Located at 3922 East Ashman, along the eastern edge of Midland. There is no fee to enter the park.
Stratford Woods Park is situated around Kiwassee Lake, a small man-made lake which provides an unsupervised sandy beach for swimming. Restrooms are available and open during park hours.
A Note About Water Quality
This beach is monitored regularly to ensure water quality meets certain safety standards. However, sometimes unintended wild visitors use the water, too. Report any problems to the Midland Parks and Recreation Department so we can promptly attend to issues as they arise. Swim at your own risk and when using the beach it is always advised that you dry off briskly with a towel to reduce the possibility of simmers itch.
Stratford Woods Park Shelter
Stratford Woods has one park shelter available for rental (the shelter near the beach with restrooms is not available for rental). The park shelter offers (6) 12’ tables for approximately 84 people, 2 duplex plugs and ceiling lighting and 1 jumbo grill. It is approximately 600’ to the nearest restroom.
Located on the west side of Kiwassee Lake is an undeveloped natural area with a small of number of trails. The park has a playground structure located directly on the beach of Lake Kiwassee. Other amenities include a BMX track, 4 beach volleyball courts, a gaga-ball pit and a basketball court. To reserve this shelter, please click here.
Beach Volleyball Courts
Four beach volleyball courts are located at Stratford Woods Park and are available on a first-come first-serve basis unless they are groomed for league play. Nets are erected when weather permits.
Great Lakes Bay Region BMX Track
The Great Lakes Bay Region BMX (Bicycle Motor Cross) Track is house in Stratford Woods Park. The track is available for public use from 8 a.m. to dusk, April through October, weather permitting. Helmets and protective gear are recommended. All ages and abilities are welcome.