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Novi, Michigan
Novi, Michigan
Parks & Recreation


Department Info

The Community Center 
Frank J Lada Civic Arena

15800 White Street
 Allen Park, MI 48101


Patrick Hawkins



We put the FUN in the City activities.  We plan and operate programs for residents of Allen Park.  All ages and abilities are included.  We also maintain City Parks and operate the Allen Park Community Center, including Fitness Center, Ice Rink, Gymnasium and Room Rentals. 

For a complete list of the Allen Park Community Center activities and events please call 313-928- 0771.



"To provide parks and recreation resources that serve all residents of Allen Park that provide a comprehensive, wide range of leisure opportunities for all ages while improving our quality of life."


  • Park
  • Recreation
  • Community Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Ice Rink 


Patrick HawkinsPat served as the first Director of Parks & Recreation for Brownstown Township and retired as Parks & Recreation Director from the City of Trenton in 2011.  Pat has more than 40 years experience in Parks & Recreation as a volunteer, coach, official, employee and administrator.  His experience includes athletics, arts, inclusion, facility management, personnel management, crisis management, and much more.  Successful special events has been an area Pat has excelled in such as:  Michigan High School Hockey Showcase and the Nationally Televised “Replay” series being just two of his accomplishments.