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Beat the Heat with Summer Camps!

In addition to our incredibly popular summer day camps (Huck Finn, Sports & Adventure, and Bloomfield Summer Fun) that take place on the waterfront at West Hills Middle School, the following camps have openings.  Please register as soon as possible to secure your spot.

Go online today at http://www. and log in with your user name and password.  Class dates, times and descriptions are available for your review and you can register online.  If you prefer, call our Recreation Department at 248-433-0885 and have us assist you with registering.

Little Veterinary School (Grades K-5)

Little Medical School (Ages 5-12)

Allegro Triple Threat Dance Camp (Ages 5-8)

BH Girls Soccer Camp (Grades 6-8)

BH Precision Summer Volleyball Camp (Grades 5-10)

Eddie O Basketball Camps /Small Shooters (Grades K-3)

BH Boys Open Soccer Camp (Grades 9-12)

Musical Theatre Camps (Ages 5-13)

Chess Wizards Summer Camps (Grades K-8)

Introduction to Fencing Day Camps (Ages 7-14)

Drama and Forensics Intensive Camp (Grades 5-8)

Bricks (Lego) Challenge Camps (Grades 1-5)

ORG Jr. Elite Training Camps (Ages 7-14), Rhythmic Gymnastics Summer Camps (Ages 5-8) & Elite Training Camps for Competitive Rhythmic Gymnasts (Ages 11-21)

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Drama Kings and Queens

Drama and Forensics Intensive Camp (Grades 6-8)

Two three-week intensive acting and forensics camps. Each session consists of scene study, improv, drama games, forensics, monologues, mock auditions for and an intro to theater and film.

Each session will end with a showcase in front of parents on the Bloomfield Hills Middle School stage. Instructor will have invited an agent from one of the top agencies in Michigan to come watch the show.

Classes take place from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Tuesdays through Fridays.  Kids will have fun learning about acting while gaining confidence and knowledge of dramatic arts.  Classes will take place in the cafeteria and kids will be outside playing games as well!

  • Class Fee:  $303
  • Class Location:  Bloomfield Hills Middle School
  • Session one:  6/19/18 – 7/13/18 (no class week of 7/2)
  • Session two:  7/24/18 – 8/10/18
  • Register at or call us today at 248-433-0885.
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Train with the Best - Volleyball Summer Camp

Camp Director, Bob Hurdle, has a rich history of coaching experience: BHHS Varsity Head Coach; 2012-2017 and Andover High SchoolVarsity Head Coach; 1977-1982 & 2000-2011.  

  • BH Precision Summer Volleyball Camp (Grades 6-10)
  • Runs from 7/9/18 - 7/13/18 at BHHS
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Fee: $153/week

This camp is designed to stress proper fundamentals and techniques. Through concentrated skill training, participants will see major improvements in their individual performances. Training is designed for beginner to advanced skill levels. Athletes will be grouped accordingly. Skills emphasized: passing, serving, setting, attacking, digging & blocking as well as offensive and defensive systems. The final day of training will focus on game application and scrimmages. Camp t-shirt provided.  

For more information, visit or call us today at 248.433.0885.

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Make A Splash
  • Learn to Swim Classes
    April 21 – June 2 (see online catalog or call for class times)
    During Guppy classes, kids as young as 6 months to 4 years relax and work with parents in the pool and the Guppy class is just the beginning.  Children will progress through the various levels of swim training as they learn and become comfortable with an increased skill set in the pool. Details for all of the age/swim levels are available at the website below.
  • Spring Tune Up for Summer Team Swimmers with Mike Lane (Ages 6-18)
    April 30 – May 25 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    A four week program where one week is spent working on each of the four competitive strokes.  This program takes place at the Bloomfield Hills High School pool.  Girls and boys can enroll as long as they can complete one length of the 25 yard pool.  Accommodations made for ability levels.
  • Springboard Diving Training with Scott McHugh
    March 8 – March 29
    Lessons and training for students interested in learning competitive dives for competition. Learn and improve a list of dives for middle and high school competition. Beginners is recommended for younger divers with little to no diving experience (Recommended for Grades 1-5). Intermediate is recommended for younger divers with basic skills (Recommended for Grades 5-8). Advanced is intended for competitive divers with competition experience (Recommended for Grades 6-12).

For more details on these programs or to register online, visit or call 248.433.0885.

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Time for Baseball

The Bloomfield Baseball League is the exclusive baseball partner of Bloomfield Hills Schools. Games are played on district fields and teams are organized by grade (pre-K through high school with 8-12 teams per division). Spring season: mid-April  to mid-June and Summer season: mid-June to end of July. For more information or to register, visit BBL or emai

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Summer Day Camps - BH Recreation

Back by popular demand, the weekly summer fun camps are back and registration is open!

  •      Huck Finn (Pre-K – Grade 3)
  •      Bloomfield Summer Fun (Grades 3-7)
  •      Sports & Adventure Camp (Grades 3-7)

All camps take place at West Hills Middle School at 2610 Lone Pine Road in West Bloomfield. Enjoy crafts, create fun and interesting art projects, play sports and games and participate in special events and weekly field trips. Campers will go to the water front daily for swimming and beach time. Other beach activities include water carnivals, fishing, canoe, and pontoon rides.  As soon as field trip information and mandatory forms become available, you will receive them.

For more details such as prices, dates and ability to register online visit or call 248.433.0885.

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A Friday Night Out

In need of a Friday night out? Bloomfield Recreation has you covered! Your child will enjoy the Friday Craft Night and/or the Friday Night Freak Out, held on several days in February, March, May, and June from 6:30 - 9:30 p.m. while you enjoy dinner out on the town!

In the Friday Craft Night, students will enjoy using clay, paint, and new techniques to make projects that they will then take home at the end of class. In the Friday Night Freak Out, students will dance under disco lights, work on tumbling, braid hair, and much more!

Siblings can register at a reduced rate by asking the recreation team. Please bring $1 for a pizza dinner. Space is limited. Register at or call 248.433.0885.

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Contact Us

Phone: 248.433.0885
Fax: 248.341.6449

7273 Wing Lake Road
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48301

Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Recreation activities are for everyone! We have before/after school programs, camps, and classes for ages preschool to adult.

2017-18 Winter Recreation Brochure

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