Prescribed Burn Alert:

The prescribed burn scheduled for 4/13/2021 at Springfield Oaks County Park was postponed until today, 4/14/2021, with an expected ignition time of 1pm.
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Springfield Township Parks and Recreation’s mission is to enhance each resident’s quality of life and leisure by providing programs and facilities while being committed to the preservation of our natural environment.


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12000 Davisburg Road
Davisburg, MI 48350
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Phone: (248) 846-6558
Fax: (248) 846-6557

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Parks & Recreation Staff:
Sarah Richmond Director
Kathy VanGilder Recreation Coordinator for Sports & Senior Programs
Christine Baker Recreation Coordinator For Activities & Events
Kyle Wade Parks Maintenance Superintendent
Lauren Vance Parks Maintenance
Robert Bridenbaugh Building Custodian
Bob Grady Gate Attendant
Brian Piper Park Ranger

Donations Requested
The Springfield Township Parks and Recreation Department is requesting donations and/or contributions from generous business owners and/or citizens for our programs, special events or parks. 

Advertisement Space Available Just For You!

Springfield Township Parks and Recreation has space available in our brochures for advertising.  Currently, we distribute our brochures to over 16,000 homes twice a year in parts of Independence Township, Rose Township, Springfield Township and White Lake Township.  If you are interested in placing an ad in our brochure, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 
248-846-6558 for additional information. You can download the Brochure Advertising Form here


For seasonal or part-time employment, please call or stop by our office for an application.  We are currently accepting applications for a Ball Site Supervisor, Ball Coordinator, T-Ball Umpires, Baseball Umpires, Softball Umpires and Seasonal Maintenance Staff. Please see the Employment page for more opportunities.

Instructors Wanted!
Springfield Township Parks and Recreation is looking for individuals interested in being paid to share their skills and knowledge through a class or program. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, please call 248-846-6558 or stop by the Parks and Recreation office.

Volunteers Wanted!
If volunteering is more your style, we are always looking for individuals interested in having fun by sharing their time at our special events. Call the Parks and Recreation office today at 248-846-6558 to get signed up!

Stay Connected
Sign Up to Receive Our Brochure
Currently, our brochures are mailed out twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall.  It is our goal that all Springfield Township residents receive our brochure.  If for some reason, you did not receive our brochure in the mail, please contact the Parks and Recreation office at 248-846-6558 and we will see to it that you receive one.  If you are not a resident of Springfield Township and would like to receive our brochures through the mail, please call the Parks and Recreation office at 248-846-6558.

Sign Up to Receive News & Alerts
Click here to sign up to receive updates on STPR news, events and activities - choose whether you would prefer to receive updates via email or text message, then select the topics you would like to receive updates for. 

We Welcome Your Input
Springfield Township Parks and Recreation does its best to provide diverse recreational programs to meet the needs and interests of everyone in the community.  Because of those diverse needs and interests, your input is important for developing new programs or improving existing ones.  Please feel free to contact the Parks and Recreation office at 248-846-6558 with any suggestions, comments or ideas you may have.

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Channel #22 is shown 24 hours a day and offers information on the Springfield Township Offices, the Library, the Fire Department, Parks & Recreation's programs and special events, Board Meetings, Employment Opportunities and more!  So tune into channel #22 and check us out!!

Friends of the Parks and Recreation Group
The mission of Friends of the Parks is to support Springfield Township Parks & Recreation (STPR) by celebrating and enhancing our treasured park properties and quality program and events that strengthen our community.
Join! A family membership is $25.
Participate! Attend Friends of the Parks events and have great fun while you support STPR.
Meetings! The group  meets at the Springfield Township Civic Center at 6:30 pm (lower level conference room).

To request more information or to get involved please e-mail us at or Follow us on Facebook.