Discover the Most Fun Playgrounds in Royal Oak

Explore Royal Oak’s best playgrounds, perfect for family outings with fun climbing structures, swings and more for kids of all ages.

Royal Oak is not just a haven for shoppers and food enthusiasts — it’s also a paradise for families looking for outdoor fun! 

The city boasts some of the best playgrounds in the area, each offering unique features that cater to children of all ages. Families can find nearby spots ideal for picnics or just a relaxing day under the sun. 

Discover the top playgrounds in Royal Oak where your kids can climb, swing and explore.

Read more: Fun Things to Do with Kids in Royal Oak

This article was recently updated on July 18, 2024 by Metro Parent’s Audience Development Manager, Katina Beniaris. The update included her including photos of playgrounds in Royal Oak. Questions? Please reach out to

Kenwood Park

Hello to this mini climbers’ paradise! Your kids can spend hours playing around with Kenwood Park’s climbing structures. It’s the perfect neighborhood park.

Milton Hey – Hudson Park

Best Playgrounds in Royal Oak - Hey-Hudson
Photo credit: City of Royal Oak

Royal Oak just gave this playground a fun makeover, packing it with cool climbing structures and swings. They even have a merry-go-round for some old-school, dizzying fun!

Lawson Park

Kids have so much to choose from at Lawson Park with climbing structures, slides, swings and even a sandbox. Your dare devils will love the challenge to climb up to the top to take a spin down on the tallest slide. 

Normandy Oaks Park

Watch as your adventurous youngsters tackle the challenging climbing course before zooming down the long slide from the summit. During the summer months, take advantage of their free splash pad, perfect for a hot day.

Starr-Jaycee Park

Best Playgrounds in Royal Oak - Starr-Jaycee Park
Photo credit: City of Royal Oak

The forest-themed playground is worth the visit at this Royal Oak park. There’s even more family activities to enjoy like disc golf or free mini train rides once a month with Great Lakes Live Steamers.  

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Katina Beniaris
Katina Beniaris
As audience development manager, Katina Beniaris digs into data to help the Metro Parent team learn about our audiences and tailor better content for them. She has more than five years of experience in content creation.


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