There are few things cooler to a kid than an indoor water park. This is just as true for most adults, too. At the Indoor Water Park in the Warren Community Center , you can plan out your visit in a variety of ways, which include pool party package, fun and games package, or premiere package. Each package requires at least a minimum of 10 children in the party. Whether if part of a pool party or if you're just dropping in because it's a Thursday, there are a variety of pool activities that will last you all day, and have a grand time.
The former Michigan Airline, a rail path, has now become the 16-mile (25.74-kilometer) stretch of the Clinton River Trail, connecting South Opdyke Road to Dequindre Road. This long, winding path is mainly used for biking and hiking. Though most of trail is unpaved, traversing it is not a problem. Managed by the Friends of the Clinton River Trail, this pathway plays host to a variety of events; check the website for further information.
Nestled to the north west of Warren, the vast expanse encompassing 80 acres (32.37 hectares) of space is home to the Halmich Park. The park comprises of areas that can be used to play various sports: tennis courts, baseball pitch and soccer field. There is a playground section for little kids, filled with swings and slides. Canopies offer guests a shaded space to relax and unwind. The parking lot is situated to one end of the park.
Whether if it's just you and a few friends, or if it's a large scale party, the Troy Family Aquatic Center is the ultimate summer fun zone. Swimmers can either buy a one-day pass or for the avid adventure seekers, the seasonal pass also available. Tube slides, water trees, sand area, a deck with lounge chairs, the aquatic center is a paradise. It is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day. Check website for varying hours of operation.
Take a thrilling trip down the Triple Turn water slide, enjoy the wave pool and relax on a tube on the gentle 990 foot (301 meter) long River Ride. Children love the Soak Station with 68 fun-filled features, including water slides and water jets. If you want your toddler to join the action visit the Spray & Play area that is geared towards that age range. Please note that this is a seasonal attraction and will also be closed if there is bad weather. Check website for information about their varying open dates and hours.