The City of Berkley offers a number of activities and programs for senior residents who want to stay active and connected to life long friends. Whether it's a weekly game of cards, Wii bowling, going to the movies, or catching a ride to the grocery store, the Parks & Recreation Department has programs and services available to meet those needs.
Explore the dropdown tabs below to see a list of some of those programs.
Transportation (Van) Service
The City of Berkley Transportation Service is excited to bring you new and improved changes. Trips to the doctors, pharmacies, salons, shopping centers, and more have never been easier.
Please take a moment to read the guidelines, which will make your next van ride, or making reservations, a breeze. Our van is funded and operated through the joint efforts of the City of Berkley and SMART.
Reservations are required - call 248-658-3470 and ask for "Transportation" for reservations
Reservations are made Monday thru Thursday from 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM - requests will not be accepted any other time
Reservations can be made from one week to two months in advance - doctor's appointments take priority
When making your reservation please have the address & phone number of your destination on hand
Call the transportation dispatcher with any cancelations prior to your scheduled pick-up day
Where can I go?
Pickup is available anywhere within the City of Berkley
Meijer trips are Tuesdays and Fridays at 8:30 AM for Berkley residents outside of Oxford Park Towers
Meijer trips are Thursdays at 10:00 AM for Oxford Park Towers residents
Please limit your groceries to five bags
Who is eligible for this service?
The van service is available to residents who are disabled or are 50 years of age and older, retired, or semi-retired. Bus transportation is available to residents of any age from the City of Berkley or the surrounding areas.
What are the hours for this transportation service?
Transportation is available 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday with NO exceptions