Parks and Recreation
Creating Community through People, Parks and Programs
The Recreation Department is responsible for the coordination of recreational and sports activities for many groups within the City of Kentwood. The Recreation Department is also responsible for growth and development of many of our beautiful parks.
We are excited to announce that WALKER INTERNATIONAL EVENTS is bringing the CIRCUS to the Kentwood Activities Center (355 48th St SE). The events will take place here on March 12th & 13th. The show times will be at 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Each show is 90 minutes long and will be filled with thrills, chills, laughter, and lots of ANIMALS!! Children under 14 are FREE with the purchase of an adult ticket; however, the child must present a ticket. We have the free children's tickets at our location, but to purchase an adult ticket you must click HERE and click on the 'buy tickets' button on the top right side of the page.
Spotlight On Seniors" Health & Fitness Expo ~ April 22, 2014. For more information click here to be directed to the Senior page!
Brochure (Winter 2013-2014)
To register using a Visa, MasterCard or Discover:
Call our office at (616) 656-5270
You may register online by clicking here.
Refund Policy: Full refunds will be given if a class/program is canceled by the Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department due to low enrollments or conflicts. If you have registered for a program and decide you cannot attend prior to the starting date, you will be issued a refund, less a $5 administration fee. If you cancel after the program has begun and prior to the third scheduled class, you will receive a pro-rated refund less a $5 administration fee. The $5 administration fee will be waived if the participant decides to take a household credit instead of a refund. The above refund procedure does not pertain to Sport Leagues or Team registrations.
The Kentwood Activities Center located at 355 48th St. SE
The Community Room at the Kentwood Public Library
Various park shelters
Sport fields (for a team practice or game)
Call us for rental fees & availability at (616) 656-5270 or check out our Rental
page with more detailed information.
The Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department and the Kentwood Jaycees have teamed for an exciting campaign to help bring a great 4th of July celebration to Kentwood. We are asking for your support to raise funds for the 4th of July Fireworks and events surrounding the celebration.
· Spectacular Fireworks Show
· 5K Run
· All-You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast
· Family friendly carnival held throughout evening event
· Music & Entertainment for all ages
Crowd Funding . . . a different way to raise funds. Crowd funding is a collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money for a specific cause.
If you have a desire to help fund our cause, the 2014 4th of July events, please feel free to donate here: http://www.gofundme.com/lightthespark
For further information, please visit our Special Events tab at the top of this page.