In Garden City, neighborhood parks range in size from 7 to 30 acres in size. There are 8 school-owned and City-owned parks that provide approximate 78.5 acres of neighborhood parks. In addition, Schoolcraft College provides an additional 22 acres of land available for recreation purposes. The school-owned and city-owned parks include:
Garden City High School
Garden City Middle School
Burger Transition Center (Henry Ruff)
Maplewood Community Center
In addition to parkland, Garden City owns and operates a number of indoor recreational facilities, such as the Maplewood Community Center, and the Garden City Civic Arena.