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Engage! Recreation Guide

Aug - Sep

Engage - August - September 2020

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Aug - Sep 2020

Engage Recreation Guide
Aug - Sep 2020

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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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A Brighter Day - Help decorate the trees at Meadowbrook Commons

Tree SocksWe are looking for volunteers who want to put smiles on the faces of nearly 200 older adults at Meadowbrook Commons by decorating the trees on the campus with tree socks.

  • Adopt a tree and knit a sock by Aug. 17. We will provide you the measurements & will install your piece. If you need yard, let us know.

For more information email or call 248.347.0400.

Learn more here.

Novi Dog Park memberships, renewals go virtual

Novi Dog Park LogoRegistering to become a member of the Novi Dog Park or renewing your membership can now be done virtually.

Simply head over to and follow the instructions listed for new members and renewals.

Annual memberships are $30/resident and $60/non-resident. A key fob is needed for entry, along with proof of required vaccinations and current Oakland County Dog License.

Learn more here.

Grab a drive-thru craft kit from Fuerst Park

Craft Kit Drive Through FlyerGet crafty with us by swinging by the Craft Kit Drive Through on Wednesday, Aug. 19 for supplies and joining in on Zoom to put it all together.

The drive-through will be open from 9-11am at Fuerst Park for the first 100 participants. A Zoom link will also be provided so you can hop on at noon to assemble the project with all of us.

This unique program is sponsored by Community Financial Credit Union and presented in collaboration with Abrakadoodle of Oakland County.

Click here to register.

Compete in the Junior Tennis Tourney on Aug. 23

Girl Playing TennisPut your tennis skills to the test in our Junior Tennis Tournament on Sunday, Aug. 23 at Wildlife Woods Park.

There are divisions for ages 7-8, 9-10 and 11-12. The tournaments are non-elimination format to ensure a lot of play.

Cost is $25/resident and $30/non-resident.

Click here to register.

Join us on the course this fall in the 55+ league

2020 Fall Golf League 55+ FlyerWe are excited to announce that our 55+ Golf League is going to have a fall season!

The league will take place at Riverbank Golf Course and feature leagues on Mondays for men, Wednesdays for women and Thursdays for mixed. All leagues will consist of partners playing a round-robin schedule for five weeks.

Play starts the week of Sep. 21 and ends the week of Oct. 19. Cost is $74/resident & $79/non-resident. A golf cart fee of $5 is paid directly to the course and is based on two people sharing a cart.

Click here to register.

Novi Civic Theatre Camps

Novi Theater CampsNovi Civic Theatre Camps ideal for young performers
Calling all young performers! The Novi Civic Theatre is hosting three camps this summer sure to pique your interest.

Our final theatre camp of the summer is the virtual "Yoga Stories: Theatre Movement!" This camp is being held Aug. 8-14 on Zoom for grades K-3. Campers will be guided through easy yoga poses to go along with a story.

Click here to register.

Win an Amazon gift card in our eSports Rec Leagues

ESportsThe eSports Rec Leagues continue to grow in popularity and we are sweetening the pot with "Big Prize" leagues for Amazon gift cards.

Our Summer Season is from Aug. 2-Sep. 26 and Fall Season is from Sep. 27-Nov. 7. Champs of the regular leagues will win a championship shirt, while "Big Prize" league winners will get Amazon gift cards: $150 (1st), $50 (2nd), $25 (3rd).

To register, download the Mission Control GG app on your phone, select Novi Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services and join a league.

Click here to register.

Take a safe ride with Novi Senior Transportation

Novi Senior TransportationRide safely to your appointments with Novi Senior Transportation.

The service takes Novi residents 55+ and those under 55 with a limited disability to doctors appointments, shopping restaurants and more.

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, all passengers must wear a face mask while in the vehicle. A passenger can expect their driver will be wearing a face mask and vehicles to be sanitized between each passenger.

To schedule a ride, call 248.735.5617.

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