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Celebrate Kids to Parks Day with Friends!

Join us for a free family field day! Enjoy a disc golf lesson, garden, make a planter, explore the park with a scavenger hunt or play with yard games!  The… Read More

4th Annual Mayor’s Greening Initiative

The Mayor’s Greening Initiative is a partnership with the Mayor’s office, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, and the City’s Forestry Department as a way to engage the entire community in… Read More

Mayor’s Greening Initiative Tree Giveaway

As part of our Mayor’s Greening Initiative, we will be giving away 100 free trees to Grand Rapids residents at Roosevelt Park on Arbor Day (April 26th) from 6-7pm. No… Read More

Neighborhood Forester Tree Planting Class

Spring is upon us! And with that, so is the start of our 2019 tree planting season! We are excited to offer our Tree Planting class with guest instructors Nathan… Read More


WinterWest is a winter fun series that are free events in collaboration with the City of Grand Rapids Parks and Rec Department, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks and West Grand… Read More

Cardboard Sled Workshop

Do you need help making your sled for the crazy cardboard sled race?  Join The National Science Institute, formerly The Geek Group, as they continue their partnership and support of… Read More