Grosse Pointe's public school system is recognized nationally as one of the best kindergarten through 12th grade systems around. The city shares its school system with five other surrounding communities in order to provide the highest quality academic training for students, and, as a result, the system benefits from the pooled resources of each community. The school system is known for its facilities, such as a planetarium, and the quality of its staff, most of whom possess master's degrees. As a result, Grosse Pointe is a superb choice for parents concerned about giving their children the very best public school education possible.
The Grosse Pointe marina, located in the city's Neff Park, provides an exclusive spot for residents to keep their boats. The marina provides boat wells in six sizes to accommodate boats up to 32 feet. The marina, which is in high demand, and has waiting lists for those wishing to rent their boat wells, allows Grosse Pointe residents easy access to the lake. As a result, residents with boat wells at the marina will find it especially easy to make the most of the beautiful waterfront and water activities available on the lake including access to the marina’s boat club.
Neff Park provides the perfect outdoor venue for anyone looking to spend a relaxing day with family, friends, or other community members. The park is open only to Grosse Pointe residents, ensuring a private, easily accessible park for them. The park is right on the water, and allows for activities, such as grilling and swimming in its pool. Neff Park also provides abundant winter and community activities, such as an ice rink and a Winter Fest, so that families, children, and others scan enjoy recreation and relaxation with a beautiful view of the water all year round.