New Playground to be Installed at Hamtramck Veterans Park

The Hamtramck Parks Conservancy (HPC) is excited to announce plans for a new playground serving the families of Hamtramck, and honoring the legacy of Mr. and Mrs. Roger and Elaine Zatkoff. The playground will be located at Veterans Park, replacing the old play facility behind the veterans memorial. The Elaine and Roger Zatkoff Playground will […]

Tennis Wall Restored

They call it The Wall. Just that. The Wall. Yet there are people around the country, even the world, who instantly translate the meaning of those two words into a wealth of memories of great success, bitter failure, and punishing practice. The Wall is a concrete structure about 20 feet high by 40 feet wide […]

Hamtramck Parks Conservancy Selects New Leader

First Permanent Executive Director is Hamtramck Resident, Long-time Volunteer HAMTRAMCK, MI – October 10, 2023 – The Hamtramck Parks Conservancy (HPC) announces Thomas Habitz, Jr. as its Executive Director, effective September 2023. Mr. Habitz is a recognized leader in planning and economic development in the Detroit area, having enjoyed a lengthy career with Henry Ford […]

Hamtramck Parks Board of Trustees Opening

The Hamtramck Parks Conservancy is governed by a Board of Trustees composed of community volunteers. We have current openings, and are seeking some great new leaders! To express your interest, please send your resume and a cover letter to the Board Chair The Board of Trustees is dedicated to establishing the goals and direction […]

Hamtramck Parks Conservancy Teams Up with Former Detroit Tiger Ike Blessitt

Celebrating Hamtramck’s 100th Anniversary and Urban Baseball The 1930 Historic Hamtramck Stadium’s Full Renovation is a Central Component to Conservancy Plans as Benefactors, Donors and Volunteers Are Sought. HAMTRAMCK, Mich. – The Hamtramck Parks Conservancy (HPC), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit collaboration between the city of Hamtramck and Hamtramck Public Schools, is hosting a special charity baseball […]

Summary Of 2022 Programming Plans At Hamtramck Stadium

This year and beyond should prove to be both fruitful and exciting at Hamtramck Stadium.  Here’s a synopsis of programming activities currently scheduled for 2022: The Hamtramck High Baseball team has 8 league home games scheduled on the calendar, primarily in  April and May. They also hosted a non-league game against Grand Rapids Union High […]

New Honors Coming for Col. Hamtramck on Memorial Day

The grave of Col. John Francis Hamtramck will get some new additions on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. Three new historical markers will be added to the gravesite at Veterans Memorial Park on Jos. Campau. The Sons of the American Revolution will install a small staff-like marker that is similar to one that had been […]

Seeking New Board Members

The Hamtramck Parks Conservancy (HPC) is seeking two (2) new members to join our Board of Directors. We strongly encourage residents of the City of Hamtramck to apply for these open seats. Further, the HPC welcomes applicants from all communities including immigrants, LGBTQ+, students, parents, elders, or any human willing to commit time to benefit […]