Emerson Park

Located at 1300 W. Main, at the corner of Main and Orchard.
Picnic Shelters
Emerson Park houses three picnic shelters, shelters C (formerly A-1), D and E and five picnic areas (1-5) for reservation.  Each shelter is within walking distance of restrooms.  Click on the icon on the right to view availability and to make a reservation. For information on other reservable picnic shelters, click here
Emerson D (2)
Beach Volleyball
A lighted sand volleyball court is available for public use on the south end of the park.  The beach volleyball court is operated by a self-serve light timer, operated by the user, for extended night use.  Detailed instructions can be found on-site.
Currie Stadium & Softball Diamonds
Emerson Park has a reputation for offering some of the best softball in Michigan, attributed to its central feature, Currie Stadium.  Emerson Park has three softball fields; Diamond 1 (250') (Currie Stadium), Diamond 2 (280'), and Diamond 3 (280').  
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Horseshoe Pits & Shuffleboard Courts
Visitors will also find horseshoe pits along with shuffleboard courts which are available on a first come, first serve basis (patrons must use their own equipment).  There is a Horseshoe Club that meets weekly in the summer months.  Contact Parks and Recreation for the club contact.
Inline Hockey
Emerson Park features a regulation-size hockey rink with a smooth concrete surface that allows for inline skating in the summer months while accommodating ice for ice skating in the winter months. Bring your own hockey gear; nets are provided. Use is based on a first come first served basis, it may not be reserved. This facility is open year round during normal park hours. The hockey rink is operated by a self-serve light timer, operated by the user, for extended night use. Detailed instructions can be found on-site.  
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Contact Us

  1. Parks and Recreation Office

    Municipal Service Center
    4811 N. Saginaw Rd.
    Midland, MI 48640

    Ph: 989-837-6930
    Ph: 989-399-0506 (Weather Hotline)

    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m - 5 p.m.

Northwest Emerson Map

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Northeast Emerson Map

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