2711 E. Outer Dr.
Detroit, MI 48234
Phone: (313) 628-2028
TTY: 711 or (800) 649-3777
Loretta Hardman, Recreation Center Supervisor

Monday - Friday     11:00  am - 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday Closed


A valid membership required to participate in all programs/activities.

Additional fee for classes/programs/activities may apply.

recreation center

Children and teens must be engaged in staffed activities to remain at the Recreation Center.  Wandering around, being in unchaperoned areas, and loitering is forbidden.  Respect for center property and staff is MANDATORY!

For safety reasons remember that all gym activities for all ages require proper gym attire: gym short, shirt, and gym shoes.  Please send a lock with your child to be used each day.  Locks must be removed each day from the lockers.  The City of Detroit, Detroit Parks & Recreation Department is not responsible for any lost, stolen or damaged items.


Multipurpose Room, Dance Room, Kitchen

Weight Room, Locker Rooms, Tennis Courts,

Ceramics Room, Ample Parking

Other City of Detroit Department & Resources

Department of Neighborhoods District 3  (313) 236-3504

Lockerroom Policy

  • NO glass in locker rooms.
  • —NO food or drink is allowed in the locker room.
  • —Locker rooms are gender specific, only children under the age of 3 are allowed in the locker room of the opposite sex. Children over the age of 3 are placed in the same sex locker room with adult supervision. If there is need for a special accommodation please contact the center supervisor.
  • All items brought into the locker room must be stored in a locker during class.
  • Do not leave anything unattended at any time in the locker rooms.
  • Physical and verbal boundaries are to be respected. Personal space and words must reflect a level of respect that honors individual rights. Running, and standing on benches is not allowed.
  • The City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged personal property.
  • Lockers are to be used for legitimate purposes only.
  • Please report the presence of suspicious individuals in the locker room to staff.
  • For the privacy of everyone, use of cell phones or cameras of any kind is prohibited in the locker room.
  • All lockers are the property of the City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department. 
  • Caution: Wet floors in the locker room may be slippery.
  • —Please watch your step.
  • Please report any facility problems and/or injuries to the staff immediately.
  • The City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department staff reserves the right to check lockers to resolve safety/security concerns. Everyone will be notified should this occur.
  • You must remove all of your items in lockers/locker room when you leave the facility, if items are left they will be kept for two (2) weeks and then discarded.
  • Personal locks may not be left on lockers overnight.
  • The City of Detroit Parks and Recreation Department reserves the right to refuse locker room access to any individual who uses these services in a manner that is unsafe, unhealthy, or inappropriate.

Swim Policy


Swimsuits cannot be worn under clothing (Health Department Policy) 

Required Items: Swim Suit or Lined swim trunks, soap, towel and a lock

All participants mus take a soap shower in the nude prior to entering pool area.

No cut-off swimsuits, body suits, thongs, t-shirts, halter tops, or gym shorts can be worn in the swimming pool.