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Park of the Month: Richmond

1101 Richmond St. NW, 49504 Established 1915 If you’re looking for a great sledding hill this winter, check out Richmond Park! You’ll find this multi-use 57-acre park on the northwest… Read More

WinterWest on WoodTV

Now that there’s snow back on the ground, are you ready for some outdoor winter fun? Our director Stephanie was just on Wood TV 8 to talk about WinterWest! The… 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

City wide annual spring clean up day!

Join FGRP in a ten park, city wide clean up day on Saturday May 16th from 9:30-12:30. To learn more about the park locations and park projects, click on this event!

WinterWest is back January 23-25!

See the official press release below! ———————————————————— Media Release  For Immediate Release                                                                                                           1/13/15 Contact:  Steve Faber                                                            Phone:  616-821-8006 Email:  steve.faber@friendsofgrparks.org 5th Annual WINTERWEST RETURNS TO GR’S WEST SIDE WITH CRAZY… Read More