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About Troy

Welcome to Troy, Michigan
Shop, swim, & so much more. The City of Troy has a variety of recreational options that fit just about any lifestyle, from family-friendly to lone weekend-warrior.

Troy is a place where families and businesses thrive. A community recognized for its excellent quality of life - Troy has been named to Niche's list of top 10 Best Suburbs to Live in Michigan rankings.  Troy was named the #2 best suburb in Michigan, and the #1 best place to live in the Detroit Area (2021). ChamberofCommerce.org named Troy the #1 best city to live in Michigan and #6 best city for retirees in the U.S. (2019).   The Troy School District is A+ rated and recognized nationally for excellence in Academics and Fine Arts education.  Troy has unsurpassed city services, a #1 safest city in Michigan ranking, and one of the lowest tax rates in Oakland County. The city also boasts 1,000 acres of parkland, two golf courses, Stage Nature Center, and Troy Historic Village, and a variety of lakes and streams.

Troy Family Aquatic Center
The Troy Family Aquatic Center is the perfect destination for a summer "stay-cation." Families can enjoy the main swimming pool with a zero-depth entrance (like a beach) and lap lanes, kids' spray pools with a waterfall, a water tree and pint-size water slide, tube slide and body slide, a sand-filled area with a playscape and toys, sand volleyball courts, deck and lounge chairs, food concessions and shaded patio.

Troy Community Center
The Troy Community Center is a 127,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art complex which includes a fitness room with 60 pieces of cardiovascular equipment, 25 circuit-training machines and free weights, an indoor aquatic facility, gymnasium, locker rooms, dance/aerobic studios, meeting rooms and banquet facilities, senior center and preschool area. There is also an outdoor plaza, bocce and shuffleboard courts, & outdoor walking trails, and Kid’s Korner childcare for fitness members.

Troy Public Library
Troy Public Library (TPL) is a vital resource for the community with hundreds of thousands of visitors each year utilizing all the library has to offer.
With a library card, patrons can:
  • Check out books, eBooks, movies, music and games
  • Enjoy diverse adult and youth programming
  • Take advantage of technology including a memory lab and a variety of databases

The Somerset Collection
With over 1.4 million square feet of distinctive dining and shopping experiences, The Somerset Collection is a regular destination for Troy residents and a must-see for Troy residents visitors.

Oakland Mall
The Oakland Mall is another huge retail-shopping destination in Troy. Major retailers at Oakland include Macy's, and JCPenney, along with 140 other specialty shops that make for an abundant shopping experience.
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