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Engage! Recreation Guide

June - July 2021



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Share your story and promote your business! The Engage magazine is being redesigned to inform, entertain, educate and inspire people to connect with and contribute to the Novi community through articles focusing on events, services, programs and opportunities, as well as the traditional program listings. Business also will have the opportunity to advertise within the publication and make story pitches.

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Co-ed sand volleyball returns to Lakeshore Park

Adults playing sand volleyballCheck out the sand volleyball courts at the newly renovated Lakeshore Park this summer by joining a Co-Ed Sand Volleyball League.

We have leagues for under 21 years old, competitive adult, and a recreational adult starting in June. Those who don't have a team can also register under the individual options.

Click here to register.

Explore your creative side with KidCreate Studio

Create fridge worthy masterpieces while learning art concepts and experimenting with KidCreate Studio Art Classes Flyerdifferent art materials in the KidCreate Studio Art Classes.

Classes include:
Glitter and Glow (May 11-June 1)
Big Machines (June 22)

Classes provide a fun, self-esteem building atmosphere full of "I did it moments."

Click here to register.

Try a Hawaiian and Polynesian dance class this spring

Explore a new dance style with our popular Hawaiian & Polynesian Dance Classes at the Polynesian Dancers LogoNovi Civic Center.

Offerings include:
Hula: Kids (Ages 4-12)
Tahitian Dance (Ages 5+)
Hula Basics (Ages 5+)
Halau Hula (Ages 5+)

All classes are rooted in the traditional Halau Hula style of teaching and will integrate Hawaiian values, language, and proper cultural protocol.

Click here to register.

Spots still available for our spring Adult Softball league

We are a month away from the start of Spring Adult Softball and we still have a few open spots for teams.
Adult playing softball
Men's Divisions play on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, while Co-ed Divisions are on Thursday and Friday. The season consists of six weeks of doubleheaders, plus a post-season single elimination tournament.

Register as a team for $589 or call the Parks office at 248.347.0400 to be placed on a free agent list as an individual.

Click here to register.

Spend your summer in Novi as a Camp Counselor

Pic-CampCounselorIt's the best feeling in the world to make an impact on kids and you get to do that every day in the summer as a Camp Counselor.

We are looking for responsible, patient, energetic, creative, fun and compassionate people to join our team. You will work with a staff of 7-11 others to provide 30-75 campers per week a safe and fun camp experience. Pay starts at $10/hour and counselors will work up to 37.5 hours per week Monday-Friday between 7am-6pm.

You must be at least 18 years old and have experience working with children. CPR and First Aid certification is also required and will be provided.

Click here to register.

Novi Dog Park memberships, renewals go virtual

Novi Dog Park Logo

Novi Dog Park memberships and membership renewals can now be done virtually. For new memberships:

To renew your dog park membership:

Learn more here.

Novi Senior Transportation to continue service

Novi Senior TransportationNovi Senior Transportation will continue to operate over the next three weeks during the MDHHS order.
We are encouraging passengers to limit trips to appointments and grocery shopping.
To schedule a ride, call 248.735.5616 between 7:30am-4pm at least one business day in advance. Rides are available between 8am-7pm, Monday-Friday.
There is no charge for rides within Novi and a $5 one-way charge outside of Novi. Punch cards are available for $30 each for 7 rides.

Click here to know more.

Beyond Books (Novi Public Library)

Use the following links to visit the Novi Library website for more information.

Library Board
Friends of the Novi Library / Kaleidoscope Series
Historical Commission
Adult Programs
Adult Book Discussion Groups
Adult Career Development and Business Programs
Adult Language Programs
Adult Computer Programs
Tween and Teen Programs
Youth Story Times
Youth Programs
iCube Makerspace

Other Recreational Opportunities

Kensington Metropark

Logo - MetroparksWith more than 2.5 million visitors each year, Kensington Metropark is a 4,481-acre first-class recreational facility. Its wooded hilly terrain surrounds beautiful Kent Lake. The park features an 18-hole regulation golf course, a disc golf course, a nature center, a farm learning center, picnic areas, beaches, boat rentals, cross country skiing, ice skating, a paved hike-bike trail and more. Click here to visit the Kensington Metropark website.

Maybury State Park

Maybury Park is located at 50165 Eight Mile in Northville Township – 48167. Enter at the RED Maybury Farm sign entrance off Eight Mile approximately 1.75 miles west of Beck Road. Click here for more information on Maybury State Park.


Oakland County Parks is a site for residents and visitors alike. It provides a gateway to all there is to see and do in Oakland County, Michigan, from our scenic recreation areas to our vibrant downtowns.

Oakland County Parks Opportunities

Individuals with disabilities may participate in all general recreation and leisure opportunities. A recreation therapist is available to assist in making your experience a success. Adaptive sports equipment, fishing equipment, trail chairs, pool transfer chairs and hand cycles are available.

Check for additional programs and sports clinics at