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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.
Mission Statement:
The Kentwood Parks and Recreation Department is an essential service established to improve the overall quality of life for all of Kentwood. 

New Online Registration!

Now it's easier than ever to register for Kentwood Parks & Recreation programs online! Click the button below to get started.

We need you!

Kentwood Parks & Recreation hires seasonal staff and coaches throughout the year. For a list of current employment opportunities, click here.

We frequently need volunteers for various recreation programs and special events. For more information about volunteering opportunities, please contact the Parks and Recreation Department at (616) 656-5270.

Spring Program Brochure

Check out all of the exciting new special events
programs we have for you in our
2017 Spring Program Brochure!

New Early Bird Discount!
Register early and save! Enroll by the date next to the little bird and save money! Early bird rates are for both residents and non-residents. Not available for all programs. 

Upcoming Events

Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 15, 10:00am
Kentwood City Hall Lawn (4900 Breton SE)
Ages 10 and under! Bring a bag to collect your eggs. Egg Hunt will be held rain or shine. Get your pictures taken with the Easter Bunny afterwards.

 Spotlight on Seniors - Health & Fitness Expo
Tuesday, April 18, 8:30am-12pm
Kentwood Activities Center (355 48th St. SE)
Over 70 Vendors! Stop in for this free event hosted by Georgetown Seniors and Kentwood Seniors. There will be door prizes, free health screenings, and lunch!





Quick Links


Valerie Romeo CTRS
Parks & Recreation Director
Phone: (616) 656-5275

Lorraine Beloncis
Assistant Parks 
& Recreation Director
Phone: (616) 656-5278

Denise Dawson CPSI
Parks Programs Administrator
Phone: (616) 656-5323

Laura Barbrick
Marketing & Events Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5272

Katelyn Bush CTRS
Recreation Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5279

Spencer McKellar
Recreation Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5274

Keni Jo Hudenko
Office Specialist
Phone: (616) 656-5271

Jill Rau
Office Assistant
Phone: (616) 656-5277