May 5, 2016
Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department: 248.347.0400
Join a tennis league that fits your schedule
Singles only league for men and women starts May 16
Love competing in tennis but struggle to find time to fit it into your schedule? 

Novi's adult tennis league provides no such obstacle, with 14 matches scheduled on a weekly basis with an opponent at a convenient time and location for both. 

Players, who must be 18 years old by May 16, are assigned the appropriate division based on their level of competitive play and leagues may be reassigned in the middle of the season to ensure competitive leagues. All players must submit their USTA rating, which can be determined at

A league banquet is held at the end of the season and the cost is included in the registration price. Division scorekeepers also are needed, and those who volunteer will be refunded their entry fee at the end of the season.

Registration for adult tennis ends May 9. Sign up online at or in person at the Novi Parks office.
Soccer on display at Spring into Novi
See what Novi Parks has to offer at community event May 14
Make sure you stop by the Novi Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services booth at Spring into Novi, from 10-1pm on May 14, to check out Challenger British Soccer and decorate flower pots!

The soccer group will be doing live soccer demonstrations while highlighting their upcoming camp from July 11-15

Spring into Novi is a great opportunity to learn more about all of the recreational opportunities offered in Novi and ask questions of staff to see what program would work best for you our your children.

Don't miss Spring into Novi on May 14!
Celebrate National Bike Month in Novi
Several events offered for riders of all ages, skill levels
Whether you are an experienced rider, just like to take spins around the neighborhood or haven't been on a bike in years, the National Bike Month celebration in Novi has something for you!

Come take a ride through Lakeshore Park's mountain bike trails every Tuesday in May from 6:30-8:30pm. This beginner-friendly, no drop ride is sponsored by the Motor City Mountain Biking Association and all skill levels are welcome.

If staying on pavement is more your thing, check out the Keep Rolling group ride on Saturdays in May starting at 9am at Performance Bicycle, 43235 Crescent Blvd. This is a beginners group that rides at a leisurely pace with a "no rider left behind commitment."

The kids will love the Bike Rodeo at Lakeshore Park from 6-7:30pm on May 23. This free event, geared to ages 5-12, will feature stations for bike inspections, start and stops and rock dodge. Bring your bike and a helmet.

For those of us who go to work every day, join us at Performance Bicycle, 43235 Crescent Blvd., for Ride Your Bike To Work Day. We will meet at 7:45am on May 20 to take a group photo and then head to work. Register by calling 248.347.0474 by May 9.

And finally, grab your bikes and join the Novi Memorial Day Parade at 9:30am on May 30. Families are encouraged to decorate their bikes and meet at the Holly Hill Plaza (Ten Mile, east of Haggerty). Contact 248.347.0414 to join the fun!
Improve your skills at lacrosse camp
Seven-week program runs throughout the summer
Imrprove your lacrosse skills this summer at the Developmental Boys' Lacrosse Camp at ITC Community Sports Park.

The seven-week program, run one day per week, focuses on skill development mixed with scrimmages and games. Campers are to bring their own helmet and stick.

The Little Laxers (grades K-3) and Young Guns (grades 4-6) program is offered Mondays from June 13-Aug. 1, while the Rising Stars (grades 7-8) and High School (grades 9-12) takes place on Tuesdays from June 14-July 26.

All players will receive a jersey, helmet sticker, water bottle and car sticker. To register, visit or in person at the Novi Parks office.