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Parks & Recreation

Pioneer Park- Dog Park Registration Online Payments
Dog Park Registration Form - Mandatory
Payment/ Registration may also be done in person at Utica City Hall.
All keyfobs must be picked up in person from Utica City Hall.

2022 Meeting Dates


Canoe or kayak the Clinton River utilizing the new canoe launch at Heritage Park (south of M-59 west of Van Dyke). Contact the city office for more information: 586.739.1600.

For programming, we partner with the Charter Township of Shelby where Utica residents are welcomed to participate just as their residents in all Parks and Recreation Department offerings. Watch for the special newsletter sent to Utica homes outlining all the Shelby Park &Rec programs and Seniors, be sure to avail yourselves of the bus service afforded all Shelby and Utica Senior Citizens at a very modest charge. We have arranged this collaboration for your benefit, so definitely take advantage of every opportunity that interests you.

The Shelby Township recreation program non-resident fee does NOT apply to Utica residents

If you have any questions concerning recreation programs ONLY
please call Shelby Township 
Parks & Recreation at (586) 731-0300.

Grant Park Pavilions are available for private parties. Please call 586-739-1600 for availability.
Download the Grant Park Pavilion Reservation Form
Please be considerate of others and make use of the refuse containers provided. Extra bags are located in the bottom of these containers along with a dumpster available on the Nancy Street side of the park.