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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. 


Fall Program Brochure

Check out all of the exciting new special events
programs we have for you in our
Fall 2015 Leisure Times Brochure!

Register On-Line Here!

Click here to Register

Updated! Harvest Celebration
*Formerly the Chili Cook Off
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Kentwood Library (4950 Breton Rd SE)
Chili Tasting, Music & Games!

Huddle Up Health Fair & Flu Shots
Thursday, October 15, 2015
Kentwood Activities Center (355-48th St SE)
Health Fair Vendor Invitation
Health Fair Vendor Application

Bake Sale At The Book Sale
Saturday, October 17, 2015
Kentwood Library (4950 Breton Rd SE)

Fall Festival & Trunk-Or-Treat
Saturday, October 24, 2015
Veterans Memorial Park (355-48th St SE)
Free Family Fun!
"Trunk or Treat" Trunk Registration

Diaper Drive
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Kentwood Activites Center (355-48th St SE)

Youth Triathlon
Saturday, November 14, 2015
9:00am start time
Site TBD
Ages 7-14

Princess Slumber Party
Friday, November 20, 2015
Kentwood Activities Center (35-48th St SE)
Ages 5-12

Annual Tree Lighting & Candy Cane Hunt
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Kentwood Library (4950 Breton Rd SE)
*Note new site!

Elves Express Gift Shop
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
4:00-8:00pm | All gifts just $2!
Kentwood Library (4950 Breton Rd SE)
*Note new site!

Drive Through Santa
Friday, December 11, 2015
Kentwood Activites Center (355-48th St SE)

Old Farm Disc Golf Fundraiser Tournament
Thank You to all of our  Sponsors for contributing to this very successful fundraiser held on September 12 at Old Farm Park!  We had 88 Disc Golfers play in the tournament!

  • GR Hobby & Disc Golf

  • Alpha Players Disc Golf League

  • Grand Rapids Motor Car




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

Lorraine Beloncis
Assistant to The Director
Phone: (616) 656-5278

Denise Dawson
Parks, Trails & Grant Administrator
Phone: (616) 656-5323

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

Tarrance Price
Recreation Program Coordinator
Phone: (616) 656-5274

Keni Jo Hudenko
Administrative Secretary
Phone: (616) 656-5271

Jill Rau
Administrative Clerk
Phone: (616) 656-5277