Parks

Canton Parks


Canton Township prides itself on providing an excellent system of parks which offer a variety of activities for residents, plus a place for families to gather for picnics and other outdoor activities. Park pavilions, gazebo, and the Amphitheater in Heritage Park are available for rental by community groups and individuals. To locate a park near you, please check out our Canton Township Facilities, Parks, and Open Spaces Map.

Park Input Opportunities

Canton Leisure Services is seeking public input on several projects. If you would like to get involved, please feel welcome to submit feedback in surveys, at open houses, public hearings or by calling 734/394-5360.

Northeast Pocket-Park Development

CLS is seeking public input for the development of a small pocket-park in Northeast Canton. Pocket Parks are community parks that are generally under a half acre in size. This new park will be located on Koppernick Road, just east of I-275. Residents are invited to provide feedback on the design of the park at several public input sessions. 

The collected input will help determine budgeting priorities and recommendations for both short and long-term improvements, ensuring that this pocket park will serve Canton's needs now and into the future. Residents are encouraged to view the draft park options and provide input via the following ways:

  • Input Opportunities:
    • Online Survey: Open through May 19, 2019
    • Public Open House: Thursday, May 16, 2019 6:30-7:30 pm at the Administration Building
    • Public Open House: Friday, May 17, 2019 9 am- 12 pm at the Summit on the Park
  • Draft Park Design Options: These drawings will also be available in larger print at the Open House events. the input received will help to shape the final design.

Canton 5-Year Park Master Plan

Canton is currently in the process of amending its' Park Master Plan Capital Project List. The Leisure Services Department received valuable citizen input on updating the 5-Year Park Master Plan's Capital Priority List. The next phases of the amendment process will be a Public Hearing and Board Agenda Item on May 28, 2019 at 6 pm. If approved, it will then be forwarded to local and state organizations for adoption. Approved Master Plan Capital Items are then considered eligible for grants.

  1. Park Rules
  2. Locate a Park
  3. Rental Information
  4. Field Permits
  5. New Park Amenities
  6. Benefits of Parks
  7. Support Parks & Trails

Park Rules

Canton Township requires that all residents and guests abide by the Ordinances and Rules set up by the Township. For the enjoyment and safety of everyone using Canton's parks, we thank you for paying attention to the following:

  • Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times (and please leave nothing behind...)
  • Skateboarding is not allowed in Canton parks
  • All of our parks are open from 6 am - 10 pm
  • Motorized, electrical boats must have Park Superintendent's approval
  • No alcohol is allowed in Canton Parks

Canton Township Ordinances: a complete list of park rules is listed in Chapter 50-Leisure Services.