Summer Playground


The Sterling Heights Parks and Recreation Department, in cooperation with Utica Community Schools and Warren Consolidated Schools, will be offering a playground program at several schools in Sterling Heights.

Children may register to attend any playground site. Activities include Arts & Crafts, Games, Sports, Art Show, Special Events, Field Trips** and more! A 4th-year college student or older Senior Leader will staff each playground, along with at least one Junior Leader and an Aide. All staff have passed a background check and are certified in CPR, First Aid and Concussion Training.

AGES: 5-14 years old (Born between 8/4/04 and 6/21/13). Note: Children must be 5 years old on or before June 21, 2018 in order to register (or must wait to register until turning 5).

TIME: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. A staff member is present during the lunch hour from 12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m.

STARTS/ENDS: Thursday, June 21 to Friday, August 3, 2018. Six Weeks – no program July 4th, 26th & 27th. Sites are closed on field trip days to those not attending the trip. This is a drop-in program; daily or full day attendance is not required. Children should come prepared to take part in all activities. Please dress in gym shoes daily!

FEES**:     RESIDENTS: $110 per Sterling Heights resident

                   NON-RESIDENTS: $165 per non-Sterling Heights resident.

       **Field trip fees are not included in the registration fee.

Our 2018 locations are:
*Black Elementary  #1002.703
Davis Junior High  #1002.706
DeKeyser Elementary  #1002.712
*Fillmore Elementary  #1002.715
Havel #1002.707
Harvey Elementary  #1002.711
Heritage Junior High  #1002.704

*Free lunch will be served to participants at Fillmore Elementary and Black Elementary only (participants at Warren Consolidated Schools).
Registration begins Tuesday, May 1 at 8:30 a.m. for residents and Wednesday, May 2 for non-residents.

Or Print and Mail/Fax This Form

Registration begins May 1 for residents and May 2 for non-residents

Click here to view the 2018 Parents Calendar 

Weekly Schedules