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Parks & the Community Facebook Live Panel

Tune in to Facebook Live for a dynamic, parks-focused discussion in celebration of Parks and Recreation Month! Click here to watch when we’re live, or view the recording afterward! Our… Read More

Parks & the Community: Facebook Live Panel

Tune in to Facebook Live at 6 p.m. on July 21 for a dynamic, parks-focused discussion in celebration of Parks and Recreation Month! Our community engagement coordinator Abigail and volunteer… Read More

Community Feedback Session

This year, the Mayor’s Greening Initiative is coming to the Garfield Park neighborhood! This is an annual one-day volunteer project on April 25 that adds hundreds of trees to our… Read More

Neighborhood Feedback Session

This year, the Mayor’s Greening Initiative is coming to the Garfield Park neighborhood! This is an annual one-day volunteer project on April 25 that adds hundreds of trees to our… Read More

Meet Jeff, Community & Development Intern!

Meet Jeff! Jeff Heise is one of FGRP’s newest team members, rocking the position of Community Engagement and Development Intern! Jeff comes to us from Northern Illinois University, just outside… Read More

Community Invasive Control Presentation

Invasive species control is a growing field and an important component of land restoration. Fall and winter is the best time of year to control invasive woody plants on your… Read More

Kensington Park BBQ & Beautify

Head over to the park at 5:30 pm and join our team for a beautification project and help us spruce up the park. All ages are welcome and we’ll provide… Read More

Mary Waters Park BBQ & Beautify

Head over to the park at 5:30 pm and join our team for a beautification project and help us spruce up the park. All ages are welcome and we’ll provide… Read More

Highland Park BBQ & Beautify

Head over to the park at 5:30 pm and join our team for a beautification project and help us spruce up the park. All ages are welcome and we’ll provide… Read More

KaBOOM! Build – Eastern Park

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and the Grand Rapids Parks and Recreation Department are excited to announce a new KaBOOM! playground sponsored by Amway Corporation coming to the Highland Park… Read More