Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority

Howell Parks & Recreation is committed to its goal of bringing communities together to enrich lives by promoting active and healthy lifestyles.

Meeting Spaces

Facilities & Rentals:

To view a unique mix of Athletic Fields click here 

A variety of rooms at the Bennett Recreation Center are available for activities, both public and private, including parties, dinners, luncheons, business meetings, weddings, showers, receptions, graduations, and family reunions. Room rental form click here.

Countryside Veterinary Dog Park is located on a 2.4 acre site on South Highlander Way off of Grand River. The location was leased from Livingston County by the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority in order to create a much-needed dog park within the Howell area. Click here to download a membership application and waiver.

Rental at the Aquatic & Fitness Center includes certified lifeguards and exclusive use of the water slide, diving board, swimming pool, and hot tub (ages 14 & up).

Relax and enjoy the natural beauty of Howell City Park at the corner of Thompson and Barnard Streets. A valid seasonal or daily pass is needed from the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day. Passes can be picked up starting late April and throughout the summer at the Bennett Recreation Center until Labor Day in September.

Hold your next party, shower, dinner, reception, graduation, or reunion at Oceola Community Center. Amenities include a stage area, sound system, and kitchen. Rental includes the use of the kitchen, sound system, and projector (must request). Room rental form click here.



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Contact Hours
Howell Area Parks & Recreation (Bennett Rec Center)
925 West Grand River Avenue, Howell, MI 48843 USA
(517) 546-0693
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Monday/Wednesday 5:30 am - 8:00 pm
(office hours 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)
Tuesday/Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
(office hours 8:00 am - 8:00 pm)
Friday 5:30 am - 5:00 pm
(office hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Saturday 8:00 am - 1:00 pm (members only) (office closed)