The City of Belleville has an active and involved Parks and Recreation
Commission. The Commission oversees the City's parks as well as
planning and implementing recreational activities and special events.
The five member Recreation Commission serves as an advisory board for the
Department of Parks & Recreation. This body meets at City Hall on the fourth
Monday of each month at 7:30 P.M. If you are interested in this type of
community involvement, please contact the City Manager, 734.697.9323
The City of Belleville and the surrounding area offer a wide variety of
and leisure activities for adults and children. Our location
gives residents the
advantages of small-town living with surrounding cultural and
including theater, shopping, dining, museums,
hiking, boating, golfing, skiing,
festivals for every season, and more.
We invite you to come and explore Belleville's many recreational opportunities.
The City has four principal parks.
Horizon Park on the shore of Belleville Lake is home to the
Belleville War Memorial and features a rose
arbor, new picnic pavilion, benches, a lakeside
boardwalk and boat docks, restrooms and wonderful lake views. A favorite activity of area residents is watching the sun set over the lake at Horizon
at the foot of the to the Belleville bridge, is a community gathering place for individual quiet time and for fun events offering lakefront vistas.
Victory Park is located in the heart of the City at an intersection known by local residents as "Five Points". Victory Park offers a children's play area, picnic facilities, a gazebo, and features a statue of the famous explorer LaSalle. It is home to the renovated Victory Station, which is available to rent for meetings and special events.
Victory Station, in Victory Park
is available for rent. Rental rates are $20/hr for City residents, and $40/hr for non-residents. The maximum number of guests is 50, and a security deposit of $200 is required.
Contact the Belleville City Clerk at 734-697-9323 about renting Victory Station.
Village Park is
a City park located on 8 acres at the intersection of Savage
Road and Sheldon adjacent to the Victoria Commons
subdivision. It features walking trails,
basketball courts, a children's play area, sand
volleyball courts, and the Belleville Skatepark - a rollerblading court. A striking feature of
Village Park are it's three large ponds and surrounding trails. In
the Fall of 2010, the main path around the large pond was paved and made ADA
The Belleville Skate Park is an approximately
.65 acre specialty park developed in 2002 by the
City of Belleville with funding assistance from Wayne County. The Skate Park is an
innovative addition to Belleville's recreation
inventory, meeting the needs of area teens. It
is located at the north end of Village Park and
provides a safe and secure environment for
Belleville High School is located within the
City of Belleville on 34.7 acres of land.
Included on this land are three ball diamonds, a
football field with bleachers and lights, a
track, and eight community tennis courts which
were funded by city organizations.
South Middle School has an area of about 29
acres. The school has a gym, football field,
ball diamonds, and a soccer field that can be
reserved by community organizations. This
facility includes nearly five acres of dense
woods and a ready-made nature study area.
Edgemont Elementary School is on an 8.3 acre
plot with a playground, soccer field, and
gymnasium which are used for neighborhood
activities. This area provides recreation
opportunities and open space for surrounding