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Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak Playground & Train Rides

Starr-Jaycee park is a 28 acre park in Royal Oak. The park is home to may sport fields including Baseball / Softball, Fitness Stations, Football Field, frisbee golf, and also volleyball. Guests can enjoy a playground as well as a pavilion.

Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak

Location and Hours
Park Amenities
Starr-Jaycee Playground
Great Lakes Steamers Train Rides
Park Overview
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Other Parks in Royal Oak

Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak Location and Hours

Located at 13 Mile & Crooks. The park is open daily from 6:00 am until 8:00 pm
Address: 1321 W 13 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI 48073

Park Amenities

This park is home to several sports fields. Guests can enjoy baseball/softball fields in addition to fitness stations, a football field and frisbee golf. There is also a multi-purpose field, vita course and volleyball net available for guests.

Frisbee Golf at Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak

Picnic goers can enjoy several tables together with a pavilion and grills.

Finally, the park has restrooms.

Pavilion and grills

The Playground at Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak

The playground at Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak offers two play areas for the children. In addition to the large play structure, the park hosts a toddler play structure, standing zipline, four horse spring and other play structures. Swings include two baby bucket swings together with a tire swing set. Finally visitors can enjoy playing in the beach sand. Pails and shovels are kept on site via donations.

toddler playground at Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak

Great Lakes Steamers Train Rides

Train rides for kids on the 1st full weekend of each month, May through October. Train rides go from Noon until 4 p.m. Weather permitting. For more information, visit the Great Lakes Steamers website.

Great Lakes Live Steamers

Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak Overview

Play Elements: Large play structure, toddler play structure, standing zipline, four horse spring as well as other play structures.
Swings: two bucket swings and classic tire swing set 
Surface: beach sand, wood chips and also grass.
Unique Features: Great Lakes Steamer Train Rides available on the first full weekend of the months of May to October (12 noon-4 pm), beach sand with donated excavator toys and sand shovels, Vita Course and Fitness Stations
Bathrooms:  Yes
Water Fountain: none
Shade: yes
Pavilion:  yes, three pavilions
Picnic Tables: yes
Grills: yes, near the pavilions
Sports Fields:  baseball, football field, frisbee golf, multi-purpose field, and also volleyball
Walking Trails: none
Parking: free paved parking lot
Tot Play Structure: yes
Fenced in: no
Seating: several wooden and metal benches near the play structures

Playing in the sand at Starr-Jaycee Park in Royal Oak

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Other Parks with Playgrounds in Royal Oak

Community Parks in Royal Oak

  • Dickinson Park – Located at Springer & Amherst. Basketball court, picnic tables, soccer field, tennis court along with a playground.
  • Dondero Park – Located at Dondero & Hoffman. Baseball / Softball, Basketball Court, Picnic Tables, playground as well as tennis.
  • Elks Park – Located at Normandy & Rosewold. Baseball/Softball field, basketball court, picnic tables, soccer field, tennis court as well as a playground.
  • Exchange Park – Located at Campbell & Montrose. Baseball / Softball field, Outdoor Ice Skating Rink, Playground, soccer field and also a tennis court.
  • Gunn Dyer Park – Located at Chester & Hampton. Baseball / Softball, Multi-Purpose Field, together with a Playground.
  • Kenwood Park – Located at Kenwood & Forest Baseball / Softball, Multi-Purpose Field, Picnic Tables, playground, soccer and also tennis.
  • Lawson Park – Located at Irving & Parent. Baseball / Softball, Multi-Purpose Field, picnic tables, playground together with volleyball.
  • Lockman Park – Located at Connecticut & Derby. Basketball, Drinking Fountain, Fitness Stations, picnic tables playground, tennis and also volleyball.
  • Meininger Park – Located at Maxwell & Farnum. Basketball, Drinking Fountain, Fitness Stations, outdoor ice skating rink, picnic tables, playground, tennis court as well as vita course.
  • Memorial Park – Located at 13 Mile and Woodward. Sports fields include: Baseball / Softball Fields, Concession, Football Field, and also a tennis court. The park also contains a pavilion, picnic tables, playground, and restrooms.
  • Optimist Park – Located at Rochester Road & Montrose. Sports fields include baseball/softball, multipurpose field, soccer an also volleyball. In addition to sports, the park hosts picnic tables and a playground.
  • Red Run Park – Located at Girard & Vermont. Sport fields include Baseball / Softball, Basketball, tennis, soccer as well as tennis. The park is also home to picnic areas and a playground.
  • Starr Jaycee Park – Located at 13 Mile & Crooks. Sport fields include Baseball / Softball, Fitness Stations, Football Field, frisbee golf, and also volleyball. Guests can enjoy a playground as well as a pavilion.
  • VFW Park – Located at Campbell & Lincoln. Baseball / Softball, Basketball, Multi-Purpose Field, pavilion, picnic tables, playground, restrooms and tennis.
  • Waterworks Park – Located at Marywood & Lloyd. Baseball / Softball, Fitness Stations, Multi-Purpose Field
  • Whittier Park – Located at Farnum & Alexander. Multi-Purpose Field, Pickleball Courts, Picnic Tables, playground as well as soccer.

Neighborhood Parks in Royal Oak

  • Barton Park I – Located at Troy & Pingree. Picnic Tables Playground.
  • Bassett Park – Located at Campbell Road. Asphalt Play Area Playground Soccer Field.
  • Clawson Park – Located on Woodland. This park is home to picnic tables as well as a playground.
  • Cody Park – Located at Cody & 12 Mile. Playground Soccer Field Picnic Tables.
  • Cummingston Park – Located at Torquay and Leafdale. Includes multi-purpose field, picnic tables, playground as well as trails.
  • Fernwood Park – Located at Austin & Farnum. Basketball Playground Soccer Field.
  • Franklin Park – Located at Harrison & Mohawk. Playground Tennis Court.
  • Fulton Park – Located at Parkway Drive & Normandy. Picnic Tables and also a Playground.
  • Grant Park – Located at Fifth & Kayser. Baseball / Softball Picnic Tables Playground soccer.
  • Lions Club Park – Located at Hilldale & Woodsboro. Picnic Tables Playground.
  • Maddock Park – Located at Lincoln & Stephenson. Playground Soccer Field Vita Course.
  • Marais Park – Located at Marais & Vinsetta. Multi-Purpose Field as well as a playground.
  • Marks Park – Located at 2nd & Blair. Multi-Purpose Field Picnic Tables Playground.
  • Maudlin Park – Located at Cooper Avenue & Samoset. Multi-Purpose Field, Picnic Tables, Playground and also a soccer field.
  • Miller Park – Located at Garden Avenue & Webster Avenue. Picnic Areas as well as a playground.
  • Milton Hey – Hudson Park – Located at Knowles & Batavia. Basketball Multi-Purpose Field Picnic Tables playground.
  • Pioneer Park – Located at Parkway Drive & Normandy. Picnic areas and also a playground.
  • Quickstad Park Nature Center – Normandy & Lexington. The Tenhave Woods Nature Trails are located within Quickstad Park.  
  • Realtor Park – Located at Main & Sunnybrook. Multi-Purpose Field, Picnic Areas, together with a Playground.
  • Sullivan Park – Located at Greenfield Road & Samoset Road. Picnic areas and also a playground.
  • Upton Park – Located at Nakota & Mandalay. Multi-Purpose Field, Picnic Areas, Playground together with a Tennis Court.
  • Wagner Park – Located at Rochester & Main. Dog Run, Frisbee Golf, Picnic Areas as well as a playground.
  • Worden Park East – Located at Lexington & Marias Avenue. Picnic Areas as well as a Playground.

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