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Firefighters Park in Troy #OaklandCounty Visitor’s Guide and Photos

Firefighters Park is a 96-acre park in Troy, Michigan.  Located at 1800 W. Square Lake, it is on the North Side of Square Lake Road between Crooks and Coolidge.  This is one of five community parks in Troy which also includes Boulan Park, Flynn Park, Jaycee Park, and Raintree Park.  Firefighters Park hosts a mix of open space as well as wooded areas. The Rouge River runs through the park offering a gorgeous view together with the opportunity for shore fishing.

Firefighters Park in Troy sign

Firefighters park in Troy has one barrier-free play medium-sized play structure coupled with one small vehicle play structure.  The medium-sized structure has a couple of slides, fun climbing elements as well as an astroturf surface.  The structure is okay.  It feels like it was built to keep children entertained while other family members are engaged in sports activities.  I have seen much more impressive structures at neighborhood parks in Troy.

barrier free play structure at Firefighters Park in Troy

The park is also host to regular swings, baby bucket swings, and one ADA swing.

swings at Firefighters Park in Troy

Restrooms are available at a central location between the soccer fields, ball diamonds, and play structure.

restroom, water fountain and concessions

Guests can also enjoy an eighteen-hole disc golf course or sand volleyball courts.

disc golf course in Troy

A pavilion with picnic tables is also available at Firefighters Park in Troy.

picnic tables and pavilion at Firefighters Park
bridge over River Rouge

The park does not allow swimming or boating.  However, shore fishing only is allowed with a State of Michigan fishing license. Michigan DNR fishing information.

Firefighters Park in Troy Summary

Play Elements:  One medium-sized play structure coupled with one small bus structure
Swings: child swings, baby bucket swings together with one ADA swing.
Surface: astroturf, wood chips
Unique Features: disc golf course, shore fishing, in addition to a bridge across the RougeRiver
Bathrooms: yes
Shade: partial
Pavilion: yes
Picnic Tables: yes
Grills: no
Sports Fields: baseball, soccer, volleyball, as well as disc golf
Walking Trails: yes
Parking: multiple paved lots
Tot Play Structure. no
Fenced in: no

Carlyn on the play structure

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Check out some of the other places we have visited in Troy, Michigan.  By the same token, you can find other parks and playgrounds in Metro Detroit.   Likewise, you might find your next adventure on our list of our top ten favorite playgrounds in Metro Detroit.

Troy Parks

Community Parks in Troy include:

  • Boulan Park is over 63 acres and offers a wide variety of recreation facilities including three ball diamonds, eight lighted tennis courts, five soccer fields, two sand volleyball courts, two barrier-free play structures, not to mention a 1.25 mile paved walking path.
  •  Jaycee Park offers two ball diamonds, full-sized and small soccer fields, as well as a sand volleyball court for the sports lovers. Above all, the children will enjoy two barrier-free play structures and a gaga ball court at this 45-acre park. Additionally, Jaycee Park in Troy has a picnic shelter, restrooms, and paved parking. Finally, guests can take a book or leave a book at the Little Free Library.
  • Firefighters Park hosts a mix of open space as well as wooded areas in this 96-acre park. The Rouge River runs through the park offering a gorgeous view together with the opportunity for shore fishing. The park also offers playgrounds, soccer fields, ball diamonds, disc golf, shore fishing, pavilions, and restrooms.
  • Donald J. Flynn Park is a 25-acre park that offers ball diamonds, seasonal restrooms, a small play structure, and concession stand.
  • Raintree Park, a 41-acre park that hosts an 18-hole disc golf course, ball diamond,  two barrier-free play structures, picnic shelter, sand volleyball court, in addition to a paved walking path through the woods. There are restrooms are available seasonally too.

Neighborhood Parks in Troy include:

  • Beach Road Park offers sports fields such as ball diamonds and soccer fields. Visitors will enjoy the 10 acres filled with open spaces together with recreational play. A play structure as well as restrooms are also available.
  • Beaver Trial Park is a 7-acre park that offers paved walking paths as well as both wooded and open space areas. There is no parking at this location, therefore this park is only accessible by foot. Visitors can enjoy the sand volleyball coupled with the barrier-free structure. 
  • Brinston Park is an 18-acre park that offers several sports fields including ball diamonds, soccer fields, tennis courts, as well as a basketball court. Visitors can also enjoy the barrier-free structure. 
  • Phillipp J. Huber Park offers a 1.3-mile unpaved walking path through the wooded areas of the 20-acre park. Visitors can also enjoy tennis at one of the eight lighted tennis courts. Additionally, a picnic area and restrooms are available for park-goers.
  • Milverton Park offers walking paths along the wooded wetland areas as well as a large open space. Visitors can also enjoy climbing boulders together with the wheelchair-accessible exercise equipment in this 15-acre park.
  • North Glen Park offers dirt paths through its 10 acres of wooded areas. If you enjoy a family-friendly hiking adventure, then you’ll want to check out this neighborhood park. Additionally, this park does not offer any other amenities nor restrooms.
  • Redwood Park is the smallest of the parks in Troy, Michigan, it still offers a lot of recreational opportunities to its visitors. The 3-acre Redwood Park offers a ball diamond, pickleball courts, a barrier-free play structure, as well as a small picnic shelter.
  • Robinwood Park is an 18 -acre park that offers a one-mile paved walking path, two barrier-free play structures, a sand volleyball court as well as two picnic areas.
  • Schroeder Park offers two soccer fields, paved and unpaved paths through 10 acres of wooded areas, a ball diamond as well as two play structures.
  • Sylvan Glen Lake Park is a 40-acre park that offers shore fishing on the sixteen-acre lake as well as plenty of grassy areas to play.