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WinterWest Celebration at Richmond Park

Join us on January 4, 2020 as WinterWest returns to Richmond Park! This is a free event that encourages people to get out and enjoy winter in our Grand Rapids… 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

WinterWest 2017 Cancelled

Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is sorry to announce that WinterWest and its sled races are cancelled this year.

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