Events & Activities

Bike Rides

Thursdays @ 7:00 pm, April-October Enjoy riding (weather permitting) with a fun group of ­cyclists through the trails in the historic forest, around the periphery of the park, through the Palmer Park Apartment District, the Golf Club neighborhood, and other beautiful neighborhoods with great ­architecture. We ride about 8 to 10 miles at a fairly leisurely pace. Feel free to join for part or all of the ride. Meet at the pool parking lot off Merrill Plaisance. Click here to join our bike email list. For the most up-to-date info about our weekly bike rides, visit our People for Palmer Park facebook page and join the BIKE EVENT.

TaiChi_smTAI CHI – Free classes

Tuesdays, 7 - 8 pm Classes for all skill levels with teacher Peter Guenther, will be held in three sessions. All sessions will meet at the park at 7 Mile and Pontchartrain. Come dressed to move! Read more

Free Summer Yoga

DSC_0029Saturdays, 9-10 am, in Palmer Park! Outdoor free yoga classes for all skill levels will was held on Saturday mornings. Children’s Yoga (6-10 years old) is held from 10:15-11 am. 
Read more about the 2014 Yoga classes

Palmer Park Tennis Academy

10 & Under Jr. Development Program & Adult Tennis is presented by People for Palmer Park with support from the United States Tennis Association. It provides excellent instruction for children 10 years of age and younger on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the summer. Adult classes meet on Wednesdays. Rackets and balls will be provided.  Tennis shoes are required.

Location:  Palmer Park Tennis Courts – Woodward Avenue, between Six Mile and Seven Mile Roads. Read more

Log Cabin Day

Log Cabin Day: The last Sunday in June (to correspond with Michigan Log Cabin Day)

Since 2012, PFPP has celebrated Log Cabin Day by opening the cabin for tours of the cabin’s interior interior, which has rarely been open over the past 30 years; live music; activities for children; actors and historians in period costumes; and much more. 

Our efforts continue to renovate the historic Log Cabin, built in 1885 for Senator Thomas W. Palmer and his wife Mary Merrill Palmer.  Read more and donate to restore the Cabin.

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