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The Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is an independent, citizen led, nonprofit enterprise founded in 2008, working closely with but separate from the city. Our mission is to identify specific park projects, mobilize people, and generate resources to protect, enhance, and expand the city's parks and public spaces.

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Eastern (future)

  • 820 Eastern Ave NE Grand Rapids, MI 49503  View Map
  • 1.64 acres

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Est. 2012 park is currently in development

Formally Eastern Elementary School, Grand Rapids Public Schools sold the property in 2010.  As part of the school sale, 1.64 acres of park land is planned to be donated to the City of Grand Rapids for a public park.

The park concept below was generated as part of planning initiative to preserve public park land being sold by Grand Rapids Public Schools.

park amenities

  • Basketball Court -1/2
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Paved Bike & Walking Trail
  • Playground

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park plans

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