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Engage! Recreation Guide

Dec 2020 - Jan 2021

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Dec 2020 - Jan 2021

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Dec 2020 - Jan 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.

Click here to get involved.

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Start the new year off right by doing Fitness at Home

Hands holding letters spelling ExerciseNo gym, no problem! Novi Parks has a variety of virtual fitness programs you can do from the comfort of your home.

Among the available classes are Tone & Stretch, Zumba and Pilates. Classes started this week so be sure to register today to get moving and meet those 2021 goals!

Click here to register.


Join us outside on the trails for Night Hikes and S'mores

Get the family together and get outside on the trails at ITC Community Sports Park and Family hiking in snowLakeshore Park.

The first self-guided lantern light hike takes place at 6pm on Friday, Jan. 22 at ITC Community Sports Park. We will meet at the shelter near the Tim Pope Play Structure before and after for s'mores.

The February and March hikes are currently scheduled for Feb. 19 and March 19 at Lakeshore Park.

This program is free but pre-registration is required. Make sure you wear proper footwear and dress for the weather.

Click here to register.

Get the family together and join us for Parks & Recess

Parks & Recess FlyerThe whole family is invited to join us this winter for Parks & Recess!

We kicked off the program this week, and every week has a different theme. A new challenge will be shared with registered families each day, Monday-Thursday, that involves anything from building a snowman to re-enacting your favorite sports team moment.

Themes for the upcoming weeks include: Holidays, Dance, Parks & Nature, Sports, Art, Music, Hoops, Food, and Trivia.

Cost is $10 per week and winners will receive a prize that includes board games or restaurant gift cards. Registration ends the Wednesday prior to the competition week so don't wait!

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