Tucked in a quiet little neighborhood just north of 14 Mile and east of Dequindre is Avis Park in Sterling Heights. The park features a playground, roller skating pad, basketball court and a paved path for walking and jogging.
There are no public restrooms are available at this park.
Avis Park is located at 2525 Avis in Sterling Heights.
Avis Park Playground
The play structure at Avis Park hosts many different and unusual elements which challenged all three of my girls. A couple of the elements were too difficult for Naomi (age 3). Carlyn and Rosa (ages 6 and 9) were able to navigate the structure with no issues. The playground is designed for children ages 5 to 12 with a nice variety of activities.
This musical panel kept Rosa busy for some time as she tried to use the notes provided to play a song. (Not a lot you can do with 6 notes… )
All three of the children enjoyed this smaller version of a merry-go-round. It was a bit difficult to get moving, and it didn’t go very fast, but regardless, they loved it.
In addition to the play structure, the tot lot has a few swings available too.
The basketball courts appear to be in the midst of a construction project. But the space promises to provide hours of fun for its visitors.
There are a few benches about the play area.
Avis Park in Sterling Heights is 9.5 acres and is full of trees that provide a nice shade for its visitors. Overall this is a great neighborhood park.
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Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats.
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