T’ai Chi is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. Medical research has found evidence that t’ai chi is helpful for improving balance and for general psychological health.
Peter Guenther teaches outdoor classes. All levels welcome to join us.
Location: Northwest corner of Palmer Park at Ponchartrain and 7 Mile, just west of the Police Station
Community Walking Club Spring 2020 Join us and explore the beautiful trails of Palmer Park, connect with new friends and thrive in healthy fun. Walking Coordinator, Latricia Wright leads walkers on about an hour guided tour through the park. All are welcome. Feel free to join for an experience that is sure to leave a lasting impression.
Bike Rides Every Thursday, Spring-Fall, 2020 Enjoy riding (weather permitting) with a fun group of cyclists around the periphery of the park, through the neighborhoods of Palmer Park Apartment District, the Golf Club neighborhood, Ferndale, New Center, Boston Edison, and more.
Henry Ford II leads cyclists on a spirited "fitness pace" of 10-15mph and tries to keep it to just one hour each week.
Splash Park Summer 2020 In August of 2013, thanks to the generosity of Lear Corporation and support from the City of Detroit, the Palmer Park Splash Park replaced the non-functional pool on the west side of the park, which had been closed for many years. Open during the summer months, the splash park is motion-censored and will be programmed to turn on at 10:00 am, and automatically shut off at 8:00 pm, when Palmer Park closes.
Location: On west side of the park off Merrill Plaisance, between McNichols and 7 Mile Rds.