Parks & Facilities

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Two riverbank picnic pavillons built by Owosso Rotary Club
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playground equipment for two different age groups
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Owosso Parks

Make a Donation for Plunge for the Parks

The goal of the park system is “to recognize the many benefits of parks and recreation to promote healthy life styles, relieve environmental stress, attract tourists, offer recreational outlets for youth, attract retirees, enhance property values, and help preserve the natural environment.”

Owosso’s parks are vibrant and continuously improving. The city park system consists of approximately 250 acres with 90 different facilities and attractions dispersed over its 12 parks. From the one acre Fayette Square to the 164 acre Collamer Park, Owosso serves the community’s various needs and neighborhoods.

The City of Owosso has an official parks and recreation plan that has an inventory of the park system, establishes a vision, and makes recommendations for future improvements and programming. The parks and recreation plan, adopted in 2006 and amended in 2011 and 2017, contains detailed information concerning the park system of the city. The Owosso Parks and Recreation Commission was established to assist in realizing the vision of the park plan. This group of five engaged citizens meets monthly at city hall to work with the community on establishing new facilities, responding to issues, and making recommendations to the city council.

Use the links and contact information on this page to learn about the park facilities and their locations, make a park reservation, or to become involved in the community.

Owosso Bentley Park Playscape Project

Learn more about the Bentley Park Playscape Project

Bentley Park Community Build

Volunteers and workers from the City of Owosso, Michigan took part in a Miracle Midwest hosted Community Build Playground in 2013. The playground at Bentley Park features a train themed Kid's Choice Structure, along with a Mega Tower, freestanding swings, and spring riders. Watch as this 3 day build is captured in less than 3 minutes.

Contact

Tanya Buckelew

Officer Manager

Building Department

(989) 725-0540

Volunteer Opportunities

Call City Hall for details:

Collamer Park Trail Maintenance

Reserve A Park Pavilion

Pavilion rental is available for Harmon Patridge Park (aka Green Meadows) and Bentley Park.  Pavilion rental requests for the current year are accepted after January 1st each year.  A non-refundable fee and signed rental agreement must be filed with the City to finalize all reservations.  Please call the City Hall Building Department at (989) 725-0540 for more information.